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4 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 27 March 2014

This is by far the worst place you could ever stay at. The place is not well looked after at all. The rooms have paint peeling off the walls, the toilets don't flush well, the matrasses are old and thin, the bathroom in one of the rooms has no door but it is a 10 sleeper, the communal kitchen is...

Thank Lmayjvr
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 7 February 2014

So the one and a half nights I stayed at the Mad Hatters was one of the worst experiences.. My boyfriend and I arrived at Mad Hatters very hopeful & excited to be experiencing a Backpackers for the first time. I had researched a few different backpackers in Port St. Johns, but Mad Hatters seemed to stand out - the...

1Thank gdemeillon
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 11 September 2012

The fresco's ugly and the kitchen a bit basic, but Brian and Stefan, the associated owners, are top, very friendly and helpful. It's well situated between town and beach, the view from the terrace is great.

Thank gwen l
Reviewed 9 January 2012

Once we were lost in Port St. Johns, very helpful guy with Bob Marley hairdo emerged from bluish smoke of dagga in this peacefull place and showed us the right way to more traditional and more conventional guest house in this small town.

2Thank bona-fides

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Additional Information about Mad Hatters Backpackers

Address: Second Beach Road, Port St Johns 5210, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port St Johns
Number of rooms: 13

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