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Cape Town
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were a little apprehensive at first but within a couple hours simply loved the place. Thank you Malcolm for making us feel at home but also leaving us to our own devices. This is rustic and quiet among orchards. It was really hard for us to pack up and leave after 3 days.

Thank Hanniki P
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped over at the backpackers before heading into the park. We received a warm welcome on an especially cold winter's night. The kitchen is well equipped with the basics which is great for those who like to self cater. Rooms and bathrooms basic but clean.

Thank RachelleGraceWalsh
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

It's a nice big property but the house seems to be left for what it is since a couple of years. The room was cold but luckily we found a heater that we could borrow. The crockery in the kitchen was dirty as was the room but it was okay for a nights sleep. It's a backpackers with a lot... More 

Thank Lisa0904
Krugersdorp, South Africa
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35 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Thank you to Malcolm for the warm welcome. The backpackers is not very fancy, but was clean, neat and comfortable. We used a shared shower/bathroom, which again was clean. There is a small braai area, and we enjoyed a game of pool. A good place to stop over, but don't expect 5 star accommodation. The hospitality is the highlight of... More 

2 Thank royw390
Zwevegem, Belgium
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

We arrived after dark here and were warmly welcomed by Malcolm. He is the most friendly host and can give you great tips on the area. It is situated Off the road, cosy with a fireplace and Nice sanitary, good equipped kitchen! Only 10 km from Augrabies NP! We enjoyed a holiday feeling on the bamboo swingchair, eating breakfast with... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2015 via mobile

Never spent the night there but popped in for and early morning Hot Air Balloon trip with Andrew. What an awesome guy. Always talkative and great fun, added to that he knows his stuff in the balloon. Thanks Andrew and crew for a great morning, we really enjoyed it.

1 Thank SirMacklin
Kent, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2014

If you want to rough it, this place will tick that box. For us, 3x over 50's, it was more spartan than most of the YH/backpackers I have previously stayed in. The legs on one of the beds were loose, which made me very anxious so our lightest companion took the bed. They were rock hard and we were so,... More 

1 Thank ynnep56
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Best backpackers ever! Everything is awesome. Home, lovely, lekker, lekker lekker yum! Most amazing, homey nice. Lekjerv woot woor yyayayayayayayayayaya! Clos to augrabie falls. Nature fresh air nicecool lekker sweet braai vleis meat wood trees grass eater river nice cool awesome. Friends of course the best of all ages! The following pages link to the extent permitted under applicable awesome!

1 Thank supersheepz87
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31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2014

We stayed in the Backpackers for two nights and were the only guests due to travelling very off season. It was very nice and lovely. Malcom was very helpful and the rate was good. For a Hostel it was okay regarding the tidiness. There is games, books, a tv and a big braai in the garden. The dogs and cats... More 

Thank SabrinaaufReisen
Sedgefield, South Africa
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

As a lone traveller and straped for cash traveler this place is paradise. Amongst the orange trees, birds and a bubbling channel you will find this little hide away. Self catering with shared bathroom and bedrooms. Clean, comfortable and friendly. Great for groups, a bit lonely for solo travellers. Would highly recommend this as a place if want to travel... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The perfect mix of adventure and relaxation. From river rafting to swing benches in our peaceful garden. A stone's throw away from the Augrabies Falls National Park is also a big plus. The outdoor bar and swimming pool area is great for partying it up before your next adventure, or the lush and serene gardens together with comfortable lodging makes for a good rest after a long drive and day of Orange River rafting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Augrabies Backpackers

Address: just off the R369, Augrabies Falls National Park 8874, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Northern Cape > Augrabies Falls National Park
Price Range: $15 - $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Any one of the 4 rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles HannikiP, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have lovely comfortable beds with duvets”
 of 5 bubbles supersel110, 2 Feb 2014 | Read review
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