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Gansbaai Backpackers

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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good12%
  • Average33%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible25%
6 Jan 2018
“Came to see sharks”
5 Apr 2017
“Gansbaai Backpackers”
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Reading some of the other reviews, I’m surprised by the negative comments as our experience was quite positive. Perhaps because of the excellent preceding email communication with the manager, Rene beforehand, we knew how their system worked and what to expect. We had lovely accommodations...More

Thank DrRVA
Response from backpackers2016, Manager at Gansbaai BackpackersResponded 10 January 2018

Great thanks you are always welcome back.

Reviewed 5 April 2017

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.

Thank Cio C
Response from backpackers2016, Manager at Gansbaai BackpackersResponded 6 April 2017

Thanks your are very welcome

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

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

Hi Rafael, 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

Reviewed 1 November 2016

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

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

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

Thank JofromWorld
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US$ 33 - US$ 35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Overstrand > Gansbaai
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"all the rooms was spacious and very comfy beds."
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"Get the suite behind the back for privacy if you can."
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"The double ensuite private room is great if you want privacy and a massive, clean bathroom. Make sure you..."
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