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    Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge

    Dumbleton Road, Wilderness, South Africa
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    1/10/2017 2/10/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good29%
    • Average10%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible9%
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    Free Parking
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    Cinnamon Boutique Guest House
    515 reviews
    #1 of 5 hotels in Wilderness
     
    Protea Hotel by Marriott Knysna Quays
    842 reviews
    #9 of 30 hotels in Knysna
     
    Views Boutique Hotel & Spa
    347 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Wilderness
     
    Wilderness Beach Hotel
    172 reviews
    #5 of 5 hotels in Wilderness
     
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    1 - 5 of 133 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Fairy Knowe was a beautiful relaxing place to stay. The views were beautiful and the setting was very peaceful. Shoutout to the staff, especially Kat, for being so welcoming and amazing. I would definitely recommend.

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    Thank tjones4214
    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hey there!! Thank you for your kind words! We are super happy that you loved our home as much as we do! Indeed, Kat our American volunteer is fantastic to have around :) Hope to see you again very soon! Fairy Knowe Family :)

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We ended up staying for a week here, its impossible to leave this amazing place. The staff treated us like family. Taking us out and showing us around Wilderness and surrounding areas. The best backpackers we stayed in around South Africa for sure, would highly...More

    Thank Lauren K
    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hey Lauren! Thank you so much for your feedback and kind words! We hope to see you soon! Didi

    Reviewed 12 August 2017

    We stayed in the rondavel which was spacious and had a separate bathroom, a little bit away from the bar noise. The staff were friendly and helpful. Cleanliness of the room and the communal kitchen could be improved.

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    Thank Uta K
    Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

    Had a great time at Fairy Knowe passing through the town. Stayed in the old hotel which was built in 1800's. Booked on Agoda. Some confusion as to room allocation but sorted out. Staff very helpful. Camping facilities available as well are decent. Very nice...More

    Thank KyleMartin83
    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 16 June 2017

    Hey Martin!! Thank you for your feedback!! We just love our old house. She is very charming indeed! :) I am so pleased that you had a lovely experience of the area. Hope to see you again soon!!

    Reviewed 27 May 2017

    Fairy Knowe is situated in a very nice environment. There is a lot of nature and the staff is really helpfull in planning activities. The dorm we slept in was nice, but looked a little bit old. The kitchen was fine. The only thing we...More

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    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 30 May 2017

    Hi Lisette! Thank you so much for your visit!! Oh indeed, our hostel is very old! The main house was built in 1874, and is the first house ever built in wilderness! 😊 we are busy with renovations. I do hope that you will pop...More

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    Wilderness Beach Hotel
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    • US$22 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Western Cape >
    • Wilderness
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    Traveller (36)
    Room & Suite (7)
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    Room Tips
    "Stay in a private room with ensuite - little thatched chalet huts"
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    "Definitely upstairs in the old house."
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