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Arrived at 9.50 10 min before last book in and we had the place to ourselves. The main room has an aircon which was a treat. The shower head was awesome but the bathroom a bit run down, as was the rest of the living...More
I was absolutely horrified. This place was disgusting. Filthy. Dusty. Smelly. The shower was so disgusting that we actually couldn't even shower. Hand washed body parts and left. The dogs were so scared to be touched and walked around with their tails between their legs....More
This was one of the dirtiest scummiest place that I have ever stayed and the cheapness isn't an excuse because there are some fantastic cheap accommodation options in SA. The two room chalet we were in was filthy. It was so dusty all of us...More
I have stayed in "cheap" backpackers before, but this place should not be in business. Cheap/reasonable/basic/overnight accommodation should not equate to filthy/we really do not care and just want the money. This place was infested with spiders and cockroaches, had not been swept, the toilet...More
Response from Dirk T, Manager at El Shaddai BackpackersResponded 3 January 2014
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We traveled as students and were thrilled to find a cheap place to see Bloemfontein, Good enough for the price (with a couch in front of the TV, a self-catering kitchen with everything we...More
When you are driving late an very tired..a bed is all you need.
Parking secure. Easy to find.
Bathroom basic. Hot bath.clean toilet. No toilet paper pity!
Sheets clean though. There could have been abit happier couch..but it was fine really.
The guy was hospitable...More