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Jembjos Knysna Lodge & Backpackers

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Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staff extremely friendly and professional. Accommodation was clean and adequate. Centralized location with easy access to amenities. Ideal for the young travel and very reasonably priced. I can reccomend to all overnighters

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I thought that the accommodation was very convenient and pleasant. It was enough for a solo traveller like myself. I found the atmosphere in the place to be fantastic, and I got to meet some great people on my trip.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enjoyed our stay at this backpackers. Very friendly environment, the owner Mandy ,very friendly and made us feel at home. She advised on sites to visit and the best restaurants to eat. Assisted with directions to places we planned on doing sight seeing . Definitely would go back , highly recommend to travelers who are passing through or staying a...

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Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was an ideal place to stay and wish we'd been able to stay longer. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean, spacious and very comfortable. We were a short walk from the waterfront and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on holiday in Knysna, with a few friends and we stayed at Jembjo's. It was such an incredible time and the hospitality was amazing. Mandy was such a great host and she made sure we enjoyed our stay! Definitely returning here if I come back to Knysna

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Hendaye, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very helpfull pleople running the place. Thay helped us a lot with what to see in the area and what to do. Much better that expected. Perfect place to stay for a couple of days or even more. The area also has lots to offer

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Grahamstown, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in an en-suite unit (being a bit old for dorms) on a trip back from CT. It was comfortable, friendly, and helpful, as well as being in a good location for walking to and from the Waterfront. Breakfast is self-service, which can get a bit chaotic when 15 people are trying to fry their eggs, but that's...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a lovely, comfortable and affordable home. It allowed us a nice base for exploring Knysna and they were very helpful and accommodating. Having a private room and bathroom in a backpackers is also always a huge plus.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is okay for backpackers, but for family it's better to get a place that has it's own toilet and bath facilities. Location is excellent and the hosts are very friendly. My kids were very uncomfortable and so was my wife. We gave this a try, to know what it's all about, now I know backpacker's accom does not...

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Villiersdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Karl and Mandy were very friendly and helpful and assisting us with everything we needed to know. The rooms were clean and the breakfast was included. The breakfast was super. The wi fi was great to do some business and for kiddies to enjoy. My family and I enjoyed it a lot! We already booked for the next time! We...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked away in the heart of the Garden Route, we warmly welcome you to relax & enjoy Jembjo's of Knysna. Our boutique backpackers/lodge, is a little bit of luxury that is kind on your pocket & we take pride in making sure you feel at 'home'. We have a range of accommodation to suit every budget, from Dorm beds to de-luxe family en-suite rooms. We are perfectly located in the heart of lower-central Knysna & are just a 2 minute walk away from both the 'Waterfront' & town. - Knysna is South Africa's best kept secret - so come check it out... Book directly with us - 3 nights or more for 10% discount. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jembjos Knysna Lodge & Backpackers

Address: 4 Queen Street | Lower Central, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $27 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Jembjos Knysna Lodge & Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“rooms with a on suite bathroom would be your best option”
 of 5 bubbles deidre32, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
“They have different types.”
 of 5 bubbles JVW81, 27 Dec 2014 | Read review
“we where in en suit with shower inside”
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 of 5 bubbles rabelani, 30 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Avoid the room on the ground floor just beyond reception / entrance”
 of 5 bubbles angtravel18, 19 Mar 2014 | Read review
“The downstairs room were pretty noisy. Not sure if it was because everywhere was wooden flooring including the stairs so it just echoed... But if your a heavy sleeper you should be fine.”
 of 5 bubbles darrenw849, 13 Jul 2013 | Read review
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