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Wild Spirit Lodge Reviews

R102 Nature's Valley Road, Garden Route, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

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65 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 97%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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Wild spirit was an amazing experience. The bar & seating area set on a lovely wood framed deck over looking a large forest. Beautiful moon and sun rises. Food both dinner and breakfast were excellent, staff insisted on doing the washing up which was amazing. There are walks from the hostel, attractions and an amazing beach a few km away. Saturday featured a traditional african drumming session around the open fire and the experts gave my son aged 9 a lessons which he loved. Well done wild spirit

  • 2nd Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for this lovely review! It was a pleasure to host you and your little boy - good luck with the rest of your trip :)


We had an incredible experience at Wild Spirit. Not many hostels have such a welcoming and interesting atmosphere. We camped in the grounds and were blown away with quality of the camping facilities. The food on offer was home cooked, delicious and reasonably priced. There was a real community vibe about the place in which everyone pitched in. We loved the quirky layout, the beautiful walks and our nights spent reading around the cozy fire. Excellent hostel in a superb location.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Such a pleasure to hear you enjoyed your stay with us!


Really nice Hostel with great atmosphere and view. Only point I have to claim: Shower in our room was ether really hot or really cold.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for this review, glad you enjoyed our lovely atmosphere here. I just wished you'd let us know about the shower - we would have been glad to have a look at it for you!


Tolle Terasse mit Bar inkl.Frühstück und Abendessen(kleiner Aufpreis) und mit super Blick. Die dranliegenden Häuschen sind ebenfalls sehr gemütlich. Nicht empfehlenswert ist das Forest House.Sehr dreckig,klapprige Betten Badewanne im Gruppenraum und Küche nicht vorhanden. Auch die Gemeinschaftsküche ist sehr dreckig und lädt nicht zum kochen ein (alles versüfft). Alles im allen einen Besuch wert,wenn man nicht selber kochen will.

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