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    Tekweni Backpackers Hostel

    169 Ninth Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent33%
    • Very good30%
    • Average14%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible8%
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    “braai nights” (4 reviews)
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    Free Internet
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    21 - 25 of 117 reviews

    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

    Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

    At booking time I asked to arrange for a transfer to Sodwana Bay for a PADI course as I was short on time. They assured me it is doable and that they have alternatives for that and that i should arrange it upon arrival. I...More

    1  Thank Cristy001
    Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 30 November 2016

    Hmmm. It seems your bad experience with the taxi generally soured your stay. The taxi situation does work for some peeps and not for others. We drop you right at the taxi so you don't have to walk through that area. At that point you...More

    Reviewed 19 August 2016

    This is the second time I have stayed at Tekweni, and I can honestly say that it is the only place I want to stay at when in Durban! Not only is it walking-distance to Florida Road, but something fun is always happening at the...More

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

    Yes yes yes. You definitely feel us. Thanks for the sensational review. Guessing you will be back.

    Reviewed 23 July 2016

    The staff was not really professional and careless when we arrived. Regarding the premices, the pool was dirty and the bathroom close to our room was really old and had missing tiles. The room had dead insects squashed on the walls. The bed sheets were...More

    1  Thank bestclem42
    Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 30 November 2016

    Hmmmm. You really want to make a point. This is the second review medium that you have posted on. If you generally want to damage us then good job. We have looked into all the things you are unhappy about and dealt with most of...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
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    • Price range
    • US$26 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Durban
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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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    "Quieter rooms are to the front of the house"
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