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Away with the Fairies Backpackers Hostel

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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza”(27 reviews)
“the cliff”(15 reviews)
“hiking trails”(14 reviews)
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Breakfast Available
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

The location is perfect and there’s no better place to appreciate it than from the outdoor bathtub. The dorms were comfortable and the facilities were good. The restaurant makes great pizza, and every night a massive communal fire raged outside. They also offer outdoor, mountain...More

Thank sarahkewsimpson
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Amazing location, The start to the hikes are on the doorstep! Best pizza and home cooked dinners. Everyone super friendly. We stayed in a private at Styder cottage and had a kettle in the room which was great when it was a bit chilly The...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Away with the Fairies was everything we were looking for and more. Not only did we find a beautiful campsite with hot showers but we found incredibly friendly and personable staff, a fantastic bar with one of the best atmospheres we have ever come across...More

Thank PhoebeNam
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Even though it’s really far off from a bigger town it offers everything you need. The people are really nice and relaxed. The bar is cool and trendy and the bath tub is just amazing. Not to mention all the crazily beautiful hikes you can...More

Thank fischg98
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Everything about Away with the Fairies blew me away and was a great introduction to Hogsback. The staff there is amazing and so hospitable. I met so many people of various ages and stories. The lodge is situated on a cliff in the Amatole Mountains...More

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Top amenities
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Pool
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Price range
$25 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$25 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Inge M
June 7, 2017|
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Response from Daniel C | Property representative |
Hi Inge, I am afraid not. We have a big Boerboel who is pretty territorial, when I say pretty I mean she is very. Nothing is much less atmospheric than a dog fight. I'm really sorry. Yours Dan
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Bailey M
May 22, 2017|
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Response from MassageMiki | Property representative |
Good morning, thank you for your questions. The bath is practically next to our view point, which is right here on our front lawn. There are many moderate hikes and even a light walk to 39 Steps waterfall. Looking forward to... More
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Powderbucket
October 9, 2014|
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Response from Daniel C | Property representative |
No problem at all. The bath with the incredible view is still going strong. You just need to let us know when you want to bath and we'll light the fire for you. We can organise mountain bike rental for you, also when... More
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"Straiders house can be quite with a lovely view."
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"The dorms have wifi, the house does not."
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"Hobbit cottage is adorable with 2 bedrooms, kitchenette and fireplace!"
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"the incredible day hike past the historic big tree and on to the awe-inspiring Madonna & Child waterfall..."
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