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    Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge

    R74, Jagersrust 3354, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
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    • Average15%
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    • Terrible9%
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    Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 287 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Amphitheatre Backpackers has its own life inside. Its a very warm and cozy place full of travelers with lots of stories. It has lots of interesting activities, we did the Lesotho hike and was one of the most unique experiences ever. The staff is...More

    Thank jsribes
    Response from smokingdragon, General Manager at Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeResponded 6 days ago

    What a lovely review. I will show it to the staff immediately. Everyone works so hard out here to please the guests and when someone writes something so sweet it motivates the team that much more. Thank you and PLEASE do come again!

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Amphitheater Backpackers certainly wasn't what we were looking for, but might work for others. Accommodation (5 Stars) - For a budget stop/hostel, the accommodations were excellent. Comfortable, clean, quite affordable. We didn't have any issues with noise. Food Quality/Taste (2 Stars) - Amphitheater is not...More

    Thank Andrew A
    Response from amphibackpackers, Front Office Manager at Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi there guys Thanks for taking the time to put together this review for our place. We are very sorry that Amphitheatre Backpackers wasn't what you were looking for, but thank you for acknowledging that it might work for others. I see that you felt...More

    Reviewed 13 August 2017

    Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge is not the usual backpackers! Indeed, with a swimming pool, a jacuzzi, a bouldering wall, a cosy lounge - music and a fireplace (...), you are looking at a high-end place. However, the price remain in the average we've seen during our...More

    Thank Thomas S
    Response from amphibackpackers, Public Relations Manager at Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for the FIVE stars and great review. I see that you enjoyed the rock pool, jacuzzi, bouldering cave IN THE BAR, cosy lounge, lekker music and crackling fireplace. Thank you also for describing us "a high-end place" and for seeing that the prices...More

    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    Amphitheatre Backpackers is perhaps one of the best hostels I have ever stayed at. The staff were all incredibly helpful, bilingual, and pleasant throughout my entire stay. I was renting a car during my stay to South Africa, and they provide gated parking just outside...More

    Thank Conor L
    Response from amphibackpackers, General Manager at Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeResponded 13 August 2017

    Hi there Conor We loved having you and thank you for such a generous write up. So happy that you enjoyed the activities in the area and the lodge facilities. Please, please make your way back again.

    Reviewed 7 August 2017

    Cool place with an amazing view. Only big issue is the clash between the bar playing loud music until 2am (with drunk people making noise outside) and campers trying to sleep/have a relaxing evening. The backpackers should decide whether they want to be a party...More

    Thank Willem P
    Response from amphibackpackers, Public Relations Manager at Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeResponded 13 August 2017

    Hi there, so glad you enjoyed the place. Apologies that the bar was noisy on the night that you stayed over. Long weekends can get very busy. In saying that we strongly recommend that sensitive clients simply take the more expensive rooms that are very,...More

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    • US$32 - US$45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 34
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    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Jagersrust
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    Kedar K
    15 March 2017|
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    Response from amphibackpackers | Property representative |
    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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    9 June 2015|
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