We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

McGregor Backpackers

Traveller (4)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (2)
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bunk room”(2 reviews)
“mosaic work”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (38)
Filter reviews
37 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewshome away from homebunk roommosaic workfree wifibeautiful townrooms are cleanmaking us feelwarm hospitalitynothing is too much troublegeoffdormitoryfacilitiestrailgreytonsanctuaryhostsaccommodation
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 37 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ok ... Hope I got your attention with the SHOCKING comment... We love travelling all over and have stayed in numerous backpackers in the last couple of years........ some bad, some OK ..... But this one was EXCELLENT! Really excellent... Clean, good quality and very...More

Thank SidneyJacobs
Response from Dotbot54, Owner at McGregor BackpackersResponded 4 days ago

Hello Sidney, Phew, you nearly gave us a heart attack with the heading to your review and then we read further and had to smile. Thank you for your generous review, we really hope that you and Cheryl will visit again and then we can...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I was searching the net for accommodation in McGregor; I simply, by default, overlooked McGregor Backpackers, purely on grounds of the fact that, during my 20's, I spent many months in various backpackers in London and New Zealand and; based upon my experiences, these...More

Thank RinaduP
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Once again Dorothy and Geoff excelled in making my wife and I and 6 mates feel warmly welcome. We included the McGregor-Greyton hike this time made all the easier by Geoff dropping us off at the beginning and collecting us in Greyton. Highly recommended.

Thank Nigel B
Response from Dotbot54, Owner at McGregor BackpackersResponded 22 May 2018

Thank you Nigel, it was indeed our pleasure to have you visit again. As much as guests enjoy staying with us, we enjoy their company as well. We hope to have you all back sometime in the future

Reviewed 7 May 2018

Always a night to remember at the Mcgregor Backpackers! Once again we where privileged to meet and experience like minded people, great conversation, warmth and friendliness! Dorothy and Geoff are truly exceptionally likeable people and always make us feel so welcome in Mcgregor! Will definitely...More

Thank emmalee2018
Response from Dotbot54, Owner at McGregor BackpackersResponded 8 May 2018

Hello Emma, Robyn and Oliver, thank you for your warm words of praise. When guests return as you did, it is always a special time to re-connect. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future....More

Reviewed 6 March 2018

On the strength of my husband's great account of a previous visit, we returned to McGregor's Backpackers with a friend last weekend - and we'll be returning again in a few months with a group of six other adults! The location is convenient and all...More

Thank Ann C
Response from Dotbot54, Owner at McGregor BackpackersResponded 9 March 2018

Hello Ann, thank you for you kind review. We look forward to hosting you and your hiking group again in May. Kind regards Dorothy and Geoff

View more reviews
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
South Africa > Western Cape > McGregor
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (4)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from McGregor Backpackers staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"The Bottlebrush Room was great - a large en suite (double and single bed) with its own separate entrance..."
Read review
"Ask Dorothy and she will help you choose!"
Read review
"We stayed in the Lighthouse suite and the bed was great."
Read review
"We enjoyed the Lighthouse room with its larger bed and being set a little away from the central area."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing