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Albergo for Backpackers

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hostel is very well located if you are ready to walk downhill to the beach, which means uphill on your way back. I stayed in winter, so this wasn't a problem. Supermarket just over the street, many restaurants close by. The hostel is beautiful place, with a creative decoration. The dorms are big, showers and toilets kept very clean.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Albergo is a lovely hostel in the centre of town, 10 minute walk from the beach and close to the main street. The hostel was well equipped with a relaxing garden area (with fires at night). Staff were really friendly and helped us arrange transportation. There is plenty to do in the local area but I would suggest hiring a... More 

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Oudega, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We had a great time at Albergo! the staff was very friendly and helpful. the location is perfect! The rooms and beds are very good! we booked beds in a dorm, the dorm was big and everyone had enough space. We felt immediatly home!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Great place. Three things stand out: 1. Super clean. Bathrooms, sheets, kitchen. They really put a lot of care into the place 2. Great for meeting people. They have a fire pit and start a fire nightly - along with music and ability to buy drinks, it draws everyone out of the rooms and into a conversation. We were here... More 

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Cape Town
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We had a wonderful experience @Albergo for Backpackers. The service was friendly. There was a cool chilled out relaxed vibe. The place was very clean and neat. Would recommend it to friends. It was wonderful to interact with other guest from all over the country. The free WiFi was a bonus.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

A friend and I stayed over at Albergo last week and oh boy was it amazing! Not only were their staff extremely friendly and helpful, the rooms were pretty amazing and modern 😊 we felt as thou we stayed at a hotel rather than a backpackers ☺ this is definitely one of the best hostels i've ever stayed at without... More 

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Bredasdorp, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The rooms an facilities was very well and upkept for a backpackers. Walking into the lounge area and even the backyard was exceptional. There is coffee always available and a "Braai" area where they lit a fire every night at 5:30! The staff is fun and helpfull and aleays smiling. That is hard to find these days. Truely a little... More 

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Portoviejo, Ecuador
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

I stayed only one night with a friend. The owner is a very kind person and the staff is helpful. I enjoyed a lot being in the garden and the lobby. Good books and magazines to browse or read if you have the time. The place is near eateries, at least one bank and the beautiful beaches of the city... More 

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Umkomaas, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

As always when we sleep over on our way to the destination, it as a pleasure to go to Albegro to see old familiar faces and know you will be treated with respect. The staff is always friendly and helpful when we arrive there.

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St. Helena Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Really enjoyed my stay in the dorm. Friendly staff, traditional decor, great vibe at night (you wouldn't even want to go out at night!). Mostly impressed with the cleanliness and maintenance - nothing stays dirty or unfixed. Superb management.

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Albergo for Backpackers Hostel Plettenberg Bay is situated in absolutely the best spot in our beautiful little town. The beach, shops, restaurants and nightlife are all within easy walking distance. We offer the following accommodation: Camping Dorm beds (10 and 12 bedded dorm rooms) Private rooms with shared bathroom for 1 to 6 persons Nothing can beat our stunning views from the balcony. Dolphins and whales are often spotted cruising the beautiful bay of Plettenberg Bay. For those who just want to have a lazy day, you can relax in our beautiful garden. Swinging hammocks and hanging chairs are waiting for you. The Garden is set around our communal area. Free Tea and Coffee is available for our guests. At Albergo for Backpackers Hostel Plettenberg Bay, every night is a bonfire night. We can teach you the art of traditional South African outdoor cooking. In South Africa that is called a "Braai". At Albergo's One Stop Action Shop (our activity center) we offer all information about activities in the area. Our helpful staff will gladly assist you with bookings. (always ask for the special backpacker prices). A shuttle service is available for transport to the various activities. It is also possible to reach some of the activities by local taxis. Ask for the nearby Taxi rank. Plettenberg Bay has gorgeous beaches. It is also possible to practice your surfing skills. We have surfboards for hire. Use of Body Boards is for free. The beach is in walking distance of the backpackers. Albergo for Backpackers Hostel Plettenberg Bay offers FREE Wi-Fi and internet. In our reception we have a computer available for our guests. Our reception is open until 10.00 p.m. Our Bar Albergo for Backpackers has a liquor licence.Our bar is fully stocked. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Albergo for Backpackers

Address: 8 Church Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: $10 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Albergo for Backpackers 1*
Number of rooms: 7
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