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    Swellendam Backpackers Adventure Lodge

    2.7 km from Swellendam centre
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    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    5 Lichtenstein Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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    Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

    I have now read the reviews which I am no doubt going to echo here, I wish I had before we booked here. The lady who runs the hostel took around 20 minutes to come to the reception after we arrived, despite booking and advising...More

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    Reviewed 24 September 2016

    The title says it all. I have stayed in many many backpackers all across the country. Not secure and overpriced cheap rooms. Disappointed to discover some of our stuff got stolen as well (from a private room!!). A travellers lodge is supposed to be a...More

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    Reviewed 4 June 2016

    Me and my boyfriend spent there 2 nights. Despite its name this place is not backpackers as commonly known in SA. It does not have dorms and the cheapest room for couple costs 480R/night. Room was very basic, which was quite dissapointing considering its price....More

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    Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

    We needed a weekend away from the craziness of life and felt like footloose travellers arriving at the backpackers under the trees in the shadow of the glorious mountain. After a welcome cup of tea, we were booked into our lovely, clean twin room with...More

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    Reviewed 25 April 2016

    This was my first stay at a backpackers and I truly enjoyed it. The room was very clean, the beds were exceptionally comfortable and the facility was full of character. The owner was delightful and we enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. The morning horse ride was...More

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    Room Tips
    "Book any, make a fire, have a drink and enjoy"
    Furbrain2015, over a year agoRead review
    "Garden cabins give you privacy but you have to cross the garden to get to the ablution facilities."
    Mina-Vianne, over a year agoRead review
    "Definitely ask for one of the new rooms especially Room 6."
    Mauveen350, over a year agoRead review
    "check out the prices of local b&b's, you might get more for your money"
    XJJC, over a year agoRead review
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