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Away with the Fairies Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Friends/Family total of 12 peoples,age from 57 to 72, making great holidays !! I understand a place like Hogsback, and accommodation a big group is difficult, if you don't want to pay your whole bonus on accommodation, Dan was rattled about this and could not...More

Thank Elzabe D
Response from Daniel C, Owner at Away with the Fairies Backpackers HostelResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Elzabe for your review. I am afraid I don't agree with anything you have said. Firstly you booked under false pretenses. You claimed to be a young-at-heart fun loving group where you were anything but. I was honest and up front right from...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We have just recently completed the 6 day tough as nails Amatola trail. It certainly is quite a challenge, but the very best and nicest way to start off a New year. We were 3 families, with teenage children, ranging from 16 years to 52...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped 2 nights in the forest and it was really special. We saw glow worms - something we haven't seen for years! The views from the bath and the viewpoint is spectacular and having a bath on the mountain is definitely a first! It...More

Thank lfrauenstein
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nestled in a grade 1 indigenous forest is away with the fairies! Fantastic hikes, spectacular views, a huge bonfire and the best Bath you will ever take! If you are anywhere remotely close to hogsback... You must take the time to visit this place! Check...More

Thank Ruggedchris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first trip to Hogsback and we booked online and paid the 50% deposit. We are regular campers mostly camping at the SA National Parks. On arrival, after paying the remainder of the fees we were directed to the camping grounds. We were...More

Thank Rajendra S
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US$16 - US$31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$16 - US$31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family 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 FairiesMiki | 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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