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    Swellendam Backpackers Adventure Lodge

    5 Lichtenstein Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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    Traveller (17)
    Room & Suite (3)
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    Overview
    • Excellent13%
    • Very good18%
    • Average23%
    • Poor20%
    • Terrible26%
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    “the owner” (11 reviews)
    “kirk” (2 reviews)
    “mountains” (4 reviews)
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    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Laundry Service
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    1 - 5 of 59 reviews

    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 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

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    About
    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$51 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • 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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