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    Tekweni Backpackers Hostel

    169 Ninth Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent29%
    • Very good34%
    • Average14%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible8%
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    1 - 5 of 116 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    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
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We were two in a dorm room for 2 nights. I can honestly say tekweni backpackers is the worst backpackers i've been in in SA : incredibly noisy all night, showers and kitchen dirty. There were people from the outside coming in and out the...More

    Thank Chloé B
    Reviewed 11 June 2017

    I stayed here the weekend the Comrades Race was going on, so I guess the hostel was fuller than usual, but still... music and yelling was never-ending into the morning... The hostel is not very clean (not the cleaning staff's fault, it's kind of run...More

    Thank Bakoyma
    Reviewed 29 April 2017

    This place was amazing! I had the opportunity to stay here for 3 nights and had the time of my life. It is located within walking distance of shops and restaurants while being a short ride from the beach. The people who work here are...More

    Thank Jacob R
    Reviewed 19 April 2017

    Stayed one night in the dorm room with my girlfriend before moving on. Beds were comfortable, staff were incredible and helpful. Had no worries about our safety or safety of our stuff. All in all an amazing environment with friendly people

    Thank Joshua H
    Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 21 April 2017

    We couldn't ask for more than that. Fantastic, especially the compliments on our staff. Thank you so much. We hope to see you back at some point.

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Pool
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    • US$14 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Durban
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    Traveller (28)
    Pool & Beach (5)
    Room & Suite (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (33)
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    Room Tips
    "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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