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Rocky Road Backpackers

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Loredo South, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6602 South Africa See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Outdoor pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Rocky Road Backpackers will always have a special place in my heart, especially after staying at the establishment for about a month. Each of the staff was extremely helpful and wonderful to interact with, and the overall ambiance is very fairy tale-esq. It would be...More

Thank Alexis N
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

I stopped over on a road trip from Joburg to Cape Town. I was meant to stay 1 night but extended my trip. The place was just amazing and took me by surprise. It has the most beautiful cared for gardens and hidden treats like...More

Thank bhaskaranc4
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Hospitality down to earth greatness. Real people with real feelings. The tent was nice and cozy with warm blanket on a one cold night. I slept like a baby. The place is really well kept and with an early departure, I could help myself to...More

Thank tonynero2014
Reviewed 18 December 2017

wow where do I start! I had the most amazing time ever, the place looks exactly like the pictures, its so beautiful and clean i would rate this a definite five star! The atmosphere and staff are amazing! i recommend more tan one nights stay...More

Thank Shariefah
Response from Rocky R, Manager at Rocky Road BackpackersResponded 20 December 2017

Wow! Thank you Shariefa, its always so good to know that our guests had a good time. Summer here is a great experience because there's usually a breeze during the day and the nights as you know are wonderful - fireflies and a big sky...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

There is no word to describe the experience I had at Rocky road backpack. I stayed there for 2 months and since day 1 I felt like home. The people are excellent, the place is wonderful and beautiful. And what to say about the food....More

Thank Bruno S
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Top amenities
Free Internet
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast Available
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Hot Tub
Outdoor pool
Price range
US$34 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Price range
US$34 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Traveller (64)
Room & Suite (13)
Pool & Beach (4)
Dining (3)
Family and Play Areas (8)
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"Glamping! a perferct get away that is affordable"
18 Dec 2017
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"All are the same"
10 Oct 2017
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"Request a tent near to the forest to stay as far from the noise as possible"
01 May 2017
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"Make sure to shower outside"
12 Apr 2017
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