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Valley View Backpackers

47 De Lange Street, Graskop 1270, South Africa
Valley View Backpackers
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

What an amazing place to stay! The staff was incredibly friendly and accommodating, the place was clean and tidy, and you have the most amazing view of the Lowveld. Very affordable and worth it, would definitely stay there again.

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Roermond, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The owners of the hostel are very very nice. The hostel itself is clean but rather small rooms. It is a great place to start if you want to visit the Blyde River Canyon and the hostel is situated in a quiet area.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We lived in the Kruger Cottage. It is a very basic cottage with 2 rooms (one with a bunk bed and the other with a king sized bed) kitchen and bathroom. Bring your own towels, it comes at extra cost! The kitchen is very basic but fulfilled all its duties. Valley View has a superb location, being near must-see waterfalls... More 

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

A clean, beautiful backpackers, well-equipped kitchen and friendly stuff. We had one of the small rooms without bathroom. Outside there's a beautiful terrace...a great place to eat, drink a glass of wine and meet the other guests.

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Vias, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Very well located near by awesome places.... nice friendly people well maintained near downtown i recommend this place not expensive. They have plenty informations about what to do and they orqanise it. The view is really nice. Laundry self catering tv room wifi bikes to hire... if you are around stop there.

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Felt welcome,felt at home..and l will recommend to my family ,friends and anyone who wants to be in Graskop.The owners and staff were pleasant. The room we booked was very clean also the public areas.

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

A nice Hostel with very friendly owners whom are very helpfull with information and tours. The rondavel we stayed in was small but nice, cold in winter but we had very good wheather. The surroundings are beautifull and the place itself has a very homey and chill atmosphere. Internet is an additional charge, breakfast can be provided but need to... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

My partner and I stayed at Valley View Backpackers for two nights. I had previously been in touch with Melinda via email. Melinda was very helpful and quick in answering all of my questions! The reason I have given Valley View 3 stars is for a number of reasons. A few staple items were not provided - the bathrooms did... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights and although it was very cold (1400-1600 meters high and winter season), we had a good time. Excellent stop before heading into Kruger, but also to explore the wonderfull area with Blyd river canyon as absolute must see. Very friendly staff, well equiped kitchen, basically the only thing that's missing is a bar. So don't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

The hostelowners are very friendly and helpful. Location is great, very near to Gods window and the Blyde river canyon. Nice kitchen, good beds... In winter an extra blanket would be nice though. It really gets freezing in the cabins. But the atmosphere is very homey, friendly and relaxing. A braai is there. And the laundry service does great work!... More 

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