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    Observatory Backpackers

    235 Lower Main Road, Observatory 7925, South Africa
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    • Excellent54%
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    • Average8%
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    1 - 5 of 52 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I have stayed at alot of Backpackers and this one is by far the cleanest, nicest one I have stayed at. The staff are friendly, well mannered and very attentive. The garden is beautiful and it feels like home.

    Thank Ingrid021
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    A huge thank you to the staff at Observatory Backpackers, they are very helpful and friendly. The place is always clean and well maintained. My family really had a lovely holiday. We will be back soon.

    Thank 977Lisa
    Reviewed 21 November 2017

    This is pretty much like a lot of other backpackers I have seen around the world: Some people might find it below standard, but it serves the needs of a budget traveller well. It's a low-cost headquarters for your exploration of a city, but does...More

    Thank soerenjonsson
    Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

    We had to scream and shout at the gate for attention. It then took ages to check in with a taciturn non-communicative reception. The room was filthy, the toilet disgusting and covered in stains and hair. The shower stall was dirty and full of litter....More

    2  Thank Gavin P
    Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

    Its a Nice and clean hostel. The staff is very friendly. But the rooms are very basic. And had no heating, so during winter it can be cold. The parking spot had camera's so it seems safe. Also it had good security.

    Thank Frank v
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    • US$33 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Room Tips
    "rooms in the back have better view of the mountain but rooms in the front have a porch"
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    "Rooms on the mountain side are quieter."
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    "Suites are amazing and wonderfully private!!!!"
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    "Choose the mountain side rooms for better views and they're quieter."
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