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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The building where the bar is looks very nice. They also have a big place for making fires and drinking a beer. So far so good until we were taken to our private room with shared toilet/bathroom. The common area at the 4 private rooms smelled like dogs, the room was very small and the plaster from the ceiling had... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the location and the outside fire and pool. The tall slim brunette lady was extremely helpful and seemed to have a hard time from other members of staff. There is however massive room for improvement. For the price of the room you'd expect free coffee at a minimum (which SA price at 20R) and a free or at... More 

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Florianopolis, Brazil
1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Normally I don't use backpackers. I choose this one because it's near from the Tsitsikamma National Park, and the place surprised me positively. It's very beatiful, clean, organized. Besides, they have several tours options and good food ...

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Thanks for a awesome family stay with pleasant staff and such a lovely atmosphere . For a backpackers, everything we needed was there and the kids really enjoyed the 'camping' environment yet with lots of other perks to camping. We will come again x

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Staff are awesome and the location is good too. They have a great bar, free pool table and an awesome fire pit which they put on every night to chill out around and have a beer. Food was also unreal with freshproduce and herbs from the garden! Heaps of help with activities and really nice comfy rooms. One of the... More 

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

The staff and the facilities always offer more than expected from a services level perspective. We've stayed here a few times and its perfect for both the back packer and for families look for comfortable economical overnight accommodation. Neat clean, free WiFi. I always recommend this venue. Also, the Black water tubing is an amazing expereince

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Thank Essop
Bergen, Norway
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This place is really a good place to stay when you are in Tsisikama! Good food, beautiful cabins and rooms and great atmosphere. The staff will help you with anything. Our car broke down and they towed us back, found a guy that could fix it, and got us a bus ticket home!

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Thank SigrunEggereide
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5 reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A bit on the expensive side but since it is a small town is hard to find last minute places to stay. The service was great, the rooms clean and very comfortable and it was convenient since we were going black water tubbing and we left from there.

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Thank Laura A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Tube 'n Axe is a great hostel with friendly staff and really comfy beds. I came with my friend and stayed in one of their raised tents and it was a cozy space. The bathrooms had amazingly hot showers and there were really cute dogs. We did the tubing trip through the hostel and it was the most fun thing... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here in one of their tents a couple of days ago and I would recommend this place for anyone looking for an alternative style of accommodation. The tents are fantastic and the staff are extremely friendly. A must is the full day tubing operated by 3 lads from the backpackers. Thanks again tube and axe... Mark

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  • Free Parking
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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: £18 - £28 (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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