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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was like a chilled out bungalow in the trees. Very nice and delicious hot breakfast for only 90 Rand. Only spent one night there, but it had a electric gate and felt very homey and safe. Only complaint: no towels. Maybe some to rent? (Didn't ask though)

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice chilled hostel - easy to find and not far from supermarkets and town centre- as well as a short drive to Cango Caves and the Ostriches! Our dorm was clean and the facilities are great, including a well equipped kitchen! The staff were so awesome, make sure you try the Barman (Vicus- hope I'm spelling that right !) recommended...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Our family had a wonderful stay over, very central and peaceful, friendly an helpful staff. We will most definitely return in the future and hope to stay a bit longer, and will also recommend to our friends.

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Thank SalieghAS
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

A very chilled place close to the center of oudtshorn. Worth an overnight stay due to its friendly staff, the location and the braai in the evening (very delicious) for R90 pp. Pool Table, Swimming Pool and a large kitchen are included.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The house is an old one....but the location is great and the staff too! They made a reservation for the Cango Caves is our name and very kindly explained everything there is to be done around. Would stay again.

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Pretoria
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Beautiful old building, well maintained, clean, but new beds will make it great. Our reception was lovely, made a friend in Kristin from Germany. Location great, short walk to some lovely restaurants.

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Thank elschenf
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed for two nights at Paradise Backpackers camping in a lovely quiet spot with great access to facilities. The staff are very friendly, the kitchen has everything you need, the tea and coffee station is a lovely touch, and the place is spotless. We only had a couple of cinnamon rolls from the cafe but they were lovely and...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We had a great experience at Backpackers Paradise & Joyrides. We were only there for one night but will be back soon. Marius was an excellent host and the backpackers venue was great. Thank you Marius

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Amanzimtoti, South Africa
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had a wonderful experience here. It is a huge place that is well kept, clean and comfortable. Our room was clean and beds were very comfortable! Would definitely recommend it for people who are either just passing through or need to stay a while!

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Cape Town
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We stayed there one night in a private ensuite room, which was spacious and clean. The kitchen is completely equipped with everything you could need, and we had free ostrich eggs for breakfast in the morning!! There is a nice small swimming pool, and in general the atmosphere is very relaxed. We would definitely stay there again! :)

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Additional Information about Backpackers Paradise & Joyrides

Address: 148 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Price Range: $34 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Top Floor rooms have access to the balcony which overlooks the main road. Quiet nice for sundowners”
 of 5 bubbles rudyadams, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles dorothym849, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The dorm rooms were nice all of them.”
 of 5 bubbles fbionly, 24 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Tell the manager what you are interested in. He will make sure he gives you the best he has to offer.”
 of 5 bubbles TourTeacher, 24 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Very good location, spacious and clean common area. You just turn up and they would be able to help you with information.”
 of 5 bubbles diorshan, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
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