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    Tekweni Backpackers Hostel

    169 Ninth Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent35%
    • Very good28%
    • Average14%
    • Poor14%
    • Terrible9%
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    “braai nights” (4 reviews)
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    31 - 35 of 122 reviews

    Reviewed 15 July 2016

    I read the same thing that this is a big party hostel, which it wasn't. It's okay because I come here to sleep and relax, I can party out on the streets. My brother and I booked an apartment room which had bunk beds. The...More

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

    Thanks for the review. You really must have caught us on a quiet night cuz there is generally always something going on. Thanks for the compliments on our staff. They are our pride and joy and we love it when peeps appreciate it.

    Reviewed 3 July 2016

    we went there December time it was very nice. friendly staff kitchen fully equipped we were a group of 10 its vibe place for December next to shopping its distance to the beach but we had fun improvements on some rooms must be done

    Thank leratoOOOOO
    Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 9 July 2016

    Thanks for your review. I can see you enjoyed us. We have been steadily working on our rooms and beds since then. Some of them needed attention. Thanks for the advice. We do hope to see you back.

    Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

    What a great experience. Great staff and great ambiance. Dont want to leave!!!! Was such a great vibe with music playing in the background and lights creating the awesome atmosphere. Its just shy off one of the best streets in Durban called Florida Rd. Filled...More

    Thank Loraine v
    Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 21 June 2016

    Thanks for the awesome review. Something tells me you will be back :)

    Reviewed 13 June 2016

    My wife and I recently passed through Durban and stayed a few nights at Tekweni. It is one of the longest running backpackers in Durban and is still a fantastic and fun place to stay. The staff was extremely helpful, the room was clean and...More

    Thank norcoast
    Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 21 June 2016

    A regular customer. We got lots of them but you are certainly one of our favorites. Thanks for the super review. I know you will be back. Until then.

    Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

    I only stayed for one night with a friend but we had a great night! We were welcomed and taken to our spacious dorm. The beds were clean and comfortable. The shower was the best I'd had in SA! Really hot and good pressure. The...More

    Thank Rhea R
    Response from Patrick M, Owner at Tekweni Backpackers HostelResponded 3 June 2016

    Fantastic review. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you back soon!

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    "room 8, very quite corner and good for sleeping"
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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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