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    Rocky Road Backpackers

    Loredo South, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6602, South Africa
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    08/10/2017 09/10/2017
    Traveller (60)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Dining (3)
    • Excellent89%
    • Very good8%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “luxury tents” (12 reviews)
    “hot tub” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Airport Transportation
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Breakfast included
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    8 Oct.9 Oct.
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    11 - 15 of 95 reviews

    Reviewed 20 September 2016

    Set in the most beautiful garden with the most scenic backdrop of rolling South African countryside this was an awesome place to chill and use as a base to explore the surrounding areas of Tsitsikamma national park etc. Rocky et al are great hosts and...More

    Thank Allix J
    Response from Rocky R, Manager at Rocky Road BackpackersResponded 22 September 2016

    Well, Allix, what can I say except thank you? (and blush!) Probably the best thing about Rocky Road is that it feels really away from it all with peace and quiet, big skies and gorgeous surrounding countryside - and yet its only 25 minutes from...More

    Reviewed 31 August 2016

    We stayed here for 1 night after a tip from a travelling friend. It was defenitely a rockly bumby road to get to the hostel and we did not know anything about it. It is really in the middle of nowhere. great thing that they...More

    Thank Tanya v
    Response from Rocky R, Manager at Rocky Road BackpackersResponded 5 September 2016

    Why do you think we call ourselves Rocky Road?! Its a way of notifying our guests in advance about the....um....rocky road. The owner's name is also Rocky, of course.... Glad you enjoyed your stay!

    Reviewed 31 August 2016

    Rocky Road is a very nice place to stay. Mac is a very friendly guy who has great stories to tell and cooks awesome food. Furthermore, the 'tents' (which have a very comfortable bed) are nice and clean. Last but not least, do not forget...More

    Thank Bjørn G
    Response from Rocky R, Manager at Rocky Road BackpackersResponded 5 September 2016

    The stars are always a good surprise. Looking up at them on a clear night you really feel part of the greater universe out there. You don't have that feeling in or near cities anymore...

    Reviewed 14 July 2016

    We used this backpackers as a base for exploring the Garden Route, and it was a last-minute booking so we took whatever we could get. Our log cabin room was small but the beds had thick blankets and heater blankets, which gave a sense of...More

    Thank roadtrippinSA
    Response from Rocky R, Manager at Rocky Road BackpackersResponded 18 July 2016

    Thank you for your review and also for your constructive criticism. We do apologise that the kitchen was "on the dirty side". It is not easy to keep it spotless when guests are using it often, and obviously some guests are more careful than others...More

    Reviewed 20 May 2016

    We stayed one night in the luxury tents and it was fantastic. The tent itself was equipped with a lovely double bed, electric blanket and enough plugs for phone charging. The bathrooms were clean and spacious and the highlight was the outdoor shower. The main...More

    Thank Rdaya
    Response from Rocky R, Manager at Rocky Road BackpackersResponded 9 June 2016

    Thank you for the compliments! We are glad you enjoyed your time with us. Yes, the stars here on a clear night are definitely worth the trip from a city. Reminds you of your place in the universe.... And then to come inside and sit...More

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    • USD 14 - USD 39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Plettenberg Bay >
    • The Crags
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    Traveller (60)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Dining (3)
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