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iKhaya Stellenbosch Backpackers

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Prices are per person per night. As your hosts we know how important it is to choose the backpackers that is just right for YOU! Because backpackers are a special breed, iKhaya Stellenbosch Backpackers is not just a place to sleep under clean sheets and duvets, but is also a place where chatting into the night whilst quaffing a beer or three sees the start of new friendships. That is why we are called iKhaya - this means "my home" in the local language and it is this spirit that iKhaya Stellenbosch Backpackers functions – when you are with us, you are with friends. You are at your African Home! In our warm and friendly pub the roots of our African heritage are reflected in the decor. Like all homes our accommodation is clean, neat and caters to your needs from equipped kitchens to airy bathrooms at the best possible value for money. The above because we agree cash should be spent on "Jolling" (Partying and having a good time) and not on plastic wannabe accommodation! Welcome to our continent, our town, and our (yours and our) home - iKhaya Stellenbosch Backpackers. Why not escape the hustle and bustle of big city life and base yourself here with us at iKhaya Stellenbosch Backpackers to explore the rest of Western Cape by day and chill with us at night?
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Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Microwave
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Arrived at what felt felt like a rowdy Glasgow bar, so homesick I was not, but not the most promising intro to a hostel perhaps. However, Hilary (my sister's name - he seemed quite chuffed) took me up a couple of flights, through three keyed gates - Hilary cheerfully pointing
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Although the place was clean, the fact that they don't give you a remote for the gate at the parking cause my children to nearly miss their items they had to participate in. They told us there will always be someone to open the gate, witch was not the case.Also people siting in
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The first time I stayed at the backpackers was in January and the reception has always been very good. The place is always kept clean and secure. Wifi access has let me keep up with my work updates while I am away from work
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Quite impossible to describe how bad this place is... leakage, loudness, cold water (or water being so hot that you cannot shower, destroyed carpets. Dirty sofa's you do not dare to sit on. Located above a bar, drunk crowd constantly screaming. Avoid avoid avoid !!!
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We stayed for one night in a private room and are very glad that we did not stay any longer. -Rude person at check-in. The person at the counter the next day was very pleasant and friendly. -Sheets and pillows had stains. Gross -Each room (private room, dorm, bathroom) has its
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Room 216: Self Catering Studio Apartment
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 website. Yours in Backpacking Nico
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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 located right in the center of town, so we are surrounded by bars and clubs. As far as criminal activities are concerned, Stellenbosch has a high policing profile, but, I'm sure, even your home town will have areas to avoid and no guarantee of there not being criminal activities? I walk around town at night quite safely!
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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 you still have a problem, please email me and let's see what we can arrange. Many thanks
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"Remember it is a backpackers not a hotel!"
"Stay far away from this place, even by backpacking standards, it is shocking."
"Choice of accomm: ostel rooms style (sharing bathroom,etc) /self catering units - private bathroom and kitchenette."
"cheap and clean accommodation"
"Rooms facing the front have access to the balcony with excellent views of Stellenbosch."
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PRICE RANGE
US$30 - US$61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeStellenbosch
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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