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Backpackers Paradise & Joyrides

148 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel was one of the off route option from the Baz Bus route. I have decided to go take a look. I have no regrets. It was starting to be their quiet season so I had a 8 bed dorm all to myself. The fireplace at the common area was made for hanging out and drinking. The owners were... More 

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Friesland, Netherlands
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9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I had a good time at the backpackers. The staff is nice, and so is the bar with pool table, the nightly fire, the dorms, the big communal kitchen and especially the restaurant where you can enjoy a very good breakfast or lunch for a very good price. The staff is very willing to help you out if you are... More 

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Port Elizabeth
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Great place, great location, great staff, great activities, great food! Highly recommended as the only place to stay in Oudtshoorn! Lots of opportunity to try ostrich meat and ostrich egg. Lots of local attractions in the area to keep you busy for days!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Backpacker's Paradise & Joyrides is the heart of Oudtshoorn! A warm, welcoming place with friendly staff and good food! Try the ostrich kebab or the ostrich lasagne for dinner, or even scrambled ostrich egg for breakfast! The bar comes with a pool table and an outdoor fire for the nights you want to stay in, and great places to walk... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This was really a nice spot. The staff was great, and the hostel itself was nice and clean. The Ostrich eggs set out for breakfast were a really nice touch. :) Definitely a great value and an excellent place to stay in Oudtshoorn!

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Dresden, Germany
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The rooms are rather basic but good, clean and more than one would expect for the price. We came on a tour and when there was some miscommunication upon our arrival (the hostel was supposed to prepare a braai for us), they made sure they get the meat and the guy who usually does the braais came around to get... More 

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Austin, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights in August and wished that we could have stayed longer. The owners of the hostel are very friendly and made us feel welcome from the moment we arrived. They had many excellent suggestions for dining and attractions nearby. The meals served at the hostel are fantastic, but they also have a... More 

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Boom, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This hostel was just ok. Good rooms, big beds, clean bathrooms. The reception staff was unfriendly. They were not so helpfull and outgoing. The food in this hostel is very very good! The cooks are very friendly. I took a trip to the cango caves and the ostrich farm with the hostel driver. He was very quiet and unfriendly. And... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This accommodation was included in a two day tour I booked through hotspots. We only spent one night here, but really enjoyed it. The rooms and bathrooms were basic, but everything was very clean. The food was not included in our package and so we paid for breakfast and dinner separately. It was very affordable and the quality was great.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights in August. It's more like an old house than a hostel. Good atmosphere around the fire in the evenings. There is free wifi available in the bar. Staff were very friendly and gave us great recommendations for a day trip and for local restaurants.

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Address: 148 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 16
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