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Stumble Inn Backpackers Lodge Stellenbosch

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there for 2 nights and in the 2nd night I was covered all over with beg bug bites (I didn't recognize it at that very moment so I didn't confront them with that issue). But however, the stay there kind of destroyed the end of my journey and the last week in Cape Town as the whole body...

Thank Travelaria123
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would never ever ever stay here again. Completely ridden with bed bugs and people that work there are liars. We got in after check in time and was told due to a 'monthly routine spray' we could not enter our room until 5pm. We enter at 5 and have a good night sleep. In the morning many of the...

Thank Tarabarriballfinch
Stillwater, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I'll start with the positives. The location is convenient. Near many of the bars and cool areas in Stellenbosch, and more importantly, near where I needed to be. The room also appeared relatively clean. No bugs or smells in the room and the bedding was free of stains. Free wifi was also offered. Extremely slow and unreliable, but better than...

Thank Chris O
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Just needed an overnight stay so it served its purpose but definitely basic accommodation - suitable for backpackers travelling light I'm sure, but not for family stays or such, even in the private rooms. But in all fairness, that is not the target market of backpackers. It is not wheelchair-friendly, so it was a bit tricky with my son. I...

Thank DeirdreAmy
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This hostel is located in a good part of town however this is where it ends, place is super run down and needs some £££ investing everything is dirty and sofa cushions all ripped or repaired badly. I stayed in an eight bed dorm that you can't swing a cat in as a result I spent the night sweating out...

Thank Hathers_pastry
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

This was my third visit over 5 years and I see no improvements only deterioration. No security and crime is bad in the area. I couldn't sleep cause I was worried about my car. Wifi is weak, beds uncomfortable, furniture is falling apart. Spend your money somewhere else.

Thank candace15
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here many times over an 8 year period. NEVER had anything stolen. Not that we have much of value anyway we are travelling...That being said it is very possible. The staff are very friendly the place kept clean. Overall rather secure although all rooms appear to have been broken into many times. We have stored valuables in...

Thank hospitalityworkers
Alice Springs, Australia
Reviewed 24 July 2016

There isn't anything I could recommend about this backpackers. They do organise a 'value' wine tour. Kitchen is adequate, communal areas are adequate and the rooms are adequate. You get the picture....

Thank Paul S
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Starting with the positives the lodge is cheap, has 6 bunk rooms and good hot water. Opportunities lie in warming the place up as it is cold and the quilts on the beds insufficient for winter temperatures. The wifi is average and all accommodation is shared bathroom. The staff were helpful, arranging excursions and helping us order in food.

Thank GaryandLesleyTravel
Lakes Entrance, Australia
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This place has a very homely feel to it. The staff are fantastic and were able to advise on things to do at night. They also joined in on conversations and made for a fun night. I wish we had more time in Stellenbosch because place was great. Laundry service was prompt and the WiFi was fast! Thanks for a...

Thank PaulaLouise1991

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located, genuine old style backpackers lodge, dorms and doubles, swimming pool and pool table, gr8 wine tours, bike hire, self catering kitchens, free tea and coffee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stumble Inn Backpackers Lodge Stellenbosch

Address: 12 Mark Street | Central, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: €12 - €27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Go somewhere else”
jonasd994, 2 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Have a look at where your room is first. The other house has no areas to chill and our room was right next to the main door and road making it very noisy despite being told this is a nice and quiet room.”
Anelda, 21 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Don't pick the front room by the front door. Most of the other rooms further in the property are better.”
TumblingMalteaser89, 26 Aug 2013 | Read review
“In one review, I read a complaint on the noise level; I guess that rooms which face the street are more quite than the ones located around the common's area”
weltenbummlergp, 10 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Don't stay in the second location building.”
The-travelfraggles, 29 Nov 2012 | Read review
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