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Dijembe Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed for a few nights in this hostel with some friends while on our way to Cape Town and we could not have chosen a better one. The building is pretty and an idyllic wooden house. There's a campfire burning outside and a fireplace...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2015

We were driving between Nature's Valley to Jeffrey's Bay when decided to make a stopover in Dijembe hostel. We really enjoyed our stay and would love to come back again if we are in SA! Thanks for making our visit (in 2011) most memorable.

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Reviewed 8 April 2015

Had a wicked time at Dijembe, James and Mirjam were very helpful and made us feel at home. The atmosphere is very chilled, very easy to meet people especially when you buy in to the Braai at night, which is delicious and they cater to...More

2  Thank PigsOnMyKnees
Reviewed 27 March 2015

We stayed at Dijembe for one night in order to hike Storm's River Mouth. We were welcomed warmly at reception, though the power was out temporarily. We were also considering a horseback ride, and the hosts were incredibly accommodating and genuinely kind, even though we...More

3  Thank eli t
Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

Of all the hostels I've been during my garden route journey, Dijembe was by far the best one! The staff, the animals (especially my friend Baz the goat), the pancakes in the mornings, the warm beer bread in the evenings, the music, the atmosphere... It...More

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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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US$25 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$25 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Leah the Shack is on a Khoisan historical ruin kept without roof or walls in front with a naturally collapsed tree over it . Awesome to keep old stuff original. Stuff being cleared from top of bushy section was brought down... More
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"suggest the quieter 5 bed mixed dorm....nice location in the forest....or the private double room with..."
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"dorm room is awesome"
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"Rooms with the en suite bathrooms"
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"Probably don't get the tent"
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