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    Wild Spirit Lodge and Backpackers

    R102 Nature's Valley Road, Nature's Valley 6602, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent75%
    • Very good16%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Internet
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Kitchenette
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Breakfast included
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    11 - 15 of 239 reviews

    Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

    This place is unlike any other backpackers hostel that we have stayed, I can only imagine it's the closest I will ever come to staying in a hippy commune. The biggest thing to note that it is completely different in nice weather to bad weather....More

    Thank Nicki H
    Response from WildSpiritLodge, Manager at Wild Spirit Lodge and BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Nicki, Thank you so much for your detailed review, we appreciate you taking the time to write this. We have taken your opinion into consideration regarding the rainy day feeling here and are looking at implementing some activities to make it a more comfortable...More

    Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

    Stayed there for 1 unforgettable night. They have had a drum night with amazing drum sounds and a fire artist show. And they cooked traditional, tasty South African food. There was a special spirit there, the people were just amazing. Wonderful hikes. And in the...More

    Thank Christoph K
    Response from WildSpiritLodge, Manager at Wild Spirit Lodge and BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Christoph, Thank you so much for this lovely review, we are so happy you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again one day :) Best wishes, The Wild Spirit Crew

    Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

    Would i go back here again? Yes absolutely because of all the things in the other reviews. But we thought the map given for the 5 hour walk was poor and everyone wasted a lot of time finding their way. The rooms we thought were...More

    Thank PaulBStockport
    Response from WildSpiritLodge, Manager at Wild Spirit Lodge and BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi there, Hi Paul, Thank you so much for this review. We take pride in giving the best service possible, and were very sorry to hear you didn’t have a good experience. The map for the 5 hour hike has been changed and directions are...More

    Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

    Good food, good people and great things to do! Super close to main attractions in the Crags, hiking & trekking routes right next to the hostel, amazing views & great food. Rooms are chilly and kind of old but definitely worth the value! Recommended!!More

    Thank Sandra V
    Response from WildSpiritLodge, Manager at Wild Spirit Lodge and BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Sandra, Thanks so much for this review, we are pleased you enjoyed the food and the views. Thanks for letting us know about the room temperature, we have since put fan heaters in all the rooms and upgraded the rooms one by one as...More

    Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

    I absolutely loved this place!! The views were SPECTACULAR!! The dinners were amazing (I really want the veg soup recipe) and the hike to the waterfall was so lovely and peaceful. My favorite part were all the cats and dogs!! Our room was veryyy cold...More

    Thank julienrichtravel
    Response from WildSpiritLodge, Manager at Wild Spirit Lodge and BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Julie, Thank you for this review, we appreciate your honesty and perspective. We can definitely send you the veggie soup recipe (send us your email address). We apologize for the chilly room and broken door, we have added more heaters to the rooms and...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
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    • Shuttle Bus Service
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    • US$25 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Nature's Valley
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    Stephanie M
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    Response from Beryl1973 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Stephanie, Details are below. You can get there via the Baz Bus. Wild Spirit Lodge and Backpackers R102 Nature’s Valley Road, The Crags, Western Cape, South Africa Tel : 044 534 8888 Cell : 082 828 8008 Fax: 086... More
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