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    Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge

    Dumbleton Road, Wilderness, South Africa
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    • Excellent43%
    • Very good30%
    • Average11%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible10%
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    1 - 5 of 151 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    I spent 3 days here and I didn't want to leave. This place is just perfect. It has a wonderful bar opened till 1 am, great dorms, self catered houses and huts. It's really clean and well maintained. The atmosphere is just amazing and there...More

    Thank PaoloAiello
    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 5 days ago

    Hey there Paulo! It was so lovely having you with us! Please visit when next you are back in our beautiful country! Safe travels and see you soon! Much love Fairy Knowe.

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Digby, Didi, Sarah and staff are absolute experts at making you feel like family and at home at this beautiful forest nestled Shangri-La/Brigadoon magical backpackers! From amazing home cooked meals to all your wanderlust adventure needs catered for by the hikes, waterfalls, river and forest,...More

    Thank Chris d
    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 5 days ago

    Hi there Chris! Thank you for your review!! You are more than welcome in our beautiful home anytime! Safe travels! Much love from the fairies!

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Located a short drive from the town centre. Spacious premises with plenty of room for campers and parking. Self catering and BBQ facilities as well as breakfast/daytime menu and all day bar. WiFi not great but as good as any other hostel in SA. Live...More

    Thank pres94
    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 5 days ago

    Hey there! Thank you for your kind feedback! oh the wifi... :( I do appologise for that. It is not great at best of times and we should probably make the move to a better provider. I am so pleased that you enjoyed the stay!...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We arrived the 30th of December and had a great first evening. Very festive vibes that could've continued late into the next morning. We were shushed by the staff at 12:30 in the evening (understandable, seeing that it was not new years eve yet). We...More

    Thank Sebastian D
    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 6 days ago

    I am happy to say that I do treat unruley South Africans like this. They seem to think that they own you once they have payed R140 to camp, treat our hostel like a dumping ground, trash the bathrooms (which tey expect to be serviced...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I loved staying at Fairy Knowe in Wilderness. The crew was friendly and helpful, there was live music at night, there was food being served (dinner and breakfast) for a reasonable price and the whole environment was just great, you could literally see that everyone...More

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    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hey there! Such a pitty you only stayed for one night. There is so much to do in the area! I wateris your thing: Kayaking, canyonning, abseiling our beautiful kaaimans waterfall, stand up paddle boarding or just enjoying our warm ocean!!. We have 3 of...More

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    • US$ 27 - US$ 52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Western Cape >
    • Wilderness
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    Traveller (36)
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    Room Tips
    "Stay in a private room with ensuite - little thatched chalet huts"
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    "The en suite roops are great"
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    "Stay away!"
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    "Definitely upstairs in the old house."
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