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    Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge

    Dumbleton Road, Wilderness, South Africa
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveller (36)
          Room & Suite (7)
          Dining (1)
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          475 reviews
          #24 of 56 B&Bs / Inns in Wilderness
           
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          Overview
          • Excellent43%
          • Very good30%
          • Average11%
          • Poor7%
          • Terrible9%
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          Free Parking
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          The Wild Farm Backpakers
          114 reviews
          #22 of 36 Speciality lodging in Wilderness
           
          Fairy Knowe Hotel
          475 reviews
          #24 of 56 B&Bs / Inns in Wilderness
           
          The Wilderness Hotel
          642 reviews
          #2 of 5 hotels in Wilderness
           
          Inn2Wilderness
          127 reviews
          #16 of 56 B&Bs / Inns in Wilderness
           
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          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Had a great time at Fairy Knowe passing through the town. Stayed in the old hotel which was built in 1800's. Booked on Agoda. Some confusion as to room allocation but sorted out. Staff very helpful. Camping facilities available as well are decent. Very nice...More

          Thank KyleMartin83
          Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 1 week ago

          Hey Martin!! Thank you for your feedback!! We just love our old house. She is very charming indeed! :) I am so pleased that you had a lovely experience of the area. Hope to see you again soon!!

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Fairy Knowe is situated in a very nice environment. There is a lot of nature and the staff is really helpfull in planning activities. The dorm we slept in was nice, but looked a little bit old. The kitchen was fine. The only thing we...More

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          Thank lisette123452017
          Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

          Hi Lisette! Thank you so much for your visit!! Oh indeed, our hostel is very old! The main house was built in 1874, and is the first house ever built in wilderness! 😊 we are busy with renovations. I do hope that you will pop...More

          Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

          I stayed two nights at Fairy Knowe. Its a very cute hostel with beautiful surroundings! They offer activities and are very helpful. Breakfast was very good! The only cons is the size of the dorms, they are small and also a bit cold in the...More

          Thank Mkleive
          Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 17 May 2017

          Hey there!! Thank you for your review :) We do drop staff off avery afternoon at 4pm and we also have a shuttle service running into the village (the notice is up at the front desk). I think you were perhaps in the 8 sleeper...More

          Reviewed 14 May 2017

          Arriving at Fairy Knowe Backpackers, I immediately sensed that this would be a magical mid-week stop-over experience. The service was a bit slow on checking in, but I did arrive quite late (20:00) so it can be excused. After a quick tour, I was taken...More

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          Thank EugeneLombaard
          Reviewed 11 May 2017

          Bathrooms and Kitchen in poor quality, filthy and on the verge of disgust. Staff is very friendly and helpful, location is beautiful, but the place would need some more love! Its a pity to let it get to this point..More

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          Thank 483nicok
          Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 13 May 2017

          Thank you for your feed back! I think you might be refering to the building materials that was around the main house upon your arrival. May is usually our month of building maintenance, and I must admit that the maintenance staff did not tidy up...More

          The Wild Farm Backpakers
          114 reviews
          #22 of 36 Speciality lodging in Wilderness
           
          Fairy Knowe Hotel
          475 reviews
          #24 of 56 B&Bs / Inns in Wilderness
           
          The Wilderness Hotel
          642 reviews
          #2 of 5 hotels in Wilderness
           
          Inn2Wilderness
          127 reviews
          #16 of 56 B&Bs / Inns in Wilderness
           
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          • US$23 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 12
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          • South Africa >
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          • Wilderness
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          Traveller (36)
          Room & Suite (7)
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          "Stay in a private room with ensuite - little thatched chalet huts"
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          "Stay away!"
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          "Definitely upstairs in the old house."
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