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Backpackers Paradise & Joyrides

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great two night stay at backpackers paradise as part of our garden route trip with Baz Bus. As it is away from the main route the staff helped arrange a shuttle from George to their hostel in Oudtshoorn. The staff were very...More

Thank madeleinemilburn
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We stayed only one night. The location is good but the bathroom in the room had a lot of ants, especially in the toilet, which was gross. For some reason the door handle is extremely low, which isn't really a problem but was slightly weird....More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed in a private room at this backpackers. Compared to all other backpackers where we stayed during our garden route trip, this was the most basic and old one to stay in. The food was fine but nothing special. Bathroom and floor of the...More

Thank Christiaan K
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Nice location, clean facilities & friendly staff. We had a great view of the sunset from the porch outside our room. Bonus = discounts on the Cango Caves, Highgate Ostrich Farm, etc. Only cons = no TV in the room and parking is tight in...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Wonderful cosy place, we stayed here for two nights as part of our garden route trip in a double room with bathroom, it has a cosy dining are and bar with a very friendly barmaid, and serve hot meals in the evening at a very...More

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Free Parking
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US$24 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$24 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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I didn't see any during my stay, but I was also in a single room. The staff is awsome and very accommodating, if you send them an email they can probably let you know what they can do for you. Here is the address... More
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"Dorms are pretty good"
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"Top Floor rooms have access to the balcony which overlooks the main road. Quiet nice for sundowners"
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"all rooms are good"
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"The dorm rooms were nice all of them."
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