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Stellenbosch - Stumble Inn

12 Market Street, Stellenbosch, 7600, South Africa

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Stumble Inn to the original winelands backpackers lodge. We help arrange your wine tastings and tips on where to party in this student town.

  • Dorm
    From €6.95
  • Private
    From €22.95
10 or more people?

Stellenbosch Hostel

Hostel Stellenbosch

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Stumble Inn Backpackers Lodge has been around since 1994, the original backpacker accommodation in the Western Cape wine lands near Cape Town. Stellenbosch is the ideal place to start or end your "Garden Route" tour. Its proximity to the airport makes it an easy 30 minute trip with no traffic worries. There are many ways to enjoy the wine lands from driving yourself, cycling, taking a tour to pub crawling the night away in this lively university town. The hostel offers many tours and activities to make your stay exceptional.

Being a backpackers lodge, we have various options of overnight accommodation. Dormitories include bunk beds, including fresh sheets, which are in lockable rooms (normally 6 beds per room). Most backpackers have sleeping bags, however bedding is available if you arrive without. Double rooms have a comfy double bed with all linen provided. Camping is in the shady garden and limited to about 5 tents. All bathroom facilities are shared and cleaned daily. There are two kitchens with fridges, and all the necessary equipment to self-cater. Other facilities include a public phone, computers with Internet access, a pool table, swimming pool, coffee bar, Satellite TV and lockers. Great breakfasts are available daily cooked to order.

Many restaurants are within walking distance as well as an abundance of entertainment from movies to diamond buying to curio shopping. Horse riding, mountain biking, strawberry picking, brandy tasting and awesome wine estates peppered with fresh fruit from farms in this incredibly fertile, mountainous region. Our on-site travel agent Clive at Shiraz Travel will help you plan your trip, book the best car hire, issue you with local and international air tickets – email him at if you have anything that needs sorting now.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Children under the age of 16 are unable to be accommodated under all circumstances.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • TV room
  • Pool table / snooker table


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Distance - Less than 500 m

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Cycle Rental
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 08:00 to 23:00
From 14:00 to 20:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +27 (0) 21 887 4047

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Easy Rider Wine Rours (At or next to the hostel)
  • Over 150 winefarms (5 to 10km)
  • Druden Town Nightlife (Less than 500 m)

See the full list of attractions



Très bon accueil.


Avatar for Guy


Fri 02 May 2014

A pleasant stay at this simple hostel, which was a good place to meet people and a safe bed for the night. Staff were friendly and check-in / check-out was efficient. It's due for more than a coat of paint though and our room could have benefitted from a deep clean.


Avatar for Mark


Sun 14 Apr 2013


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (Less than 500m)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (1 to 2km)
  • Golf course (2 to 3km)
  • Gym (At or next to the hostel)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (1 to 2km)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Mountainous Area (2 to 3km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500m)
  • National / State Park (2 to 3km)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (2 to 3km)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (2 to 3km)
  • Swimming pool (At or next to the hostel)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (Less than 500m)
  • Wooded Area (2 to 3km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

We can arrange a shuttle company to transfer you to and from the airport
Various bus companies stop in Stellenbosch
Cape Town harbour is about a 40 minute drive and about an hour by train
Parking is off street and we employ a security guard to keep an eye out in the evenings
Train station 7 minute walk

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