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Lighthouse Farm Backpacker’s Lodge

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   A1, Oude Molen Eco Village | Alexandra Road, Mowbray 7700, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Grahamstown, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I stayed here with a large group, about 10 of us. We arrived at night, and had a lot of trouble finding the place - not a single sign or indication that it's a backpackers lodge rather than a random house. (Hint - it's *not* the sign that says 'backpackers' when you enter the Oude Molen eco-village). As soon as... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This place was nice, nicely kept and clean. The rooms have lockable cages (bring your own lock) under the beds so you can keep your stuff secure which they recommend you do cos "opportunists" are present in the area. Good communal kitchen facilities (though my food kept going missing!) and nice lounge and garden areas. The eco village has a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We had a great time staying at the Lighthouse. John and Helen were really nice and helpful. They made us feel so welcomed. We were able to get to places by the train and they will help give rides too. The train stop is right outside the main gate. It is a bit of a trek to downtown, but you... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

We stayed as a young couple at Lighthouse Farm Lodge for one week. The hostel is situated in Pinelands area of Cape Town a short 10/15 minute train journey (around 5 short stops) from Cape Town central train station. The location was a nice change from the inner city. The views of the mountain were incredible. The Oude Molen Village... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

When we first came in on the train, we were a bit nervous about having to ride it all of the time to go in and out of Cape Town from this hostel that was pretty far out in the suburbs. The owner was friendly enough and I have stayed on farm hostels before so, I was hoping it would... More

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Address: A1, Oude Molen Eco Village | Alexandra Road, Mowbray 7700, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Mowbray
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Ranked #1 of 1 Specialty Lodging in Mowbray
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Lighthouse Farm Backpacker’s Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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