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Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Great views, great staff and a great time. Got tips and a map of the local area, the vibe was laid back and the live music on the weekend was great local talent. Good stop over for anyone on the garden route looking for a...More

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Thank Calvin W
Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 11 May 2018

Hey Calvin! It was great having you with us!! Safe travela and visit again soon!

Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

I have to respond to previous review as I was part of the group. Didi the manager really lack of people skills, is super rude and can ruin your entire stay. We came and asked for the price which is advertised on website. Didi the...More

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Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 8 May 2018

Please note :"From R160". They were demanding and rude when I told them our rates were R180 and not R160, they continued to raise their voices. (Other staff members witnesed the whole incident and were shocked with how they behaved... we are not used to...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Front desk lady was very rude to us only because we asked the price they advertise on the webpages. She said that the price is old and that they are not updating webpages. Then she told us that they are full and we shoud f*...More

Thank Lukas M
Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 4 May 2018

This is how things actually happened. They walked in and demanded I give them a rate of R160 as the website stated "Dorms FROM R160" I told them that the rate is R180. They continued to raise their voices at me demanding a lower rate....More

Reviewed 22 April 2018

The staff was beyond helpfull and friendly. I enjoyed staying here so much! They describe the property as being an old lady that has to be taken care of. The property is old and so has its flaws, but their transparancy and openness about it...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

The property is really beautiful with a lot of space that is surrounded by the lovely green forest of Wilderness. The staff was really friendly and gave us a lot of good advice about the activities in the area. The farmhouse, where the rooms are...More

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US$26 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Stay in a private room with ensuite - little thatched chalet huts"
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"The en suite roops are great"
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"Definitely upstairs in the old house."
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