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Buffalo Backpackers

7 reviews
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor44%
  • Terrible14%
20 Dec 2016
“Very fair and reasonable ”
25 May 2013
“Cheap and nothing more”
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I did not end up staying at this establishment due to a booking mistake made by myself. They agreed to pay back my deposit, which is normally not refundable. Very happy. I will definitely stay here in future.

Thank jancok2016
Reviewed 25 May 2013

Stayed here for two nights. Basic dorm rooms. Poorly equipped common room with pool table and TV. Very poorly equipped kitchen. Very basic tables and chairs. Bathrooms seemed to never be cleaned, Cigarette butts all over the place + lighting terrible. Staff seem to live...More

5  Thank James T
Reviewed 17 January 2013

My girlfriend and myself stayed over at Buffalo Backpackers mid December and found the place the cleanest out of all the places we looked at in East London. The manger, Nelson, was a great help with sorting out a problem we had with our car....More

1  Thank David J
Reviewed 8 January 2013

First of all, this budget accomodation is fine for what you pay for. My bad review is definitely regarding the staff and the management. The night we were there, the guests next to our room got robbed and the robbers tried to break-in into our...More

Thank Nini2686
Reviewed 24 October 2012

I was looking for budget accomodations in East London in a central location. This fit the bill. Staff was pretty friendly, the place was pretty empty except for a friendly group from Gauteng, the location is safe and central, and there was plenty of secure...More

Thank KincsZoltan
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US$68 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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South Africa > Eastern Cape > East London
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