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Karma Backpackers Reviews

2 Piet Retief St, Free State, Kestell, Drakensberg, South Africa

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38 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 86%Facilities

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Very kind owners. Very helpful. We lost our licence plate and Very Ann made phone calls to fix the problem. Very relaxed atmosphere.

  • 18th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • All Female Group, 41+
  • (1 review)


Very relaxing place very close to the heart of the stunning drakensburg mountains. Recommended. All five stars***** We will be back next year !

  • 3rd Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Africa
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


I want to thank the hostess. Thank you for your help in moving to Royal Natal National Park ! Dmitry and Kristina .


Loved this place! The best place we spend time! The food was great, the animals to cute and she had very good tips about where to go. And the climb up the amphitheater is a must!!

  • 19th Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)


A really nice, homely backpackers! Nice and close to the Amphitheatre and Golden Gate park and Vera Ann has excellent maps and directions to get to everything. Unfortunately we didn't get a chance to try the Ethiopian resturant but others that had raved about it so it's probably worth a try.

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