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    Amapondo Backpackers Lodge

    Second Beach Road | Wildcoast, Port St Johns 5120, South Africa
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent55%
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    “the cottages” (7 reviews)
    “waterfall” (20 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
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    2 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This was an incredible stay. A unique place in a spectacular location. Plenty of hiking and beach-going to be done just outside of the hostel grounds. The backpackers itself has a very chill vibe, helpful staff, beautiful place! I really recommend shelling out the extra...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I had a great 2 day stay with Amapondo- great vibes, good music, friendly staff, nice accomodation and food. but the best thing about it was how the staff and friends helped me to recover my stolen cellphone. They went out of their way to...More

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    Response from Amapondo, Manager at Amapondo Backpackers Lodge

    We're delighted that you had a blast during your stay with us at Amapondo, Amy. And we'll never forget the thrilling adventure we all had tracking down the phone thief. The locals showed us the true meaning of 'Ubuntu' when they dropped whatever they were...More

    Reviewed 22 March 2017

    One of our best backpacking experiences to date! The facilities are quaint, beautiful and well maintained. The staff are friendly and helpful. The bar is equipped and will have patrons singing long into the nights with regular live entertainment. The food is reasonably priced and...More

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    Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers Lodge

    What a great review, thanks. We agree with everything you said except the last. If you knew our previous billing system, you would agree that this one is far better. However I am glad you brought it to our attention as we are always trying...More

    Reviewed 12 March 2017

    What can I say. Special place. We had one of the best trips ever. Beautiful views from the campsite, great hike to the waterfall and surrounding forest, awesome parties with photos to keep the embarrassment alive, awesome food, the staff eventually came to understand what...More

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    Reviewed 14 February 2017

    The Amapondo Backpackers is a beautiful backpackers in the middle of the rainforest. The cottages are nice and everyone is very friendly. St port Jones is ine of the citys you have to visit when you travel alonge the wild coast. The nature is awesome...More

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    Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers Lodge

    Thanks for a great review. We are very excited that our donkey is about to have a baby, so guests who come soon will meet her cute little baby donkey... Regards Neil

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$23 - US$34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Mhimbi
    Greetings! We as a family spent many holidays at Second Beach lots of years ago, and would like to re-live some of the memories in 2018 some time. The questions are: 1. How many people can you accommodate at a time? 2. Is security (petty and more serious crimes) an issue in the PStJ area? 3. To avoid hordes of people we would like to come out of season....which months are the best? 4. Can you give us an indication of prices for next year (more or less). 5.If one decides on self-catering....where is the nearest shop for groceries etc.? 6. Can I correspond by e-mail or sms directly with the owner/s? Many tks Brian
    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
    Is the airstrip in psj accessible with a normal vehicle (not 4x4 or the like) ?
    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
    In PSJ for just 48 hours, staying at Amapondo backpackers. What can't I miss ?
    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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