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    Nothando Backpackers Lodge

    5 Wilder Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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    24/12/2017 25/12/2017
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    Room & Suite (13)
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    • Excellent75%
    • Very good21%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “tv room” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Laundry Service
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 29 September 2017

    Our stay was very comfortable and we had an overall great experience. They have a nice bar and very friendly, helpful staff. Wish we could have stayed longer and have a braai with all the foreigners. We will definitely be back!

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    Thank Louise D
    Reviewed 21 September 2017

    The lady that served us at reception and who worked at the bar in the night was so friendly and helpful. A really nice welcome. It offers secure gated parking, has a well equipped kitchen and a small herb garden where you are welcome to...More

    Thank alifefulloftravel
    Reviewed 18 September 2017

    The staff was super friendly. Nathi is the man! He struck up a few conversations and immediately made me feel at home. It's a great place to meet fellow backpackers travelling through SA (I was the only local guest there). Great value for money. Thanks...More

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    Thank philipdL1119ZM
    Reviewed 17 September 2017

    Very nice place to stay, near the centre, restaurants are not far and very good Staff very friendly, they help you with everything, African food very good, The beach is not far away We are coming back

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    Thank 839sigridd
    Reviewed 15 September 2017

    + very friendly staff + clean room with coffee and tea + nice bar and braai area + delicious breakfast for 50 Rand + Supermarkt and restaurants in walking distance We really enjoyed our stay and can recommend it.

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$12 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Plettenberg Bay
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    Room & Suite (13)
    Dining (3)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (15)
    Bathroom (1)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    "Room 3 is the best - on suite, roomy, nice double bed, away from bar/late night noise,"
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    "Splash out a little and get a room with an ensuite bathroom"
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    "Both the 8bed dorm and the private double were excellent - can't go wrong here."
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    "The shared room is very nice! The privetes even better!"
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