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Nothando Backpackers Lodge

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

As per title, those are the pros. Hardy was really friendly and helpful and welcoming and gave me good tips on where to go etc. Secure parking is a bonus. The photos are very clever; it's much more dated than they suggest! I struggled with noise, not town noise but house noise, the walls are paper thin and hearing EVERYTHING... More 

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Deios, Manager at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you for your review. Hope you have enjoyed the rest of your travels. Kindest regards Hardy More 

Utrecht, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothando Backpackers Lodge was a great place to stay. The rooms are clean and have everything you need (including heating!). Breakfast is not included but can be purchased every morning and is good. Was well informed by staff members about the trips in the neighbourhood, they arranged taxis and made free phone calls. I think this place is especially nice... More 

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Nothando. Much appreciated. Kindest regards The Nothando Team More 

Dublin, Ireland
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91 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in several nice places, but this place we enjoyed a lot because it is a backpacking place but still good and really laid back. It gets you in the mood of the town. I would definitely go back, not for luxury but for the experience of the town.

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fantastic review of Nothando Backpackers Lodge. We hope to accommodate you again at Nothando. Very welcome. Kindest regards The Nothando Team More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We didn't stay very long as we were making our way down the garden route, however, the rooms were really comfortable and clean as were the bathrooms. The staff were friendly and welcoming and the off street parking area gave me piece of mind.

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Nothando. Hope to see you again in the near future. Kindest regards The Nothando Team More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Nice hostel, friendly service and delicious breakfast! We stayed in a private room, which was spacious and clean, with ensuite bathroom. Great location and perfect to explore Plettenburg Bay and Robberg. They have laundry service as well.

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. Much appreciated. Hope you have enjoyed the rest of your travels. Kindest regards The Nothando Team More 

Centurion, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Although we only had a brief stay at Nothando, the staff were friendly and helpful and the vibe was very relaxed and welcoming. It's a great spot to meet some new people and an excellent base from which to explore Plett.

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Nothando We really appreciate your feedback. Hope you have enjoyed the rest of your travels. Kindest regards The Nothando Team More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

What a great find! Such warm hospitality. Excellent service and value for money. The room was extremely spacious and spotlessly clean and the free wifi was useful. One of the most comfortable beds I've ever slept in! Parking could be a little problematic at times, but overall a wonderful stay. Would certainly recommend.

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Nothando Backpackers. We really appreciate feedback. Hope you will stay with us again in the near future. Kindest regards The Nothando Team More 

Port Elizabeth
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Nothandos is one of the best backpackers I have ever been to! The dorm was amazing, the beds super comfy with fresh linen. It's lovely and quiet, and has fantastic kitchen facilities. Super close walk to the shops, supermarket and beach, and lovely courtyard and bar area. It doesn't even feel like you are staying at a backpackers! Hardy and... More 

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review of Nothando Backpackers Lodge. We really appreciate your feedback and hope that you stay with us again in the near future. Kindest regards The Nothando Team More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Good price, good facilities, good location, good on-site service. The only downside was the booking of activities (e.g. price of shuttle), which I did seperately. All in all a rather calm and relaxed place.

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Oldenburg, Deutschland
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Love this place! It's well located, even if you want to do daytrips somewhere around Plett. Staff is very helpfull, food (if you want) exellent. If you have some to relax, why not in this coxy place. :-)

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Deios, Owner at Nothando Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Wow!!! Stayed for the 3rd time. Thank you very much and taking time out to write a wonderful review. Much appreciated. Hope you will stay with us again. Kindest regards The Nothando Team. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Nothando Backpackers Lodge

Address: 5 Wilder Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: $28 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Nothando Backpackers Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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