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    Owlhouse Backpackers

    Martins St, Nieu-Bethesda 6286, South Africa
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    30/07/2017 31/07/2017
    Traveller (10)
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    Hotel & Grounds (7)
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    One of my favorite places to get away. Nieu Bethesda is unlike any town in South Africa. It's a beautiful, peaceful town, with a surprising amount of things to do! Visit the fascinating owl house, take a fossil tour, check out the art center, and...More

    Thank NaomiRB
    Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

    No wifi and thin mattress/pillow. No real management either. It's clean and maintained, good location. If you want to escape from the modern world then this is the place to go, stay a few days and walk the town while enjoying its rusticness.

    Thank candace15
    Reviewed 16 June 2016

    This sleepy town makes you feel like you have stepped back in time with its dusty roads lined with willows trees and artsy vintage buildings. The town however is buzzing with activities. You can go to the owl house museum, visit the local brewery, and...More

    Thank Venetia B
    Reviewed 15 February 2016

    This time I stayed in the Water Tower (previously in the backpackers) and really loved it. Very special accommodations with interesting history providing everything one needs (fridge, hotplate, cutlery, crockery, etc). Gorgeous sun/star-gazing deck. Bring mozzie stuff (maybe even a net to put up) and...More

    Thank Angela B
    Reviewed 8 December 2015

    Nieu Bethesda is such a quiet village off-season that I had the place mostly to myself, with a few guests quietly coming and going. The traditional old Karoo house has a personality of its own, and entries in the visitors book suggest it is haunted....More

    Thank mtcleroux
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    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Nieu-Bethesda
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    Traveller (10)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (7)
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