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Swellendam Backpackers

5 Lichtenstein Street, p.o.box 703, Swellendam, South Africa


  • 60%Value For Money
  • 60%Security
  • 100%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 100%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

Property Information:

Swellendam Backpackers, established in 1995, is within easy walking distance of the local shops, banks and a variety of Swellendam Restaurants. The hostel offers homemade traditional dinners in the main house, booking is essential.

Situated in a ambient part of the village,on a large property with its own gurgling mountain stream and close to the Marloth Nature Reserve. It is a lovely and safe choice to relax and recharge. Swellendam is centrally located to all of the adventure activities of the Overberg.

Swellendam Backpackers Hostel features quality facilities, ensuring a memorable stay:
Travel and Tour Information Centre and Bookings
Valuables Safe
In-house Bar Facility (specialising in local wine and beers)
Telephone and Fax Facility
Lounge and Fire Place
Broadband Internet
Linen Supplied
Housekeeping facilities
Outdoor Braai or BBQ facilities
No Curfew
Large Garden and Picnic Areas
Indoor Fire place for the cooler winter evenings
Coffee Station
Laundry Facilities
Credit Card Facilities

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    Really felt there should be coffee & tea available in communal kitchen
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  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Free Parking
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Towels Included


  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Lockout
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Swellendam Backpackers Located at 5 Lichtenstein Street, p.o.box 703, Swellendam.
Swellendam Backpackers
South Africa
Swellendam 6740 5 Lichtenstein Street,, p.o.box 703
80% 21
-34.0127735 20.4557061
Swellendam Backpackers
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