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    Swellendam Backpackers Adventure Lodge

    5 Lichtenstein Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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    Traveler (17)
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    Overview
    • Excellent13%
    • Very good18%
    • Average23%
    • Poor20%
    • Terrible26%
    Travelers talk about
    “horse ride” (5 reviews)
    “the owner” (11 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Restaurant
    Laundry Service
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    Schoone Oordt Country House
    985 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Swellendam
     
    The Marine Hermanus
    677 reviews
    #4 of 11 hotels in Hermanus
     
    Birkenhead House
    407 reviews
    #1 of 11 hotels in Hermanus
     
    The Whale Coast All Suite Hotel
    627 reviews
    #3 of 11 hotels in Hermanus
     
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    1 - 5 of 59 reviews

    Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

    I came here with my mom (she's 50 and I am 23) and it was the first stop of our road trip. Very disappointed about many things, the main one was the unwelcoming vibe (felt like we were just strangers in someone else's house and...More

    Thank Alana R
    Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

    What a miserable experience in all respects ! Made to feel very unwelcome . This is not a reflection of true Backpacker travel and tradition . Too many insulting signs all over on the do's and don'ts !! Please invest in some equipment for your...More

    Thank Businessstaya
    Reviewed January 30, 2017

    Comfortable, clean rooms. Lacks that welcoming backpacking atmosphere. Too many rules makes one feel like a child in someone else's home. Kitchen is available but one is not allowed to cook fatty meat!? So forget about your bacon and eggs. Kitchen equipment could do with...More

    Thank carlosfrancisco2001
    Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

    The venue itself is beautiful and the rooms are lovely, but the woman who received us was unfriendly and rude. It advertises a bar and lounge but this area has been marked off as a family room and all guests are banned. We got a...More

    Thank Michelle d
    Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

    We stayed for 3 nights and loved it! Stephanie and Kirk who run the place are brilliant; so helpful and friendly, highly recommend staying here. The rooms are comfortable and the bathroom fittings are really cool. The whole setting is great, the big garden is...More

    Thank Cazzacoley
    Schoone Oordt Country House
    985 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Swellendam
     
    The Marine Hermanus
    677 reviews
    #4 of 11 hotels in Hermanus
     
    Birkenhead House
    407 reviews
    #1 of 11 hotels in Hermanus
     
    The Whale Coast All Suite Hotel
    627 reviews
    #3 of 11 hotels in Hermanus
     
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
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    • Price range
    • $45 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Overberg District >
    • Swellendam
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    Traveler (17)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (11)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Nearby
    The Marine Hermanus
    677 reviews
    74.72 miles away
     
    The Whale Coast All Suite Hotel
    627 reviews
    74.79 miles away
     
    Schoone Oordt Country House
    985 reviews
    .42 miles away
     
    Birkenhead House
    407 reviews
    72.66 miles away
     
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    Nearby Attractions
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    .48 miles away
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    Room Tips
    "Book any, make a fire, have a drink and enjoy"
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    "Garden cabins give you privacy but you have to cross the garden to get to the ablution facilities."
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    "Definitely ask for one of the new rooms especially Room 6."
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    "check out the prices of local b&b's, you might get more for your money"
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