Hermanus Backpackers, Hermanus

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Hermanus Backpackers is considered one of the best hostels in Southern Africa. It is a clean, well run, vibey place with friendly, clued up staff and has all the facilities you could possibly need. We're very close to town and the ocean. Off street parking, security guard & security gates. Hermanus Backpackers is well known as THE place to book your Great White Shark cage diving trip, R795 per person and get a free night's accommodation in a dorm or R80 off the cost of a private room. All types of room available, from dorms to private triples, doubles, twins and doubles, en-suite. Free breakfast included. We are also kid friendly, we have perfect rooms for parents travelling with children. A sun trap back garden courtyard, swimming pool, bar and free pool table makes for lovely lounging and relaxing! Braai available every evening for R60, you sit around drinking beer, we do all the work! Free book exchange, cheap internet, cosy fireplaces, chill-out lounge and DSTV lounge - a place for everyone to find a corner!

Location and Contact


Close to town centre and the ocean. One block behind No. 8 Main Road, we are wedged between the Main Road (R43) and the ocean. You can contact us if you'd like a map emailed to you.



Address: 26 Flower Street, Westcliff, Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa

Distance to city center: 0.28 km

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Phone Number: +27 283 124 293
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Facilities and Amenities

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Luggage Storage


Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

City Tours

Lockers in Lobby


Safe Deposit Box

BBQ Grill



Book Collection/Exchange

Concierge/Info Desk

Currency Exchange



Hot Showers



Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental

Pool Table


Swimming Pool


Walking Tours

Wheelchair Accessible

Credit Card Payments

Service Animals

Max. Age: All Ages

Checkout: 11:00 (11 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 7.30am to 10pm

Size: Medium (30-60 beds)

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