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Description

We are a friendly backpackers with excellent travel information and booking office. A solar heated swimming pool complements the hot jacuzzi for great relaxing parties.

We are also leaders in Environmental awareness and have a Grey Water system, solar panels, Extensive recycling and we use the local community for as many supplies as possible.

The computer has ADSL fast internet access for guests. All double rooms have 4 poster beds and the atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable.

The managers are great and the owner himself has travelled over 50 countries around the world, so knows the backpackers needs. The old ex-tree climbing dog Defa is legendary!

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

If booking a double room, please specify if your would like two single beds (a twin room) or one double bed.
If booking a dormitory bed, please specify female only or mixed dorm.

ON REQUEST
Thursday 11th September
  • Per Person Sharing:
  • R450
  • Per Person:
  • R600
  • Per Unit:
  • R1350
  • Minimum Stay:
  • 2 Nights
 
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This is a private en-suite room.
 
Private En-suite Room
Sleeps 2 Price:
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Private Room
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Six-bedded Dormitory>X 1
Includes: Room Only
This is a six-sleeper dorm with a shared bathroom.
 
Six-bedded Dormitory
Sleeps 1 Price:
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              Reviews for Green Elephant Backpackers

              5 guest reviews Reviews of

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              ituen oluwakemi, South Africa
              02 February 2014

              Prompt with delivery of services. Very friendily staff. The facility getting small for the no of guest that they receive there need for structural expansion.

              Karabo Likhethe, South Africa
              07 October 2012

              Had a great stay hey, amazing people and amazing service. From the first encounter they made us feel at home, a 1000 thanks to all the Green Elephant people!

              Gustav Krös, South Africa
              27 March 2008

              My stay at Green Elephant was great. I have stayed in a few backpackers before and Green Elephant is definitely up there with the best.Thanks guys, keep up the good work!

              Dylan Clement, Australia
              08 January 2007

              It is such a laid back and helpful backpackers, the staff are friendly and helpful (You go Vuyani! :) Highly recommended

              Rashmi Chopra
              06 March 2006

              This was a great place, with great helpful staff. I liked the concept of environmentally friendly princples adopted by the owner.I had a separate room and not the dorm for the first 3 days and this was peaceful and lovely.

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