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    El Shaddai Backpackers

    3 Ray Champion Ave | Rayton, Bloemfontein, South Africa
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    Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

    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

    Thank Pierre P
    Reviewed 16 March 2015

    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

    Thank noelam1976
    Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

    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

    Thank George B
    Reviewed 15 July 2013

    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

    Thank Tanya938
    Response from Dirk T, Manager at El Shaddai BackpackersResponded 3 January 2014

    Here are just a few revieus we got on other websites 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

    Reviewed 4 June 2013 via mobile

    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

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    • Number of rooms
    • 3
    • Location
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    • Free State >
    • Bloemfontein
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