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    Amapondo Backpackers Lodge

    Second Beach Road | Wildcoast, Port St Johns 5120, South Africa
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    • Excellent57%
    • Very good24%
    • Average10%
    • Poor5%
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    “port st” (18 reviews)
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 191 reviews

    Reviewed September 7, 2017

    I camped at Amapondo's in February 2017 for a few nights. I enjoyed the service that I received at the restaurant/bar and even the food choice every evening. Even though it was just myself and my girlfriend I will return with a bigger group. There...More

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    Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

    Stopped in for a few sundowners with mates and ended up staying longer than anticipated. Owner Amanda was an amazing host. The vibe and the atmosphere was truly Wild Coast hospitality. I would stay here in a heart beat.

    Thank Dbn_Trekker
    Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded August 14, 2017

    Thanks for the review. So glad you had a good time at Amapondo. It was great to get to know you all. You are welcome back anytime. Amanda

    Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

    The private rooms are basic- nothing fancy- but reasonable for the price. Everything was fine except for the absurdly loud music. We stayed high on the hill but the music started blasting at 9 pm. We assumed that it might stop at 10, or 11,...More

    1  Thank bellini2323
    Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded August 14, 2017

    Thanks for the review. I do apologize for the loud music. During that period both my wife and I were away for a few days and it seems that our barman got a bit trigger happy with the volume and invited a bunch of his...More

    Reviewed July 14, 2017

    We stayed with a group of 11 hikers. Amapondo Backpackers was our starting point after a hectic drive through the Transkei from PE. The accommodation is simple yet comfortable and the staff were welcoming. The site gives the place a tropical feel. The pub area...More

    Thank R8979PFandrewe
    Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded August 14, 2017

    Thanks for the review. We are the official starting point for the hike to Coffee Bay and a great place to begin. We also offer free parking to guests who want to come collect their car afterwards. After 5 days of hiking many hikers will...More

    Reviewed June 20, 2017

    A hidden gem in Port St Johns! Awesome vibe, friendly locals and helpful staff made the trip so great we decided to stay an extra few days hanging out with Thebs and the crew at the backpackers. Thanks so much guys and I'll see you...More

    Thank Dewald A
    Response from Amapondo, Manager at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded August 14, 2017

    Glad you had a good time. Hope to see you again. Tebs

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    • Free Parking
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    • Beachfront
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    • Port St Johns
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    Mhimbi
    February 20, 2017|
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    Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
    Firstly, thanks Sandra P for your answers. Brian, please check our website, which is very comprehensive. PSJ is pretty safe and crime is rare, but we have security on site and a perimeter fence too. We can accommodate up... More
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    Zaheer1209
    November 16, 2016|
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    Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
    Hi, sorry for the delay. No problems at all. Its a tar road all the way to the airstrip. You could even roller-skate to the top!
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    Zaheer1209
    November 9, 2016|
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    Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
    Hi, sorry for the delay. If you havent come and gone already, please check out the Adventure section on our website where there are links, details and photos of all the coolest stuff to do in PSJ.
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