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Albergo for Backpackers

6 and 8 Church Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, 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 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were absolutely exhausted when we arrived at Albergo and I was so not keen to have to try and sleep through noise, hustle and bustle in a possibly dingy room that can be typical of budget travel/backpacking. Instead, we were greeted by lovely staff who showed us around the backpackers, (free tea and coffee, bar, beautiful garden and told... More 

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Knysna, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This could have been a perfect one night stopover as the hostel is small and cosy with very comfortable beds. However, my stay was spoiled by other inconsiderate guests who created a lot of noise by shouting and thumping about late into the night. Perhaps management could put up a few signs imploring quietness.

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Sandton, South Africa
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best backpackers I have had the pleasure to visit. The grounds and rooms are extremely neat and well kept, the staff are very friendly and helpful and the vibe is fantastic. We stayed for 3 nights and had a blast, and the prices are extremely reasonable. Our room had a bunk bed and a double... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This backpackers has a beautifully decorated backyard area, for hanging out or just relaxing alone in their swinging chairs. They also have a great little living room area with free tea and coffee. Our rooms and beds were clean and they provide a towel for your stay. The bathrooms were clean, but I really think they should have more toilets,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

I couldn't speak more highly of this hostel from the welcome we got walking in the door till the goodbye leaving, the staff and owner were all a pleasure to meet each been so friendly and helpfull in anything needed or required from them, perfect location just off the Main Street and with checkers across the road.With so much to... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I spent four days in Plett, and the staff of Albergo was very good with me. A nice, cozy place, great for making braai or asado in the evenings. Really close to main street, and not so far from the beach (but Plett has too many up and downs, so it takes a while to reach the beach), the best... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We pitched our tent in the garden. There is a lovely living room with tables, there is a fire place, free coffee and tee. The garden is nice and the staff was very friendly. Location was good. We really had a nice stay there.

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Heddesheim, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Great location, situated right in the centre of Plettenberg Bay. From our 6bed dorm you could see the ocean and enjoy the sunrise from bed. Kitchen properly equipped, unlike all other hostels I had seen that far. Cozy and comfortable lounge area, clean and nicely decorated rooms, hot showers. Nothing else we could have wished for!

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I stayed here for two nights, it felt very much like home, with a roaring fire and music playing. The common area was great, free tea and coffee and wifi, there was an honesty bar, and the campfire was lit each night for BBQ if you provided your own food, also the kitchen was well equipped. The staff (and owners)... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Albergo is right in the middle of gorgeous Plett, right next to shops and bars on the main road and a Checkers. The backpackers has a lovely garden, great self-catering kitchen, and acceptable bathrooms and dorms. I found the staff to be very friendly and approachable, and I appreciated the racial diversity represented (a rarity on the Garden Route). I... More 

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