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Backpackers Paradise & Joyrides

148 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ilse90 Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Singapore
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211 reviews 211 reviews
115 hotel reviews
328 helpful votes 328 helpful votes
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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Chichester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Stayed here for two nights and that was enough. Not much to do in the area but we talked to cango wildlife ranch and that was amazing. Accommodation good value for money and owners always willing to help and give advice. Would definitely recommend this hostel. Charlotte and Chris

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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Stayed here with a friend and loved it! From the moment we checked in the staff were friendly and helpful with any information we needed. The recommend restaurants which were fabulous and also provided discounts on local attractions. I like the option of having a menu to order from or being able to cook for myself. I found the rooms... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

This is a great place, very friendly staff and the location is superb, when you book a trip you get discount vouchers for the cangoo coves (10%) and the ostrich farm (50%). Great biking trip can be taken and the bar with fire place is a nice area.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

The hostel reception is visually unique and the room was spacious and clean. It is a quiet place. Wifi Internet is slow and only works in reception. We were a little uncomfortable asking the owner questions as he did come off as rude and inpatient when it came to answering our questions.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We stayed here for two nights and would have loved to stay longer. The people at reception were friendly and helpful, always giving little tips about where to go and what to do. The room was large and had a clean and had a comfortable double bed. Loved the choice of cooking for myself or ordering from the menu. Would... More

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Ennis, Ireland
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87 reviews 87 reviews
24 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I really enjoyed staying here, it's such a nice place with a really friendly atmosphere. The family running the backpackers are really approachable, helpful and friendly. My boyfriend and I stayed in the dorm area which was really nice with HUGE beds and a clean bathroom area. I have stayed in some pretty small bunks now so trust me when... More

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We arrived in George by Baz Bus and the shuttle was there on time to pick us up on time. I wasn't sure what to expect, but when we arrived at Backpacker's Paradise, we were pleasantly surprised. It was really homey. The family running it was really nice and accommodating. They immediately arranged our tours for the next day and... More

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Address: 148 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 33 Specialty lodging in Oudtshoorn
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