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Backpackers Paradise & Joyrides

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148 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

They really have a great and helpful staff, willing to help you in any way, good accommodation (dorm), the ostrich for dinner is really good (you must try it!) and the cycle-trips from Swartbergpass and Cango Caves which they organize are awesome!

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Thank Bart t
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I spent one night in this backpack hotel. Here are the advantages and what to improve: Advantages: -people are very kind -The food is just amazing! They cook ostrich and bread on the fire and it was amazing! Improvements: -the ensuite room looks very old, the floor is not flat and the toilets's door is almost inexistant... More 

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Thank JVi91
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Everyone I met at this hostel was really great, especially the staff who were really helpful. Would recommend anyone who is going to Oudtshoorn to stay at this hostel. Couldn't praise this hostel more!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

A great place to stay in Oudtshoorn close to everything you need. They offer cycle tours to the local attractions such as the Cango Caves and Cango Wildlife Park, or just rent a bike and go for a cruise. The rooms are comfortable and clean and the staff are fantastic and friendly, always ready to help. Thank you Marius for... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

I shared a room with 5 girls and I had no problem. I got all the support that I needed and the attendants were all very friendly. The dinner was good with options for vegetarians. The breakfast was also good but simple. Very comfortable place, I could enjoy a lot. Nice and beautiful hostel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

magnificent place that is wonderfully decorated to make you feel comfortable. would be better if the free coffee is in the main lobby n just in the small garden behind since breakfast is served there. clean sheets. clean baths and very well ventilated rooms.

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Thank Jowi U
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Stayed here for two nights while travelling along the garden route on the Baz Bus. Would highly recommend this hostel. They picked us up from our Baz Bus drop off in George and were very easy to arrange transport to and from local attractions. They had good cooked food available at meal times to order and the dorm we stayed... More 

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Wurzburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

If you stay here you made everything right. Beginning with the dorm rooms. Comfy beds including your own bathroom. Amazing food at the restaurant wether its breakfast or lunch. Nice staff who is always there to help you. Free and fast wifi at the lounge area. You can park your car inside a fenced area.

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Thank Fabian A
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Our stay at this hostel was very comfortable. There is loads to do around - we chose a bicycle tour from the Cango Caves back to the hostel. However, we got caught in 35 degrees Celsius and the hostel came to collect us halfway for free - very nice of them! The hostel itself is beautiful, big spacious dorms with... More 

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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

My friend and I stayed here along our road trip travels. We were greeted by the owners with huge smiles and were shown around immediately. The next day they helped us plan our day so that we would see the most of the area in the short amount of time we had there - giving us some tour vouchers too.... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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Additional Information about Backpackers Paradise & Joyrides

Address: 148 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Price Range: $20 - $37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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