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Tsitsikamma Backpackers

4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   54 Formosa Street, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
AcornGuestHouse George, Western Cape, 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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George, Western Cape, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived at Storms River Village and got a very warm welcome from Tsitsikamma backpackers, the backpackers were clean with a great ambiance to it, the staff is so bubbly and very helpful!! We had a merry time with good music, great people and awesome vibes!! Breakfast was cooked to perfection much enjoyable the next morning after a night of... More

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

Hi, thank you for the valued feedback. It was really having you guys and you are welcome back anytime. thank you Michelle More

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The staff have nothing to do except to watch their soapies on the tv (that is supposed to be for the guests) that was right under our room. Not only that but they keep having conversations so loud the whole time that we constantly listened to it while we were in our room. Their smelly food was also on the... More

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

Hi Cherissa, Thank you for your feedback and yes our staff are not allowed to watch TV in the workplace at all. I have taken necessary steps against the staff on duty last weekend and we will make sure this does not happen again. I really do hope should you return to the area we can make up for it.... More

Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only spent one night here but loved the place. Stayed in one of the ready erected tents and it was very comfortable. Showers and wifi good too. Really enjoyed the bar area at night and playing pool. Wish I'd been able to stay longer

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

Hi Jo, Thank you for the valued feedback,it was really lovely having you guys and hope you will be coming back one day. We are looking at also putting in electricity with a charging point in the tents in the near future, making your stay even more awesome! thank you Michelle More

Ingolstadt, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stayed at Tsitsikamma Backpacker for a long weekend. We enjoyed the stay. The Backpacker got a nice outside Braaistation. Only problem was inside as it was winter and we got 1 rainy day. No heating in the living room.

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

The staff is friendly, professional and helpful. I really enjoyed my first stay in Storms River Village and will definitely be returning. It's a pity that I had such a short stay and look forward to enjoying your accommodation and hospitality once again.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Tsitsikama Backpackers is organised, friendly with a variety of accommodation options for budget travellers. It may not have the best views, but is very close to all the activities, sites and adventures on offer in the Garden Route.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed at the Tsitsikamma Backpackers ahead of our departure on the Otter Trail. May is quiet season for the entire region so we had the whole place to ourselves just about. The staff are friendly and helpful and Andre and Michelle offered to assist with transfers to the national park. The only downfall was that there are no hooks... More

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SmokeyJoe012, Owner at Tsitsikamma Backpackers, responded to this review

HI Kate, Thank you for your feedback and suggestions. We will definitely look at hooks in the bathroom and charging plugs in the room. thank you Michelle More

Hannover, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The staff is friendly and the backpackers has a nice atmosphere. Though our room was very noisy, since it was close to the common room. You can reach most activities ealily from the backpackers. All in all we had a nie stay and met very lovely people.

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Montreal, Canada
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25 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

My husband and I stayed in this lovely place for three nights and it was amazing. The staff are very friendly & helpful and the rooms are really nice with clean with crispy duvets. Most importantly, the bar winds down around 10pm so that everyone can get a good nights sleep.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Really enjoyed our stay here. Facilities were okay, but the atmosphere and the friendly service was great. Everything was also kept clean and when problems arose they fixed it quickly and easily. definitely stay here again!

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Address: 54 Formosa Street, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Tsitsikamma National Park > Storms River
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Hotel Class:4 star — Tsitsikamma Backpackers 4*
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service
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We offer a home - away - from - home backpackers in Stormsriver Village. This four stars and Greenline accredited backpacker’s offers double en suite, double rooms, tented units and dorm accommodation in a magnificent one acre garden setting with gorgeous views of the mountains. Daily breakfast and dinner is served with vegetarian options. Our bar area is the perfect place to sit back and relax after an adventure filled day! We offer in house star gazing as well as the Tsitsikamma Segway tours and mountain bike rental. Come join us for adventurous days and relaxed & fun-filled nights. ... more   less 
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