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Orange Elephant Backpackers

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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Good things: - clean double rooms - the guide that took us to the park had a lot of facts to share - big kitchen - nice pub Not so good things: - only one real bathroom available for the dorms and the double rooms...More

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Response from OrangeEle, Owner at Orange Elephant BackpackersResponded April 14, 2018

Hi Natalie I am truly sorry the 16 seater bus was late for the safari. When we have big groups, we use local businesses to outsource our transport and the bus was not cleaned to the business owners personal satisfaction. Bhut Ghete, the owner of...More

Reviewed December 3, 2017

I stayed in 'The Hut' the dorm room opposite the kitchen. The room was 4 bunk beds making a 8 bed dorm. The beds were comfortable and clean but there is no power in the hut. if you want to charge a phone you have...More

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Reviewed November 22, 2017

I had a nice stay at Orange Elephant Backpackers. The staff is very friendly, and the shuttle to the BazBus-stop was well organised. The dorm was spacious and clean. There is a pub next to the hostel and an little supermarket and restaurant in walking...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

The staff is very friendly and it feels like it is a good old friend when you talk for example to John. The pub is nice to get in touch with other backpacker. Price is very cheap. Heater wasn’t working. For one night it is...More

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Response from OrangeEle, Owner at Orange Elephant BackpackersResponded October 5, 2017

Thanks for the review. I checked the heater in the room and all that you had to do was switch it on at the heater....... When you visit again book a Full day safari with us so we can show you all the amazing sights...More

Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

First some things I really liked: + very friendly staff + very nice tour through Addo Elephant National Park, our guide was really good and told us so many interesting things. I definetly recommend to book the tour from the hostel + nice kitchen +...More

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"The hut has no power sockets"
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"Double rooms are spacious, while the dorms are basic and slightly cramped."
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"Try to avoid the room opposite Reception as it can be noisy, and the smoking area is close by with smoke..."
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"Both private rooms and the dorm are really quiet and comfortable"
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