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Hermanus Backpackers

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was very friendly! We booked a double room with private bath and it was just amazing! We felt comfy and it was clean and the room was quite big. The backyard and the kitchen is really nice if you want to cook by...More

Thank Milena S
Response from NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus BackpackersResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your lovely, positive review, we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us! Maybe we'll see you again some time. Kind regards, Hermanus Backpackers

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed my one-night stay here whilst driving the Garden Route. Hayley gave a warm welcome and introduced the hostel team, including the dog and cats. Her local intelligence was much appreciated. I stayed in a six-bed dorm, which was clean and well-ventilated despite the...More

Thank callcrookie
Response from NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus BackpackersResponded 5 days ago

Such a nice review, thank you so much! So glad you enjoyed your stay with us and you're right, that coastal path is stunning and an absolute must do in Hermanus! Kind regards, Hermanus Backpackers (Hayley for a bonus I'd say :-) )

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a double room with private bathroom and was pleasantly surprised. In a little detached area of the hostel. Quiet and clean area. Towels and bedding provided Still able to use the rest of the hostel area - pool/pool table and kitchen Close to areas...More

Thank emk89
Response from NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

Just a quick thank you for the fabulous review, we're so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind regards, Hermanus Backpackers

Reviewed 1 January 2018

the staff here are fabulous and very helpful. i travelled by m/cycle which had a defect and the lady owner took me to the repair shop and it got sorted asap. The hostel is clean and well laid out and has a lovely pool area....More

Thank harleysargeuk
Response from NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus BackpackersResponded 2 January 2018

Hi Chris, didn't feel the review was very fair actually, it's a shame you felt the need to rush to the internet to make your opinions known with such lousy score. Firstly, the staff do not have any separate area for breakfast, sorry you had...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

What you see is what you get with hostels. Some however go the extra mile to make your stay a happy one. This one certainly does. Fantastic staff make the difference. Rooms are basic but clean and comfortable. Kitchens well equipped and roomy. Sofas, books,...More

Thank Skycracker
Response from NaughtyCatCapeTown, Owner at Hermanus BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

Hi Skycracker, thanks so much for the lovely review, we really appreciate it. Super happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Hermanus Backpackers

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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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Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$20 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$20 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Andrea S
13 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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"Double rooms with private bathroom in separate area! Worth the extra"
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"book dorm away from toilets upstairs"
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"some lovely rooms near a patio, what a pleasure, drinking some coffee or tea and then, have an..."
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"Room K with double bed and en-suite bathroom."
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