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    Terrylin Backpacker's Hostel

    2 Halifax Street | Rhodesfield, Kempton Park 1619, South Africa
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          Free Wifi
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          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Reviewed 9 June 2016

          From our initial enquiry to our experience staying at Terrylin Backpackers, Joy was extremely helpful and kind, taking care of our needs with wonderful attentiveness. There is a friendly vibe and home away from home feeling throughout the establishment with a genuine sense of care...More

          Thank EmmaJG_12
          Response from Terrylin, Owner at Terrylin Backpacker's HostelResponded 10 June 2016

          Thank you so much, Emma - the best start to my day, reading your review. I am really happy that you and your friend enjoyed your stay at Terrylin - and returned. It was lovely hosting you and I wish you all the best for...More

          Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

          A great place to stay! Clean and quiet with everything you need. Joy is a wonderful host so friendly and helpful. Amazing value and super handy location near the airport and local supermarket. Thanks Joy for a wonderful stay!

          Thank Steve_EcoBoats
          Response from Terrylin, Owner at Terrylin Backpacker's HostelResponded 10 June 2016

          Thank you, Steve_EcoBoats, for your excellent review. I really appreciate this and it was lovely accommodating you. Have a wonderful time in Namibia.

          Reviewed 20 May 2016

          The welcome we received was very warm, and the hostel is conveniently located near the airport and within walking distance to a Gautrain station to take you into the city. It is good value for money and was ideal for a short stopover before heading...More

          Thank Cactus73
          Response from Terrylin, Owner at Terrylin Backpacker's HostelResponded 21 May 2016

          Thank you, Cactus73, for your review highlighting the positive aspects of Terrylin. Please note that Terrylin is open from 2pm as there is only a limited time to clean the house. I did reply to your e-mail confirming this. The ant problem is now under...More

          Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

          Fantastic accomodation for my overnight layover in Johannasburg. Perfect location - 5 minutes from the airport! After being in dorms for so long, it was refreshing to be able to afford my own room. Great value for money. No need to pay for an expensive...More

          Thank Hannahranga
          Response from Terrylin, Owner at Terrylin Backpacker's HostelResponded 11 May 2016

          Thank you, Hannahranga, for your wonderful rating and review - this is really appreciated. Steven and Joy are happy you enjoyed your stay at Terrylin and wish you all the best.

          Reviewed 17 April 2016

          We were welcomed by fantastic, warm hosts. The rooms were clean, tidy and exactly what you'd expect to come "home" to after a long journey! Thank you so much for having us, and we hope to be back soon!

          Thank kjseynisch
          Response from Terrylin, Owner at Terrylin Backpacker's HostelResponded 29 April 2016

          Thank you, Kjseynisch, for your review and rating. Steven and Joy really appreciate this and it was wonderful hosting you and your husband. We hope to see you again and wish you all the best.

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          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
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          • Free Parking
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          • US$ 37 - US$ 46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
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          • 5
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          • Kempton Park
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Lucia G
          Hello, i would like to know how much is a taxi front OR Tambo. Thank you
          14 November 2016|
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          Response from Terrylin | Property representative |
          Hi Lucia - the airport taxi's charge R150. Thet are very safe and reliable. Other options - dowload the uber app. They charge from R60 depending on the vehicle or Zebra Cab's. They also charge R60 but may not always be... More
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          macsteeze
          How can I get to this hostel? Is it safe to take a taxi? Do you offer a shuttle service? Could I get there by the Gautrain? What address can I type in order to find my way there safely? Thank you!
          21 November 2015|
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          Response from Terrylin | Property representative |
          Thank you, Macsteeze, for your enquiry. On the website there are clear directions from the airport, Johannesburg and Pretoria. The address is 2 Halifax Street, Rhodesfield, Kempton Park. You may either use the Airport... More
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          Suzanne S
          Thanks - is it possible to walk from the airport, or do you need to take a taxi?
          11 July 2015|
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          Response from Terrylin | Property representative |
          Terrylin is 3,5km's from the O R Tambo airport so you may walk here depending on the amount of luggage you have.
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