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    Albergo for Backpackers

    8 Church Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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    27/08/2017 28/08/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good29%
    • Average7%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
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    Breakfast included
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    27 Aug.28 Aug.
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    1 - 5 of 94 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Had a wonderful stay at Albergo! Very cozy, very comfortable. We stayed in the winter and enjoyed the indoor wood fireplace and the nightly braais. There's a huge yard with lots of hammocks and a few areas to hang out. It's a short walk from...More

    Thank Brendan A
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The place was really cozy and funky, accommodating staff and good wifi. The atmosphere was awesome, the braai every evening was great! We really enjoyed our time here. The supermarket across the street was super handy too.

    Thank Ann K
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    this hostel was ideal for m friends and I. Their shuttle service is organized and very handy. The location of the hostel is walking distance to the beach. The prices are very affordable. The rooms, kitchen, communal area, fier pit, hammocks, music, board games... are...More

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    Thank nina_hees
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We spent two nights at Albergo as a family of 5 and all ages enjoyed themselves very much. The staff were helpful and the garden is a gem of an oasis. We loved the fire outside every night with the option to braai each night...More

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    Thank Sunflowerstop
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Albergo is a nice and clean Backpackers, beds are comfy, shower is hot and the self catering kitchen is huge! Really close to Shoppingplaces and a short walk away from the beach! Lovely atmosphere, especially in the "diningroom" Everything was really good, we enjoyed our...More

    Thank Fabian G
    The Plettenberg Hotel
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    80 reviews
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Laundry Service
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • USD 22 - USD 41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Plettenberg Bay
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    glendasaywood
    21 January 2017|
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    Sorry we only cater for girls!
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    "Big dorm - make new friends and awesome view!"
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    "if the outdoor area has a party no one will rest; rooms on south side would be quieter"
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    "# 5 is spacious - king size bed and an extra twin bed"
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    "If choosing a dorm, ask for the 6bed dorm with ocean view! :)"
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