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Dijembe Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best hostels that I went to ! It looks like you are at a friend's cottage. Free pankakes in the morning (you bake it yourself and could add what you prefer in it). The staff is awesome and you should go there if you like animals ! Many activities to do around and cheap dorms/camping !

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Dortmund, Germany
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I meet dijembe at the N2 He picked me and showed me Jeffreys Bay and Beach It was so much fun to stay in the new Backpacker Wonderful People Next to the Beach It is the Place to be in Jeffreys Bay Enjoyed big Time YooooooO Wave INN It is Great Place With even greater People Thanks again

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Thank Philippolrem
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Since we were on a roadtrip we only stayed one night. We slept in one of the tents with a normal bed. When we arrived the tent wasn't ready yet, but we wanted to go surfing first anyway. When we got back we got a welkomshot, a big beer and a tour through the place. The guy working there gave...

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Thank Marije N
Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

In the heart of the Stormsriver I found this pet friendly Gem. By offering great food & fun times, I fell in love with the staff, the surroundings & the most amazing Backpackers, where as my dog only fell in love with the red couch & Bazz, the resident Goat. They offer horse rides, Jembe drum lessons & amazing free...

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Thank Breunis
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I got a message from a friend I met on the BazBus, who wrote: "You have to come to Stormsriver, I found the best place in South Africa!!!!" I day later we sat in the living room making music with instruments we found in the hostel and just had the best time. The longer I stayed the more I discovered...

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Thank Huckleberry-Julz
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Dijembe backpackers is not for everyone, but for the travelers looking for a chill vibe, a friendly staff and a laid-back atmosphere in the small town of Storms River then I highly recommend Dijembe. I loved my stay there and thought it was a different but really cool experience. The staff is really friendly, helpful and accommodating, and I loved...

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Thank Beatrice S
Cape Town
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here before doing the Otter Trail. Accommodation was basic. Breakfast was included with lekker pancakes. What was not great was having the toilet in the room with no door-- not cool at all. They dropped us at the start of the Trail.

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Thank miles28
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Stayed three nights there, was amazing, is a really chilled, relaxed place :D directly at the tsitsikama nationalpark which offers stunning views and beautiful places. Brad and his team (James, Ezra, Helene, Andoni) made to an unforgettable experience. The food is lekker especially the bear bread, the rooms are clean and beds comfortable! You can do any activities there (Bungee-.>...

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

The whole place has the most amazing vibe, as if you are staying with family. The staff are all fantastic and so helpful, like old friends - James is an absolute legend, helping us with activity bookings even in Jeffrey's Bay. Loved how everything was sustainable and locally sourced/grown. Food was reasonable and excellent quality, with great catering for vegetarians/vegans....

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

After a horse ride on the beach Brad invited us out to stay at Dijembe with the promise of a filled hot tub and pancakes, we ditched our hostel in town and set off. I can honestly say it was my favourite hostel in South Africa !! And one of my favourite places all round. The area itself is amazing....

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As you walk into Dijembe you become a part of what this homely and sustainable lodge's name promises: a circle of friends. Handmade hammocks, recycled building materials, fresh mountain water and small details like the 'frog city' which protects little amphibians in the wild green camping garden, prove the passion of the green Dijembe team. Respecting the Khoisan ancestors, Dijembe not only invites its guests to drumming and dances, but also preserves their heritage by including and strengthening the local community. Visit the local township with its art shops and taverns. Bounce through the National Park and explore nature on foot, affordable mountain bikes or on the backs of Dijembe's horses - or book some tubing. End the day with a wholesome organic dinner and bread from the stone pizza oven, then star gaze from the jacuzzi on the candle-lit deck. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dijembe Backpackers Hostel

Address: Cnr of Formosa and Assegaai Street | Stormsriver Village, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Tsitsikamma National Park > Storms River
Price Range: $28 - $33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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