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Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Digby, Didi, Sarah and staff are absolute experts at making you feel like family and at home at this beautiful forest nestled Shangri-La/Brigadoon magical backpackers! From amazing home cooked meals to all your wanderlust adventure needs catered for by the hikes, waterfalls, river and forest,...More

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Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 19 January 2018

Hi there Chris! Thank you for your review!! You are more than welcome in our beautiful home anytime! Safe travels! Much love from the fairies!

Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Located a short drive from the town centre. Spacious premises with plenty of room for campers and parking. Self catering and BBQ facilities as well as breakfast/daytime menu and all day bar. WiFi not great but as good as any other hostel in SA. Live...More

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Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 19 January 2018

Hey there! Thank you for your kind feedback! oh the wifi... :( I do appologise for that. It is not great at best of times and we should probably make the move to a better provider. I am so pleased that you enjoyed the stay!...More

Reviewed 16 January 2018

We arrived the 30th of December and had a great first evening. Very festive vibes that could've continued late into the next morning. We were shushed by the staff at 12:30 in the evening (understandable, seeing that it was not new years eve yet). We...More

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Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 17 January 2018

I am happy to say that I do treat unruley South Africans like this. They seem to think that they own you once they have payed R140 to camp, treat our hostel like a dumping ground, trash the bathrooms (which tey expect to be serviced...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018

I loved staying at Fairy Knowe in Wilderness. The crew was friendly and helpful, there was live music at night, there was food being served (dinner and breakfast) for a reasonable price and the whole environment was just great, you could literally see that everyone...More

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Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 9 January 2018

Hey there! Such a pitty you only stayed for one night. There is so much to do in the area! I wateris your thing: Kayaking, canyonning, abseiling our beautiful kaaimans waterfall, stand up paddle boarding or just enjoying our warm ocean!!. We have 3 of...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018

a great stop over, kids loved it. clean, neat and really affordable. friendly staff and live entertainment which added to the fabulous evening we spent in the Wilderness. will definitely stay over again.More

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Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 9 January 2018

Hey there Sheryn! Thank you for your kind words! It was a super busy season this year and having a lovely family such as yourself visiting made our work so much easier! Thank you for your visit! Hope to see you soon! Warm Fairy Knowe...More

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"Stay in a private room with ensuite - little thatched chalet huts"
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