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Orange Elephant Backpackers

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

I stayed in 'The Hut' the dorm room opposite the kitchen. The room was 4 bunk beds making a 8 bed dorm. The beds were comfortable and clean but there is no power in the hut. if you want to charge a phone you have...More

Thank KaylaWoodhouse
Reviewed 23 November 2017

I had a nice stay at Orange Elephant Backpackers. The staff is very friendly, and the shuttle to the BazBus-stop was well organised. The dorm was spacious and clean. There is a pub next to the hostel and an little supermarket and restaurant in walking...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

The staff is very friendly and it feels like it is a good old friend when you talk for example to John. The pub is nice to get in touch with other backpacker. Price is very cheap. Heater wasn’t working. For one night it is...More

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Response from OrangeEle, Owner at Orange Elephant BackpackersResponded 5 October 2017

Thanks for the review. I checked the heater in the room and all that you had to do was switch it on at the heater....... When you visit again book a Full day safari with us so we can show you all the amazing sights...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

First some things I really liked: + very friendly staff + very nice tour through Addo Elephant National Park, our guide was really good and told us so many interesting things. I definetly recommend to book the tour from the hostel + nice kitchen +...More

Thank Blackhawks022
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Jon made us feel like we old friends rather than tourist when we stayed and this fantastic hostel. We went in winter so the hostel wasn't busy. We signed up to the two day tour which included Addo elephant park and Craddock Zebra park with...More

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Thank Joe B
Response from OrangeEle, Owner at Orange Elephant BackpackersResponded 5 October 2017

hey Joe. It was an awesome privilege to take you guys on tour. It did feel like I was showing my "little brothers"around.......incl"Karl" Looking forward to your guys visit again sometime John

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"The hut has no power sockets"
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"Double rooms are spacious, while the dorms are basic and slightly cramped."
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"Try to avoid the room opposite Reception as it can be noisy, and the smoking area is close by with smoke..."
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"Both private rooms and the dorm are really quiet and comfortable"
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