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Swellendam Backpackers Adventure Lodge

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Overview
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good18%
  • Average23%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible26%
18 Apr 2017
“NOT a backpackers, ”
1 Mar 2017
“Backpackers ????”
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Fitness centre
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Reviewed 19 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

1  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

1  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 17 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

1  Thank K3573JXmichelled
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

1  Thank Cazzacoley
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Things to do
Restaurant
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Price range
US$42 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$42 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (17)
Room & Suite (5)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"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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