Address3 & 5 Wilder Street Plettenberg BaySee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
This excellent, five-star budget option, YHA-affiliated and award-winning, is owner-run and it shows. There’s a great bar area with satellite TV, yet you can still find peace and quiet in the large grounds.
Our independent authors have visited Nothando Backpackers and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Plettenberg Bay.
Services & facilities
- Book Exchange
- Common Room
- Ceiling Fan
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Internet Access
- Linen Included
- Towels Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meals available
- Outdoor Terrace
- Tours/Travel Desk
Description provided by property
Nothando Backpackers Lodge is a five star graded hostel. Our hostel makes a refreshing change to most hostels. It's upmarket with spacious dorms that have sink-in-and-get-lost fluffy duvets and luxurious en-suite doubles. The hostel is split over two neighbouring houses, both of which have lovely gardens and a real easy-going energy. Nothando is centrally located and close to everything including pubs, restaurants, night clubs, shops and Plettenberg Bay's famous beaches.
We serve excellent meals and our breakfasts lunch packs and dinners are all good value for money. We also have safe off-street parking. After a hard day enjoying the pleasures of Plettenberg Bay come to our Far Side bar for a relaxing sundowner or a game of pool.
Our range of services and facilities include:
Meals available, TV lounge, Self-catering kitchen, Parking, BBQ, Laundry, Internet facility, Cycle rental, Pool table, Satellite TV / phones, Surfboard rental, Canoe/kayak rental, Bar, Horse-riding, Car rental.
We ensure backpackers of an enjoyable and beautiful stay in one of the most pristine locations in Africa.
Interesting places nearby
Equitrailing, 11km east of Plett on the N2, offers horse riding through the forest for R200 per hour.
Sky Dive Plettenberg Bay
For skydiving try the recommended Sky Dive Plettenberg Bay, which offers outstanding views on the way down.
Garden Route Surf Academy
There are cocktails and cigars at this night-time venue, along with DJs and dancing.
This is a large, snazzy restaurant-bar with a great deck. There’s a good range of salads and plenty of Italian fare.