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    African Array Lodge

    30 Ladywood | 30 Ladywood, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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    • Average4%
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    1 - 5 of 203 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Our overall stay in the backpacker dorm room was nice. However, there were a few things that made us uncomfortable and dampened our stay. Hostel itself had a nice lounge and multiple balcony areas in which you could see the sunset from as well as...More

    Thank Saffron W
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    A little bit off the beaten track but with a lovely view of Plett in the distance. Friendly, helpful staff and a nice vibe. Not world class in terms of cleanliness and facilities but good value for money!

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    1  Thank 50graemew
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    You, reading this, here's a spot that you have to visit whilst traveling on the garden route. The views from the view deck and the bar are incredible and the personnel is so friendly. You can eat their home made ostrich burgers on the view...More

    1  Thank Erik M
    Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

    The cons that the african array backpackers has with its remote location are overshadowed by the the pros, these include great staff, view, accomodation, food as well as great company in the form of people who flow through the area. If the remote location is...More

    1  Thank Nick S
    Reviewed 12 June 2017

    Serene location, beautifully presented and well kept accommodation as well as friendly staff and great food. Loved the warm fires both inside and out - and had a fun experience albeit only for one night. We'll be back!

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    1  Thank AndyAtSea
    The Plettenberg Hotel
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    Grand Africa Cafe & Rooms
    369 reviews
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    • USD 19 - USD 70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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