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Nothando Backpackers Lodge

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5 Wilder Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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Maputo, Mozambique
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you arrive, you are received with a very warm welcome, from the reception to the owners. At that time, they show you everything from the Lodge and the best places Plettenberg Bay has to offer. And it's a very friendly place, like it very much!!

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Nothando Backpackers. It is so wonderful to know that our guests have enjoyed their stay with us. Kindest regards. The Nothando Team. More 

Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Nothando BP (sadly) for one night during our tour of the Garden Route. A really convivial place to stop with friendly staff and like minded guests. The room was tidy and exactly met our needs. Breakfast was good and required after a night on the sauce. Which leads nicely to the bar -... More 

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Thank Wilco-holiday
Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time out to write a wonderful review about Nothando Backpackers. Nathy is a great manager and delighted that you mentioned him in the review. Regards from Nathy. We hope that you have enjoyed the rest of your travels. Kindest regards. The Nothando Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Rooms clean, beds comfortable, & the staff are lovely & very friendly. Only thing that spoiled my stay was noise from the other guests on the 2nd night: all the bedrooms are on the ground floor overlooking a central car park area, & some of the other guests made a bit of a racket at 2am on their arrival back... More 

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Thank KMB_London
Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Hope you have enjoyed the rest of your travels. Kind regards. The Nothando Team. More 

Secunda, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

Stay here was very nice. Staff were friendly and also helpful. The vibe is awesome. Recommend it for everyone. The rooms are clean and neat. There is a fully licensed bar. Nice self catering space with everything that you would need. They also make dinner and breakfast if you want to order.

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ewoud, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Nothando. We are so pleased that you have enjoyed your time with us. You are welcome to visit us again. Kindest regards The Nothando Team More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Good & clean backpackers! Stayed there for 1 night and everything was ok! Good place in short distance to restaurants and beach in plettenberg bay! Would stay there again - although the breakfast could have more variety!

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you so much for your lovely review of Nothando Backpackers. We are so pleased that you have enjoyed your stay with us. You are very welcome to visit us again. Kindest regards The Nothando Team More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Friendly service, good accomadation , awesome location . ( writing this using the the free wifi provided).Rooms get cleaned everyday , walking distance from social, shopping and beaches. Even has a baz bus stop ! Cheap bar with great braai area

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Zelda. Thank you very much for your wonderful review of Nothando Backpackers. We are so pleased that you have enjoyed your stay with us. You are welcome to visit us again in the near future. Enjoy the rest of your travels. Kindest regards. The Nothando Team. More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our two night stay at Nothando Backpackers. I'd agree with previous reviews that they treat their guests more like their at a hotel than hostel. Free tea & coffee (an hairdryer) in room as well as in the guest kitchen. There was a nice TV/movie room which got used by some other travellers. We spent a lot... More 

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Thank Melissa P
Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Melissa Thank you so much for your fantastic review of Nothando Backpackers. We do appreciated your feedback. We hope to see you again at Nothando Backpackers. Kindest regards. The Nothando Team. More 

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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

We stayed at Nothandos while "doing" the Garden Route. It offers clean accomodations, good breakfast, friendly staff, good location, good common area- clean kitchen and fire place in lounge area. There's even a bar. Safe location. Staff was extremely helpful coordinating a VERY last minute tour the night before we actually left back to Cape Town to meet them up.... More 

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Thank paulandjenn01
Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Paul. Thank you very much for your wonderful review of Nothando Backpackers. Your feedback is much appreciated. Hope you have enjoyed the rest of your travels. Kindest regards. The Nothando Team. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

I arrived after a hot mini-bus journey to be greeted by an oasis of calm, a fantastic room and communal areas and staff who ere welcoming and very helpful. They organised taxis, stored luggage, did my washing when I left a bag and a note (I had to leave before the desk was manned one morning for a day tour).... More 

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Nothando Backpackers. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again in the near future and that you have enjoyed the rest of your travels. Kindest regards The Nothando Team More 

Brooklyn, New York
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Nothando offers excellent, clean, comfortable accommodations, amazing breakfast, friendly staff, lovely common areas - bar, kitchen, breakfast area, lounge. Its quality is much higher than I would have expected for the price. The beaches and mountains in Plett are lovely, but the town is dull and not very quaint or picturesque. The accommodations were definitely the highlight of our stop... More 

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lizzie Thank you so much for your fantastic review of Nothando Backpackers. We really appreciate your feedback and hope that you have enjoyed the rest of your travels. Kindest regards The Nothando Team. More 

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