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Dijembe Backpackers Hostel

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  • Excellent74%
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Dijembe was my favorite hostel during my month-long holiday in South Africa. James and Esther were excellent hosts and were fun to talk to or get help from. The accomodation feels almost like camping at times, very laid back and fun. The free homemade bread,...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Dijembe was home to one of the highlights of my SA trip. James is an absolute character who does everything for his guests and sets the vibe for newcomers with the world-famous welcome shooter. I had about five of those. If you're traveling around the...More

Thank Bruno O
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Incredible experience, James was really cool and helpful and the vibe makes you feel like at home. And, of course, the pancakes were out of this world! If you are there, I would totally recommend the Bungy Jumping from the bridge!

Thank Carly M
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

I was recommended Dijembe by a friend when traveling in SA. It has a great vibe! James was extremely helpful with all the questions i had. I would definitely stay there again. I hope the goat and horse are there when i return.

Thank Nathan G
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We had a great time in Dijembe! The scenery, the pancakes, the animals and most of all the 'happy hippie vibe' made our stay one to remember. Host James is doing a fantastic job: always helpful and full of energy. If you want to go...More

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Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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USD 16 - USD 28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"We stayed in the Safari Tent. It was lovely. Had a look into the dorm and it also looked cosy."
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"Dorms are great, you might want to be close to the fan if it's the summer."
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"suggest the quieter 5 bed mixed dorm....nice location in the forest....or the private double room with..."
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"dorm room is awesome"
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