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    Orange Elephant Backpackers

    R335, Addo, Sundays River Valley 6105, South Africa
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    • Excellent41%
    • Very good31%
    • Average13%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible10%
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    “addo tour” (3 reviews)
    “lovely room” (2 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Paid Wifi
    Pool
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The staff is very friendly and it feels like it is a good old friend when you talk for example to John. The pub is nice to get in touch with other backpacker. Price is very cheap. Heater wasn’t working. For one night it is...More

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    Response from OrangeEle, Owner at Orange Elephant BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    Thanks for the review. I checked the heater in the room and all that you had to do was switch it on at the heater....... When you visit again book a Full day safari with us so we can show you all the amazing sights...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    First some things I really liked: + very friendly staff + very nice tour through Addo Elephant National Park, our guide was really good and told us so many interesting things. I definetly recommend to book the tour from the hostel + nice kitchen +...More

    Thank Blackhawks022
    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    Jon made us feel like we old friends rather than tourist when we stayed and this fantastic hostel. We went in winter so the hostel wasn't busy. We signed up to the two day tour which included Addo elephant park and Craddock Zebra park with...More

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    Thank Joe B
    Response from OrangeEle, Owner at Orange Elephant BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    hey Joe. It was an awesome privilege to take you guys on tour. It did feel like I was showing my "little brothers"around.......incl"Karl" Looking forward to your guys visit again sometime John

    Reviewed 17 August 2017

    Loved my stay here. Went out for a day tour with Siebert. He was so knowledgeable. Relaxed in the evening at the bar and enjoyed their pizzas . Only 8km away from the elephant park. John the boss was very helpful . Thank you for...More

    Thank Amanda_082
    Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

    I was a repeat customer, having stayed over a few years back. The facilities are adequate. My room was clean and tidy, but the kitchen could do with a hard-core cleaning session and possibly a refurbishment and coat of paint. The hosts were always friendly...More

    Thank Gordon S
    Response from OrangeEle, Owner at Orange Elephant BackpackersResponded 11 July 2017

    Hi Gordon Thanks for the review and constructive criticism. I will be looking at the kitchen and will be taking your advise to heart. Once again, thank you

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    "Double rooms are spacious, while the dorms are basic and slightly cramped."
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    "Try to avoid the room opposite Reception as it can be noisy, and the smoking area is close by with smoke..."
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    "Both private rooms and the dorm are really quiet and comfortable"
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    "Gordons room in the back is a little bit more quiet."
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