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    Amapondo Backpackers Lodge

    Second Beach Road | Wildcoast, Port St Johns 5120, South Africa
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    Reviewed 19 January 2016

    A truly comfortable space to either chill out or go on many little adventures. Highlight for me was going to the 400m cliff to see the sunrise above the river mouth of the sea. Cliff jumping at waterfalls, hiking as far as one can go...More

    1  Thank LioMihos
    Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 29 January 2016

    Thank you Lio for your kind and honest words. There are so many adventures to be had here in Port St Johns. Your friends Nick and Julian are awesome people and we so enjoyed having you here. You also brought a new energy to the...More

    Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

    Went to Amapondo with mom n cousin, stayed in Molweni room I think. Place was vibey, relaxed and a brisk walk to the beach. Kitchen was a bit disappointing as the fridge was not working. Yummy fish n chips meal and best wifi reception for...More

    1  Thank Peppa0913
    Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 29 January 2016

    Pity about the rain. All the more reason to come back again. Glad you enjoyed your stay with your family. Sorry about the second fridge in the kitchen. Its working again now, and the second fridge has just been serviced.

    Reviewed 13 January 2016

    Our stay at Amapondo was only one night. We had arrived quite late in the afternoon after a long journey from Cradock so we missed out on the activities that they have to offer. Our room was nice but had a bit of a funny...More

    1  Thank Christy W
    Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 29 January 2016

    Funny smell? Sorry about that - hope it wasn't from the previous guests! Our food is delicious, and the Fish and Chips is my personal favourite. Unisex showers are all the rage around here! Sorry they bothered you, but you do get used to them.

    Reviewed 13 January 2016

    At Amapondo we found privacy, independence, and relaxation in the middle of a warm, vibey backpackers lodge. The facilities are more than adequate and the fish and chips tops, but the people really make the place. Neil & Amanda and their crew of staff and...More

    2  Thank TraceyGrace
    Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 29 January 2016

    Thanks for the response. Amapondo is a cool place, brought together by the community of people that work and run the place. And yes, we do have good chips. Best in town in fact. Some have even said they are the best in SA!

    Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

    Friends stayed in the double room and 2 of us in the chalets (double bed with kitchen and bathroom) the chalets offered a great view and more privacy away from the bustle, especially late at night if you like to go to bed before 23:00.....More

    1  Thank Stellies_Squirrel
    Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 29 January 2016

    Thanks for the review. Sorry if you discovered a dirty communal kitchen. We have cleaners in their two or three times a day, but its difficult to make sure guests clean their own dishes sometimes. Our communal bathrooms are a bit of a novelty, and...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
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    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$21 - US$34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Mhimbi
    20 February 2017|
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    Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
    Firstly, thanks Sandra P for your answers. Brian, please check our website, which is very comprehensive. PSJ is pretty safe and crime is rare, but we have security on site and a perimeter fence too. We can accommodate up... More
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    Zaheer1209
    16 November 2016|
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    Hi, sorry for the delay. No problems at all. Its a tar road all the way to the airstrip. You could even roller-skate to the top!
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    9 November 2016|
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    Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
    Hi, sorry for the delay. If you havent come and gone already, please check out the Adventure section on our website where there are links, details and photos of all the coolest stuff to do in PSJ.
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