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    Elundini Backpackers

    Elundini Location, Hogsback 5700, South Africa
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    Traveler (41)
    Room & Suite (10)
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    “bread making” (4 reviews)
    “her husband” (5 reviews)
    “day hike” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 31 reviews

    Reviewed October 30, 2017

    Elundini Backpackers is one of the two places out of hundreds we've visited in South Africa that we keep visiting again and again. It is a place filled with realistic optimism, everyday joy, and humble resilience. You'll meet people with stories and laughter. It is...More

    Thank Siri N
    Response from Lieve C, Owner at Elundini BackpackersResponded November 1, 2017

    Hahaha....that's funny...THE travel destination!!! Wish he could do our PR:-) He will convince everybody to come this side!! Thanks for this very, very lovely review. This means probably you are back home. Hope on your next trip to SA you'll have time to pop in...More

    Reviewed October 26, 2017

    I love staying at Elundini. We were already there 2x although it is a looooong drive from Cape Town. You don't come for luxury but you come to see the real life in South Africa. Lieve does a lot of work in the community so...More

    Thank JessyLip
    Response from Lieve C, Owner at Elundini BackpackersResponded October 27, 2017

    Hi Jessy, Thanks for taking your time to write this lovely review. When people come with kiddies here, it's amazing to see how quickly they all connect with the local children. Soccer is indeed a great ice breaker. Hope you will pay us another visit...More

    Reviewed October 25, 2017

    Plenty of other reviews cover the lovely friendly Elundini Backpackers run by Lieve and Elliot so I will tell you about one of the mountain biking and hiking possibilities in the area. A trip I have done twice with a different group of friends each...More

    Thank Richard312557
    Response from Lieve C, Owner at Elundini BackpackersResponded October 26, 2017

    Hi Richard, Thanks a lot for this lovely review. Indeed Elundini is a mountain biking paradise. Hope to see you back soon when you come and explore new routes😂😂😂😂. Lots of love Lieve

    Reviewed October 23, 2017

    Hidden behind the Amatola mountains of the Eastern Cape, peacefully located along the gravel road that connect hogsback to Seymour, there is a village named Elundini. The backpacker, a family-owned budget-hostel built within the village, is a fantastic place and a great opportunity to switch...More

    Thank Simone_baldanzi
    Response from Lieve C, Owner at Elundini BackpackersResponded October 25, 2017

    Hey...Your Xhosa is better than mine😂!! Thanks a million for this amazing review. Hope to see you again soon in SA...So you can teach me some more Xhosa!!! Warm regards, Lieve

    Reviewed October 22, 2017

    With a group of senior citizens of Belgium we stayed 2 nights in Elundini Backpackers. Very nice location and accommodation. Three Rondavels accommodated 16 people. The fourth Rondavel is the sanitary block (showers, toilets, and lavabo's). Meals, also vegetarian, are cooked on requested in the...More

    Thank Marc D
    Response from Lieve C, Owner at Elundini BackpackersResponded October 25, 2017

    Hi Marc, Thanks for taking the time to write this lovely​review. It was nice to finally have your group here after all these months of planning. All of them were really nice People. Hope we'll see Clinton again here one day with a group 😂....More

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    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • $20 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
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    • Eastern Cape >
    • Hogsback
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    Traveler (41)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Dining (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (33)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
    Bathroom (1)
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    Room Tips
    "Trust Lieve and Elliot!"
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    "all rondavels and the diningroom have a spectacular view on the Amathole Mountains . Great view of..."
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    "Arrive early in the afternoon to enjoy the setting sun and a fireside chat with Elliott."
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    "The Rondavels have a lovely view of the mountains"
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