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    Clarens Inn & Backpackers

    93 Van Reenen Street, Clarens 9707, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent13%
    • Very good13%
    • Average18%
    • Poor21%
    • Terrible35%
    3 Apr 2017
    “Good backpackers”
    13 Feb 2017
    “Great Location but dirty accomodation”
    Free Parking
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    Ash River Lodge B&B
    65 reviews
    #8 of 38 B&Bs / Inns in Clarens
     
    278 On Main
    29 reviews
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    294 reviews
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    1 - 5 of 38 reviews

    Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

    This place is a perfect gateway to the Golden Gate National Park. Our room was clean with a private bathroom. Warm blankets and a small heater. The shared kitchen facility was well equip with everything we needed.

    Thank Kimberley P
    Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

    First off all, this place doesn't wash their bedding, which is a bit disgusting especially when you see stains in the bed that you must sleep in. Secondly, If you want to come to clarens to have fun then you shouldn't stay here, we booked...More

    Thank Xander H
    Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

    I booked at the backpackers and got exactly what I expected. I went there on the last minute and can't complain about the facilities. If you expect a hotel or guesthouse, you will be disappointed. If you've been to a couple of Backpackers, especially rural...More

    Thank attied2016
    Reviewed 13 February 2017

    I was nervous to book due to reviews I had seen but thought we could give it a try anyway!!!! Nicky was very pleasant when we arrived and asked us to give them some more time to clean the bathroom a bit more (this was...More

    Thank Joanne T
    Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

    Besides being very affordable, there is absolutely nothing else to report over this place. Not ideal for a family stay - good for passing by cow boys. Stayed for one night only. Plenty youngsters maintaining a flower power vibe. Friendly people running the place.

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    Ash River Lodge B&B
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    #8 of 38 B&Bs / Inns in Clarens
     
    278 On Main
    29 reviews
    #20 of 38 B&Bs / Inns in Clarens
     
    Sir Henry's Guest Houses
    74 reviews
    #19 of 38 B&Bs / Inns in Clarens
     
    Clarens Eddies
    294 reviews
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    • 6
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    • Clarens
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    Room Tips
    "Choose A Hive due to privacy, being right next to the river and among the trees. Take your own pillows and..."
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    "All the rooms seems fair for the price just insist that they clean it before your arrival"
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    "There's a honeymooner's room which I thought was very cute for a backpackers :)"
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    "The rooms are clean and interesting but shabby."
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