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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 23 May 2016

A great place to stay in Oudtshoorn close to everything you need. They offer cycle tours to the local attractions such as the Cango Caves and Cango Wildlife Park, or just rent a bike and go for a cruise. The rooms are comfortable and clean and the staff are fantastic and friendly, always ready to help. Thank you Marius for...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I shared a room with 5 girls and I had no problem. I got all the support that I needed and the attendants were all very friendly. The dinner was good with options for vegetarians. The breakfast was also good but simple. Very comfortable place, I could enjoy a lot. Nice and beautiful hostel.

Thank Ana Paula G
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

magnificent place that is wonderfully decorated to make you feel comfortable. would be better if the free coffee is in the main lobby n just in the small garden behind since breakfast is served there. clean sheets. clean baths and very well ventilated rooms.

Thank Jowi U
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Stayed here for two nights while travelling along the garden route on the Baz Bus. Would highly recommend this hostel. They picked us up from our Baz Bus drop off in George and were very easy to arrange transport to and from local attractions. They had good cooked food available at meal times to order and the dorm we stayed...

Thank Douglas F
Wurzburg, Germany
Reviewed 26 March 2016

If you stay here you made everything right. Beginning with the dorm rooms. Comfy beds including your own bathroom. Amazing food at the restaurant wether its breakfast or lunch. Nice staff who is always there to help you. Free and fast wifi at the lounge area. You can park your car inside a fenced area.

Thank Fabian A
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Our stay at this hostel was very comfortable. There is loads to do around - we chose a bicycle tour from the Cango Caves back to the hostel. However, we got caught in 35 degrees Celsius and the hostel came to collect us halfway for free - very nice of them! The hostel itself is beautiful, big spacious dorms with...

Thank Emma B
Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 15 February 2016

My friend and I stayed here along our road trip travels. We were greeted by the owners with huge smiles and were shown around immediately. The next day they helped us plan our day so that we would see the most of the area in the short amount of time we had there - giving us some tour vouchers too....

Thank JadeC2205
Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 31 January 2016

This was hands down my favorite place I stayed on my trip. Upon first arrival, the plan was to utilize the place as a stop over for the next adventure---but that changed after a few hours-- to a week stay. The facilities are lovely and clean, and work very well and the dorm rooms are spacious and clean, with remarkably...

Thank Chloe M
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hostel as part of a Garden Route tour and it was awesome. Such a cool atmosphere. The rooms were very nice and spacious and all facilities were clean and well kept. The ostrich braai was among my favorite south African meal thus far and I wish I could go back again just for that! Also breakfast with...

Thank ashley218
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Spent one night here, room and bed very comfortable and clean. Staff are very friendly. Breakfast was cheap and very tasty. Got a map of town and vouchers for free glass of wine when eating at some restaurants. Great place to stay

Thank dorothy m

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Additional Information about Backpackers Paradise & Joyrides

Address: 148 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Price Range: ₹ 1,604 - ₹ 1,805 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Backpackers Paradise & Joyrides 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Top Floor rooms have access to the balcony which overlooks the main road. Quiet nice for sundowners”
 of 5 bubbles rudyadams, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles dorothym849, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The dorm rooms were nice all of them.”
 of 5 bubbles fbionly, 24 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Tell the manager what you are interested in. He will make sure he gives you the best he has to offer.”
 of 5 bubbles TourTeacher, 24 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Very good location, spacious and clean common area. You just turn up and they would be able to help you with information.”
 of 5 bubbles diorshan, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
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