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Buzz Backpackers

118 McCabe St, Ficksburg 9730, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

We stopped here as a place to stay on route to Lesotho. Maria and the team here are running a tight ship and may have taken over recently but is a great place to stay. Rooms are tidy and bathrooms are brand new . Bar is also new in layout with great chat offered from locals. Good place to stay... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012 via mobile

I crashed at Buzz because of a massive thunderstorm that stopped me from making it to Maseru from Durban in one day. Maria (the owner) and Nick (the barman) were both incredibly friendly. The pizza is great; dorms are clean but dark, and showers/bathrooms nice with some hot water. Location is a bit difficult without your own transport (none of... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2011

A fun weekend away turned into one of the worse experiences I have ever had in my life. Wanting to get out of the city for the weekend, we decided to go see the Ficksburg / Clarens area. Buzz was affordable and according to their website it seemed like a decent place to take your family, they even advertised "braai"... More

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Mariya T, Owner at Buzz Backpackers, responded to this review

Correct, this was not a family orientated business, we are a backpackers and not a lodge or guesthouse, we are orientated for younger party people who are enjoying good music all night through and taking it easy. We were still renovating and upgrading, Rome was not built in a day... Regards, Buzz Management More

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Address: 118 McCabe St, Ficksburg 9730, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Free State > Ficksburg
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Rustic Sandstone hostel with friendly ambiance and well-trained helpful staff . Pizza and Take Away restaurant .Braai ,Sports BAR, pool tables entertainment area with a big screen TV Buzz Backpackers located on the border of Free state & “The Kingdom of the Sky” (Lesotho)Your Base-jump towards the Katsie Dam, AFRI Ski and to other many amazing attractions and adventures in Lesotho mountains… ... more   less 
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