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Tube 'n Axe Backpackers Lodge

Cnr. Saffron & Darnell Streets, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed there on two separate occasions and had amazing experiences both times! The staff was very friendly and helpful and the location was perfect! The rooms were very clean and the communal fire pit/braai area, where you could chat with other guests, was definitely the best part!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is a very nice place to relax with very friendly staff. They are very flexible and sometimes you even get more than you expected. We would like to come back again. Thank you for everything we enjoyed our stay very much!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We was there for 3 night at En suite room. Very good and beautiful location, close to alot of attractions. The room was pretty clean, staff was kind and helpfull. liked the vibe and people there. Good value for the money.

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George, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My husband and I were on holiday for a week which of five nights was spent at Tube n Axe. Wow, what a place. We started out camping for two nights, but due to a storm the weekend before, some trees needed to be cut down and therefore we had to move our tent, etc. The Friday morning that they... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This place was awesome! We stayed two nights, and ended up coming back for another night because we had so much fun. The staff is really friendly and helpful, the food is good, and the drinks are plentiful. They have a huge outdoor fireplace and the entire hostel has a warm, funky atmosphere. There are a lot of fun activities... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I stayed at Tube n' Axe the night before beginning the Otter Trail in Tsitsikamma. Tube n' Axe had a lively atmosphere, hot showers, nice grounds, a good dinner, and 1 free shuttle for Baz Bus riders. That's all I needed. It was loud, however, and this was even in the off-season. Great fire pit area as well. If you... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Spent a night at Tube and Axe over Easter this year in a 4 sleeper dorm with 2 buddies. the room was clean and had fresh towels, linen etc at a good price. The staff were friendly and food was excellent and opened their kitchen to me so I could braai my own dinner. The communal area/pub was excellent and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We first were supposed to stay only one night, we would go to mosselbay after stormsriver, we loved the first day and night, people are really friendly, you can book lots of activities and when you come back, you can relax at the woodfire! We had to go to mosselbay with bazbus, but they forgot to pick us up, the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The double room ensuite was just basic and clean enough, a bit noisy (during the day) from the communal kitchen. Very cheap and you get what you pay (no less). The reception staff can be very helpful... or just the opposite.

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Marius M, Owner at Tube 'n Axe Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

We very often hear from our guest that Tube 'n Axe is the best hostel that they've stayed at so far because the standard of our room and facilities surpasses that of most other hostels en route.Yes we do advertise ourselves as a 'backpackers place' and are popular because people perceive value for money in our accommodation food and facilities... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The area surrounding this backpackers was beautiful, but that was the only redeeming feature of my stay there. The sink in one of the bathrooms connected to the dormitory room was leaking all through the afternoon and night. We alerted the staff, but they only gave us one towel to soak up the water. By morning, there were puddles on... More

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Marius M, Owner at Tube 'n Axe Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Your review deserves some comment: We have resolved the issue of the blocked sink in the dormitory. Storms River Village does not have water borne sewerage and so every property has its own waste water drainage system and septic system. We found that the pipes for that dorm had been grown closed with banana tree roots that we have now... More

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Address: Cnr. Saffron & Darnell Streets, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Tsitsikamma National Park > Storms River
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Storm Rriver Backpackers - This fantastic youth hostel is located in Storms River Village on the pulse of adventure and is ranked among the top backpackers lodges in South Africa let alone Garden Route. Our Accommodation offers warm cosy beds, clean facilities, Stormsriver Activities and Adventures. A buzzing night-life attracts travellers from all over to Tube ‘n Axe Backpackers Lodge and Accommodation. Storms River Village is a must visit while in Tsitsikamma and Garden Route area. Tubenaxe is also home of Blackwater Tubing and it is close to the Garden Route National Park at the famous Storms River Mouth – we offer shuttles on a daily basis to our guests. ... more   less 
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