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Banana Backpackers

61 Pine Street, Ambassador House 1st Floor., Durban, South Africa, Distance from city centre: 0.7km

Rating: 74% from 3 reviews

  • 66%Atmosphere
  • 93%Staff
  • 73%Security
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 86%Location
  • 73%Value for money
  • 66%Facilities

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  • The location was great and the guy at the front desk was very welcoming, but I've never been to a hostel this dirty. Also, I woke up with either flee or bedbug bites all over my arms and legs. The staff needs to make a better effort to ensure the cleanliness of the blankets.
  • 43%
  • 25 Apr 2014 Sarah USA
  • in the city center, walking around in evening was no problem. beach is close, but no swim (sharks). but the area is a bit druggy and red light. I would come again,though the cleaniness is not over the top, the people are clean but the house itself is a bit old.
  • 80%
  • 10 Mar 2014 Bernd Germany
  • a lovely and wonderful place to spend your holidays.
  • 100%
  • 10 Dec 2013 Helga Austria
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