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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed with family of six. Two rooms were really spacious, with coffee/tea making facilities and a couch/chairs. The third was smaller. The laundry service is nice. It's an easy walk to the shops and restaurants.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothando is well located - a short walk from the beach and restaurants but in a quiet neighborhood. Staff are super friendly and informative, and the lodge is well run - clean, everything works as it should, and it has all the facilities you need for a comfortable stay. My double room even had a hairdryer! There is plenty of...

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Mannheim, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothando is a great place to stay for backpackers in Plettenberg. Very well organized, friendly staff, nice and clean dorms (they even provide towels), central in town. There is nothing to complain about. I would have liked to stay longer... Unfortunately, they were fully booked.

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Makati, Philippines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only stay there for a night and we enjoyed it, we slept comfortably. The bed was comfy and the bathroom was clean. There is a safe parking space which is very important. They also serve good breakfast.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights as a base for exploring the Garden Route, it's ideally located for it. We stayed in a double ensuite room and it was absolutely perfect for our needs. Spotlessly clean, spacious, comfortable bed, secure - all of which made it great value for money. Staff were friendly and helpful and breakfast was excellent. The...

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Deios, General Manager at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Wow!!!! Thank you very much for your wonderful review of Nothando Backpackers. Much appreciated and we hope to see you again in the near future. Kindest regards. The Nothando Team

Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Brilliant hospitality would have loved to stay longer, will definitely be back, and make our stay longer thank you for receiving us so warmly and for the kind and friendly service, this is indeed one of those places where you meet, and make new friends

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Deios, General Manager at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Wow!!! Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Nothando Backpackers. We are so pleased that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again in the near future. Kindest regards. The Nothando Team.

Reviewed 13 November 2016

Exceptional backpackers - loved every minute. Great facilities, helpful and friendly staff and nice vibe around the fire place in the bar. Well situated in central Plett. The rooms are fantastic, much better than usual backpacker standards. Ended up staying a lot longer than planned and will definitely be back in the future. Highly recommended!

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Deios, General Manager at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Wow!!! Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Nothando Backpackers. Happy guests make us very happy. Hope to see you again in the near future. Kindest regards The Nothando Team

Cape Town
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I have been traveling for four months and this is one of the best backpackers/hostels I've stayed in. Very clean and comfortable dorms rooms, lots of space, great kitchen, bar and hang out areas. Walking distance to the downtown area. I would definitely come back!

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Deios, General Manager at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Nothando Backpackers. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again in the near future. Kindest regards The Nothando Team

Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stayed in a private, en-suite room. Very secure and spacious with plenty of cupboards. Staff were very friendly and helpful; we ended up eating at several of the recommended restaurants and thoroughly enjoyed each of them (TheTable and Fat Fish in particular). Even managed to arrange for some of our clothes to be washed whilst we were there. There aren't...

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Nothando. We are so pleased that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Kindest regards The Nothando Team

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 26 September 2016

All the staff is so kind and charming that you want to stay a little bit more! They also have a beautiful garden! The kitchen is amazing. For those who enjoy cooking is nice option. If you have a car the location shouldn't be a problem neither if you are walking.

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Wow!! Thank you very much for your wonderful review of Nothando Backpackers. Much appreciated. Hope to see you again in the near future. Kindest regards The Nothando Team

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Additional Information about Nothando Backpackers Lodge

Address: 5 Wilder Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: €11 - €61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Nothando Backpackers Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Room 3 is the best - on suite, roomy, nice double bed, away from bar/late night noise,”
 of 5 bubbles MJV9, 17 May 2015 | Read review
“Splash out a little and get a room with an ensuite bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles SuzanneMeier, 18 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Both the 8bed dorm and the private double were excellent - can't go wrong here.”
 of 5 bubbles katiem227, 4 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The shared room is very nice! The privetes even better!”
 of 5 bubbles AndreMiyashiro, 17 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Dorms seem vibrant & full of life for a quieter stay book a private room all are great value”
 of 5 bubbles babooshkaphillips, 12 Feb 2014 | Read review
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