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7.7

Very good

393 reviews

393 reviews

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4.8

Review score

Location rating score

Parking
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Nearby landmarks
Ladysmith Airport 58.1 km
Pietermaritzburg Airport 163.7 km
Moshoeshoe I International Airport 179.9 km
King Shaka International Airport 218.5 km

Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge

R74, Northern Drakensberg, Ethels Drive, Langkloof, South Africa, 3350 - See map

Conveniently situated in the Ethels Drive part of Langkloof, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. This 5-star property is packed with in-house facilities to improve the quality and joy of your stay.

Highlights

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Hot tub

Sauna

Announcements by hotel (1)
Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. Dear Visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions. Medical monitoring is available for guests quarantined due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). This may be provided in person or virtually, depending on the property type and location.

Facilities

Airport transfer

Pets allowed

Car park

Shuttle service

Hot tub

Fitness center

Bicycles

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Value for money4.4
Location rating4.8

Rooms available at Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge

8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 8 single beds
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Single Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 1 single bed
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6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 6 single beds
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Quadruple Room
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 2 single beds and 1 double ...
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Family Room
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 3 single beds and 1 double ...
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Triple Room
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 1 single bed and 1 double b...
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Twin Room
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 2 single beds
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Double Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 1 double bed
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Quadruple Room
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 2 single beds and 1 double ...
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Triple Room
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 1 single bed and 1 double b...
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hostel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge?

Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hostel know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hostel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge has a car park available for guests. Parking is free for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Langkloof with private transportation, the hostel can arrange car rental for you.

What is the smoking policy at Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge?

Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

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What people love about Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge

  • 7.2

    Very good

    "It's a really great place with great stuff and a great manager would definitely recommend it to anyone"

    Kim

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    December 26, 2020

Overall rating:

7.7

Very good
393 reviews
Cleanliness
5.6
Facilities
5.6
Location
4.8
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More about Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge

More about Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge

Located in Ethels Drive, Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge offers panoramic views over the Northern Drakensberg. The quirky hostel has a rock pool, hot tub and a restaurant. Free WiFi is available. The individually decorated rooms at Amphitheatre Backpackers are fitted with a fan, tea-and-coffee making facilities, linen and towels. Some of the rooms have access to a communal bathroom. Some rooms are located in converted grain silos, using solar energy to heat the water Meals including vegetarian options are available at the restaurant and cooked up using mostly ingredients grown in their organic vegetable garden. Live music and entertainment is offered on a regular basis and there are also barbecue facilities. Drinks and cocktails can be enjoyed at the bar. The hostel has a pool table, a gift shop, a sauna, and a communal TV lounge. Table tennis, hiking and cycling are just some of the activities you can enjoy at this property and in the surrounding area. Laundry services are available and staff can assist you with the organisation of tours, shuttles and guided hikes. Harrismith is a 10-minute drive away and Durban is 256 km from Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge.

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Amenities and facilities
Review score
Facilities

5.6

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoor

  • Bicycles

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Billiards
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Fitness center
  • Game room
  • Garden
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Hot tub
  • Massage
  • Mini golf course
  • On-site entertainment
  • Pub crawl
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Table tennis
  • Tours
  • Water sports (non-motorized)
  • Wind surfing

Cleanliness and safety

  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Body thermometer
  • Breakfast in room
  • Breakfast takeaway service
  • Cashless payment service
  • Doctor/nurse on call
  • First aid kit
  • Free face masks
  • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Individually-wrapped food options
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Safe dining setup
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Shared stationery removed
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Alternative meal arrangement
  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Coffee shop
  • Grocery delivery
  • Restaurants
  • Room service
  • Shared kitchen
  • Vending machine

Services and conveniences

  • Cash withdrawal
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator
  • Food delivery
  • Heating in public area
  • Invoice provided
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Salon
  • Shrine
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Terrace

For the kids

  • Babysitting service
  • Family room
  • Kids meal
  • Kids safety features
  • Playground

Land sports

  • Golf course (within 3 km)

Access

  • CCTV in common areas
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Check-in/out [private]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Smoke alarms

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Rental car
  • Shuttle service

Available in all rooms

  • Adapter
  • Balcony/terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Cleaning products
  • Clothes dryer
  • Clothes rack
  • Desk
  • Dining table
  • Dressing room
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free bottled water
  • Full kitchen
  • Heating
  • In-room safe box
  • iPod docking station
  • Kitchenette
  • Laptop safe box
  • Linens
  • Locker
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pool facilities
  • Private entrance
  • Reading light
  • Safety/security feature
  • Seating area
  • Separate dining area
  • Shower
  • Sleep comfort items
  • Smoke detector
  • Socket near the bed
  • Soundproofing
  • Swimming pool [direct access]
  • Tile/marble flooring
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Trash cans
  • Washing machine
  • Wine glasses
Location
R74, Northern Drakensberg, Ethels Drive, Langkloof, South Africa, 3350
Review score
Location

4.8

Property policies
Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Children 0-17 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 18 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out

  • Check-in from14:00
  • Check-in until00:00
  • Check-out from10:30
  • Check-out until11:00
Property announcements

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. Dear Visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions. Medical monitoring is available for guests quarantined due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). This may be provided in person or virtually, depending on the property type and location.

Reviews of Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge from real guests

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6.1
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Cleanliness5.6
Facilities5.6
Location4.8
Service8.0
Value for money4.4
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5.2
Jeffrey from South Africa
Solo traveler
Twin Room
Stayed 3 nights in January 2021

Holiday ”

Beautiful surroundings & lots of options

Reviewed January 20, 2021

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6.8
Good
Kim from South Africa
Family with young children
8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 2 nights in December 2020

Great experience ”

It really was a great place with amazing staff but they should change their activity lists because most of the things there are an hours drive away

Reviewed December 28, 2020

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7.2
Very good
Kim from South Africa
Family with young children
Quadruple Room
Stayed 2 nights in December 2020

Great place”

It's a really great place with great stuff and a great manager would definitely recommend it to anyone

Reviewed December 27, 2020

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