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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very clean and cozy hostel. Nice garden and pool, very good for relaxing. It's quite and the hosts are very very friendly and helpful. I can definitely recommend this hostel and i'll come back when i'm in the area the next time!!!!

Thank Benni D
KevinG1Cape, Owner at Robertson Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Robertson Backpackers. We are pleased that you have enjoyed the experience and look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Besides the mozzies eating me like a candy bar, I had a lovely stay. It was clean, safe, friendly, affordable and a friendly place to stay. I really enjoyed that it was a quiet place with no loud music or rowdy people. Staff were helpful and very accommodating.

Thank TPAEmmaH
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the garden suites, the room and bathroom were clean and had everything we needed. It was great to come home to a dip in the pool and enjoy a cold beer in sun trapped garden. The owners were very accommodating and able to provide us with breaky at late notice. We also appreciated the book of local...

Thank BradSch
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We rented the separate room with ensuite bathroom, and we were pleasantly surprised by the incredible quality of cleanliness, and facilities on offer at this backpackers. The room can sleep 4 people (2 bunk beds and a double); the bathroom had stylish finishes and was spotless. There is also a porch overlooking the sunny garden. The pool is spotless, and...

1Thank John Y
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Nice, quiet hostel in a nice part of town. Beds are good, there is a nice garden area with braai facilities and even a small heated pool. Kitchen and sitting area are well maintained. Kevin knows a lot about the town and area so be sure to ask him for any tips

1Thank Roelvdk
Lamberts Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We arrived on the Friday afternoon and was the first guests for the weekend. Lynda was a friendly host, showing us around the place. We then got to see our room for our stay. The room is big enough if you are planning on staying only a night or two. Please keep in mind that the room is not self-catering!...

Thank NtashaE
KevinG1Cape, Owner at Robertson Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your review & we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We try our utmost to make our backpackers comfortable & enjoyable to every-one. To avoid any misunderstanding, the town centre is only 1km away, a comfortable walking distance for most people. There are clothes & towel hooks in the rooms - not many backpackers travel with suits....

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I had a wonderful stay in this stunning region of SA enjoying the company and hospitality of the owners. There is a fireplace and a beautiful garden where you can relax. ..coming from an urban environment, Robertson was an oasis of peace and quiet. I highly recommend a stay.

1Thank ezansvir
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 28 June 2016

had family reunion weekend,and once again were impressed with the establishment we used all their rooms so can comment on all of them.from sharing dorm to en-suite garden rooms.all very good value for money

1Thank L8731BApierrem
KevinG1Cape, Owner at Robertson Backpackers, responded to this review

thanks for visiting us again Pierre...you are always welcome

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 25 June 2016

This place is very nice. We stayed on a double room which was spacious, clean and comfortable. The staff was friendly and the breakfast very good. All the facilities are there and very convenient. A very good deal in Robertson

1Thank vinz1
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Robertson Backpackers is excellent value for money, situated on the northern outskirts of town. I stayed in the six bunk dorm, but the property offers private rooms also. All the amenities are clean tidy and comfortable. The garden offers a peaceful retreat with a braai facility, the secure parking gives peace of mind. There is a recently installed swimming pool...

Thank water_boy_999
KevinG1Cape, Owner at Robertson Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi there 'waterboy' If I recall, you were one of the first guests to enjoy the pool. Glad you had a good stay

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a quite country backpackers situated in the town of Robertson.Our accommodation ranges from large dormitory and double rooms to luxury en-suite garden rooms. We have 3 communal lounges and a wonderful garden to enjoy so there is always a place to find a quite spot, so it never seems crowded. The kitchen is well equipped and meals may be ordered on request.We also offer River Rafting and Wine Tours which must be booked in advance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Robertson Backpackers

Address: 4 Dordrecht Avenue | on Route 62, Robertson 6705, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Robertson
Number of rooms: 5
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“Garden view rooms with the en-suite bathroom for a bit more privacy.”
NtashaE, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Garden en-suite”
L8731BApierrem, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Outside rooms are more private than the main house.”
kieran991, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
“en suite room.”
charlietug, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are fantastic.”
malambecamp, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
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