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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

This place advertises double rooms on both Hostelworld and Hostelbookers. However after booking ahead (and paying a deposit) my fiancé and I were informed on arrival that no such rooms exist, they only have dorms. Furthermore they said if we went to stay anywhere else they wouldn't give us our deposit back. Although they have clearly been trying to improve...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2014

Our frient booked through hostel bookers and the place was disgusting! We had booked a room for 4 people and what we got instead was an 8 sleeper dorm. We were disappointed with it but could have looked past this. What we couldnt look past was the beds were fallin apart (my fiance and I slept on the bottom bunk...

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 29 October 2013

We booked accommodation in Plett backpackers but when we arrived, we were so disappointed and disgusted in what we saw, we cancelled our booking completely. The photos of the backpackers that can be seen on “Safari now” is deceiving. The place is not taken good care of. Even though the place is clean it still looks dirty. The way that...

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Zurenborg, Antwerpen, Belgium
Reviewed 19 May 2013

In coast to coast it seemed a nice backpackers, arriving there was different. The location is cool, but it looks poor inside, not very looked after. There are green spots on the wall and it's dirty. I checked out after one night (arrived late with bazbus) and went to an other backpackers. The girl who worked there was friendly and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Plett Backpackers sound absolutely amazing in Coast to Coast however when we arrived in Jan’13 the so advertised deck wasn’t accessible, the staff was careless and the venue itself was poorly looked after. It has a great location – just in the centre of the town, close to the beach, however it’s so down at the moment that I won’t...

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Address: 21 Main Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: $14 - $32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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