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    Albergo for Backpackers

    8 Church Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent58%
    • Very good30%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Albergo is a nice and clean Backpackers, beds are comfy, shower is hot and the self catering kitchen is huge! Really close to Shoppingplaces and a short walk away from the beach! Lovely atmosphere, especially in the "diningroom" Everything was really good, we enjoyed our...More

    Thank Fabian G
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I had been there for 2 days only. I would stay a week more just because of the location. Despite of I was with a car, it wasn't necessary to drive the car. I could go to lots of places next without it. There are...More

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    Reviewed 4 June 2017

    I can only recommend this accommodation! Perfect location (close to a supermarket, an ATM and the main street), the dorms are clean and cozy, the staff is always friendly and helpful especially when planning activities and the outdoor area gives you the opportunity to braai...More

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    Reviewed 15 May 2017

    Albergo Backpackers has really cozy relaxed atmosphere It is a Really Central Location.It a shopping facilities literally across the road and is a mere 10mins away from the beach.Pub and club's really close by and really safe a definite must for a night of fun...More

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    Reviewed 15 May 2017

    I had an awesome weekend at Albergo Backpackers. Closer to the beach, shops ect I will definetly go back if Im in that area next time around. The staff members were friendly and very welcoming. I had a nice braai with some of my dorm...More

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    Amakaya Backpackers & Apartments
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Laundry Service
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$22 - US$42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • South Africa >
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    • Plettenberg Bay
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    "Big dorm - make new friends and awesome view!"
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    "if the outdoor area has a party no one will rest; rooms on south side would be quieter"
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    "# 5 is spacious - king size bed and an extra twin bed"
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    "If choosing a dorm, ask for the 6bed dorm with ocean view! :)"
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