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    Amapondo Backpackers Lodge

    Second Beach Road | Wildcoast, Port St Johns 5120, South Africa
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    Reviewed 1 November 2016

    We, a group of 7 middle aged adventure riders. Had ridden from Kobinn further in the Transkie. by the time we arrived we were a bit tired. At Amapondo backpackers we were given our room which was neat clean and the bed was good. we...More

    Thank KTM950
    Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 21 November 2016

    Fantastic. You guys rocked. What a night heh? We even managed to get you guys dressed up in wigs and dresses from our Fancy Dress box. We hope to see you again soon.

    Reviewed 20 October 2016

    We stayed in Shakti and Shiva self catering cottages. Right next to each other and ideal for 2 couples. Quite a steep climb up to the cottages, but worth it for the views. Sad to see what has become of the municipal camp site across...More

    Thank Andre H
    Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 21 November 2016

    Hey guys, thanks for the great review. We purposefully take a long time with food preparation to encourage you to chill out and slow the pace down. Just kidding - unlike most backpackers we have a fully ala carte menu, but that means that when...More

    Reviewed 13 October 2016

    Great location and good sea views. Friendly staff the only negative is the mattress was WAY past its sell by date. After complaining they replaced the mattress the next day.Menu has a daily special and great tasting food.

    Thank sandra p
    Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 21 November 2016

    Hi, thanks for the great review. Sorry about that mattress situation. The entire bed has since been replaced and the old one is now being used as firewood. Please come again

    Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

    Me and my girlfriend tarveld in most of south africa for three monthes and amapondo was definitely one of our favorites places. The town is super friendly, the beach is beautiful, the food is good and the staff of the backpacker is the best! If...More

    1  Thank idobentzur
    Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 6 October 2016

    Hi guys, thanks for such a great review. I remember helping you plan your trip a bit and I hope it's going well. Amapondo most certainly is a friendly place, and Port St Johns too. Thanks for mentioning our tours - Warrick, our tour guide,...More

    Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

    Aaahhh... When you find yourself in Port St John's make sure you stay with these champions. The staff are amazing and friendly. The hostel is beautifully situated near the beach. It's a little mission to get in to town if you don't have your own...More

    Thank bjorn373
    Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 6 October 2016

    Hi Bjorn, thanks for a great review and your kind words - I love the fact that you called us 'Champions'. That's really made my day, and I will announce it at our next staff meeting. Regarding the mission to get to town if you...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • USD 27 - USD 35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Eastern Cape >
    • Port St Johns
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    Mhimbi
    20 February 2017|
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    Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
    Firstly, thanks Sandra P for your answers. Brian, please check our website, which is very comprehensive. PSJ is pretty safe and crime is rare, but we have security on site and a perimeter fence too. We can accommodate up... More
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    Zaheer1209
    17 November 2016|
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    Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
    Hi, sorry for the delay. No problems at all. Its a tar road all the way to the airstrip. You could even roller-skate to the top!
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    10 November 2016|
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    Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
    Hi, sorry for the delay. If you havent come and gone already, please check out the Adventure section on our website where there are links, details and photos of all the coolest stuff to do in PSJ.
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