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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Right, not sure if I need to list all the bad things there, from the grumpy welcoming to the lack of information, the non-existent or non-working facilities. Not to mention I got stolen money from their safe and I couldn't do anything about it because there were no proof... The owner wouldn't take any responsibility, she is probably far away... More 

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Turku, Finland
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46 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Stay away! This place has probably been nice a few decades ago. Now it is just sad and dirty. You will find so many better options from the same street. Stayed for one night only and that was enough. Never again!

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Maseru, Lesotho
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

This place might have seen good times, but this must have long long time ago. Everything seams to the run down. We had a room with bathroom. However there was only a trickle of water coming. So we ended up using the shared facilities. Nothing seamed to be clean. The owners were permanently partying and drunk. No, this place cannot... More 

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Eilat, Israel
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64 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

I have never before been in a place with such terrible and rude service. Also, I don't think that any of the staff or the owners care about the service and that it will not change soon. DO NOT BOOK A ROOM IN THIS BACKPACKERS. When we arrived we waited for the sleepy receptionist to arrive. We booked a cruise... More 

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Durban, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights. Our stay began with unfriendly staff and lack of information given upon arrival. Our room did not have a toilet cover, there was no toilet paper or shower curtain. The aircon was broken, and we had to ask 3 times for a fan! The shower had no hot water, and the rooms were not serviced... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

Old, run down, with rude staff and hundreds of mosquitos. Nothing works. Do not stay here if you like to sleep at night, too many mosquitos, and the A.C. doesn't work. The staff member was unfriendly and not very accommodating.

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Anna Paulowna, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Accommodation is old dirty and crumbled. All the equipment in the room was defect ore broken. For instance the airco-unit, the dresser, shower etc. Besides the lodge-area is open for public, there is no adequate security.

1 Thank Rob S
Dielsdorf, Switzerland
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47 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

We saw the website during searchingfor an place to stay in St.Lucia. Advertising free meal, free walking tour, 100r/n and way more so we thought it is worth to check in there. When we arrived we were told the price is now 130r/n what is still cheap but because of off-season there is no free meal and no walking tour... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

In all honestly, this hostel is fine - not super clean, but clean enough with a well stocked kitchen and plenty of room for just hanging out. However, the price of our room was not communicated clearly which led to confusion and I'm still not sure whether or not we were overcharged. The receptionist was cold and unhelpful when we... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Stayed here with a volunteer group, so hotel was pre-chosen I guess for numbers and affordability. Food was very simple, yet freshly made with diet restrictions catered for - again was with a tour group so food was all prepaid for with no choices given. The water and power went off constantly, with the water having a slight colour -... More 

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Additional Information about St Lucia Bibs International Backpackers

Address: 310 Mckenzie Street, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > St Lucia
Price Range: RM76 - RM84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 42
Also Known As:
St Lucia Bibs International Backpackers Hotel Saint Lucia
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“don't choose any”
 of 5 bubbles Neric29, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the inside of the complex are slightly better quality and you have the delight of your own bathroom. The rooms in the outer buildings of the complex are more for groups and have communal bathrooms. When I went we stayed in the outer buildings for 8 nights and I was not disapointed!”
 of 5 bubbles katiep260, 25 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Check out the room that are NOT situated near the bar / community-area. They can be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles NL-viajero, 15 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Don't go here!”
 of 5 bubbles peterhP2228XY, 22 Sep 2013 | Read review
“You'd better choose budget, just a litte further down the road.”
 of 5 bubbles S_Kr88, 4 Sep 2013 | Read review
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