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Elundini Backpackers

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Overview
Elundini Location, Hogsback 5700 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Elundini backpackers is absolutely amazing, the hosts are very friendly and made you feel so welcome and part of the family. The food was amazing and the activities organised was great, I had so much fun. The views that I woke up to were astounding,...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Maddy A
Response from Lieve C, Owner at Elundini BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Maddy, Thanks soooo much for this lovely review. It was great to have you and your group for the whole 10 days. Nice to see that you guys were enjoying and open yourself up to another culture and a different way of living. Hope...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

The garden route is always a bit hectic, and this was just the place to unwind for two days. The amenities are exactly as described, but completely adequate for such rural splendour. We did the bush walk as well as the bread making and Xhosa...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Daz S
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This family run business is really special-it feels less like a hostel and more like staying with a family. Leive and Elliot are so friendly and welcoming and do A LOT for the local community. This really is the best way to experience Xhosa culture...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank MBurry47
Response from Lieve C, Owner at Elundini BackpackersResponded 18 September 2018

Hi there, Thanks a lot for this lovely review. Really glad you enjoyed. If you ever come around again...Well crack another bottle of brandy😁. Enjoy Asia and the rest of your gap year. Warm regards, Lieve and Elliot

Reviewed 9 January 2018

We (Andrew and Rebecca) stayed at Elundini almost 4 months ago but shamefully have only just gotten around to writing this. Leive and Elliot have created something special. A backpackers immersed in the local Xhosa village community with well priced tours and activities run by...More

Date of stay: September 2017
1  Thank Rebecca C
Response from Lieve C, Owner at Elundini BackpackersResponded 29 January 2018

Thanks a lot for this lovely review Rebecca!! Spread the Elundini vibes:-).....

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Elundini Backpackers is one of the two places out of hundreds we've visited in South Africa that we keep visiting again and again. It is a place filled with realistic optimism, everyday joy, and humble resilience. You'll meet people with stories and laughter. It is...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Siri N
Response from Lieve C, Owner at Elundini BackpackersResponded 1 November 2017

Hahaha....that's funny...THE travel destination!!! Wish he could do our PR:-) He will convince everybody to come this side!! Thanks for this very, very lovely review. This means probably you are back home. Hope on your next trip to SA you'll have time to pop in...More

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Description
This backpackers gives you a true Xhosa experience you won't find in any brochure. Stay in tradional rondavels and join the activities organised by local people trough their 100% self owned businesses. At More night have a sundowner around the campfire and gaze at the galaxy of stars on a moonlit evening. A true sense of living guaranteed. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
3
Price range
USD 22 - USD 28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Hogsback
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
3
Price range
USD 22 - USD 28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Hogsback
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Traveller (51)
Room & Suite (12)
Dining (6)
Family and Play Areas (5)
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"Trust Lieve and Elliot!"
Simone_baldanzi
23 Oct. 2017
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"all rondavels and the diningroom have a spectacular view on the Amathole Mountains . Great view of..."
MarcD664
22 Oct. 2017
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"The Rondavels have a lovely view of the mountains"
TravelYoung
16 Apr. 2016
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"All the rooms are great!"
HikingWildCoast
7 Feb. 2016
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