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Karma Backpackers

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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good9%
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“vera ann”(24 reviews)
“the kitchen”(13 reviews)
“the owner”(10 reviews)
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Breakfast included
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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

I had the place to myself for two nights and enjoyed my stay immensely. Vera makes you feel right at home, it was like staying with my mother (she made me soup, prepared a hot water bottle for the cold nights and gave me gloves...More

Thank kevinmR1292XR
Reviewed December 20, 2017

Karma Backpackers is a place for travelers who want to feel at home. Vera Ann was extremely helpful in giving us information about the nearby hikes in Drakensberg, as well as Golden Gate National Park. Originally, we made a booking for 2 nights but extended...More

Thank Asha L
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Come for some good karma! Vera Ann's place is so welcoming,laid-back, delicious and cosy - I enjoyed every minute. From her lovely garden, comfortable common areas, clean bathrooms to her super tasty muffins and jam it is a place you don't wanna leave. For travellers...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2017

We really enjoyed our stay at Karma Backpackers! Not only because of the beautiful Sentinel Hiking trail closeby, but mostly because of the conversations with Vera and other guests in the kitchen, her lovely jams, bread and muffins, and the amazing and delicious Ethiopian place...More

Thank Annick v
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Of many hostels we have already seen, not only in South Africa, but all over the world, we have never been to one that was so special, with so much love and with such a nice host! Placed close to some really wonderful hikes close...More

Thank Franziska H
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$26 - $32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$26 - $32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Go with the indoor showers rather than the out-house"
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"Rooms in the main house"
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"We had a four bed dorm - which was perfekt!"
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"You can't lose- they are all awesome rooms and beds!"
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