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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%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 2 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 25 Reviews


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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* 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

El Shaddai Backpackers Rooms

Reviews for El Shaddai Backpackers

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Mike Gourley
28 July 2017

Accommodating and welcome.Not perfect but excellent value for the price. What I was looking for. Thank you.

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.

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

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