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Amakaya Backpackers

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   15 Park Lane, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
B P Centurion, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Centurion, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks for a great stay. Will come and stay with you again! Secure parking and great people. Close to all you need in town. Your place made us drive a 300km detour just to stay there...now want to do n GS bike trip and come and stay over at your place :)

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Windhoek, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We spent two relaxing nights at Amakaya Backpackers. The place has a variety of rooms to suit most travelers needs. Beds were very comfortable. Our host had some great ideas for restaurants in the area as well. Highly recommend this place to anyone staying in Plettenberg Bay!

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Amakaya, Owner at Amakaya Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Carrie Glad you enjoyed your stay and it isgood to hear that the recommendations given matched our expectations. Must admit that you were not as bad as the movie!;)) Regards Dave More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I stayed a few days at this backpackers. The staff was amazing, very friendly and helpful. Overall it is very clean and well kept. The dorm I stayed in seemed a bit crammed and I didn't really know where to put my backpack but it was also clean and i had a good sleep. Close to the main street, supermarkets... More

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

WOW WOW WOW what a great time we had.. TO NEIL thank you thank so much for going out of your way to make Clinton's Birthday so special.. hope to see you guys soon.. the room was so clean and the staff so friendly.. everything was perfect, Thanx guys

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Had a good time in Amakaya thanks to the friendly and helpful staff!! They helped me to book my day trips and very supportive overall. In terms of facilities, the hostel has a nice bar and a nice living room and a terrace! You can shill, meet people, etc. The rooms were a little bit small, and they could be... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

The accommodation was very clean and staff were very helpful. It was an awesome atmosphere with friendly people all around. A great part of staying there is the access to help from staff almost all the time. overall the place was perfect for someone who is looking to be up on there feet constantly and not looking to spend there... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Great vibe and great location for shops. No lockers in the dorms though to lock your things away. There was sufficient parking while it was full. Wi-fi was a problem during our stay at Amakaya. Highly recommended during new years!

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Upington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I am very impress with the service of Amakaya Backpackers. It was indeed a home for me away from home. In fact they have the interest of their guests at heart. Thank you guys. You deserved to be supported. My next stay indeed Amakaya in 2014. You can bet on it.

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Centurion, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We really enjoyed the stay. The rooms, bathrooms kitchen etc. are very clean and tidy. The Management and staff makes you feel at home form the moment you enter the premisses. The businesses, restaurants and beach is within walking distance from the accomodation.

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Great Brak River, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Plett Rage would not have been nearly as great if it was not for Amakaya's friendly staff, good facilities and homie feeling. I had the best time of my life at Amakaya and I made frinds that would last for ever.

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Additional Information about Amakaya Backpackers

Address: 15 Park Lane, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 47 Specialty lodging in Plettenberg Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Amakaya Backpackers 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Amakaya Backpackers hostel & self-catering accommodation is 300 metres from the shops, restaurants, pubs, of Main Street Plettenberg Bay and 800m from the popular Central Beach.Our upstairs bar and open air veranda offers magnificent views of the Tsitsikamma mountain range, the lagoon and the bay. This is a great place to relax after a busy day’s activities or for the early risers to watch the sunrise. To keep yourself busy, visit our Adventure Centre where we will help arrange things to do, including tours to get you out and about in the Garden Route area. We will also arrange transport to these activities if you do not have your own. After dinner share your adventures around the bonfire with our other guests or just laze in the hammocks. ... more   less 
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