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    Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge

    Dumbleton Road, Wilderness, South Africa
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    24/12/2017 25/12/2017
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    Traveller (36)
    Room & Suite (7)
    Dining (1)
    • Excellent44%
    • Very good30%
    • Average11%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible8%
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    1 - 5 of 137 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Staff were very friendly and helpful, atmosphere was chilled, breakfast was amazing, and the location is gorgeous. If you stay here, definitely walk along the beach to visit the cave man--amazing stuff.

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    Reviewed 4 November 2017

    The hostel was oke, the beds were clean but there was carpet on the floor, that felt a little bit dirty. there was only one bathroom en toilet on the ground floor. The staff was very friendly en helpfull. You can book al kind of...More

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    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 5 November 2017

    Hi there! THank you for the feed back. Up at the main house, we have 3 bathrooms down stairs and 1 upstairs. We also have 4 extra bathrooms down in the entertainment area. I wish you would have told one of us about the carpet...More

    Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

    Really enjoyed our stay. Loved the music at night, very social. Met some lovely people, local and foreign. It is also situated near to so many hikes, restaurants and activities. Thanks to Dee-Dee we went to the cave-most mind blowing experience and a must do...More

    Thank Anshé K
    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 17 October 2017

    It was a perfect day do do that hike! Lovely to have you stay with us. Enjoy the rest of our beautiful country! Warm Wilderness regards Didi :)

    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    What a spectacular location! The beds are comfortable, the bedding is thick and warm (we were there on a really cold night), and the view across the nature reserve from our upstairs room was awesome! We awoke to a wild deer outside the window. The...More

    Thank RichardWriter
    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 10 October 2017

    Hey tere Richard! THank you for the kind words! The Views are spectacular from the main house (Built in 1874 - We adore our old lady:). THe little deer you saw is a baby bushbuck, we think he was abandoned during the fires we had...More

    Reviewed 12 September 2017

    Fairy Knowe was a beautiful relaxing place to stay. The views were beautiful and the setting was very peaceful. Shoutout to the staff, especially Kat, for being so welcoming and amazing. I would definitely recommend.

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    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 13 September 2017

    Hey there!! Thank you for your kind words! We are super happy that you loved our home as much as we do! Indeed, Kat our American volunteer is fantastic to have around :) Hope to see you again very soon! Fairy Knowe Family :)

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • USD 21 - USD 44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Wilderness
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    Traveller (36)
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    Dining (1)
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    "Stay in a private room with ensuite - little thatched chalet huts"
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    "The en suite roops are great"
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    "Stay away!"
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    "Definitely upstairs in the old house."
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