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Away with the Fairies Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Away with the Fairies was everything we were looking for and more. Not only did we find a beautiful campsite with hot showers but we found incredibly friendly and personable staff, a fantastic bar with one of the best atmospheres we have ever come across...More

Thank PhoebeNam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even though it’s really far off from a bigger town it offers everything you need. The people are really nice and relaxed. The bar is cool and trendy and the bath tub is just amazing. Not to mention all the crazily beautiful hikes you can...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about Away with the Fairies blew me away and was a great introduction to Hogsback. The staff there is amazing and so hospitable. I met so many people of various ages and stories. The lodge is situated on a cliff in the Amatole Mountains...More

Thank Dolly A
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Shuttle service was excellent, accommodations and showers all perfectly fine, staff very friendly and helpful, great food and drink available for breakfast and dinner, wonderful view from the lookout point.

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Backpackers in the most stunning surroundings with beautiful views. Cherry on top is the outdoor bathtub. Not less important the incomparable staff at the recepetion and bar. We loved the place and would always recommend it! Watch out, we'll be back.

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US$27 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$27 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Inge M
7 June 2017|
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Response from Daniel C | Property representative |
Hi Inge, I am afraid not. We have a big Boerboel who is pretty territorial, when I say pretty I mean she is very. Nothing is much less atmospheric than a dog fight. I'm really sorry. Yours Dan
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Bailey M
22 May 2017|
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Response from MassageMiki | Property representative |
Good morning, thank you for your questions. The bath is practically next to our view point, which is right here on our front lawn. There are many moderate hikes and even a light walk to 39 Steps waterfall. Looking forward to... More
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Powderbucket
9 October 2014|
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Response from Daniel C | Property representative |
No problem at all. The bath with the incredible view is still going strong. You just need to let us know when you want to bath and we'll light the fire for you. We can organise mountain bike rental for you, also when... More
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"Straiders house can be quite with a lovely view."
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"The dorms have wifi, the house does not."
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"Hobbit cottage is adorable with 2 bedrooms, kitchenette and fireplace!"
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"the incredible day hike past the historic big tree and on to the awe-inspiring Madonna & Child waterfall..."
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