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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Our stay at this hostel was very comfortable. There is loads to do around - we chose a bicycle tour from the Cango Caves back to the hostel. However, we got caught in 35 degrees Celsius and the hostel came to collect us halfway for free - very nice of them! The hostel itself is beautiful, big spacious dorms with...

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Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 15 February 2016

My friend and I stayed here along our road trip travels. We were greeted by the owners with huge smiles and were shown around immediately. The next day they helped us plan our day so that we would see the most of the area in the short amount of time we had there - giving us some tour vouchers too....

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Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 31 January 2016

This was hands down my favorite place I stayed on my trip. Upon first arrival, the plan was to utilize the place as a stop over for the next adventure---but that changed after a few hours-- to a week stay. The facilities are lovely and clean, and work very well and the dorm rooms are spacious and clean, with remarkably...

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hostel as part of a Garden Route tour and it was awesome. Such a cool atmosphere. The rooms were very nice and spacious and all facilities were clean and well kept. The ostrich braai was among my favorite south African meal thus far and I wish I could go back again just for that! Also breakfast with...

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craigavon
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Spent one night here, room and bed very comfortable and clean. Staff are very friendly. Breakfast was cheap and very tasty. Got a map of town and vouchers for free glass of wine when eating at some restaurants. Great place to stay

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Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Well now. Having read some of the other "Negative Reviews" I cannot agree or commiserate with any of those sour grapes. Backpackers Paradise was for me truly a paradise at the price. And I believe I received more than what I paid for or expected. From an unannounced arrival,without a booking or anything I was extremely fortunate to have found...

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Reviewed 16 December 2015

Great rooms, kind service and a great experience overall. We were given the option of dinner which was delicious, ostrich eggs for breakfast and a practical map with suggestions on where to go in Oudtshoorn. Excellent service.

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Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

What can one say this place is simply the best! Thank you for a wonderful three days. The staff are friendly and helpful The food is great try their salads at lunch wow! The rooms are great beds comfortable and we slept well. The kitchen area is one of the best I have seen in a Backpakers . Free ostrich...

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Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

We couldn't have been welcomed in a better way after an exhausting day of driving from Stellenbosch. We were greeted by wonderfully friendly staff and quickly ushered into our room before being shown around all the (clean!) facilities provided. After a drink at the pub, we headed to our comfortable beds, only to be woken up by the anticipation of...

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Welkom, South Africa
Reviewed 24 November 2015

I took a group of high school learners to visit the cango caves and needed accommodation fir one night. The rates were not bad so we decided to try backpackers paradise. Having experience with many different kind of backpackers establishments during my overseas travels i did not expect much, thinking it's only for one night... I was pleasantly surprised with...

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Pool
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Backpackers Paradise & Joyrides

Address: 148 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Price Range: $28 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“all rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles dorothym849, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The dorm rooms were nice all of them.”
 of 5 bubbles fbionly, 24 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Tell the manager what you are interested in. He will make sure he gives you the best he has to offer.”
 of 5 bubbles TourTeacher, 24 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Very good location, spacious and clean common area. You just turn up and they would be able to help you with information.”
 of 5 bubbles diorshan, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
“If you enjoy the liveliness of a backpackers don't come to this one”
 of 5 bubbles GerardHabib, 2 Oct 2015 | Read review
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