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Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge

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Reviewed 20 January 2017

Beautiful view,friendly people,comfortable and homely. We only stayed the one night but it had a nice atmosphere. Verandah has a magnificent view and we got to see the Guinea fowls with babies close up as well as a surprise visit from the Knysna Loerie. Rooms...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Hostel is in a central location for activities but not within walking distance of any shops or other restaurants. Has a relaxed family atmosphere featuring group dinners each night. The bar is popular with locals and backpackers alike. Features a range of dorm and camping...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stayed over at Fairy Knowe backpackers for one night and enjoyed our stay... Good mix of people and a relaxed atmosphere. The only downside was that the backpackers' cleanliness wasn't up to standard and that some of the bathrooms were out of order -...More

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Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 17 January 2017

I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay and the atmosphere. We do try to keep it as relaxed as possible (all be it quite the task between xmas and New year) Our staff clean the bathrooms twice per day and mops are provided...More

Reviewed 10 January 2017

Great stay in beautiful surroundings. The lodge was very busy though when I stayed as it was New Years eve. I think it would have been cleaner has it not been for the sheer number of guests. The staff were very friendly and helpful and...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights on our road trip to Cape Town. At first I thought its so far from the beach but soon after our arrival discover that the forest and lagoon adjacent Wildernis is the best kept secret of this beautiful outstretched...More

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Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 11 January 2017

Thank you Sharne! It was wonderful having you around! Hope to see you next year!

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"Stay in a private room with ensuite - little thatched chalet huts"
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"Definitely upstairs in the old house."
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