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Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge

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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

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I stayed two nights at Fairy Knowe. Its a very cute hostel with beautiful surroundings! They offer activities and are very helpful. Breakfast was very good! The only cons is the size of the dorms, they are small and also a bit cold in the...More

Thank Mkleive
Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 17 May 2017

Hey there!! Thank you for your review :) We do drop staff off avery afternoon at 4pm and we also have a shuttle service running into the village (the notice is up at the front desk). I think you were perhaps in the 8 sleeper...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

Arriving at Fairy Knowe Backpackers, I immediately sensed that this would be a magical mid-week stop-over experience. The service was a bit slow on checking in, but I did arrive quite late (20:00) so it can be excused. After a quick tour, I was taken...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Bathrooms and Kitchen in poor quality, filthy and on the verge of disgust. Staff is very friendly and helpful, location is beautiful, but the place would need some more love! Its a pity to let it get to this point..More

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Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 13 May 2017

Thank you for your feed back! I think you might be refering to the building materials that was around the main house upon your arrival. May is usually our month of building maintenance, and I must admit that the maintenance staff did not tidy up...More

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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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