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    Swellendam Backpackers Adventure Lodge

    5 Lichtenstein Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent13%
    • Very good18%
    • Average23%
    • Poor20%
    • Terrible26%
    Travellers talk about
    “horse ride” (5 reviews)
    “the owner” (11 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Restaurant
    Laundry Service
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    Schoone Oordt Country House
    987 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Swellendam
     
    Swellengrebel Hotel
    66 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Swellendam
     
    Aan de Oever Guesthouse
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    De Kloof Luxury Estate
    257 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Swellendam
     
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    11 - 15 of 59 reviews

    Reviewed 9 November 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.

    Thank candace15
    Reviewed 14 October 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 24 September 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

    Thank travellingh0rse
    Reviewed 4 June 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

    Thank Maya_SK
    Reviewed 25 April 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

    Thank LizelDV
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    66 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Swellendam
     
    Aan de Oever Guesthouse
    505 reviews
    #3 of 38 B&Bs / Inns in Swellendam
     
    De Kloof Luxury Estate
    257 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Swellendam
     
    About
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    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
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    • Price range
    • US$46 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Overberg District >
    • Swellendam
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    Traveller (17)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (11)
    Bathroom (2)
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    1.90 km away
     
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    Room Tips
    "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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