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    Swellendam Backpackers Adventure Lodge

    5 Lichtenstein Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent13%
          • Very good18%
          • Average23%
          • Poor20%
          • Terrible24%
          Travellers talk about
          “horse ride” (5 reviews)
          “the owner” (11 reviews)
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          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Family Rooms
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          Reviews (82)
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          1 - 5 of 82 reviews

          Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

          I came here with my mom (she's 50 and I am 23) and it was the first stop of our road trip. Very disappointed about many things, the main one was the unwelcoming vibe (felt like we were just strangers in someone else's house and...More

          Thank Alana R
          Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

          What a miserable experience in all respects ! Made to feel very unwelcome . This is not a reflection of true Backpacker travel and tradition . Too many insulting signs all over on the do's and don'ts !! Please invest in some equipment for your...More

          Thank Businessstaya
          Reviewed 31 January 2017

          Comfortable, clean rooms. Lacks that welcoming backpacking atmosphere. Too many rules makes one feel like a child in someone else's home. Kitchen is available but one is not allowed to cook fatty meat!? So forget about your bacon and eggs. Kitchen equipment could do with...More

          Thank carlosfrancisco2001
          Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

          The venue itself is beautiful and the rooms are lovely, but the woman who received us was unfriendly and rude. It advertises a bar and lounge but this area has been marked off as a family room and all guests are banned. We got a...More

          Thank Michelle d
          Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

          We stayed for 3 nights and loved it! Stephanie and Kirk who run the place are brilliant; so helpful and friendly, highly recommend staying here. The rooms are comfortable and the bathroom fittings are really cool. The whole setting is great, the big garden is...More

          Thank Cazzacoley
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
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          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
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          • Price range
          • US$39 - US$41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Western Cape >
          • Overberg District >
          • Swellendam
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          Traveller (17)
          Room & Suite (3)
          Hotel & Grounds (11)
          Bathroom (2)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          Room Tips
          "Book any, make a fire, have a drink and enjoy"
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          "Garden cabins give you privacy but you have to cross the garden to get to the ablution facilities."
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          "Definitely ask for one of the new rooms especially Room 6."
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          "check out the prices of local b&b's, you might get more for your money"
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