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Hermanus Backpackers

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  • Terrible1%
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“double room”(11 reviews)
“great kitchen”(3 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Braam and Haylee are great hosts. Very very kindhearted . Lovely place to stay. Can be a large group. We were 10 golfers. Clean large rooms with own bathroom. Tastefully decorated. Quiet. Large communal kitchen. Separate house. Super nice place. Well priced. Can recommend to...More

Thank Johann K
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff and they had everything you'd need. Enjoyed the small pool and the central location. The negatives were that our bedroom window faced out into the road so it wasn't very private and the one shower had no hot water. Be careful of the...More

Thank Megan d
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Stayed is a whole separate house with very comfortable rooms, shower and toilets in every bedroom, large sociable kitchen with private pool out back. Hosts, Hayley & Braam could not be more helpful and gave good advice to eating places. Would recommend this establishment to...More

Thank Colin B
Response from NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus BackpackersResponded 15 March 2018

Hi Colin, thanks so much for the lovely, positive review - we're so chuffed you enjoyed the stay with us. Hope to see you next year! Kind regards, Hermanus Backpackers

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

This hostel was awesome. We stayed in a really beautiful double room and it was very cheap, especially compared to how nice it was. Location of the hostel was also good, as there was just a short walking distance to the town. The thing that...More

Thank Cathy3581
Response from NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus BackpackersResponded 15 March 2018

Hi Cathy, thanks for taking time to write a review for us, so glad you enjoy the hostel - despite the smokers in the garden. Hope you mentioned the lock to reception staff when you checked out, we're always on top of maintenance if we...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018

Hermanus Backpackers is absolutely lovely! The people are great, the common area facilities clean, and our private double room was a steal at the price. There's nothing 'backpacker-ish' about this place, it's more B&B. Totally worth it!More

Thank Angela H
Response from NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus BackpackersResponded 15 March 2018

Hi Angela, so chuffed you enjoyed the stay with us! It was lovely to meet you both and hope to see you soon for a cuppa when you're next back in Hermanus - I'm still eating the lovely organic nuts you left for us! Kind...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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USD 26 - USD 65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
USD 26 - USD 65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Andrea S
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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Jason_jc
28 August 2015|
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Response from NaughtyCatCapeTown | Property representative |
Hi Jason, no problem with 8th September, we have a double room ensuite available for you - R450. You can email us (unable to give email address via Tripadvisor, but I'm sure you can google us, to make a reservation. Kind... More
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"If you're not on a tight budget, go for the private double room"
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"Double rooms with private bathroom in separate area! Worth the extra"
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