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    Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge

    Dumbleton Road, Wilderness, South Africa
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    2017/11/05Check In 2017/11/06Check Out
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (36)
    Room & Suite (7)
    Dining (1)
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    Overview
    • Excellent43%
    • Very good30%
    • Average11%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible9%
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    “fairy knowe” (19 reviews)
    “remote place” (3 reviews)
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    Oubaai Hotel Golf & Spa
    517 reviews
    #5 of 9 hotels in George
     
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    357 reviews
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    The Wilderness Hotel
    686 reviews
    #3 of 5 hotels in Wilderness
     
    Protea Hotel by Marriott George Outeniqua
    149 reviews
    #8 of 9 hotels in George
     
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    1 - 5 of 135 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Really enjoyed our stay. Loved the music at night, very social. Met some lovely people, local and foreign. It is also situated near to so many hikes, restaurants and activities. Thanks to Dee-Dee we went to the cave-most mind blowing experience and a must do...More

    Thank Anshé K
    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 5 days ago

    It was a perfect day do do that hike! Lovely to have you stay with us. Enjoy the rest of our beautiful country! Warm Wilderness regards Didi :)

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    What a spectacular location! The beds are comfortable, the bedding is thick and warm (we were there on a really cold night), and the view across the nature reserve from our upstairs room was awesome! We awoke to a wild deer outside the window. The...More

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

    Hey tere Richard! THank you for the kind words! The Views are spectacular from the main house (Built in 1874 - We adore our old lady:). THe little deer you saw is a baby bushbuck, we think he was abandoned during the fires we had...More

    Reviewed 12 September 2017

    Fairy Knowe was a beautiful relaxing place to stay. The views were beautiful and the setting was very peaceful. Shoutout to the staff, especially Kat, for being so welcoming and amazing. I would definitely recommend.

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    Thank tjones4214
    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 13 September 2017

    Hey there!! Thank you for your kind words! We are super happy that you loved our home as much as we do! Indeed, Kat our American volunteer is fantastic to have around :) Hope to see you again very soon! Fairy Knowe Family :)

    Reviewed 20 August 2017

    We ended up staying for a week here, its impossible to leave this amazing place. The staff treated us like family. Taking us out and showing us around Wilderness and surrounding areas. The best backpackers we stayed in around South Africa for sure, would highly...More

    Thank Lauren K
    Response from Didi T, Manager at Fairy Knowe Backpackers LodgeResponded 22 August 2017

    Hey Lauren! Thank you so much for your feedback and kind words! We hope to see you soon! Didi

    Reviewed 12 August 2017

    We stayed in the rondavel which was spacious and had a separate bathroom, a little bit away from the bar noise. The staff were friendly and helpful. Cleanliness of the room and the communal kitchen could be improved.

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    Thank Uta K
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    • Free Internet
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    • US$10 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Wilderness
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    Traveller (36)
    Room & Suite (7)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (39)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    Room Tips
    "Stay in a private room with ensuite - little thatched chalet huts"
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    "The en suite roops are great"
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    "Stay away!"
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    "Definitely upstairs in the old house."
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