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Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge

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R74, Jagersrust 3354 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Poolside Bar
Kitchenette
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All reviews tugela falls backpackers lodge pool table day trip bar area set menu northern drakensberg spent nights tour guide cathedral peak bouldering wall nice bar bring food guided hike bring your own royal natal national park self catering
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is located in one beautiful place with a great view of the mountains. The staff is a little weird but most of them are nice people. Rooms have a good hostel vibe, beds are great and it is silent (even though the pub...More

Thank Rafael C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lodge offers great cooking options and good guided tours, but it doesn’t worth the horrible shape of the room. Everything was dirty starting from the sheets, and end with the toilets. Bed was uncomfortable and the window wasn’t working well. I wouldn’t recommend on...More

Thank Talisr
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We went om both the Drakensberg hike to see the Amphitheatre and tugela falls and the Lesotho tour. Adrain and Drew where great guides, very enthertaining with their stories. Thanks for the great time and info! The lodge has very cozy african interior. We loved...More

Thank Stefan H
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We stay here for two night and the place has all facilities.very beautiful view of mountains,nice bar .Tour to Tugela Fall .Rooms are very clean and neat. Food is awesome.You will get big shared kitchen for cooking . I love this place.

Thank Ajay S
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This is the place to be. I really felt welcome in everyway. Super clean and well equipped room what more can one ask for? Never forgetting the sweet dreams I had in a comfortable, warm bed with amazingly clean linen. The friendliness of the staff...More

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Description
The venue is really amazing. The lodge is found on a stunning 300 hectares of land near the foot of the Amphitheatre (Royal Natal National Park) and Cathedral Peak. The Mpande River weaves through the lands. There More are buck, small mammals and a fantastic array of wild birds near the 2 dams and a picture postcard view from the lawn, a 360 degree panorama that takes in the entire Northern range from the Amphitheatre all the way to Cathkin Peak. The lodge is a base from which you can explore different sections and all the highlights of the Drakensberg Park each day. Built from stone, thatch and wood, the place is like an artist's sculpture with stained glass, metal and wooden carvings, mosaics and beautiful indigenous rockeries. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
34
Price range
USD 28 - USD 45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Jagersrust
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
34
Price range
USD 28 - USD 45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Jagersrust
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Traveller (182)
Room & Suite (24)
Pool & Beach (7)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Alex N
9 November 2017|
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Response from smokingdragon | Property representative |
the Lesotho and Tugela falls leave at 07h20
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KedarK98
16 March 2017|
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Response from amphibackpackers | Property representative |
Hi ... so pleased we could be of help. Hard to know which 2 people you have in mind, as there are shift changes. Can you give the dates you were at the lodge, or some kind of description of the people, so I can identify... More
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Sandy B
9 June 2015|
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Room Tips
"You can stay in dorms or 4 sleeper chalets or campsites. The chalets are on the quiet side which after a..."
d0nnaleighm
23 May 2018
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"Dorms are excellent, but for a bit more you can choose a private room!"
conorl15
11 Aug. 2017
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"take a private room"
DennisDutoit
26 Jul. 2017
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"choose a tent for a full outdoors experience"
caswellr2017
8 May 2017
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