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Tsitsikamma Backpackers

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54 Formosa Street, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Heilbronn, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

friendly service (nearly all the time available), very clean kitchen (well appointed), room was ok (unfortunately no towel hooks and air exchange was very bad at night), bathroom was very clean --> perfect for traveler

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Hamburg, Germany
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Tsitsikamma Backpackers is located in the small town of Storms Rivier. It is a very clean and looked after backpackers. This applies to the rooms, bathrooms, kitchen and the community area. The staff is super friendly. The backpackers offers three breakfast options for a very good price (R30-R50) that you can book upon arrival for the next morning. We... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great weekend. You certainly deserve your excellent ratings. The clean crisp bedding deserves special mention. Thanks Sammy and Juanitta for a great sprinbok pooitjie Sat night. Andre and Sarie PS braai grids need attention

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Michelle K, Owner at Tsitsikamma Backpackers, responded to this review

HI Andre, thank you for the feedback and so glad you enjoyed the springbok potjie. We have replaced the braai grids , thanks for the tip Michelle More 

Stellenbosch, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great affordable accommodation, everything was clean, the staff were friendly and extremely informative and helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will most definitely go back soon. Also very central.

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Michelle K, Owner at Tsitsikamma Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi thank you for the feedback, we really appreciate it Michelle More 

Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We were only here for an overnight stop while traveling along the Garden Route. The weather was dreary and I don't remember a time when it stopped raining. That being said, the staff was wonderful and let us switch from an outdoor tent to a room inside. The full service kitchen is great for making your own stuff if you... More 

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Michelle K, Owner at Tsitsikamma Backpackers, responded to this review

HI thank you for the feedback, hopefully there will be no rain next time you come visit. thank you Michelle More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

VERY friendly staff,extremely clean and i felt right at home...breakfast was tasty and i would recommend to everyone...My family really enjoyed our stay :) nice entertainment are and best of all free wifi

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Kempton Park, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

What I really liked about this backpackers is the friendly staff and cleanliness of the rooms. The entertainment area is very cool with a cash bar, pool table and indoor fire place. Also the view of the Tsitsikamma mountain is awesome. As a backpackers hostel I would definitely recommend it. The only problem I experienced was that the upstairs shower,... More 

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Michelle K, Owner at Tsitsikamma Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Burny, Thanks for the feedback and always lovely to hear good reviews:-) We will definitely look at the shower and the possibility of a bath :-) Hope to see you again one day Michelle More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We booked the "delux" double room... Unfortunately this room is adjacent the bar so we did not get much sleep. The bar has a snooker table which was used until 2am in the morning. The clanking of pool balls & merriment was really loud. The room is in need of a bit of maintenance too. The shower tap came off... More 

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Michelle K, Owner at Tsitsikamma Backpackers, responded to this review

HI Clair, thank you for your feedback. Our apologies for the bar noise, our bar closed at 11 and the barman went home, we then checked on our cameras and clients went in on their own with own drinks. We really do apologize and will make sure it does not happen again! please do feel free to contact me should... More 

Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We stayed just one night, but wished we could spend more time. We were 4 travelers, 2 in a private double room, and my sister and I in a tent. We all loved it. The room was spacious, clean and confortable, and the tent was awesome. The staff was very friendly, we even ordered a supper which was cooked just... More 

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Hi, so glad you guys enjoyed your stay. thank you Michelle More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We found everything fantastic. My sons particularly loved the Segway tour. We found all the staff very helpful. The tented room and bathrooms were great. Well done to you and your team for all you did.

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HI Justin thank you for the awesome review and it was great having you. hope to see you again Michelle More 

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