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About Owlhouse Backpackers

Owlhouse Backpackers is a quiet, homely lodge set in an established garden. Accommodation includes private rooms, dormitories and camping. We also offer a barbecue area and a well-equipped self-catering kitchen

Your well-travelled hosts will be only too happy to provide useful information on what to do locally, regionally and abroad.

Covid Safety Approved: The Owlhouse Backpackers is managed according to FEDHASA Guidelines.Our staff have been trained in COVID-19 preparedness, including PPE, hand hygiene, and social distancing. Our property is cleaned using recommended protocols and disinfectants

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Bathroom
  • Central location
  • Fridge
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Patio
  • Shower
  • Covid Safety Approved
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Afrikaans
  • French
* Please enquire for further details.

Availability and pricing

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  • Inside dorm Inside dorm Sleeps 1 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 6 Bunk bed in the 6 bedded inside dormitory at the Owlhouse Backpackers, sharing the communal kitchen, common area and... see more Features:  Shared bathroom, Bunk beds
    from $11 Room rate
    • Rooms Adults
      • Outside Dorm Outside Dorm Sleeps 1 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 4 Bunk bed in the 4 bedded outside dormitory at the Owlhouse Backpackers, sharing the communal kitchen, common area and... see more Features:  Bunk beds
        from $11 Room rate
        • Rooms Adults
          • backpackers camping backpackers camping Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 6 Features:  Shower only, Shared bathroom, Self-catering, Separate toilet, Garden views, Tea and Coffee Facilities see more Shower only, Shared bathroom, Self-catering, Separate toilet, Garden views, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Internet Connection
            from $14 For 2 guests
            • Rooms Adults
              • Twin Room Twin Room Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Features:  Twin beds, Shared bathroom
                from $28 For 2 guests
                • Adults

                  Reviews for Owlhouse Backpackers

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                  Andre Masson
                  27 December 2019

                  Good and friendly welcome

                  Kim Wiggett
                  23 December 2018

                  Very comfortable dorms. Good quality linen. Well kitted out and easily accessible and clean bathrooms.Definitely recommended.

                  Marelia Joubert
                  18 October 2018

                  Extensive information about the area is readily available. A visit to the owl house and fossil sites is a must and an aware maker of our surroundings. And it is easily accessible, even for older people. My 82 year old mom walked around the area with relative ease. The gravel road on the one side and tar road on the other side towards Nieuw Bethesda is well kept and easily accessible with any vehicles. The beautiful surroundings make up for little discomforts you might experience. A visit to the local small industries is a must as each of them offers something unique.

                  Linda Longley
                  02 September 2017

                  I loved everything about my stay at this backpackers and this amazing little town. The Karoo Lamb provided wonderful dinners, and if you needed anything, a quick walk down to chat to Katrin was all you needed to do. Ended my stay with a gig by the Akkedis band in their Ramstal pub. Amazing experience. I will be back!

                  Althea Jesersky, South Africa
                  23 December 2016

                  Basic accommodation. Clean rooms and bathroom facilities. Friendly staff.

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                  Owlhouse Backpackers is 0,2km from the centre of Nieu Bethesda , the nearest airport 262,9km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
                  *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling