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Dijembe Backpackers Hostel

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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“goat”(57 reviews)
“free pancakes”(13 reviews)
“river tubing”(7 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was recommended Dijembe by a friend when traveling in SA. It has a great vibe! James was extremely helpful with all the questions i had. I would definitely stay there again. I hope the goat and horse are there when i return.

Thank Nathan G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time in Dijembe! The scenery, the pancakes, the animals and most of all the 'happy hippie vibe' made our stay one to remember. Host James is doing a fantastic job: always helpful and full of energy. If you want to go...More

Thank marjan_doppen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Back in December, I was on the road in South Africa for about two weeks, and Dijembe was by far my favorite backpackers that I stayed at. To say that Dijembe has character is an understatement. It is such a warm and vibrant place with...More

Thank Luisa1506
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This backpacker is so unique and for sure a place to remember! We would definitely recommend this experience. If you look around there’s so much to discover. It’s pretty much the dream of every hippie. Of course you can’t miss out on the pancakes and...More

Thank Hjördis L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dijembe is a unique and cozy lodge in the middle of the forest where I was welcomed with a shot of Amarula and fresh home made bread before meeting Baz the goat, Jame's two dogs and having a drink at the bar with a horse!...More

Thank Noé L
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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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US$ 25 - US$ 39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$ 25 - US$ 39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Leah the Shack is on a Khoisan historical ruin kept without roof or walls in front with a naturally collapsed tree over it . Awesome to keep old stuff original. Stuff being cleared from top of bushy section was brought down... More
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"suggest the quieter 5 bed mixed dorm....nice location in the forest....or the private double room with..."
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"dorm room is awesome"
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"Rooms with the en suite bathrooms"
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"Probably don't get the tent"
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