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Tsitsikamma Backpackers

4.0 of 5 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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The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place for backpackers. I stayed in one of their tents ehich aren't too large but it had excellent beds with storage space under the beds. The shared bathrooms are good, but could use a couple of hooks or shelves to put your stuff on. Enough opportunity to make your own food or you could choose to eat the meal... More 

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

Hi guys, thanks for the awesome feedback. We will definitely be putting hooks in the bathrooms, thank you. Hope to host you again one day thank you Michelle More 

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really nice looking rooms they are big and clean. BUT!!!! ... The roof is made of wood so you can hear every single person walking upstairs, it is extremely annoying and woke us up quite a couple of times, as well as its right next to the bar so expect to listen to music until 11pm at night. The service... More 

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

Hi Alon, Thank you for your feedback. we do apologize for our staff not attending to the TV. we will make sure it does not happen again. we will look into the acoustics of the room. Looking forward to hosting you again in the future, thank you Michelle More 

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16 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I really enjoyed my 3 night stay at tsitsikamma backpackers. The staff are all super friendly and helpful and really make you feel welcome. They offer shuttles to all the local attractions for good prices and they are able to organise various activities for you. I stayed in the upstairs dorm room which was really clean and comfortable, with a... More 

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

Hi Nick, thank you for the lovely feedback always great to hear. Hope to see you again one day. Michelle More 

Cape Town
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly.excellent service.Lovely room.Liked the availability of meals if required.And the Free coffee.Too much talking by guests too late at night : Curfew??? or maybe acoustics???The owners coped verywell with load-shedding

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thank you for the feedback, always appreciated. We will look at the curfew as a good nights rest is important to us thank you Michelle More 

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

Service was great. The rooms was nice and cozy . Its situated in the perfact place . What i liked the best was the helpfullness of the staff and its real what they said , leaving as a friend . There was nothing that i diddnt like

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at Tsitsikamma Backpackers. The tent and bedding was clean, bed very comfortable and the staff was friendly and extremely helpful. They even offered unexpected extra fascilities such as cellphone charging stations, computer use and free wifi. We received better comfort and service at Tsitsikamma backbackers than we did at many 4 star hotels and guest... More 

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

Hi Monica thank you for your valued feedback, So glad you guys enjoyed our tented units. Our staff always strive to give the best service possible. Looking forward to hosting you again one day! Michelle More 

East London, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here on our way to Cape Town and on the way back to East London. I enjoy personal attention and boy, these guys have it in oodles. We were so well looked after I forgot it was a backpackers. We were offered a choice of chicken or Springbok potjie. Both were very good and there was no shortage... More 

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

Hi Riaan, thank you for staying with us, it was really a pleasure having the kids with us and looking forward to having you guys stay with us again next year. michelle More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent a night here on November 11th 2014. I was there purely for the Bloukrans Bridge bungee jump the following day. I had a great stay and would recommend it to anyone who's frequenting the local area. I stayed in one of the mixed dorm rooms and the beds were comfortable enough for a nights sleep after a long... More 

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Dresden, Germany
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21 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for only one night as a stop-over but it was a great stay. There's not a lot to say: Our room was spacious, nicely furnished and had a huge and very comfortable bed. Also, all the activities are quite close even though the Backpackers is a bit outside of the rest of the village. The place has a... More 

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Rolla, MO
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Tsitsikamma B/P offers much: Excellent and competent service. We greatly enjoyed our stay and cannot say enough about the helpfulness of the staff. The owner drove us to the National Park round trip and gave us advice about the hike. An overall great experience.

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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Tsitsikamma Backpackers 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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