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Town/Bush Backpackers

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Overview
  • Excellent8%
  • Very good0%
  • Average8%
  • Poor31%
  • Terrible53%
  • 28 May 2016
    “Not a backpackers vibe”
  • 1 Sep 2015
    “Pmb Backpackers and Sleepy Hollow are NOT the same!”
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed at pmb backpackers for two nights, the place was filled with construction workers which was okay, but the staff seemed quite sleepy. They may have had good intentions but it came across as they didn't care about their guests. If you need a...More

1  Thank Joseph A
Reviewed 1 September 2015

First of all, Sleepy Hollow is a totally different place than Pmb Backpackers. The Management Photos show Sleepy Hollow, the visitors photos show Pmb Backpackers. This rating will be for Pmb Backpackers. Former Sleepy Hollow, but at a different place.That's where I stayed. Pmb Backpackers...More

1  Thank Jo J
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I had booked accommodation at Sleepy Hollow for 8 runners from Katu in the Northern Cape, who were coming down to run the Mandela Day Marathon. They arrived on Saturday 29 August 2015 and were going to sleep for 1 night and travel back after...More

2  Thank Sithembile N
Reviewed 22 September 2014

It was a bit of an emergency and last minute descions that we decided not to camp at Midmar dam and try find an alternative close by. There turns out to be little in the way of backpackers or hostels in Pietermaritzburg, so I suggest...More

2  Thank Ruggedchris
Reviewed 1 March 2014

well, as said above, PMB Backpackers which apparently used to be sleepy hollow backpackers, has of course changed hands and under new ownership. I have been a constant guest to this backpackers for the last couple of weekends and what i can safely say is...More

1  Thank Pantherz78
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Room types
Kitchenette
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$14 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Sleepy Hollow Adventure Backpackers
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Pietermaritzburg
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$14 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Sleepy Hollow Adventure Backpackers
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Pietermaritzburg
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Traveller (13)
Room & Suite (6)
Dining (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"Never think of sleeping at Sleepy Hollow. Try elsewhere."
sithembilen2015
31 Aug 2015
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"The 2 double rooms seem quite nice, new beds, cooler as their windows are shaded under the porch area on..."
Pantherz78
1 Mar 2014
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"Avoid staying in the garage. You have to choose between open door and dogs in the room or closed door and..."
Stoerner
18 Mar 2013
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"book in advance if requiring a private room!"
toni312596
13 Nov 2011
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