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McGregor Backpackers

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking back at two wonderful weeks in the Western Cape, our two night stay at Backpackers stands out as a true gem. Considering the distance from Stockholm to McGregor it is not likely that we will be back very soon. But until we return we...More

Thank gustafengstrand
Response from Dotbot54, Owner at McGregor BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Pia and Gustaf, Thank you for your wonderful and kind review. We hope fair winds will bring you back once again to the magic of McGregor. Kindest regards Dorothy and Geoff

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

So it may be my seventh or eight trip to the backpackers. Always a pleasure, whether it's filled with cyclists or wine drinkers or both. Hugely hospitable and Geoff and Dorothy always keen to suggest new places to go and things to do. I will...More

Thank SharonMac42
Response from Dotbot54, Owner at McGregor BackpackersResponded 11 September 2017

Hello Sharon, so many of our guests have become wonderful friends, whether its to drink fabulous local wines or chat around the fire, we are the ones to feel humbled by all the generosity that people extend to us with their wonderful reviews.

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

A backpackers with difference. Great place to stay. We visit at least 3 times a year, sometimes more. Dorothy and Geoff are fantastic hosts. Well equipped and facilities are fantastic for A backpackers. Even the birds enjoy the garden.....

Thank Diannecn
Response from Dotbot54, Owner at McGregor BackpackersResponded 11 September 2017

Thanks Dianne and Andrew for once again brining your special brand of friendship and generosity to the Backpackers. See you for Java

Reviewed 28 August 2017

Just had a third stay in McGregor Backpackers, for the annual McGregor Poetry Festival. After staying there in August 2015, we have been back every year. Don't let the name fool you, this establishment is far more than just your average backpackers. The hosts will...More

Thank RianaW2706
Response from Dotbot54, Owner at McGregor BackpackersResponded 11 September 2017

Hello Riana, thank you for your extremely kind words. We love having people come to stay with us and when guests come back as friends then we know we are doing something right. Thank you so much for your beautiful poetry set to your unique...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We arrived to this piece of heaven after a day trip from Greaton. Geoff picked us up from the end of the trail and took us to the Backpackers. The house is in the middle of a lovely village. The dorms are located in the...More

Thank arikvebentz
Response from Dotbot54, Owner at McGregor BackpackersResponded 15 June 2017

Hello Arik and friends, what a pleasure it was for us to host you on your travels and to make this leg of your journey so comfortable and memorable. We too enjoyed interacting with you all and it was wonderful to experience your energy and...More

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"We stayed in the Lighthouse suite and the bed was great."
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"We enjoyed the Lighthouse room with its larger bed and being set a little away from the central area."
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"Depends what you are wanting..but whatever it is, you won't be disappointed!"
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"the rooms are close together, so get the room as far away from other people as you can."
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