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Away with the Fairies Backpackers Hostel

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Overview
Bag End, Ambleside Close, Hogsback 5721 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

The staff at away with the fairies is really kind and the atmosphere is relaxed. The surroundings are beautiful and the bath is definitely an unique experience. The only disadvantage was that is was very cold and the wood that was given was still a...More

Thank A6527JYsp
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

This place has the most beautiful view. They have a bathtub placed outside with a view over the mountains you are free to use if you’re staying at the hostel. You have to book your time in the bathtub and they’ll heat up some water...More

Thank Sif K
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

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Description
Away with the Fairies is a backpacker hostel with one of the best views in the country from our garden. We have all sorts of accommodation ranging from En-suites to Self Catering cottage, doubles, twins, dorms and ...More camping. The hiking trails through Auckland Nature reserve start and finish in our back garden. On the hikes you can see ancient forests and endless waterfalls. Our atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, with nature and views what we are all about. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
$12 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Hogsback
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
$12 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Hogsback
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Traveler (131)
Room & Suite (19)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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IngeM441
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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