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    Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge

    R74, Jagersrust 3354, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent33%
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    • Average15%
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    • Terrible9%
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    1 - 5 of 289 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We loved our three days here. The double room was furnished in a convenient, clean and trendy way. Corey went out of her way to service us. She set up a perfect trip to Lesotho for us (we are not hikers) and the upstairs of...More

    Thank Rosemary D
    Reviewed 5 October 2017

    I only stayed for 1 night but I absolutely loved it! The backpacker was in my opinion luxury with a swimming pool and a jacuzzi. Nice dorms with each their own bathroom. Furthermore a nice bar area. Really good breakfast as well

    Thank Sharon v
    Response from amphibackpackers, General Manager at Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeResponded 6 October 2017

    Hey Sharon thank you for the lovely review... would love you to come back over New Years Eve for the Smoking Dragon New Years Eve Festival xxxxx

    Reviewed 12 September 2017

    The Amphitheatre Backpackers has its own life inside. Its a very warm and cozy place full of travelers with lots of stories. It has lots of interesting activities, we did the Lesotho hike and was one of the most unique experiences ever. The staff is...More

    Thank jsribes
    Response from smokingdragon, General Manager at Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeResponded 16 September 2017

    What a lovely review. I will show it to the staff immediately. Everyone works so hard out here to please the guests and when someone writes something so sweet it motivates the team that much more. Thank you and PLEASE do come again!

    Reviewed 20 August 2017

    Amphitheater Backpackers certainly wasn't what we were looking for, but might work for others. Accommodation (5 Stars) - For a budget stop/hostel, the accommodations were excellent. Comfortable, clean, quite affordable. We didn't have any issues with noise. Food Quality/Taste (2 Stars) - Amphitheater is not...More

    Thank Andrew A
    Response from amphibackpackers, Front Office Manager at Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeResponded 27 August 2017

    Hi there guys Thanks for taking the time to put together this review for our place. We are very sorry that Amphitheatre Backpackers wasn't what you were looking for, but thank you for acknowledging that it might work for others. I see that you felt...More

    Reviewed 13 August 2017

    Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge is not the usual backpackers! Indeed, with a swimming pool, a jacuzzi, a bouldering wall, a cosy lounge - music and a fireplace (...), you are looking at a high-end place. However, the price remain in the average we've seen during our...More

    Thank Thomas S
    Response from amphibackpackers, Public Relations Manager at Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeResponded 27 August 2017

    Thank you for the FIVE stars and great review. I see that you enjoyed the rock pool, jacuzzi, bouldering cave IN THE BAR, cosy lounge, lekker music and crackling fireplace. Thank you also for describing us "a high-end place" and for seeing that the prices...More

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    • US$30 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 34
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    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Jagersrust
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    Alex N
    9 November 2017|
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    Response from smokingdragon | Property representative |
    the Lesotho and Tugela falls leave at 07h20
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    Kedar K
    15 March 2017|
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    Response from amphibackpackers | Property representative |
    Hi ... so pleased we could be of help. Hard to know which 2 people you have in mind, as there are shift changes. Can you give the dates you were at the lodge, or some kind of description of the people, so I can identify... More
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    Sandy B
    9 June 2015|
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    "Dorms are excellent, but for a bit more you can choose a private room!"
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