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The Spot Backpackers

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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
17 Jul 2017
“Cottage 'on' the beach”
22 May 2017
“Nice relaxing backpackers”
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

You think you have gotten lost.... until you call Jenny and she directs you into the Spot Backpackers. A fabulous little cottage awaits - I arrived after dark and the lights were all on door open and it looked SOOO inviting. The beach bar was...More

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Response from spot53, Owner at The Spot BackpackersResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you Goran! So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we do hope you will visit us again if you visit our little nook of the world again :)

Reviewed 22 May 2017

Had a very chilled out week at this backpackers by the beach. The dorm room was clean and spacious and the common areas were nice and comfortable too. Credit to the friendly staff who helped me organise some shark diving trips in the area. They...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Real chilled out atmosphere and friendly staff. Like to stay there when in the area. Can go for beach walk and shopping. Fishing, swimming, canoeing, surfing.... while we cant choose who else is staying there, we can make the most of the relaxing garden and...More

1  Thank Maya V
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Too expensive, misconception about "separate double room" that was not separate at all. We phoned 2 weeks in advance to cancel our first evening and which they did take note of but we were still charged on it. There was a whole construction worker team...More

Thank Monica O
Response from spot53, Manager at The Spot BackpackersResponded 27 January 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us as we can only learn from it. Firstly, as stated in our booking emails, we do not refund deposits, and when you called and said you would arrive a day late because of the drive from...More

Reviewed 14 January 2017

This was our most expensive camp spot during 4 weeks in South Africa. During our trip we stayed at some stunning locations, and beautiful woodland campsites: away with the fairies, wildspirit lodge, bucaneers at chintsa, northern drakensburg all for less money and we felt it...More

Thank globetrotter648
Response from spot53, Owner at The Spot BackpackersResponded 27 January 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Let me start by apologising for the dog poo you may have come across on the grounds. Had you brought this to our attention we would have showed you to another camping spot or cleaned it...More

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"The cottage !"
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"Ask for a camping spot close to the sea if you want to fall asleep with the sound of breaking waves."
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"Camping is on beach sand - not good for electronic equipment."
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"We stayed in the dorm room, which other guests have to pass through to get to the bathroom and the private..."
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