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Swellendam Backpackers Adventure Lodge

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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good18%
  • Average23%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible26%
18 Apr 2017
“NOT a backpackers, ”
1 Mar 2017
“Backpackers ????”
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Easy to find and the owner is friendly and personal. Rooms are very quaint and comfortable with a lovely garden and patio area. All rooms are ensuite. No dorm rooms available. But it's worth the visit. Near the hiking trails and horse riding.

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Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

I have now read the reviews which I am no doubt going to echo here, I wish I had before we booked here. The lady who runs the hostel took around 20 minutes to come to the reception after we arrived, despite booking and advising...More

1  Thank Tom L
Reviewed September 24, 2016

The title says it all. I have stayed in many many backpackers all across the country. Not secure and overpriced cheap rooms. Disappointed to discover some of our stuff got stolen as well (from a private room!!). A travellers lodge is supposed to be a...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2016

Me and my boyfriend spent there 2 nights. Despite its name this place is not backpackers as commonly known in SA. It does not have dorms and the cheapest room for couple costs 480R/night. Room was very basic, which was quite dissapointing considering its price....More

1  Thank Maya_SK
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

We needed a weekend away from the craziness of life and felt like footloose travellers arriving at the backpackers under the trees in the shadow of the glorious mountain. After a welcome cup of tea, we were booked into our lovely, clean twin room with...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
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Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Price range
US$43 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$43 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Book any, make a fire, have a drink and enjoy"
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"Garden cabins give you privacy but you have to cross the garden to get to the ablution facilities."
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"Definitely ask for one of the new rooms especially Room 6."
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"check out the prices of local b&b's, you might get more for your money"
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