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Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

We are the backpacker hostel closest to the Sentinel car park and thus the ideal base from which to tackle the Amphitheatre day hike, one of the Drakensberg's most thrilling. From the Sentinel parking area the path takes you to the top of the mountain via the Chain Ladders, where you can enjoy the breath-taking view and also visit Mont-aux-Sources and the top of the Tugela Falls.

Just off the route to the Sentinel car park, turning to Witsieshoek Resort, you can alternatively access many of the attractions of the Kwazulu-Natal's Royal National Park. In a different direction, Golden Gate National Park is also within easy reach and you can continue to Clarens, a lovely village know for the many art galleries and restaurants. A two or three-night stay is ideal to enjoy the attractions of both the Drakensberg and the Maluti Mountains.

We offer quiet, restful accommodation consisting of two double rooms; a triple bedroom ideal for a couple with a child's bed; a family room that sleeps four and lastly a dormitory that sleeps six on three bunk beds that is adjacent to its own ablution block.

We supply natural products such as home-made jams, marmelades and yoghurt as well as fresh produce from our own vegetable garden and orchard and the surrounding farmlands. We also have an exciting and fun bicycle Township Tour, running daily from our Backpackers. Be sure to book this on arrival.

Internet access is free between 19:00 and 07:00 each night and through the weekend.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 8.2

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 9.7

  • Cleanliness 9.2

  • Facilities 8.9


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    01 Nov 2018
    We loved our stay at Karma. Great base for exploring the area and super recommendations from Vera. Amazing homemade muffins and jam that we couldnt get enough of. It was a pleasure to meet you and thanks for having us, best wishes Darren and Hannah.
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    28 Aug 2018
    The owner was very nice and gives good advices. The place is cosy. The hotel recommande us a guide to go to Lesotho : Zee. She was very interesting and we really enjoy our visit in Lesotho.
    France, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    05 Nov 2018
    Probably one of my favourite hostels i've ever stayed at, the hostel is essentially part of the host Vera Anns home and it has a lovely homey atmosphere. She's a lovely lady who went out of her way to look after us and inform us about the famous nearby Sentinal peak hike. There's nothing really in the town itself but it's preferable by far to the next town (looked like a big township) and a great place to stay for exploring the Drakensberge mountains.
    Australia, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    16 Nov 2018
    This place is in the middle of nowhere (like truly, stock up on food before you arrive so you can cook yourself something), but was a good location for stopping during a road trip. It's really just a house that a man and woman run as a hostel. They were both very nice and welcoming, and it was actually really nice being in a home, felt very cozy. Best shower I had in a while. Good wifi. Good security for car and building, not in room itself, though didn't matter since I was the only one there.
    USA, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Parking
  • Linen Included
General
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Postal Service
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted

Things to Note

Please contact us to confirm your arrival time, so we know when you are coming!
No smoking inside the premises, no eating or drinking in the rooms, no late partying.
No pets (our own dogs are very people-friendly, but we cannot protect other animals).


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