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Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge

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Dumbleton Road, Wilderness South Africa
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#13 of 57 in Wilderness
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Free parking
Free internet
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Canoeing
Children's television networks
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Secured parking
Internet
Special diet menus
Hiking
Horseback riding
Billiards
Darts
Evening entertainment
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
BBQ facilities
Concierge
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
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English, French, Afrikaans, German
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PumkinPenny wrote a review Feb 2022
36 contributions2 helpful votes
The crew is amazing, friendly and accommodating. The offer enough activities for you not to want to leave. They have the tastiest dinners and entertainment in the evenings. They offer a variety of different sleeping options to accommodate every need! I can’t wait to return.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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donald749 wrote a review Feb 2022
Rotterdam, The Netherlands1 contribution
This property has the potential to be a very nice hostel. The room we stayed was very nice (also pricy for a backpackers). The grounds look lush and well maintained. But the atmosphere was not all that great. Lots of smoking and lots of drinking going on (the bar felt like a local drunk hole). Staff was helpful but poorly organized. Food was meager quality on both breakfast and dinner. due to lack of ingredients and effort. If you are looking for a party hostel, this might be your thing. But it was not for us and left a day earlier than planned.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Robert O wrote a review Dec 2021
Rotterdam, The Netherlands3128 contributions4829 helpful votes
At the margins of the Wilderness national park, this hostel offers good facilities (hot showers, shared kitchen with fridge) and a comfortable bed in an almost pastoral setting. The accommodation is spread out over a large garden-like area. Staff is friendly. There is a popular bar on the premises that can be loud all days of the week. WiFi is only available in the bar/ reception area. The nearest supermarket is 30 minutes away (on foot). Most travellors who stay here, have a car at their disposal. Fairy Knowe is difficult to reach with public transportation.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Maridi wrote a review Nov 2021
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I was looking for inspiration for a fantasy book I am writing. The immediate hotels upon entering Wildernis just didn’t seem like ‘it’, but when I drove down the Fairy Knowe corner I knew I had find the right place. While I was initially quite happy spending my time by myself in my on-sweet mystical forest haven while hiking (routes easily accessible from there) during the day, I soon learned that there were many more surprises outside every time I opened the door. On Tuesday there was chess evening, from that Thursday to Saturday there were amazing bands playing and there were pop-up markets with crystals and all things fit for a fairytale during the day. I soon learned that it was, in fact, also the most popular bar in town. When walking down there were always some interesting characters around open for a conversation with a fresh worldview or word of wisdom. In Wilderness everything goes and everyone is accepted, it is like a hippy paradise. If you do consider yourself a very boring person, this might not be the best place for you, however if you have some life excitement and curiosity, this is your place.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Janet Bezuidenhout wrote a review Apr 2021
Wilderness, South Africa113 contributions17 helpful votes
Fairy Knowe is one of my favourite places to hang out - not only for accommodation, but also to meet up with friends, relax under the Milkwood trees, attend events, see live music, or even offer art sessions. I love the people, the trees, the fireplace, the vibe, the food... My friend and I were in the cottage called 'Under Milkwood' and we loved our stay. Very comfortable, clean, and with a beautiful view from the outside little table and chairs.
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PRICE RANGE
US$34 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeWilderness
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Wilderness Beach (2.6 km), Wilderness National Park (1.6 km), and Victoria Bay (4.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a lounge, free parking, and airport transportation.
What food & drink options are available at Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge?
Guests can enjoy a lounge and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Serendipity Restaurant, Joplins Steak Bar, and Hoekwil Country Cafe.
Does Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge have airport transportation?
Yes, Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, and Afrikaans.
Are there any historical sites close to Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Old Slave Tree (13.5 km).