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Karma Backpackers

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8.9
Fabulous 73 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.3
  • Security 9.3
  • Location 8.8
  • Staff 9.3
  • Atmosphere 8.8
  • Cleanliness 9.0
  • Facilities 8.3
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8.9
Fabulous 73 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.3
  • Security 9.3
  • Location 8.8
  • Staff 9.3
  • Atmosphere 8.8
  • Cleanliness 9.0
  • Facilities 8.3
Karma Backpackers Located at 2 Piet Retief St, Free State, Kestell, Drakensberg.
Karma Backpackers
South Africa
Drakensberg 9860 ZA 2 Piet Retief St, Free State, Kestell
89% 73
-28.3109549 28.6989712
Karma Backpackers
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17th Aug 2016
8.9

Great little hostel. No lockers, but felt very confident in the security of the place. The staff have a great demeanor; helpful and accommodating. The bathroom is spacious, clean, and has good water pressure and hot water. Location is good for Amphitheater or Golden Gate Don't forget to bring bread to try the tasty jams and marmalades & choose your favorites to buy. Chunky orange & whisky ftw!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
5th Aug 2016
9.4

Very nice staff, who offered us hot-water-Bottles, because it was so cold. cute Location, with dishwasher, clean, extraordinary equipped kitchen!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
30th May 2016
6.3

For a 9.3 place we expected a bit more. The house is old and it was uncomfortably cold all the time inside. We were sleeping in all our warm clothes. We know it's winter but this was really uncomfortable. The only 'heating system' is a hot water bottle. On the plus side it's close to Drakensberg Sentinel Peak. Also Vera Ann was very helpful giving all the details about hiking. But we would gladly pay more just to sleep in a room temperature room. We recommend providing at least heaters for rent.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
13th May 2016
9.1

The host was lovely & the room was tidy. Recommend if you're going to golden gate or another trail hike. As many mentioned her breakfast & jam were delicious :)

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
10th Mar 2016
10.0

Excellent place with a friendly welcome from Vera. Kestell is a great location for exploring the northern drakensburgs. Be sure to try some of the amazing home-made jam with breakfast.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness

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