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Reviewed 10 January 2018

A warm and friendly, informative welcome from the lady that showed us around(I unfortunately forgot her name) and all in all we had a good stay.Rooms are neat and bathroom are kept clean. Unfortunately the fact that our bill from the bar was much higher...More

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Response from Matthew R, Owner at African Array LodgeResponded 15 January 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I would like to apologize for the inconvenience and would love to have a bit more information of what you were charged as guest sign for drinks, food or any other item they may purchase at the lodge....More

Reviewed 9 January 2018

Amazing volunteers that made me feel right at home. Perfect getaway, good vibes and happy smiles all the time. Will definitely recommended and will come back for sure!! Plus having a view like that is one of a kind.

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Response from Matthew R, Owner at African Array LodgeResponded 17 January 2018

Dear Jeramy I would like to thank you for the review and am very happy that you enjoyed your stay at African array. We are looking forward to your next visit to our Backpackers lodge. Regards Matthew(owner)

Reviewed 8 January 2018

Although we had booked and paid for our family including our 10 year old daughter we were advised on arrival that they don't really cater for children. However we were allowed to stay and spent a peaceful night. The bathrooms and bedrooms were clean and...More

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Response from Matthew R, Owner at African Array LodgeResponded 17 January 2018

Dear Smith family Thank you for your honest review of African Array. Families are always welcome at African Array Backpackers. However during high season as it could get a bit rowdy and lots of young people stay with us and is in a festive mood...More

Reviewed 5 January 2018

The property was in a lovely Tranquil setting with a beautiful view. Although it was clean, everything was old and dated. No room service /cleaning in the entire duration of our stay (3 nights /4 days). No towels (lucky I packed one). Too much noise...More

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Response from Matthew R, Owner at African Array LodgeResponded 17 January 2018

Dear Nadias Thank you for your review, I will not lie and try to make excuses as your points are all relevant and we have realized that things have not been up to scratch. As my wife and I moved away from the lodge to...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

We were aware that African Array is a backpackers, but we did do not expect that the workers will look like they are tripping all the time and that made us feel uncomfortable. The house and room we stayed in was not as clean as...More

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Response from Matthew R, Owner at African Array LodgeResponded 17 January 2018

Dear Nikki Thank you for the review, i would like to apologize for my staffs behavior as this is not a norm at African Array. We have made a change in management and these things will not happen again. The lodge was left in the...More

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US$22 - US$69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$22 - US$69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
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"Protea is the only room with private bathroom"
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"If you are travelling with your partner, take the room with the private balcony!"
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"ask for the Protea suite."
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