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    Orange Elephant Backpackers

    R335, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
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    Room & Suite (11)
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    • Excellent41%
    • Very good30%
    • Average14%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible10%
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    “day tour” (3 reviews)
    “addo tour” (3 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Paid Wifi
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    Fitness centre
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    11 - 15 of 82 reviews

    Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

    As many others here I can definitely say that the hostel is over its best times and not worth its money. Don't be fooled by the pictures, the outdoor areas and the community kitchen do not look like that anymore at all. First, note that...More

    Thank Julia K
    Response from OrangeEle, Owner at Orange Elephant BackpackersResponded 27 January 2017

    Firstly may I apologize for the misunderstanding regarding the "Free transport" We have never offered free transport to Scotia safaris as they are a private reserve around 60km from us. They do offer a shuttle one their 1/2 day tour @R500 per person. Strange you...More

    Reviewed 12 October 2016

    Within 4 minutes of Addo Elephant Park, this backpackers is ideally situated! I stayed in one of the double rooms, which was spacious, clean and quiet. It is a little bit dated, but it added to the rustic appeal of the place! The garden is...More

    2  Thank a3meyer
    Reviewed 2 October 2016

    Not sure how to sum up just how great this backpackers is in 200 words. I was looking for somewhere to study for a week on a break from Cape Town where I could relax, hang out with nice people, see some wildlife and the...More

    1  Thank suzewanderer
    Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

    I stayed two nights in a dorm located in a small hut just outside the main building. It is basic but clean, confortable and warm even in winter. The hostel offers a free and delicious breakfast, which is most enjoyable. I took the full day...More

    1  Thank Julien R
    Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

    Came here for two nights over my birthday weekend to go to addo elephant park and was a little disappointed. This place needs to be updated and have a good clean. Although the double room was huge with a double and two singles- the bathroom...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • 13
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Greater Addo >
    • Sundays River Valley >
    • Addo
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    Traveller (33)
    Room & Suite (11)
    Hotel & Grounds (31)
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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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