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    Town/Bush Backpackers

    489 Town Bush Road | Montrose, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (13)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Dining (1)
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    Overview

    • Excellent7%
    • Very good0%
    • Average7%
    • Poor30%
    • Terrible53%
    28 May 2016
    “Not a backpackers vibe”
    1 Sep 2015
    “Pmb Backpackers and Sleepy Hollow are NOT the same!”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Fitness centre
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    Road Lodge Pietermaritzburg
    12 reviews
    #7 of 8 hotels in Pietermaritzburg
     
    Gateside Guesthouse
    24 reviews
    #9 of 61 B&Bs / Inns in Pietermaritzburg
     
    Yes Please Comfort Lodge
    11 reviews
    #43 of 61 B&Bs / Inns in Pietermaritzburg
     
    Tancredi B&B
    156 reviews
    #1 of 61 B&Bs / Inns in Pietermaritzburg
     
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    1 - 5 of 13 reviews

    Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

    I stayed at pmb backpackers for two nights, the place was filled with construction workers which was okay, but the staff seemed quite sleepy. They may have had good intentions but it came across as they didn't care about their guests. If you need a...More

    Thank Joseph A
    Reviewed 1 September 2015

    First of all, Sleepy Hollow is a totally different place than Pmb Backpackers. The Management Photos show Sleepy Hollow, the visitors photos show Pmb Backpackers. This rating will be for Pmb Backpackers. Former Sleepy Hollow, but at a different place.That's where I stayed. Pmb Backpackers...More

    1  Thank Jo J
    Reviewed 31 August 2015

    I had booked accommodation at Sleepy Hollow for 8 runners from Katu in the Northern Cape, who were coming down to run the Mandela Day Marathon. They arrived on Saturday 29 August 2015 and were going to sleep for 1 night and travel back after...More

    2  Thank Sithembile N
    Reviewed 22 September 2014

    It was a bit of an emergency and last minute descions that we decided not to camp at Midmar dam and try find an alternative close by. There turns out to be little in the way of backpackers or hostels in Pietermaritzburg, so I suggest...More

    2  Thank Ruggedchris
    Reviewed 1 March 2014

    well, as said above, PMB Backpackers which apparently used to be sleepy hollow backpackers, has of course changed hands and under new ownership. I have been a constant guest to this backpackers for the last couple of weekends and what i can safely say is...More

    1  Thank Pantherz78
    Road Lodge Pietermaritzburg
    12 reviews
    #7 of 8 hotels in Pietermaritzburg
     
    Gateside Guesthouse
    24 reviews
    #9 of 61 B&Bs / Inns in Pietermaritzburg
     
    Yes Please Comfort Lodge
    11 reviews
    #43 of 61 B&Bs / Inns in Pietermaritzburg
     
    Tancredi B&B
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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$13 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    Room Tips
    "Never think of sleeping at Sleepy Hollow. Try elsewhere."
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    "The 2 double rooms seem quite nice, new beds, cooler as their windows are shaded under the porch area on the..."
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    "Avoid staying in the garage. You have to choose between open door and dogs in the room or closed door and..."
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    "book in advance if requiring a private room!"
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