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Dijembe Backpackers Hostel

Certificate of Excellence
Cnr of Formosa and Assegaai Street | Stormsriver Village, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at Dijembe for one night in order to hike Storm's River Mouth. We were welcomed warmly at reception, though the power was out temporarily. We were also considering a horseback ride, and the hosts were incredibly accommodating and genuinely kind, even though we were difficult to pin down on a time. This hostel was one of the most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of all the hostels I've been during my garden route journey, Dijembe was by far the best one! The staff, the animals (especially my friend Baz the goat), the pancakes in the mornings, the warm beer bread in the evenings, the music, the atmosphere... It all made it an unique experience, one I will always remember for sure.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for four nights and honestly didn't want to leave. If you want a friendly, chilled, laid-back atmosphere with quirky additions like a goat who thinks he's a dog, limitless pancakes for breakfast, and kittens on your lap, then you'll absolutely adore this place. Close to Bloukran's Bridge for the bungee jump and surrounded by magical forest trails,... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

enjoyed the time at dijembe a lot! the crew is so friendly, we got a welcome beer at our arrival, an awesome start of an awesome stay at the best backpacker i went yet in south africa. u have to go there!!!!!!!!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I stayed here in November and I keep thinking back, which is why I'm writing this review. I loved the atmosphere - the hammocks, horses, goat, rustic building and gardens. Sitting around the camp fire at night, it was so relaxing, just chatting to everyone. I keep thinking about the cute goat. The goat and I were the only two... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

If this house stood in a froest somewhere in Sweden, you would definitely find Pippi Longstockings lying in one of the hammock or riding on the white horse, which lives in and around the house! Our stay was so memorable and great. Nice and friendly People, nice and clean rooms and a lot of adventures to discover around the hostle,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Visited Dijembe Backpackers in January. It's location is good for visiting Tsitsikamma National Park where you can do some hikes and other outdoor activities. The first thing we noticed was that there was a good ambience amongst the people staying at the hostel and the staff which is always good to see at a backpackers. Facilities were however poor. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

When we saw the place from the outside and after reading the reviews we were skeptical. But after we entered 4 of us said that we must stay another night because its amazing. The people here are great. The only 2 problems are the 2 cats that makes it an allergic person nightmare and the bugs so take some spray... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Giving this place 4 stars with the recommendation that when you visit you take a chilled out vibe with you. We read mixed reviews so arrived a bit dubious but altogether had a good time on our 2 nights stay. Very good location for a base to explore Storms River and good value for money. It is an eco lodge,... More 

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Klundert, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My daughter and I stayed here 2 nights. With nice pancake breakfast. And clean double bedroom with shower, built in farmer style. There were horses in the garden and a goat named Baz. He will jump on the bed if he has the chance! From there they will take you to all beautifull things to do in Tsitsikamma. We had... More 

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