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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best memories of Storms river! Lolo was an excellent guide, very knowledgeable and helpful, makes you feel comfortable and relaxed on the river. Would definitely recommend Tube 'n Axe for blackwater tubing!

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a tent which had a great mattress and a light, nice living area and food. Staff were very friendly, a quiet town with almost nothing in it - just many outdoor activities very close by. Only had cold water in the outdoor showers, but fortunately it was warm weather.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a decent hostel with good amenities. However, the people working there have to improve their service level and stop behaving like bored teenagers every time they need to engage with their customers.

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London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only spent one night at tube n axe but would have loved to stay longer. We lucked out that we arrived on a BBQ night and had a traditional Braai. The whole place is lovely, the communal areas are super comfortable especially the fire pit area which has lovely sofas and chill out areas. The pool is great, lovely...

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Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed one nicht (instead of two...due to heavy rain) and we camped in the garden. It was quite noisy at night as everybody around seems to habe a barking dog :-) bathrooms could have been a lot cleaner, shower a lot warmer...But pool and common area were nice. Staffel friendly.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We were in a double room, which was a bit old fashioned but fine. This place is all about nice people and a great vibe. The food and drink prices are low and the big fire in the night makes it a very cozy place.

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

A great getaway... clean room in the great outdoors, great staff, very friendly and helpfull. Met awesome new friends and will be back again soon. The bonfire, hammocks and pool are the answer to great relaxation!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Hi, The luxury permanent tents were great!! But it was very dissapointing to stand in que's to use the toilets and showers in the morning. I guess it is due to it being peak season, but then something else needs to be done, maybe portable toilets as a temporary solution during the busy times? I also had to go look...

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Marius M, Owner at Tube 'n Axe Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Erna, Thank you for your comment. We had already begun in season to address the issue wrt our ablution facilities in particular to the permanent tent sites. We are busy with the prototype... not sure if you saw it but very soon they will all be en-suite and we'd like to invite you back for a complimentary stay in...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Tranquil setting with friendly staff. Good bar and restaurant and very well priced too. Can rooms and toilets, shower and camping area. Activities are well organised and very safe to do. Shuttle service available to take you wherever you need to be.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We loved staying at Tube 'n Axe, the vibe is awesome and everyone there is very friendly! The facilities are great including a pool, a bar, kitchen area as well as a restaurant and fire place for the cold days. I would recommend this to anyone who wants to visit Storms River and we will definitely stay there again!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Storm Rriver Backpackers - This fantastic youth hostel is located in Storms River Village on the pulse of adventure and is ranked among the top backpackers lodges in South Africa let alone Garden Route. Our Accommodation offers warm cosy beds, clean facilities, Stormsriver Activities and Adventures. A buzzing night-life attracts travellers from all over to Tube ‘n Axe Backpackers Lodge and Accommodation. Storms River Village is a must visit while in Tsitsikamma and Garden Route area. Tubenaxe is also home of Blackwater Tubing and it is close to the Garden Route National Park at the famous Storms River Mouth – we offer shuttles on a daily basis to our guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tube 'n Axe Backpackers Lodge

Address: Cnr. Saffron & Darnell Streets, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Tsitsikamma National Park > Storms River
Price Range: $34 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tube 'n Axe Backpackers Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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