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Stumble Inn Backpackers Lodge Stellenbosch
Ranked #104 of 116 Stellenbosch B&B and Inns
Reviewed 21 December 2013 via mobile

Good budget option with clean bathrooms and dorms. Staff were not particularly helpful. Easy parking for hire cars and a good place to organise the requisite wine tour of the region. Relatively close to the centre of town and decent restaurants. Generally filled with lots of backpackers. Nice garden out the back where camping is possible.

Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 November 2013

Nice little place in the wine mecca of SA, its rooms are clean and tidy, wi-fi fast, garden pretty, TV 3D, staff friendly, location central and kitchen good. But the music! Always there, in the background. No generic reggae or soft-pop for this place, oh no… its beats, hard-core, pounding, not loud but not quiet, beats, all day. Which is a bit weird. But not a reason not to stay there. Just weird. Escape by going on a bike ride or joining their excellent value wine tour which at the time of writing also gave discounts on the room!

Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 October 2013

Not sure about all the negative reviews on here as we really enjoyed our stay here, so much so that we stayed longer. Sharon (who runs the place) couldn't do enough for us and although we had a bit of a cock-up on the booking - she went above and beyond to rectify the mistake. Her customer service skills are fantastic, the best I've experienced in a long time. There's also several toilets and showers, enough to go around - so ignore the other comment on here.

  • Stayed: September 2013
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2  Thank Wilkoxx1
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Reviewed 1 September 2013

Located very centrally in town and offering lots of activities makes this hostel a good choice for one or two nights, however the hostel is very basic. We stayed in a dorm and there was often a queue for the bathroom as there was only one toilet and two showers for 20 beds.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

Fantastic hostess (Sharon) and partner (George) make all travellers feel very welcome. Rooms and facilities are basic but adequate. Communal facilities (kitchen, lounge, bar, pool table etc.) all fantastic. Free, fast wi-fi. For the price, the hospitality couldn't be beaten.

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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with friends
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1  Thank TumblingMalteaser89
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Reviewed 9 July 2013

If you plan to stay in stellenbosch for 1/2 nights this is fine, but if longer maybe look elsewhere. The kitchen is OK, basic. Same with double room we stayed in and communal bathrooms. We imagine in peak season this may be a party place. The hostel organised a wine tour for us with easy tours which was again, OK - there may be better on the market. A good location within safe walking distance from restaurants and bars in stellenbosch.

Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 May 2013 via mobile

Stumble inn itself is not that special. The location is not great and the people who work there are not very hulpfull; but it is still okay. The winetour which they offer is very nice and you get discount on your dorm when you do it. There is free wifi and a free baz bus shuttle available.

  • Stayed: May 2013
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Address: 12 Mark Street | Central, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #104 of 116 B&Bs / Inns in Stellenbosch
Price Range: £16 - £29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Centrally located, genuine old style backpackers lodge, dorms and doubles, swimming pool and pool table, gr8 wine tours, bike hire, self catering kitchens, free tea and coffee. ... more   less 
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