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Away with the Fairies Backpackers Hostel

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  • Excellent63%
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  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at Away With The Fairies! Besides the great hike to the waterfalls and the beautiful view, we enjoyed the nights at the campfire or at the bar (they have really good craft beer&pizza). We stayed in the most amazing room,...More

Thank Karlijn94
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We arrived at Hogback and it was very cold during our whole stay, so unfortunately we didn't do a lot of the outdoor activities! The backpackers was great! Nice beds, awesome bar area and very nice fire places to keep warm during the chills evening....More

Thank Banni1315
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I came to Hogsback for a short stop over that became five days and I wish I would have stayed longer. Away with the Fairies Hostel is situated in the perfect location with amazing views of all three hogs and of course the bath on...More

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Response from FairiesMiki, Manager at Away with the Fairies Backpackers HostelResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you Amy. Come back anytime you need to escape city life again. Fairy Regards

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

My husband, daughter and her boyfriend spent a weekend at Away with the Fairies. It was our most favorite place we visited during our two week trip to South Africa. We were made to feel at home right away. There are great hiking trails next...More

Thank kathryn w
Response from FairiesMiki, Manager at Away with the Fairies Backpackers HostelResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We feel honored to be called 'your most favorite'. We have since switched the sheer curtain for one less see through and will be putting a door in shortly, thank you so much....More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

We had a great time at this hostel. The view is beautiful and if u want to have a relaxing day/evening by the fire u can do that in the lounge or a very fun night in the other half of the hostel which had...More

Thank mikegriffin16
Response from FairiesMiki, Manager at Away with the Fairies Backpackers HostelResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you Mike!! That is a great review and makes us remember why we do this! I will be sure to pass your compliments on to Sinethemba and Bonga. Fairy Regards, Miki

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Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
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Price range
US$28 - US$44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$28 - US$44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Inge M
7 June 2017|
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Response from Daniel C | Property representative |
Hi Inge, I am afraid not. We have a big Boerboel who is pretty territorial, when I say pretty I mean she is very. Nothing is much less atmospheric than a dog fight. I'm really sorry. Yours Dan
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Bailey M
22 May 2017|
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Response from MassageMiki | Property representative |
Good morning, thank you for your questions. The bath is practically next to our view point, which is right here on our front lawn. There are many moderate hikes and even a light walk to 39 Steps waterfall. Looking forward to... More
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Powderbucket
9 October 2014|
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Response from Daniel C | Property representative |
No problem at all. The bath with the incredible view is still going strong. You just need to let us know when you want to bath and we'll light the fire for you. We can organise mountain bike rental for you, also when... More
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