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    Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge

    Dumbleton Road, Wilderness, South Africa
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    Traveller (36)
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    • Excellent44%
    • Very good30%
    • Average11%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible8%
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    21 - 25 of 137 reviews

    Reviewed 9 April 2017

    This was my first time staying at a backpackers, and I really enjoyed it. Fairy Knowe is a great place to stay, especially for a group. Staff are helpful and friendly, and there are a lot of activities they can organise for you (kyaking, horseback...More

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    Reviewed 13 March 2017

    The only good thing about this place was the warm welcome from a host as we checked in : he was very knowledgeable on the area and things to do. We booked here as it was the only place left on our booking website in...More

    Thank kombuis777
    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 1 April 2017

    I wish you would have told Housekeeping about the "Smell" upon checking in. We were unaware of this. Our bar staff does not hande quest complaints or issues... and are never intoxicated as you stated above...we have a reception desk for guest issues and complaints....More

    Reviewed 7 March 2017

    We spent three nights at this wonderful place. Our kajak paddle and following hike to the waterfall was incredible - you see it all from a different perspective. Home cooked dinners were enjoyed outdoors with candlelight and many interesting discussions were had. The garden provided...More

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    Thank Lars J
    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 9 March 2017

    I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay! It was lovely having your family here with us. Warm Wilderness regards Didi

    Reviewed 7 March 2017

    Loved the piece & quiet camping under the trees. Wi-Fi, high five! Had drinks at the outdoor bar before hitting the town. Restaurants & shops just a couple of minutes away. The next day had breakfast under the trees before starting of on the King...More

    Thank Bubba D
    Reviewed 5 March 2017

    Interesting place...we stayed in a double bedroom a little further up a hill than the main living area. The weather wasn't kind to us, but the place had a nice bar area and pool table. Room was pretty basic, but the accommodation was cheap. Over...More

    Thank Ryan T
    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 7 March 2017

    Thank you for your feedback! Unfortunately, as with any family, arguments do happen once in a blue moon.

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    • US$21 - US$44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
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    • 12
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    "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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