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Dijembe Backpackers Hostel

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  • Excellent74%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Rustic, cosy and homely. I enjoyed the village life here. Staff were nice and welcoming. James, the energetic manager, gave sensible advice on hikings and other activities and helped do the bookings. Their self-cooked pancakes for breakfast were fantastic. They prepared all the ingredients for...More

Thank Louisa W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dijembe was a super great place to stay for our 2 nights in Storms River! The staff, people staying there AND the animals (horse, Baz the goat, dog..) are all very awesome and helps to have a great stay. You can do your own pancakes...More

Thank bnoy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you're arriving in Dijembe you don't know where to look first. The hostel is lovingly equipped and you feel like being arrived in paradise. It's a home away from home (just better). There's such a nice fireplace with a lot of hammocks everywhere, the...More

Thank KatharinaMueller2303
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Stayed here for 2 nights, and was amazing. Staff are always willing to help, especially when it comes to doing activities in the surrounding area. Storms River itself is quite dull, but Dijembe definitely made the stay better. Free beer bread is cooked fresh daily...More

Thank edwarddh6
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

First of all, creds to the host James who works day and night. We had a great night in one of the double rooms. You can go on hikes directly from the hostel and they will also help you book activities. They make good pancakes...More

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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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Bar/Lounge
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US$26 - US$38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$26 - US$38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"We stayed in the Safari Tent. It was lovely. Had a look into the dorm and it also looked cosy."
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"Dorms are great, you might want to be close to the fan if it's the summer."
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"suggest the quieter 5 bed mixed dorm....nice location in the forest....or the private double room with..."
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"dorm room is awesome"
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