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Dijembe Backpackers Hostel

Cnr of Formosa and Assegaai Street | Stormsriver Village, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Lyon, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Found the Dijembe during my stay in Stormsriver, a small town near the coast. That was just PERFECT. The place is beautiful, the owners are just the kindest people that I met in South Africa and all the time there were a lot of people ready to have fun, doing the Braii, playing the guitar and tam-tam around fireplaces. Bref... More

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in Dijembe Backpackers on July 25. When I first came into the hostel, I loved the atmosphere there. But I also had the most terrible experience in Dijembe. I lost over $1000 in this hostel. They said the hostel was safe. I trusted them and left my lugguage unattended. I think that's the biggest mistake I have made.... More

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best family getaway ever, a little piece of heaven on earth!!! The staff are amazing and prepared to go the extra mile. Brad and Helena - a person couldn't ask for better hosts. Such a relaxed atmosphere that feels like home. It is AMAZING that there are still people out there that love and care about the environment and... More

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San Francisco, California
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18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved the outdoors, relaxing, friendly atmosphere of Dijembe Backpackers! Staff is super friendly, and I love all the animals around (baz the goat, jesse and ahmed the dogs, and the several horses). Definitely one of my favorite hostels I have ever stayed in!

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’ve been to many backpackers but none has had the nice welcoming vibe as Dijembe Backpackers. IF you want to stay at a vibrant place with heaps of hammocks, a pet goat, pancakes in the morning, jokingly conversations, friendly staff who does the little extra, djembe-sessions (drumming jamming-sessions), the possibility to hang out with a horse in the bar and... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It’s a place that you would never forget. Warm and fun staff, goat the baz, horses,always welcome you .You could totally relax here because of natural atmosphere and good food. The first night I enjoyed chicken braai and also cooked pancake myself next morning. If you are looking for natural place in Strormsriver, Dijembe Backpackers would be your best choice... More

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Betera, Spain
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21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a hut in Storms River Mouth Rest Camp for 2 people and I also booked a shuttle from this backpackers to bring me there on the 6th June since there is no transportation service. We arrived at Storms River village by bus (14km away from the reserve) and the backpackers taxi driver wasn't at our arrival, we had... More

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Dijembe, Owner at Dijembe Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

If you had booked the shuttle upfront the driver would have been able to drive you all the way to your house but you had not. After I quoted you for the shuttle to the Park you replied that this is too expensive and you will look for a local taxi. I still send the driver after you called from... More

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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This place was great! I stayed for 3 nights. You are always given a warm welcome and treated nicely by all the staff. Place is clean but rustic so come prepared with more of a hippie/true backpackers mind set. Everyone can sit around the fire at night and enjoy a braai. We had a group drumming session one night which... More

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Montreal, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I feel sorry that I have to write a bad review, I guess it depends what you are looking for... Service: The manager is friendly but didn't seem to care much about helping us to plan our next day. He seemed to be pre-occupied to go sit around the fire to chill and party with the other guests. Did not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We had an amazing stay with so many different experiences! The staff was extremely friendly and fun! If you are looking to have an amazing time then this place is perfect for that. Nature is all around the place so it is extremely peaceful and relaxing. The owner is very very fun and friendly too! Oh and veeeery good pizza!

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Address: Cnr of Formosa and Assegaai Street | Stormsriver Village, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Tsitsikamma National Park > Storms River
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