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Stumble Inn Backpackers Lodge Stellenbosch

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2013

Not sure about all the negative reviews on here as we really enjoyed our stay here, so much so that we stayed longer. Sharon (who runs the place) couldn't do enough for us and although we had a bit of a cock-up on the booking - she went above and beyond to rectify the mistake. Her customer service skills are...

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Reviewed 1 September 2013

Located very centrally in town and offering lots of activities makes this hostel a good choice for one or two nights, however the hostel is very basic. We stayed in a dorm and there was often a queue for the bathroom as there was only one toilet and two showers for 20 beds.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Fantastic hostess (Sharon) and partner (George) make all travellers feel very welcome. Rooms and facilities are basic but adequate. Communal facilities (kitchen, lounge, bar, pool table etc.) all fantastic. Free, fast wi-fi. For the price, the hospitality couldn't be beaten.

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1Thank TumblingMalteaser89
Reviewed 9 July 2013

If you plan to stay in stellenbosch for 1/2 nights this is fine, but if longer maybe look elsewhere. The kitchen is OK, basic. Same with double room we stayed in and communal bathrooms. We imagine in peak season this may be a party place. The hostel organised a wine tour for us with easy tours which was again, OK...

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Reviewed 20 May 2013 via mobile

Stumble inn itself is not that special. The location is not great and the people who work there are not very hulpfull; but it is still okay. The winetour which they offer is very nice and you get discount on your dorm when you do it. There is free wifi and a free baz bus shuttle available.

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Bielefeld, Germany
Reviewed 10 March 2013

I booked two nights in Stumble Inn based on recommendation in Rough Guide South Africa and because the rating on hostelworld.com was fine. A day prior to going to Stellenbosch I came across the reviews on tripadvisor and honestly thought about cancelling my stay at Stumble Inn. But as I had already invested the non-refundable deposit and a one day...

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2Thank weltenbummlergp
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2013

Please stay somewhere else, very unsafe place, no security, random people wondering in and out who weren’t staying. Loads of people smoking in common areas. Not a very nice place I’m afraid. Wish we had spent a bit more money on somewhere more central in Stellenbosch.

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2Thank Charlotte R
Reviewed 9 February 2013

Didnt like it at all. It smelled really bad and the dorms and bathrooms were not really clean. They don't even change the sheets regulary. One Guy in our dorm left one night before us and they didn't change his sheets after his departure. The next person slept in the same sheets. The staff was fine but Not really that...

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1Thank Franzi1234
København, Danmark
Reviewed 30 December 2012

Stayed at the Stumble Inn campground 3 nights with my girlfriend as part of an overland trip in the end of December 2012 and was not too happy about the place. We got nearly no sleep due to the noise and poor layout of the place (bar/common area next to camp ground). There is constant very loud music in the...

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Amsterdam
Reviewed 9 December 2012

The girl that helped us when checking in, was not interested at all in helping us and did not explain anything. We had a private room next to the entrance of the hostel and kept hearing people coming in and out all night. The bed sheets were to small for the mattress (which resulted in sleeping on a filthy mattress...)...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
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: $33 - $41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles weltenbummlergp, 10 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Don't stay in the second location building.”
 of 5 bubbles The-travelfraggles, 29 Nov 2012 | Read review
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