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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hi, The luxury permanent tents were great!! But it was very dissapointing to stand in que's to use the toilets and showers in the morning. I guess it is due to it being peak season, but then something else needs to be done, maybe portable toilets as a temporary solution during the busy times? I also had to go look...

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Marius M, Owner at Tube 'n Axe Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Erna, Thank you for your comment. We had already begun in season to address the issue wrt our ablution facilities in particular to the permanent tent sites. We are busy with the prototype... not sure if you saw it but very soon they will all be en-suite and we'd like to invite you back for a complimentary stay in...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Tranquil setting with friendly staff. Good bar and restaurant and very well priced too. Can rooms and toilets, shower and camping area. Activities are well organised and very safe to do. Shuttle service available to take you wherever you need to be.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved staying at Tube 'n Axe, the vibe is awesome and everyone there is very friendly! The facilities are great including a pool, a bar, kitchen area as well as a restaurant and fire place for the cold days. I would recommend this to anyone who wants to visit Storms River and we will definitely stay there again!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience grabbing a tube and slowly meandering the upper storms river through beautiful scenery. You need to be reasonably in shape as the trip does require some walking through and around rock pools while you carry your tube, but you get to relax nicely in between while you float through some of the most amazing gorges and nature you...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay very much. I enjoyed the relaxation of it my best place was laying on the hammock at the pool. The place is also surrounded by stunning scenery and AWSOME restaurants. Thanks we will Def come back.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped at the Tube n Axe backpackers for 2 nights in December and it was so much fun. The place is well equipped for all your needs in terms of the kitchen, bathroom and shower facilities. The pool is a bonus and the hammocks so inviting. The bonfire was great and allowed the space to make lots of friends...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great backpackers - lovely staff (although night staff were way more friendly and approachable than day staff) amazing dogs! Really great owner full of advice and info. Great facilities in beautiful surroundings - photos on the website don't do it justice!

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Vitoria, ES
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole place has an amazing vibe - not sure if because of the bonfire that they make every night, the swimming pool area with hammocks, the dogs, the children playing around, the lovely staff and owners or the trees around the area. My room was super clean, the linen is very very good, the communal kitchen where I was...

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Bathurst, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you for an amazing stay at Tube n axe. The staff were friendly and helpful. Everyone made us feel welcome and totally at home. I would recommend this establishment to anyone. The tubing experience was a great deal of fun.

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Pmb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely chill and neat place. We stayed 3 nights on the camp site. Staff is friendly, dinner is ok, breakfast very good! Nice pool with hammocks! Would definitely go back! We did half day tubing which was fun, due to low water we had to walk quite a bit.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Storm Rriver Backpackers - This fantastic youth hostel is located in Storms River Village on the pulse of adventure and is ranked among the top backpackers lodges in South Africa let alone Garden Route. Our Accommodation offers warm cosy beds, clean facilities, Stormsriver Activities and Adventures. A buzzing night-life attracts travellers from all over to Tube ‘n Axe Backpackers Lodge and Accommodation. Storms River Village is a must visit while in Tsitsikamma and Garden Route area. Tubenaxe is also home of Blackwater Tubing and it is close to the Garden Route National Park at the famous Storms River Mouth – we offer shuttles on a daily basis to our guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tube 'n Axe Backpackers Lodge

Address: Cnr. Saffron & Darnell Streets, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Tsitsikamma National Park > Storms River
Price Range: £12 - £29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tube 'n Axe Backpackers Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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