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    Rocky Road Backpackers

    Loredo South, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6602, South Africa
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    29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    Traveller (61)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Dining (3)
    • Excellent89%
    • Very good8%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “luxury tents” (12 reviews)
    “hot tub” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Airport Transportation
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Breakfast included
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    21 - 25 of 97 reviews

    Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

    We stayed here for two nights with some friends in the luxury tents. It's a beautiful place to stay and has a lovely garden. The bathrooms are clean but especially the bush bathroom is really beautiful. Another great thing is the pool/jacuzzi. I would recommend...More

    1  Thank VLS8
    Response from Rocky R, Manager at Rocky Road BackpackersResponded 4 January 2016

    Thank you!

    Reviewed 8 November 2015

    We loved the idea of having a comfortable safari tent without pitching it ourselves! Set in a beautifully maintained, green grassed country property, off the main road, with views and lush forests it is heaven. The outdoor shower offers privacy but views to the mountain,...More

    2  Thank Trudy G
    Response from Rocky R, Manager at Rocky Road BackpackersResponded 10 November 2015

    Thank you Trudy! It was also a great pleasure for us to have you 2 here.

    Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

    visited there a few months ago. felt like im visiting family gave us a genuine feeling that thay care about us and thay do! beautiful place definitely worth trying something different looks like tents on the outside but inside its everything but. loved the showers...More

    1  Thank David G
    Response from Rocky R, Manager at Rocky Road BackpackersResponded 10 November 2015

    Thanks for the compliments. I like what you say about friendliness - interesting that its something you can't pretend...... Just saying 'have a nice day', and really meaning it are 2 different things!

    Reviewed 21 October 2015

    There is no need to repeat everything said in favor of this place itself (cleanliness, type of accomodation and so on) in the previous reviews- simply because every single part is true! But to emphasize two other important points: People- The crowd it generally attracts...More

    1  Thank janik919
    Response from Rocky R, Manager at Rocky Road BackpackersResponded 23 October 2015

    Thank you for your kind words! Interesting what you said about the staff - I think the secret is that we all genuinely enjoy the generally wonderful folk who come to stay with us here. Our guests become our friends - not just a way...More

    Reviewed 19 September 2015

    We just stayed for one night in that hostel, so we cannot say anything about the cooking and the social life that was so good rated in the reviews before. We stayed in a double room outside of the main building with shared bathroom. The...More

    Thank Niki B
    Response from Rocky R, Manager at Rocky Road BackpackersResponded 25 September 2015

    Thank you for your honesty! Lets first address the water issue. The brown colouration in the water is from tannins in the vegetation through which rainwater moves into rivers and dams. All the natural water on the Garden Route is that colour. Although it doesn't...More

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    "Request a tent near to the forest to stay as far from the noise as possible"
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    "Luxury tents were my favourite!"
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