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    Backpackers Paradise & Joyrides

    148 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good27%
    • Average9%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
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    Free Internet
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    842 reviews
    #9 of 30 hotels in Knysna
     
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    507 reviews
    #5 of 9 hotels in George
     
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    271 reviews
    #4 of 9 hotels in George
     
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    434 reviews
    #7 of 30 hotels in Knysna
     
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    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,...More

    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
    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...More

    Thank Douglas F
    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...More

    Thank Fabian A
    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...More

    Thank Emma B
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    507 reviews
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    434 reviews
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    • Pool
    • Free Internet
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    • US$ 25 - US$ 42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    • Oudtshoorn
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    Hotel & Grounds (42)
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    I didn't see any during my stay, but I was also in a single room. The staff is awsome and very accommodating, if you send them an email they can probably let you know what they can do for you. Here is the address... More
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    "Dorms are pretty good"
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    "Top Floor rooms have access to the balcony which overlooks the main road. Quiet nice for sundowners"
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    "all rooms are good"
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    "The dorm rooms were nice all of them."
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