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    Jembjos Knysna Lodge & Backpackers

    4 Queen Street | Lower Central, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent63%
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    • Average8%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had a small room with private bathroom but just few space for our suitcases. The garden was nice and you go out for dinner in the evening. The breakfast in the morning was really disappointing. They put in the kitchen some toast, apples, oranges,...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Staff friendly and knowledgeable about the area. We got great advice on which dirt roads to take in and around the baviaanskloof too. Also located walking distance from Thesen island as well as Mitchell’s brewery. Will definitely return.

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The property is well located with nice staff and typical hostel-type accomodation. However, it currently is suffering from a bed bug infestation. Someone the morning after my stay in a dorm bed pointed out the bugs. Each of the beds was crawling with them. I...More

    Thank Kyle R
    Response from Jembjos, Owner at Jembjos Knysna Lodge & BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Kyle Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Jembjo's. it is unfortunate that your stay coincided with a bed bug problem, identified in our dormitory room. We are happy to report that the problem has now been eradicated & that...More

    Reviewed 8 October 2017

    I had a very friendly welcoming and a good stay. One thing that really bothered me was the bed bugs that gave me an intense itch all over my body for almost a week. I know it was from Jembo's, because the following morning my...More

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    Response from Jembjos, Owner at Jembjos Knysna Lodge & BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Rudi Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Jembjo's. it is unfortunate that your stay coincided with a bed bug problem, identified in our dormitory room. We are happy to report that the problem has now been eradicated & that...More

    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    Lovely owners & staff who were very helpful with booking activities etc. It's only a 5 minute walk to the waterfront. We really enjoyed our stay. It was nice meeting the cute little resident dog Fraser who you'll normally find cuddled up on the sofa.

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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$21 - US$41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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