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George Backpackers is ideally situated in the heart of George, a charming town along the Garden Route.

250 MB free WiFi per device per day.

George is in the Heart of the Garden Route and offers itself as the central point to start your Garden Route activities from Oudtshoorn to Mossel Bay, Wilderness, Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. In George itself are plenty activities on offer from a visit to the George Museum, the Botanical Garden with the unique Cape Floral Kingdom, and the Outeniqua Farmers Market on a Saturday.

In George itself are plenty activities on offer from a visit in our George Museum and the historical woodworker track to the Botanical Garden with the unique Cape Floral Kingdom, a walk to explore the historical buildings in George, the Outeniqua Farmers Market on a Saturday as well as our shows and festivals throughout the year.

The Highlights are the Strawberry Festival integrated in the George Heritage Festival in September and the Old Car Show at the second weekend in February.

George is also well known for sporting activities such as the OCC (the Outeniqua (wheel) Chair Challenge, an international recognized race, Rugby, hockey and netball events on provincial and national level that attract many visitors.

Accommodation at George Backpackers:
The backpackers comprises of five rooms, one dormitory with 4 bunk beds for 8 guests, two dormitories with 2 bunk beds for 4 guests each as well as two private rooms with two single beds each.

For stays longer than 1 night a king size bed can be made up. There are two separate bathrooms, both with toilet, one with shower the other one with a bath. A Tv room with selected DSTV programs, as well as a communal kitchen, outdoor covered braai area and an outdoor toilet, are completing the offers for our guests.

We offer affordable but clean accommodation in
- Private Rooms
- Dormitory 4 sleepers
- Dormitory 8 sleepers

Rooms and Units Available:

dormitory for 4
dormitory with 2 bunk beds, air-con
Sleeps 2 Adults

dormitory for 6
dormitory with 3 bunk beds, air-con
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

room with 2 single beds
room with 2 single beds, aircon
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - open)
Other Language
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
DVD and/or VCR

Cancellation Policy:

- 0 to 7 days prior to arrival, forfeit 100% of deposit;- 8 to 14 days prior to arrival, forfeit 75% of deposit;- 15 to 21 days prior to arrival, forfeit 50% of deposit;- 21+ days prior to arrival, forfeit 30% of deposit.

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  • Accommodation Type: Youth Hostel
  • Sleeps: 20