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Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 19 August 2014

It’s a place that you would never forget. Warm and fun staff, goat the baz, horses,always welcome you .You could totally relax here because of natural atmosphere and good food. The first night I enjoyed chicken braai and also cooked pancake myself next morning. If you are looking for natural place in Strormsriver, Dijembe Backpackers would be your best choice...

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Betera, Spain
Reviewed 14 August 2014 via mobile

I booked a hut in Storms River Mouth Rest Camp for 2 people and I also booked a shuttle from this backpackers to bring me there on the 6th June since there is no transportation service. We arrived at Storms River village by bus (14km away from the reserve) and the backpackers taxi driver wasn't at our arrival, we had...

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Dijembe, Owner at Dijembe Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

If you had booked the shuttle upfront the driver would have been able to drive you all the way to your house but you had not. After I quoted you for the shuttle to the Park you replied that this is too expensive and you will look for a local taxi. I still send the driver after you called from...

Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

This place was great! I stayed for 3 nights. You are always given a warm welcome and treated nicely by all the staff. Place is clean but rustic so come prepared with more of a hippie/true backpackers mind set. Everyone can sit around the fire at night and enjoy a braai. We had a group drumming session one night which...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 August 2014

I feel sorry that I have to write a bad review, I guess it depends what you are looking for... Service: The manager is friendly but didn't seem to care much about helping us to plan our next day. He seemed to be pre-occupied to go sit around the fire to chill and party with the other guests. Did not...

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Rome
Reviewed 2 August 2014

We had an amazing stay with so many different experiences! The staff was extremely friendly and fun! If you are looking to have an amazing time then this place is perfect for that. Nature is all around the place so it is extremely peaceful and relaxing. The owner is very very fun and friendly too! Oh and veeeery good pizza!

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Germering, Germany
Reviewed 27 July 2014

If you're looking for all the mod-cons, this place may not be the ideal choice for you. But if you're looking for a place with a great vibe, a place that makes you feel at home the second you walk in, with a relaxing and open atmosphere, great food (free pancakes for breakfast!), and in a very positive sense memorable...

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We only stayed here for one night but were made to feel very welcome. As it was low season there were only a few people staying so we pretty much had the place to ourselves. The place was very clean, there was a free breakfast of DIY pancakes, and even a hot tub on the balcony. We took the dijembes...

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 July 2014

It's been an amazing stay in Storms River. Dijembe has a vibe that is more than special. The place, the staff, the animals, the food it is a total package we enjoyed so much. Brad, Helena, Cindy, Wade, James and all the others that made our stay one to remember, thank you! We have been in many amazing places on...

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Zemst, Belgium
Reviewed 6 July 2014

5 friend & I stayed in Storm's River for one night. Arriving at Dijembe Backpackers, you immediately get the grasp of what kind of hostel it is: maybe not the most "clean" or "fashionable" hostel, but what an amazing atmosphere. Some walls are devoted as a guestbook to those who stayed in the hostel: you can see a lot of...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 27 June 2014

so much personality here. a pet goat, flapjacks in the morning and beer bread at night. the staff is so interesting and crazy and fun, forget whoever you're traveling with and just hang out with them by the fire. and play the drums or didgeridoo. they'll help you make the most of the area with hike and adventure recs and...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As you walk into Dijembe you become a part of what this homely and sustainable lodge's name promises: a circle of friends. Handmade hammocks, recycled building materials, fresh mountain water and small details like the 'frog city' which protects little amphibians in the wild green camping garden, prove the passion of the green Dijembe team. Respecting the Khoisan ancestors, Dijembe not only invites its guests to drumming and dances, but also preserves their heritage by including and strengthening the local community. Visit the local township with its art shops and taverns. Bounce through the National Park and explore nature on foot, affordable mountain bikes or on the backs of Dijembe's horses - or book some tubing. End the day with a wholesome organic dinner and bread from the stone pizza oven, then star gaze from the jacuzzi on the candle-lit deck. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dijembe Backpackers Hostel

Address: Cnr of Formosa and Assegaai Street | Stormsriver Village, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Tsitsikamma National Park > Storms River
Price Range: $30 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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