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Albergo for Backpackers

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Cape Town
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We had a wonderful experience @Albergo for Backpackers. The service was friendly. There was a cool chilled out relaxed vibe. The place was very clean and neat. Would recommend it to friends. It was wonderful to interact with other guest from all over the country. The free WiFi was a bonus.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

A friend and I stayed over at Albergo last week and oh boy was it amazing! Not only were their staff extremely friendly and helpful, the rooms were pretty amazing and modern 😊 we felt as thou we stayed at a hotel rather than a backpackers ☺ this is definitely one of the best hostels i've ever stayed at without...

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Bredasdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The rooms an facilities was very well and upkept for a backpackers. Walking into the lounge area and even the backyard was exceptional. There is coffee always available and a "Braai" area where they lit a fire every night at 5:30! The staff is fun and helpfull and aleays smiling. That is hard to find these days. Truely a little...

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Portoviejo, Ecuador
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I stayed only one night with a friend. The owner is a very kind person and the staff is helpful. I enjoyed a lot being in the garden and the lobby. Good books and magazines to browse or read if you have the time. The place is near eateries, at least one bank and the beautiful beaches of the city...

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Umkomaas, South Africa
Reviewed 4 May 2016

As always when we sleep over on our way to the destination, it as a pleasure to go to Albegro to see old familiar faces and know you will be treated with respect. The staff is always friendly and helpful when we arrive there.

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St. Helena Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Really enjoyed my stay in the dorm. Friendly staff, traditional decor, great vibe at night (you wouldn't even want to go out at night!). Mostly impressed with the cleanliness and maintenance - nothing stays dirty or unfixed. Superb management.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2016

We loved our stay here - the room was pretty spacious, the facilities really good, the location great and the outside space really lovely both in the daytime and the night with the braai. The staff were really helpful and friendly, would definitely recommend,

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Great place friendly staff. Neat and comfortable. Like separate rooms from the dorms. Thanks for free coffee and fire. Very friendly hostess. Great location near the shops and walking distance to town. Too much of an uphill wall from the beach

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Cape Town
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This place was really great and had a fun vibe. Has a great Braai area so it's an awesome way to meet the other people staying there. Staff super friendly and helpful. Ended up leaving my tent there hu accident and staff looked after it for me until I could retrieve it. It was really appreciated

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 February 2016

The location of the hostel is very good and you are in the main street within one minute. The rooms are clean and there is enough space. The garden is very nice and you can chillout in the hamocks. Best thing is that the hosts will light a fire every evening and the people will meet around the fire to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Albergo for Backpackers Hostel Plettenberg Bay is situated in absolutely the best spot in our beautiful little town. The beach, shops, restaurants and nightlife are all within easy walking distance. We offer the following accommodation: Camping Dorm beds (10 and 12 bedded dorm rooms) Private rooms with shared bathroom for 1 to 6 persons Nothing can beat our stunning views from the balcony. Dolphins and whales are often spotted cruising the beautiful bay of Plettenberg Bay. For those who just want to have a lazy day, you can relax in our beautiful garden. Swinging hammocks and hanging chairs are waiting for you. The Garden is set around our communal area. Free Tea and Coffee is available for our guests. At Albergo for Backpackers Hostel Plettenberg Bay, every night is a bonfire night. We can teach you the art of traditional South African outdoor cooking. In South Africa that is called a "Braai". At Albergo's One Stop Action Shop (our activity center) we offer all information about activities in the area. Our helpful staff will gladly assist you with bookings. (always ask for the special backpacker prices). A shuttle service is available for transport to the various activities. It is also possible to reach some of the activities by local taxis. Ask for the nearby Taxi rank. Plettenberg Bay has gorgeous beaches. It is also possible to practice your surfing skills. We have surfboards for hire. Use of Body Boards is for free. The beach is in walking distance of the backpackers. Albergo for Backpackers Hostel Plettenberg Bay offers FREE Wi-Fi and internet. In our reception we have a computer available for our guests. Our reception is open until 10.00 p.m. Our Bar Albergo for Backpackers has a liquor licence.Our bar is fully stocked. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Albergo for Backpackers

Address: 8 Church Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: €13 - €37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Albergo for Backpackers 1*
Number of rooms: 7
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