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The Birches Backpackers

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  • Excellent85%
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  • Average3%
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Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend. Met kind travelers who were ending their trip and have us their camping gear. Safe location. Clean room and bathroom with fast wifi. Easy to get around with Uber. Ian is very accommodating and tries his best to make his guests feel welcome...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place! The host is friendly, beds and rooms are good and clean. Bathrooms are always clean, the relaxing are at the pool is the best, oh and they have NetFlix here. Will definately come back next time. And very well priced! It...More

Thank Ricky J
Reviewed April 3, 2017

Beautiful pool and garden, communal space where you can play your own music on the speaker system, a peaceful tea garden, clean and tidy rooms and bathroom, a chill space with netflix and a great breakfast provided every morning.

Thank Chad G
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

It was wonderfull! Ian is the best host you can wish for.. Only good words for him, his family, the beds, the food, the place itself, everything. It feels like home so we went back and cant wait to come again! Laura and Danny

Thank Lerkoede
Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

We were in a group of 15 people. Were stayed on this place for 2 nights. Really nice crew, good rooms, clean, not very big but comfortable. It is very near from a shopping center and a street with some restaurants and pubs. From the...More

Thank Walmy S
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$17 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$17 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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JRutherford1986
January 4, 2017|
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Response from Ian G |
No problem. The bus is 100m away. It costs R15 to city centre.
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JRutherford1986
January 4, 2017|
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Response from Ian G |
All of the above - no problem. I will organise what you want.
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"The ones to the sides are quieter than those out the front"
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