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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights as a base for exploring the Garden Route, it's ideally located for it. We stayed in a double ensuite room and it was absolutely perfect for our needs. Spotlessly clean, spacious, comfortable bed, secure - all of which made it great value for money. Staff were friendly and helpful and breakfast was excellent. The... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant hospitality would have loved to stay longer, will definitely be back, and make our stay longer thank you for receiving us so warmly and for the kind and friendly service, this is indeed one of those places where you meet, and make new friends

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exceptional backpackers - loved every minute. Great facilities, helpful and friendly staff and nice vibe around the fire place in the bar. Well situated in central Plett. The rooms are fantastic, much better than usual backpacker standards. Ended up staying a lot longer than planned and will definitely be back in the future. Highly recommended!

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Cape Town
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been traveling for four months and this is one of the best backpackers/hostels I've stayed in. Very clean and comfortable dorms rooms, lots of space, great kitchen, bar and hang out areas. Walking distance to the downtown area. I would definitely come back!

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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stayed in a private, en-suite room. Very secure and spacious with plenty of cupboards. Staff were very friendly and helpful; we ended up eating at several of the recommended restaurants and thoroughly enjoyed each of them (TheTable and Fat Fish in particular). Even managed to arrange for some of our clothes to be washed whilst we were there. There aren't... More 

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Nothando. We are so pleased that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Kindest regards The Nothando Team More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 review
Reviewed 25 September 2016

All the staff is so kind and charming that you want to stay a little bit more! They also have a beautiful garden! The kitchen is amazing. For those who enjoy cooking is nice option. If you have a car the location shouldn't be a problem neither if you are walking.

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Wow!! Thank you very much for your wonderful review of Nothando Backpackers. Much appreciated. Hope to see you again in the near future. Kindest regards The Nothando Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

A standard backpacker hostel. No extra thrills. Cheap and cheerful. Smaller private rooms than lots of other backpacker hostels we've stayed at. Nice garden to the rear and a personable host. Close to a couple of decent restaurants easily reachable by walking.

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Kind regards. The Nothando Team More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Nothando's was a great place to stay; we were there for two nights. Everyone we encountered was very friendly: the staff and the other guests staying there. It was a very laid-back environment, but anytime we needed help with someone they responded promptly. Everything was very well organized and it really felt like they wanted you to get the most... More 

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Wow!!! Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Nothando Backpackers Lodge, we are so happy that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again in the near future. Kindest regards The Nothando Team More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

As per title, those are the pros. Hardy was really friendly and helpful and welcoming and gave me good tips on where to go etc. Secure parking is a bonus. The photos are very clever; it's much more dated than they suggest! I struggled with noise, not town noise but house noise, the walls are paper thin and hearing EVERYTHING... More 

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Deios, Manager at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you for your review. Hope you have enjoyed the rest of your travels. Kindest regards Hardy More 

Utrecht, The Netherlands
1 review
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Nothando Backpackers Lodge was a great place to stay. The rooms are clean and have everything you need (including heating!). Breakfast is not included but can be purchased every morning and is good. Was well informed by staff members about the trips in the neighbourhood, they arranged taxis and made free phone calls. I think this place is especially nice... More 

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Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Nothando. Much appreciated. Kindest regards The Nothando Team More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Nothando Backpackers Lodge

Address: 5 Wilder Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: $20 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Nothando Backpackers Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Room 3 is the best - on suite, roomy, nice double bed, away from bar/late night noise,”
 of 5 bubbles MJV9, 17 May 2015 | Read review
“Splash out a little and get a room with an ensuite bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles SuzanneMeier, 18 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Both the 8bed dorm and the private double were excellent - can't go wrong here.”
 of 5 bubbles katiem227, 4 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The shared room is very nice! The privetes even better!”
 of 5 bubbles AndreMiyashiro, 17 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Dorms seem vibrant & full of life for a quieter stay book a private room all are great value”
 of 5 bubbles babooshkaphillips, 12 Feb 2014 | Read review
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