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About El Shaddai Backpackers

El Shaddai Backpackers is a one-hectare property with a swimming pool located in the upmarket Rayton area, next to Heuwelsig.

It is within walking distance from Mizpah Lodge which has various facilities for paintball and horse riding, and offers coffee shops and a conference venue. It is also near to Ilanga Estate.

Three self-catering chalets are available; two of the chalets have two bedrooms which can sleep up to five people.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 2 hours
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 24 Reviews


  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Reservations have to be made at least one day before day of arrival.  Reservations can be made for one night only. Time of Arrival: 14:00 – 22:00
Time of Departure: 05:30 - 10:00

Room availability and prices

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              Reviews for El Shaddai Backpackers

              24 guest reviews Reviews of

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              Paul Jensen, South Africa
              22 July 2015

              I do not like complaining but this place is barely suitable as a place to stay. You stay right next to the farm workers that play music loud and smoke weed all night long, almost everything is broken or breaking. Even the floor isn't even level! Dirt and farm rubbish is lying everywhere!I lived in a tent for 2 years as a game ranger and I would've taken that anyday over this.

              Jan Fourie, South Africa
              20 April 2015

              when we arrive in bloem we could not find the place and no one knew where it was. we rode up and down Champion Street. do you guy have signage? Had to sleep in the car 

              Brian Davies, South Africa
              19 January 2015

              Dealing with you was a pleasure and your responses where good. The accommodation and facilities where good

              Alistair Barker, South Africa
              12 January 2015

              A great little stop over spot. away from the middle of town, quiet and relaxing surrounds.for bed cottage for just two of us allowed us to spread out and enjoy the space. fairly well equipped kitchen and rooms.Could have had complimentary coffee or tea on offer and soap in the bathroom or kitchen.Very happy nonetheless.

              Yuri Gill, South Africa
              04 January 2015

              Have no complaints. Cheap and cheerful.Would stay again.

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              El Shaddai Backpackers Map

              El Shaddai Backpackers is 0.7km from the centre of Rayton , the nearest airport 6km (New Tempe Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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