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Tekweni Backpackers Hostel

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  • Excellent34%
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  • Average14%
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  • Terrible9%
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

From when we arrived till the day we left we had nothing but good times, beds are comfy, showers are well maintained and the entertainment was brilliant. I would recommend anyone to visit Tekweni backpackers. Patrick, you are most welcoming, thank you. From Durban2Capetown charity...More

Thank Johan E
Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

It was great to be the launching place for your awesome cycling adventure. Thanks for the kind words and fantastic review. Hopefully you will make it back one day.

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Best hostel in Durban without a doubt. Whether you want a chilled stay or a jol at the poolside bar you will not be disappointed. This is the number one place to be in town. With Poison City on draught at the bar you are...More

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Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey a fan.Thanks for the very flattering review. hope to see you back again.

Reviewed 22 September 2017

I booked into Tekweni, which would just been a week's stay, and I ended up stay near to a month. The vibe is incredible, the staff and the people Tekweni attracts are all amazing. I honestly enjoyed every minute spent there. It honestly started feeling...More

Thank Heinrich V
Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the very personal and kind review. We love it when peeps get us. You definitely do. We trust you will be back.

Reviewed 21 September 2017

Enjoyed my stay.  Staff very friendly and try to assist with all manner of requests.  Bathrooms were clean and the hostel is located very close to the city night life.  The internet is a bit slow but that is typical of South Africa.  Very inexpensive...More

Thank gabbydemota
Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review. Loads of positives there. Would have been nice to get a better percentage but your kind words and positive reply make up for it. Hopefully we will see you back again.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Tekweni is perfect for those that likes party kind of atmosphere. The staff is friendly and helpful, during our stay there were cool guests like us, so we got along. The location is great but the cleanliness could be better.

Thank Ndafapawa H
Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. Very positive and flattering. We are always working on the negatives. Hope to see you back again.

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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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