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Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This backpackers offers a great location if you are planning on hiking for some days in the north and central parts of the Drakensberg. From the camp site, there are some great views of the mountain range, which also helps on anticipating weather before leaving...More

Thank Javier R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I visited this lodge in January 2018. We enjoyed it thoroughly , set in a serene location this back packers offers a pool , hot tub , dam nearby , rock wall ( small but appropriate ) , pool table , wifi...More

Thank Azzi C
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I stayed at Amphitheatre backpackers for the second time around. First time I visited was October 2014. To be honest, the welcoming could have been better. I had to give my name and then I was send to the travel desk immediately without the receptionist...More

2  Thank DaphneLuke
Response from amphibackpackers, Front Office Manager at Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Glad that you returned after an initial visit. And this time around enjoyed 2 nights in a dorm, finding the bed "great" and bathroom clean and appreciated that your bed was made every day. You also found the kitchens and ablution...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed in a safari tent (T3) and had the most uncomfortable sleep. We were given a tent with 2 single beds. Both out mattresses were atrocious. I understand that this is a backpackers, but I’ve slept at many before (and managed one for 4...More

Thank Hogsadventures
Response from amphibackpackers, Director of Sales at Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the review Great that you found the backpackers beautifully located and that you appreciated our emphasis on recycling and water saving. It is a pity that you did not inform us that you were uncomfortable so that we could either change the...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights during December and we loved the place! We did as the other reviewers say get a talk through the tours that would be running during our stay and we did opt to do one, I agree it’s probably not what...More

Thank becks82_10
Response from amphibackpackers, General Manager at Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review and also for understanding why we give info out about hikes etc when people first arrive Please visit again

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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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Kedar K
16 March 2017|
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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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"Dorms are excellent, but for a bit more you can choose a private room!"
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"take a private room"
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