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Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was really surprised with the rating this place has because in my opinion it is super unfair!!!! This place deserves 4.5+ (or 9+ out of 10). Amphitheater Backpackers is just fantastically awesome, no doubt one of the best infra-structures I have ever seen in...More

Thank ErikaFiuza
Response from amphibackpackers, Front Office Manager at Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such an enthusiastic review. Thrilled you enjoyed the trips, and our establishment. Im sure you will have no end of fun in our country with such a positive outlook.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When a group of us decided on a trip to the berg, a friend arranged the accommodation. When she advised she had booked us into the backpackers I had no idea what to expect!! I envisioned a drunken, debauched hole in the wall with grade...More

Thank Donna-Leigh M
Response from smokingdragon, Front Office Manager at Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there Donna So glad you guys had fun. Please visit us another time ... especially worth while us the SMOKING DRAGON FESTIVAL over New Years Eve

Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

We camped over a long weekend. It was more than what we expected. The communal area has gas stoves, pots, pans, some plates and mugs. There are dormitories, houses, they can put a tent up for you with a bed and mattress, etc. At reception...More

Thank 136belinda
Response from amphibackpackers, Manager at Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeResponded May 3, 2018

Hi there Belinda Thank your for your lovely and informative review of Amphitheatre Backpackers. Feedback is important as it helps us to trouble shoot our area's that we can improve upon. So glad you enjoyed the facilities. We have have been working really hard to...More

Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Had lunch... Shocking service, waited forever for our food and they got the order wrong 3 times! Then we were told after waiting 45min for an order that they had run out of the food we had ordered... Will never return!!More

Thank Juliet L
Response from amphibackpackers, Manager at Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeResponded May 3, 2018

Hi there. Everything that the guest says is for the most part correct. Although She fails to mention that we did apologize made an alternative plan, and gave her grandchild a toasted sandwich when the baguette she wanted was out of stock. She agreed to...More

Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

I travelled solo and stayed at a dorm with 7 other people (R200 a bed). The dorms have 1 shower (very small) and a spacious kitchen. I like that they also have outside showers. The bathroom could be serviced twice daily for hygiene. Overall great...More

Thank innocentiam673
Response from amphibackpackers, Manager at Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeResponded April 16, 2018

Hi Innocentia Thank you for your lovely review, feed back is important as it helps us to improve. So glad you enjoyed the communal spaces. In the past we received complaints about the quality of the food and we have worked really hard to improve...More

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Alex N
November 9, 2017|
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the Lesotho and Tugela falls leave at 07h20
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Kedar K
March 15, 2017|
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Hi ... so pleased we could be of help. Hard to know which 2 people you have in mind, as there are shift changes. Can you give the dates you were at the lodge, or some kind of description of the people, so I can identify... More
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"You can stay in dorms or 4 sleeper chalets or campsites. The chalets are on the quiet side which after a day..."
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"Dorms are excellent, but for a bit more you can choose a private room!"
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"take a private room"
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"choose a tent for a full outdoors experience"
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