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Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge

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Reviewed 14 May 2017

Arriving at Fairy Knowe Backpackers, I immediately sensed that this would be a magical mid-week stop-over experience. The service was a bit slow on checking in, but I did arrive quite late (20:00) so it can be excused. After a quick tour, I was taken...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Bathrooms and Kitchen in poor quality, filthy and on the verge of disgust. Staff is very friendly and helpful, location is beautiful, but the place would need some more love! Its a pity to let it get to this point..More

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Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 13 May 2017

Thank you for your feed back! I think you might be refering to the building materials that was around the main house upon your arrival. May is usually our month of building maintenance, and I must admit that the maintenance staff did not tidy up...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Always a pleasure to stay at the backpackers! friendly service,rooms always clean! Food is good,music and entertainment is always fun! Love the pool table and the people that work there are great always happy and give great service !

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Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 3 May 2017

Hi Stephanie! It was lovely having you stay! 2 days is a bit short though! We are currently busy renovating our lovely old lady, please pop in and have a look next time you are around. Warm Wilderness regards Fairy Knower Team!

Reviewed 25 April 2017

All basic necessities were available. Large fridge and freezer and stove, electric kettle and microwave oven and plenty crockery and kitchen utensils in the communal kitchen. Good friendly atmosphere. I stayed 5 nights and had no problems.

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Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 26 April 2017

Good Morning Andra! I was lovely having you here! Perhaps we will see you again in the future! COme and have a look at our renovations and upgrades when next you pass by. :) Kind regards Didi

Reviewed 24 April 2017

It could be the perfect place to stay at- great location, ok facilities, in woods with great life music in the bar. The staff just doesn't care about you at all, which made the experience unworth. No one should be treated that respectless. If you're...More

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Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 26 April 2017

Hey there! I am terribly sorry about this experience! Usually our staff is said to be super friendly and helpfull. I would like to know more about this incident that it can be sorted out to avoid future mistakes. Kind regards Didi

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"Stay in a private room with ensuite - little thatched chalet huts"
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"Definitely upstairs in the old house."
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