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Backpackers Paradise & Joyrides

148 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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    4 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for one night so that I could visit the Cango Caves. The hostel provided a shuttle (130R each way) from George, that met the BazBus. You can choose to eat diner at the hostel if there are enough people, 3 or more, I had a delicious ostrich sausage and kebab with salad and potato. There is free... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed one night in the Oaradise Backpackers in Oudtshoorn, South Africa. We had the double en-suite room, so the price was higher - the place is nice well located, secure, however they do have some strange for backpackers regulations - required is a deposit for towels, breakfest (not a feast) is included but NOT served is coffee or... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is one of the best hostels I've stayed in, hands down. Set in large grounds, secure parking, big lounge area with TV, vending machine, kitchen area and big wooden tables on which to eat. Our bunk beds were the size of 3/4 beds and very comfortable. The whole place was very clean. The staff kept the reception open... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

This is my third trip to South Africa, and backpackers paradise is one of the most aesthetically pleasing places I've stayed. The decor is warm and cozy, hanging out in the garden enjoying espresso was so relaxing. The braai experience is classic!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My sisters and I booked a dorm room at Backpackers Paradise and on arrival were given a lovely little private room which was nice! The girl on reception was really friendly and helpful and showed us around. They have a good kitchen area, lounge, bar and a few bathrooms and toilets. The receptionist also gave us a great recommendation for... More

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Montreal, Canada
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Service: They have discounts on the activities in Oudtshoorn and shuttle service to those activities. The staff were very nice and took time to explain all the activities. Value: Cheap~ Environment: Spacious and many areas to hangout, there's a garden, pool and common areas. The kitchen is big and well-equipped. There is free coffee and tea in the shared kitchen... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Once you've overcome the overpriced shuttle from George (150R one way for a 1 hour drive), it's a great place to stay. Very spacious, a lot of different areas to hang out, a very clean and well equipped kitchen, comfy beds (dorm room) and friendly service. Super delicious ostrich braai for dinner. The bike ride from the top of Swartberg... More

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Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Nice hostel with garden, fireplace, bar, nice (cheap) breakfast and possibility to braai. The girl at the reception gave a lot of explanation about activities (they have discount!) and beautiful tours in the surroundings. We drove with our own car to Prince Albert, nice mountains! It is possible to do volunteer work at a project close to Oudsthoorn. Owner knows... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

The hostel is runned by a very nice family. There is a lot of outside space, a really cosy living room (with tables, couches and a television) and it's on the mainstreet of Oudtshoorn. We stayed in a double room with our own bathroom which was superb and really worth the money. Try to book in advance! You can get... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I stayed in 6-bed-dorm for a night because the Garden Route Tour I joined arranged this backpacker. I am quite happy that they choose "Backpackers Paradise & Joyrides" in Oudtshoorn. There are many restaurants within walking distance. There is a bar in the backpackers, They do BBQ every night (If I am not wrong). There is a huge garden and... More

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Address: 148 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
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