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Wild Spirit Lodge Reviews

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

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66 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 60%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 67%Cleanliness
  • 67%Facilities

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Wifi was not working. Tent was unclean when we checked in (there was a bra left in the tent). Bed has a musky smell.

  • 20th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Singapore
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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!

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