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Knysna Backpackers

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we had no private bathroom we enjoyed our stay very much. The building is old and charming, the stuff is very nice, familiar and helpful. We got breakfast in a beautiful old kitchen and the house is situated in a peaceful, calm, green area.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are friendly and helpful. Fresh fruit for breakfast was perfect for me although there was cereal one could choose from. The bathrooms are clean and spacious. The rooms are comfortable but I would have preferred a bit more ventilation. Perfect for one night or a quick stop over

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay at this establishment. I found myself hoping I could stay longer than one night. It was clean and comfortable. Above all its convenient location to the town. Service was impeccable. Thank you!

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Thank mkululit
Port Alfred, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to Knysna by myself. I slept at Knysna backpackers in a dorm for 6 people. The 2 nights I slept there was both times with 1 guy. It did not felt weird at all, I had nice conversations actually. The boss was a very nice and calm man who had good advices for my trip!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Stayed in a dorm for one night. Beds are reasonable. Not too noisy. Plenty of bathrooms. Room was a bit stuffy, as can be expected in a 6 bed dorm. WiFi slow, but usable. No alcohol on sale anymore. Good, free breakfast.

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Thank Pieter J
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is a wonderful choice when staying in the Knysna region. The hostel is very clean and tidy, and the staff are by and large (with one exception, see below) really friendly and helpful. Breakfast was fantastic. The only downside was that the man at reception who met us was somewhat socially inept. He was on the phone when we...

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Thank Blitzkrieg111
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Knysna Backpackers was great. Really nice and open people who work there, always there to give you tips. Great for backpackers as well as couples. It was busy when we came there (december) but everything was clean and we felt really safe at Knysna backpackers.

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Port Shepstone, South Africa
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Knysna the heart of the Gatden Route is so tranquil and beautiful, not nearly enough time spent there. View from the head drive and walk exquisite. Back packets with in walking distance to town and water front. View from the steep area

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Situated in a quiet location overlooking Knysna town and lagoon, this attractive property offers clean, bright rooms and good facilities. That sounds like an estate agent's blurb, but it's all true. Knysna Backpackers is a really well-run hostel. Attention to detail makes all the difference, for example at breakfast the staff make sure everything is constantly replenished and even the...

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Orania
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Very pleasant stay for our family. Friendly staff. We felt at home from the time we arrived. Good lacation and we could even walk around. Clean and lots of space. Breakfast was a bonus. We hope to stay there again on our next visit to Knysna.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Knysna Backpackers

Address: 42 Queen Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Hotel Class:3 star — Knysna Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Ask Neil! he knows everything”
RachelandLaura, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“double room with on suit”
Silja1973, 15 Oct 2014 | Read review
“I like the rooms on the side away from the street because many people walk by early in the morning on this street. In the cooler weather when windows are closed, not an issue.”
BarbaraS94, 23 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The double at the back is quiet and private, with lovely window over the garden.”
anaR109, 10 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Just come and see for yourself And try some oysters!”
GoneFishing81, 9 Jun 2013 | Read review
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