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Amakaya Backpackers

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   15 Park Lane, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    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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London, United Kingdom
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89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hostel as it was a Baz Bbus drop off point. The hostel was clean and the staff were very friendly but our room was opposite two bathrooms (and near the kitchen) and it was noisy with people coming and going and slamming doors all night. They provided food for breakfast which you prepared yourself in the large... More

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Aachen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a beautiful stay at Amakaya Backpackers in Plettenburg Bay, everyone was nice to us and helped us very well with organising tours etc! From the bar, there is a wonderful view over the ocean. *Thumbs up*

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Aquitaine, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at Amaya Backpackers one week ago on our garden route trip by chance and we were so lucky to find this pretty place. We stayed in a clean, luminous and pretty room. The backpackers has it's own bar overlooking the nice small garden with a nice terrace from where you can even see a part of the ocean... More

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Munster, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Originally, we intended to stay for one night but stayed for two. The staff was outstandingly friendly, very helpful and pretty cool. (Thank you a lot, Olivia and Kurt!) Also the facilities were very clean, the atmosphere was cool and the bar on the rooftop offers great drinks and views. Also Kurt has very nice parents. He knows a lot... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I spent one night at Amakaya. Within just a few minutes of arriving, I had received all sorts of helpful advice regarding where to eat and what activities to do the next day! Also, Amakaya was conveniently located a few minute walk from the main street with bars and restaurants.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Me and my friend had a great time at the Amakaya Backpackers. We were on a roadtrip on our motorbike, we even got biker-discount! Dave, the owner of Amakaya Backpackers also rides a motorbike, took us out on a few trips showing us the area. If you want Amakaya can book all kinds of activities from around the area for... More

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Amakaya, Owner at Amakaya Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Jurgen Glad that I was able to make your stay and bike trip memorable. Have got lots more routes now so if you do visit SA again we will keep you busy riding. Say hi to Michka from me. Regards Dave More

Lincoln
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The staff make this place! Me and my other half spent 6 nights here in June 2014. From the minute we arrived to the minute we left we were made to feel incredibly welcome. They organised all trips/tours and even did our washing! The price is cheap and the bar area/balcony is a great place to chill after a hectic... More

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Amakaya, Owner at Amakaya Backpackers, responded to this review

Glad that you had a great time and got out to see the sights in this lovely piece of nature that is on the Garden Route. Thanks for the accolades for our staff. Regards Dave Swart More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

WoW ! What a homely and lovely atmosphere greets you the minute you enter onto the property, note I said property and not premises. With hammocks in trees, tables under umbrellas one immediately feels all stress leave your body. Upon entering the premises you are surrounded by a homey and comfortable feeling. The rooms are all lovely, even the most... More

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Amakaya, Owner at Amakaya Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Elmari Glad that you had a great time in Plett. How are the gravel road experiences going?? Have found some new, easy ones to show you next time you here!! Regards Dave & Dorothy More

Mossel Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Excellent, stay over for our final site meeting for the Whale Rally. Had a wonderful braai and "kuier" with our buddies. No complaints what so ever. Will definitely advertise Back Packer for sure. Thanx.

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Amakaya, Owner at Amakaya Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Magda Was good meeting you. Glad we met your expectations. Hope that you had a good Whale Rally - I certainly did! Regards Dave More

Grahamstown
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Visit this lovely accommodation in Plettenberg Bay! :-) The staff was always very kind to us and helped us to plan and book all the activities we wanted to do. There is free Wifi, a bar with a balcony and a braai facility!

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Amakaya, Owner at Amakaya Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Antje Glad to hear that our staff met your expectations and that you enjoyed your stay with us. Why not upload some of your pictures onto our facebook page. Regards Dave Swart More

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Address: 15 Park Lane, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Amakaya Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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