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great place to chill
14 March 2010
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After a night in Brown sugar which is in a bad area (see review) I came here with a bunch of people I had met, i have to say the hostel is going under renovation but it will probably look good. The garden is beautuful with a great view of Hillbrow (although not a nice place!) It has a small bar in the basement with reasonable prices. living room is nice with Sat TV and comfy sofas. The Kitchen is ok but if the hostel was full it would be difficult to have everyone cooking. the staff are friendly and will keep you with tours and baz bus bookings and just down the road is hyde park mall with shops and supermarket.

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14 March 2010
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This hostel is in a very very dodgy area It not that far from Yeoville and supermarket and facilities are 30-40 mins walk away although it is supposed to be safe to walk around suring the day it didnt look like it. It does offer a free airport shuttle and free breakfast but staff are not helpful, I tried to talk to someone about the bazbus and a day trip to sowato and he didnt even speak english and was working on reception When I was there, a few weeks before an explotsion had happened at the local telecom exchange so payphone didnt work and internet didnt work, the hostel said they were working on it and it was beyond their control which is fine but at no point did they offer to tell me where the nearest phone was or internet cafe! Dorms are large and not very clean although there are lockers if you have your own padlock i had to leave after the first night as I wanted to be somewhere I could go out and not feel worried

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Lovely
14 March 2010
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I loved this place, the owner (cheyl?) is lovely she tried to get me on a cheap game reserve and although it didnt happen I was happy she had tried. The dorms are lovely, the beds are made from dark wood and it gives it that African charm, outside is nice with wooden tables and chairs and there is a nice cafe as well. Great kitchen and alwayd clean Location is good, in a good area with good security and near the musgrove shopping centre for all shopping and pizza etc whatever you need It is quite far away from the beach and CBD and really you need a taxi to both

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