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Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

I loved staying at the fairy knowe backpackers! There is lots of stuff to do (I did the kayaking and some hiking) and the backpackers has just everything to offer (braai spot, hammocks, lounge area, clean + well equipped facilities, friendly staff, cheap drinks at...More

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Reviewed December 20, 2017

Stayed in a dorm for two nights with a friend. The room was nice but sadly no individual lockers. The kitchen was good and there was free tea available (even milk and sugar to go with it). The bathrooms weren't really our favourite place to...More

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Reviewed December 18, 2017

Our first time at Fairy Knowe and certainly not our last. A magical place set in a sub tropical garden, with fantastic views from the stoep each morning whilst drinking our coffee and listening to the Knysna Loerie whilst watching the sun rise. Great staff,...More

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Reviewed November 23, 2017

Staff were very friendly and helpful, atmosphere was chilled, breakfast was amazing, and the location is gorgeous. If you stay here, definitely walk along the beach to visit the cave man--amazing stuff.

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Reviewed November 3, 2017

The hostel was oke, the beds were clean but there was carpet on the floor, that felt a little bit dirty. there was only one bathroom en toilet on the ground floor. The staff was very friendly en helpfull. You can book al kind of...More

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Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded November 5, 2017

Hi there! THank you for the feed back. Up at the main house, we have 3 bathrooms down stairs and 1 upstairs. We also have 4 extra bathrooms down in the entertainment area. I wish you would have told one of us about the carpet...More

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"Stay in a private room with ensuite - little thatched chalet huts"
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"Definitely upstairs in the old house."
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