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Amapondo Backpackers Lodge

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All reviewswild coastport stdogs and catslive entertainmentlaid back atmospherethe cottagespast its sell by dateplaying poolfriendly localsfew beersbackpackers lodgethanks guysnice staycold beerunique placeself catering unitawesome vibe
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great view from our campsite and the camping facilities were good. If you don’t feel like cooking, the restaurant is a great alternative. The bar is well stocked, and the whole backpackers has a great vibe, especially for the younger crowd. Would...More

Thank sarahkewsimpson
Response from Amanda W, General Manager at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Day Sarah, Thank you for your review. We hope that you come back again. The Amapondo Team

Reviewed 27 February 2018

i went for drinks and information on the area and Pondo people. this place is simple but vibey with a Caribbean feel/touch to it. you can sit about with your flip flops and relax with the best views and the greenery. i would recommend this...More

Thank phindilem109
Response from Amanda W, General Manager at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Day, We are glad that you enjoyed your experience. We hope that you come back again soon to hang out and chill. The Amapondo Team

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Everything is wonderful about Amapondo. Location to die for, ultimate relaxed vibe, nice bar and restaurant. The chalets are wonderful, fully equipped and provide amazing views from bed of both sunrise and sunset.

Thank Steven H
Response from Amanda W, General Manager at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Steven, Thank you for your awesome review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. The Amapondo Team

Reviewed 21 January 2018

The worts part of our 2 week holiday on the wild coast. Worst bed, no managment around, staff dont know what they doing, vehicle is very far from accomodation, bath was not clean, food average, no one to assit with luggage, poor service.......More

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Response from Amapondo, Manager at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 20 February 2018

Good Day Greg, Thank you for your response and we are sorry to hear that you dod not have a good experience. The cottages are far from the carpark and we do try and assist clients with taking their luggage to the terraced hill sections....More

Reviewed 15 January 2018

the first leg of our holidays started off in Coffee Bay & ended in Port St Johns we really enjoyed our stay! friendly staff & good vibe! will def be back this year with a 4x4 as we were limited as to where we could...More

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Response from Amapondo, Manager at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 20 February 2018

Good Day, Thank you for your review and experience in Amapondo. The 4x4 sections you are referring to are the "back roads" where amazing beaches are and a very different experience of the Wild Coast Route that many tourist do not really explore. It is...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$30 - US$36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$30 - US$36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Mhimbi
20 February 2017|
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Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
Firstly, thanks Sandra P for your answers. Brian, please check our website, which is very comprehensive. PSJ is pretty safe and crime is rare, but we have security on site and a perimeter fence too. We can accommodate up... More
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Zaheer1209
16 November 2016|
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Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
Hi, sorry for the delay. No problems at all. Its a tar road all the way to the airstrip. You could even roller-skate to the top!
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Zaheer1209
9 November 2016|
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Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
Hi, sorry for the delay. If you havent come and gone already, please check out the Adventure section on our website where there are links, details and photos of all the coolest stuff to do in PSJ.
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