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    Tekweni Backpackers Hostel

    169 Ninth Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent29%
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    • Average14%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible8%
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    11 - 15 of 116 reviews

    Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

    Very cool place, great atmosphere and great people. The staff are friendly and very helpful and are willing to go the extra mile. If you are in or around Durban give it a try for a great experience. Lekker

    Thank scubasteve011
    Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 31 January 2017

    Thanks sooo much for the amazing review. I can see you are coming back. Fantastic!

    Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

    This hostel is definitely an okay place to stay if you are looking for cheap or close to Florida Road. The actual hostel is not the best though unless you are looking for a party feel and not the cleanest accommodations. A couple people I...More

    Thank Tonisha13
    Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 21 January 2017

    Thanks for your review. Yes we have a fantastic location and we are very clear that we have a party feel. That is why most people stay with us. I will be honest we had an issue with our cleanliness in certain sections a few...More

    Reviewed 14 January 2017

    We found the member of staff who checked us in to be very helpful and friendly. We asked about an indian restaurant and he gave us directions. The premises were as expected for a backpacker hostel. The duvet smelled like it had not been washed,...More

    Thank globetrotter648
    Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 17 January 2017

    That is horribly unfortunate. Most of the comments about Tekweni itself were very positive. Then our rating gets spoiled by obnoxious guests. I see you were with us over the holiday period and to be totally honest we went well out of our way to...More

    Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

    The hostel is known as a party place, so you can forgive its shabbiness. However the place was filthy, bedding appeared old, dirty and covered in stains and holes, floors were covered in rubbish too. We spoke to the staff who were happy to move...More

    Thank Adi R
    Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 23 December 2016

    Not a good review. Sorry you feel this way. We will have a closer look at things you pointed out but I really don't think filthy is an accurate description. You are entitled to your opinion on that however and unfortunately for us you are...More

    Reviewed 7 December 2016

    Personally i can only say s.t. bout the dorm: It is very basic (no lockers, chairs, tables ecc.) but it is clean and the price is budget. They have a safe at the reception. Carmen and her whole crew were absolutely amazing; trustful, welcoming, hearty,...More

    1  Thank Ronald T
    Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 13 December 2016

    Carmen actually showed me this review basically the day you did it. She was stoked. You definitely get us. The compliments on our staff always the best. Our pride and joy. Thanks for reviewing us. We hope to see you back very soon.

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    • USD 24 - USD 33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Durban
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    "Room Number 15 is extremely small"
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    "Ask for beds in the room on the ground floor to the right as you enter for slightly better beds."
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    "For a bit more privacy, ask for the flats next to the main building. More like a proper rented apartment..."
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    "Quieter rooms are to the front of the house"
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