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    Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge

    Dumbleton Road, Wilderness, South Africa
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    Room & Suite (7)
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good29%
    • Average11%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible8%
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    “fairy knowe” (19 reviews)
    “dorm rooms” (6 reviews)
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    A TripAdvisor Member
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    Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

    Hostel is in a central location for activities but not within walking distance of any shops or other restaurants. Has a relaxed family atmosphere featuring group dinners each night. The bar is popular with locals and backpackers alike. Features a range of dorm and camping...More

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    Reviewed 11 January 2017

    We stayed over at Fairy Knowe backpackers for one night and enjoyed our stay... Good mix of people and a relaxed atmosphere. The only downside was that the backpackers' cleanliness wasn't up to standard and that some of the bathrooms were out of order -...More

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    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 17 January 2017

    I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay and the atmosphere. We do try to keep it as relaxed as possible (all be it quite the task between xmas and New year) Our staff clean the bathrooms twice per day and mops are provided...More

    Reviewed 11 January 2017

    Great stay in beautiful surroundings. The lodge was very busy though when I stayed as it was New Years eve. I think it would have been cleaner has it not been for the sheer number of guests. The staff were very friendly and helpful and...More

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    Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for two nights on our road trip to Cape Town. At first I thought its so far from the beach but soon after our arrival discover that the forest and lagoon adjacent Wildernis is the best kept secret of this beautiful outstretched...More

    Thank Sharne B
    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 11 January 2017

    Thank you Sharne! It was wonderful having you around! Hope to see you next year!

    Reviewed 9 January 2017

    Camping at any spot made it the add-on fun as there are plenty of space. The personal are very friendly and helpful. I will surely be back next year! They even went out of their way to provide details on paragliding and weather each day.

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    Villa Afrikana Guest Suites
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    40.1 km
     
    Conrad Pezula
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    #4 of 30 hotels in Knysna
    45.9 km
     
    The Wilderness Hotel
    694 reviews
    #3 of 5 hotels in Wilderness
    2.1 km
     
    Protea Hotel by Marriott Mossel Bay
    448 reviews
    #3 of 9 hotels in Mossel Bay
    47.0 km
     
    Hilltop Country Lodge
    42 reviews
    #4 of 5 hotels in Wilderness
    4.5 km
     
    Protea Hotel by Marriott King George
    279 reviews
    #5 of 9 hotels in George
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    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
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    • USD 11 - USD 43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Western Cape >
    • Wilderness
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    Traveller (36)
    Room & Suite (7)
    Dining (1)
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    "Stay in a private room with ensuite - little thatched chalet huts"
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    "Definitely upstairs in the old house."
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