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Hermanus Backpackers

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Overview
26 Flower Street, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
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All reviews double room separate house braai area private bathroom place to stay one night clean rooms well equipped kitchen whale watching tour family room garden route quiet area tea and coffee lovely place stayed for nights town centre the cliff
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We (my brother, my sister and I) spent one night at Hermanus Backpackers and had a lovely stay. We stayed in the big private room with it’s one bathroom next to it. It is located in a different house, very close to the main house...More

Thank maxime888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay. The staff was very helpful and I could use their phone for a national call for free. Our room was bright and clean. The area is very quiet and safe but still within walking distance to the city center. Parking...More

Thank LukeSkywalker
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Place needs a bit of rework and upkeep. Amenities like the swimming pool or the pool table are worn out and unused. Thin walls and doors means every creaky footstep can be heard. “Breakfast” was bread, butter and jam - skip and head out instead....More

Thank rachxsy
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Staff was friendly and very helpful. We booked a few activities through them on their recommendations and couldn't be happier we did. It's within 5min of the waterfront and 20min from bars and restaurants downtown. We stayed in 6 person dorm and it was always...More

Thank Matthew L
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely place at a great price in Hermanus! Didn’t have the feel of a typical hostel which was quite nice. We were in a room in a separate house which was nice and quite with plenty of parking. Very spacious room with a comfy bed...More

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Description
Hermanus Backpackers and Budget accommodation offers spacious chill areas, swimming pool, free WI-FI and free Breakfast to all guests. With a variety of room styles incl: Dorm rooms, twin rooms, triple rooms, More double, double en-suites & en-suite family rooms, there is a room for every budget traveler.Room Rates start at R130 per person/per night with discounts for guests doing shark cage diving (enquire when booking)The Backpackers Budget accommodation is separate from the backpackers accommodation with it's own kitchen, garden, braai facilities and private bathrooms it offers excellent family and budget accommodation for the more discerning budget traveler.Hermanus Backpackers is a 5 minute walk into town and the famous cliff paths where Whales can be seen in season. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$22 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Overstrand > Hermanus
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$22 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Overstrand > Hermanus
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Traveller (106)
Room & Suite (31)
Dining (3)
Pool & Beach (3)
Family and Play Areas (5)
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meiFei
1 June 2018|
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Response from NaughtyCatCapeTown | Property representative |
Yes, there’s a shuttle service. It’s R100 per person, each way. Just let the backpackers know you’re arriving with the Bazbus, they’ll organize everything for you.
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andreashaw90
14 July 2017|
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Response from NaughtyCatCapeTown | Property representative |
Hi Andrea, thanks for your message. We don't have air conditioning, generally not needed as evenings are usually quite bearable even in summer. We have plenty of parking though. Kind regards, Hayley
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Room Tips
"If you're not on a tight budget, go for the private double room"
angelah451
13 Mar 2018
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"Double rooms with private bathroom in separate area! Worth the extra"
emk89
26 Jan 2018
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"book dorm away from toilets upstairs"
harleysargeuk
1 Jan 2018
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"some lovely rooms near a patio, what a pleasure, drinking some coffee or tea and then, have an..."
marieetfrancis
11 Aug 2017
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