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    Amapondo Backpackers Lodge

    Second Beach Road | Wildcoast, Port St Johns 5120, South Africa
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$ 33
          US$ 22
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          Pool & Beach (8)
          • Excellent58%
          • Very good24%
          • Average10%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible4%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
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          Multilingual Staff
          Pets Allowed
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          2.0 Star Hotel
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          41 - 45 of 187 reviews

          Reviewed 13 January 2016

          At Amapondo we found privacy, independence, and relaxation in the middle of a warm, vibey backpackers lodge. The facilities are more than adequate and the fish and chips tops, but the people really make the place. Neil & Amanda and their crew of staff and...More

          2  Thank TraceyGrace
          Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 30 January 2016

          Thanks for the response. Amapondo is a cool place, brought together by the community of people that work and run the place. And yes, we do have good chips. Best in town in fact. Some have even said they are the best in SA!

          Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

          Friends stayed in the double room and 2 of us in the chalets (double bed with kitchen and bathroom) the chalets offered a great view and more privacy away from the bustle, especially late at night if you like to go to bed before 23:00.....More

          1  Thank Stellies_Squirrel
          Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 30 January 2016

          Thanks for the review. Sorry if you discovered a dirty communal kitchen. We have cleaners in their two or three times a day, but its difficult to make sure guests clean their own dishes sometimes. Our communal bathrooms are a bit of a novelty, and...More

          Reviewed 23 December 2015

          My name is Ferran,I went to Amapondo backpackers last october, I found a very close ambient with the people, very nice place with amazing views!All the staff are like a family!I recomend to all people who wants to relax, go there!

          1  Thank FerranMa
          Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 30 January 2016

          It is a family. The owners, most of the staff, and lots of volunteers live here together. So we become family, and we love each other. Glad you had a good time. You are welcome back anytime

          Reviewed 2 December 2015

          This was a really vibrant backpackers! The owners and all the staff were really friendly and fun. I stayed in a cottage with a view of the ocean. The surroundings were beautiful. This is a perfect place to stay away from the hustle and bustle...More

          1  Thank Stephanie G
          Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 4 December 2015

          Our cottages are epic and all have fantastic ocean views. Glad you had a good time. Please come again

          Reviewed 17 November 2015

          Port St. Johns was a surprisingly tropical oasis. Rocking up to Amapondo was like coming across a backpackers hidden in the jungle. With awesome staff and cool rooms and good food it was a great place to spend a few nights. Amanda and Neil the...More

          Thank KathAnn18
          Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 4 December 2015

          Amazing. So glad you had a good time. Amanda's Cafe is called Cafe 167. Its the BEST FOOD in town. Hope you come again. Neil

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          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Babysitting
          • Room amenities
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Price range
          • US$ 22 - US$ 34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Suites ,
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          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 14
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          • Eastern Cape >
          • Port St Johns
          • Also Known As
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Greetings! We as a family spent many holidays at Second Beach lots of years ago, and would like to re-live some of the memories in 2018 some time. The questions are: 1. How many people can you accommodate at a time? 2. Is security (petty and more serious crimes) an issue in the PStJ area? 3. To avoid hordes of people we would like to come out of season....which months are the best? 4. Can you give us an indication of prices for next year (more or less). 5.If one decides on self-catering....where is the nearest shop for groceries etc.? 6. Can I correspond by e-mail or sms directly with the owner/s? Many tks Brian
          20 February 2017|
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          Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
          Firstly, thanks Sandra P for your answers. Brian, please check our website, which is very comprehensive. PSJ is pretty safe and crime is rare, but we have security on site and a perimeter fence too. We can accommodate up... More
          Is the airstrip in psj accessible with a normal vehicle (not 4x4 or the like) ?
          16 November 2016|
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          Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
          Hi, sorry for the delay. No problems at all. Its a tar road all the way to the airstrip. You could even roller-skate to the top!
          In PSJ for just 48 hours, staying at Amapondo backpackers. What can't I miss ?
          10 November 2016|
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          Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
          Hi, sorry for the delay. If you havent come and gone already, please check out the Adventure section on our website where there are links, details and photos of all the coolest stuff to do in PSJ.
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