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Backpackers Paradise & Joyrides

148 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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Spokane, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was hands down my favorite place I stayed on my trip. Upon first arrival, the plan was to utilize the place as a stop over for the next adventure---but that changed after a few hours-- to a week stay. The facilities are lovely and clean, and work very well and the dorm rooms are spacious and clean, with remarkably... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at this hostel as part of a Garden Route tour and it was awesome. Such a cool atmosphere. The rooms were very nice and spacious and all facilities were clean and well kept. The ostrich braai was among my favorite south African meal thus far and I wish I could go back again just for that! Also breakfast with... More 

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craigavon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent one night here, room and bed very comfortable and clean. Staff are very friendly. Breakfast was cheap and very tasty. Got a map of town and vouchers for free glass of wine when eating at some restaurants. Great place to stay

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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Well now. Having read some of the other "Negative Reviews" I cannot agree or commiserate with any of those sour grapes. Backpackers Paradise was for me truly a paradise at the price. And I believe I received more than what I paid for or expected. From an unannounced arrival,without a booking or anything I was extremely fortunate to have found... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Great rooms, kind service and a great experience overall. We were given the option of dinner which was delicious, ostrich eggs for breakfast and a practical map with suggestions on where to go in Oudtshoorn. Excellent service.

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

What can one say this place is simply the best! Thank you for a wonderful three days. The staff are friendly and helpful The food is great try their salads at lunch wow! The rooms are great beds comfortable and we slept well. The kitchen area is one of the best I have seen in a Backpakers . Free ostrich... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

We couldn't have been welcomed in a better way after an exhausting day of driving from Stellenbosch. We were greeted by wonderfully friendly staff and quickly ushered into our room before being shown around all the (clean!) facilities provided. After a drink at the pub, we headed to our comfortable beds, only to be woken up by the anticipation of... More 

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Welkom, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

I took a group of high school learners to visit the cango caves and needed accommodation fir one night. The rates were not bad so we decided to try backpackers paradise. Having experience with many different kind of backpackers establishments during my overseas travels i did not expect much, thinking it's only for one night... I was pleasantly surprised with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

I spend a weekend overnight at Oudtshoorn and I highly recommend Paradise Backpackers based on below: 1. People – I had trouble with my car (another story so I don’t discuss it here) and Petra came to help withhesitation. Petra (the owner) was very understanding, funny and caring, I felt at home straight away. They helped me to settle in... More 

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Broome, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

Great backpacker's located in a convenient place central to shops and town center. I liked this place because of the staff's involvement with its guests. Everyone was welcoming and all had great advice on what to see and do. I was a little bit disappointed at the high cost of the cycling tours but otherwise a very nice, clean and... More 

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