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Tekweni Backpackers Hostel

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  • Terrible9%
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Ok you get what you pay for. Rooms are clean and you have hot water. Dont expect a 5 star place. Nice bar and friendly staff the only problem was that the poeple who was also book in made noise early in the mornings and...More

Thank Stefan W
Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 30 November 2016

Hey cool review. We can see you feel us. Hope to see you back.

Reviewed 7 October 2016

First off the location is great; a stone's throw away from some good stops on Florida Road. All the staff who helped us were so friendly and relaxed, it made our visit feel more like we were dealing old friends instead of strangers. We enjoyed...More

Thank shroomsta
Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 30 November 2016

Yes yes yes. You definitely get us. Thanks for the great review. Hope to see you back.

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The location is great and close to restaurants and bars. Some of the personel is really friendly! Other ones try to sell you their tours or transport services. The place in general was clean enough, but a little bit run down. We didnt have warm...More

Thank pieter2401
Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 30 November 2016

Thanks for the review. Just as a matter of interest your comments aren't that bad and you did say mixed feelings. We would think that would equate to maybe 60% and not 40%. Oh well. We are open to public criticism so what can we...More

Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Thanks Thekweni Staff for always a great welcome Great atmosphere great music (thanks Wattie ) staff will show you Durban and surround will always recommend this Hostel Flrorida road is close by for your needs to relax great restaurants and Pubs

Thank Dave D
Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 30 November 2016

Hey hey. A Teks fan. Cool! Thanks for the sensational review and we hope to see you back.

Reviewed 21 August 2016

The best part of Tekweni Backpackers is their location, in Morningside area of Durban. A block away from Florida Rd, it is conveniently placed for cafés, bars, grocery stores and is a safe area to wander in. Dorms and doubles available. The facilities were likely...More

Thank Anon N
Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 30 November 2016

Thanks for your review. Pretty much a mixed bag. We have sorted out our beds and mattresses quite a bit since you stayed with us. Im not sure which staff you talked to but we are normally pretty good with that. We do understand how...More

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"room 8, very quite corner and good for sleeping"
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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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