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    iKhaya Stellenbosch Backpackers

    56 Bird Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent12%
    • Very good35%
    • Average21%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible20%
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    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    1.5 Star Hotel
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    #8 of 17 hotels in Stellenbosch
     
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    1 - 5 of 85 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Upon arrival the staff were very hospitable and accomodating, which made the check in process quick and easy. The rooms were in good quality and well taken care of. Definitely good value for money! The location is perfect, as it is walking distance from any...More

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    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    Thanks for your hospitality! We enjoyed a brief stay and will definitely be back. A shout out to Jambo for being so accommodating and friendly. Accomodation were clean and secure. Kind Regards...Denzil n Brae

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    Response from NicoiKhaya, Manager at iKhaya Stellenbosch BackpackersResponded 21 July 2017

    Hi Denzil Thank you for review. It is heartening to get reviews such as yours! I will certainly ensure that Jambo receives your shout out, our staff are fantastic, so we are glad our guests agree 😊 Many thanks Yours in backpacking Nico

    Reviewed 29 May 2017

    The reception area on the ground floor is the only common place for guests. However it also serves as a regular bar for people on the street and offers little peace and quiet for guests. The roof terrace could have been nice but is run-down...More

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    Response from NicoiKhaya, Manager at iKhaya Stellenbosch BackpackersResponded 21 July 2017

    Hi Olef We thank you for your feedback. We cannot by law ban outsiders from our reception / bar area, as we are on street level. We have however found that most guests enjoy the interaction with the locals. Our IT company found that the...More

    Reviewed 8 May 2017

    Please make sure everything in the room works before new guests arrive. Toilet light in the room was not working, the manager said that he could only attend to it the following day. The corridor next to the bar was dirty and smelt like old...More

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    Response from NicoiKhaya, Owner at iKhaya Stellenbosch BackpackersResponded 21 July 2017

    Hi dintc Thank you for your review, note has been taken of all your constructive criticism and will ensure that your comments are passed on to the staff. I’ve ensured that there is additional stock of light bulbs and apologise for this oversight Based on...More

    Reviewed 8 May 2017

    Nothing too special, but a low cost, pretty clean and comfy setup. Beds and linens were fine (no towels), bathrooms were okay as well, but minor issues (shower sprayed wide across the spacious bathroom to sink & toilet, etc.). Kitchen was fine as well with...More

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    Response from NicoiKhaya, Manager at iKhaya Stellenbosch BackpackersResponded 21 July 2017

    Hi Hbonwit Thank you for your feedback! We are very concerned to hear that you had no access to towels, these are kept at reception to ensure that they are clean. We have also found that guests love our towels so much that they take...More

    Coopmanhuijs Boutique Hotel & Spa
    809 reviews
    #1 of 17 hotels in Stellenbosch
     
    Eendracht Hotel
    405 reviews
    #3 of 17 hotels in Stellenbosch
     
    The Beautiful South Guest House
    138 reviews
    #15 of 17 hotels in Stellenbosch
     
    Stellenbosch Hotel
    864 reviews
    #8 of 17 hotels in Stellenbosch
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$18 - US$42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
    • Reservation Options
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Stellenbosch
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    Nicole L
    14 September 2017|
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    Response from NicoiKhaya | Property representative |
    Hi Nicole L We have a studio apartment thaat sleeps 3 @ R 600.00 plus a refundable key deposit of R 100.00 or a bed in a shared dorm @ R 165.00 per person plus the key deposit. You can also book on-line from our... More
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    Mrs BERTINA L C
    29 July 2016|
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    Response from NicoiKhaya | Property representative |
    Hi Mrs Bertina We do have private units available from R 550.00 per night. yes you may pay on arrival as long as you promise to amend your reservation should your dates change. Stellenbosch is a student town and we are... More
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    AidanE2A
    2 October 2015|
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    Response from NicoiKhaya | Property representative |
    Hi Aidan, I thank you for your enquiry. Please check with the academy regarding transport? We've had a number of their students doing the photography course stay with us in the past, and transport was provided by them. If... More
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    "Remember it is a backpackers not a hotel!"
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    "Stay far away from this place, even by backpacking standards, it is shocking."
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    "cheap and clean accommodation"
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