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Fairy Knowe Backpackers Reviews

1 Dumbleton Road, Wilderness, South Africa

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34 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 100%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 92%Facilities

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Being a solo traveller I'm more interested a convivial atmosphere than examining the bedsheets. A beautiful, leafy setting in the heart of Wilderness, decent communal facilities and easy access to all the hikes in the area. Evening meals are delicious and a good chance to hear one of Digby's anecdotes! With a good mix of backpacker's and locals, the bar area is charming, the drink and conversation flows without ever gettong out of hand! Top stay.


Cute hostel located in a great area, just a nice walking distance from the beautiful town of wilderness as well as the beach.


The staff are what make this place. It's a beautiful location with a lovely atmosphere, but it was Digby, Delaney and Adrian in particular that made this place the best we have stayed so far on our month in Africa . Thank you for being so hospitable


Really nice place and nice personal ! You can do a lots of activities and share an excellent meal at night ! In this place you feel free, I highly recommend the place for the spirit, the place, and all the activities !! We lived a really good experience there. The emplacement is really near the entrance to the reserve but not from the center town (a car is better)


Good: The staff was cooking meals every evening. The licensed bar was very homely. a lovely and nice place to stay. Bad: No place to eat self-made breakfast inside in the morning.

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