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Excelent place to stay and affordable, very clean, and beautiful place, very very clean. Will definitely stay at Gansbaai Backpackers again. The staff was very helpful and friendly, Assisting us and showing us where to go, to find the best reastaurants in the area.
Response from backpackers2016, Manager at Gansbaai BackpackersResponded 6 April 2017
I would strongly not recommend staying in Gansbaai Backpackers. We reserved 1 night trough hostelworld, as we did with every other hostel we stayed in. As we arrived to the place, the doors were locked and there was no one there. There was a sign...More
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Response from backpackers2016, Manager at Gansbaai BackpackersResponded 21 March 2017
I am responding to your review and would like to explain what happen.
I was on duty at the time of your booking and had a accident where my phone and everything was stolen I had no means of communication and could not...More
This was an awesome place to stay with a cozy king size bed in the double suite. It's tucked away in a nice neighborhood super close to a great beach trail for morning runs. The rooms have speedy wifi for late night streaming before bed....More
There is no reception per se you have to ring the Manager who might be around or not. Although clean, downstairs there is only 1 bathroom for 8 people to share. The kitchen was quite well equipped although most of the coffee cups were chipped....More
It was no surprise to us that the management is a little dodgy so we made a backup plan in case there was no one around. We didn't feel like waiting for hours after the long day we had.
Fortunately someone was indeed on the...More