ZAR 180 per night
ZAR 180 per night
Platberg Harrismith Backpackers, Harrismith, South Africa

Platberg Harrismith Backpackers

Harrismith, South Africa - 55 Biddulph Street

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Description - Hostel

Platberg Harrismith Backpackers is located centrally in town, walking distance from the business centre shops, banks, post office, police station, supermarkets and more. It has a lovely stoep in the front where you can sit and enjoy the view of the majestic Platberg Mountain, or just watching the local life passing by.

Platberg Harrismith Backpackers is located centrally in town, walking distance from the business centre shops, banks, post office, police station, supermarkets and more.

Lots of information available on the area!!

We have a Private Room which can be used for families, couples or singles. Two 6 bed dormitories and a 4 bed dormitory. All dormitories are shared but request can be made for same sex. Communal bathroom with hot showers available. There is also a fully equipped communal kitchen available. In the back garden an entertainment area with braai facilities are available. Tv lounge with DSTV.

We offer FREE WiFi!!! Laundry can be done at an additional costs.

Platberg Backpackers is the ideal base to do major hikes from such as the Sentinel Peak with chain ladders, the Gorge in the Royal National Park viewing the 2nd highest waterfall in the world, the Tugela Falls, Platberg Mountain (2398m), as well as day hikes in the Golden Gate Higlands. Sterkfontein Dam (3rd largest by volume in SA) is 20km from us!

It is also the ideal overnight stopover coming in from the Oliver Thambo Airport. We have lots of information on the area as well as further down towards Durban.

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The space
  • Property type: Hostel
  • Guest rooms/units: 4
  • Year built: 2009
  • Renovated: 2013
Hostel accommodations

Lowest price available: ZAR 180 (South African Rand)

Mixed Dorm Standard
  • Check-in: noon
  • Check-out: 10:00am

Hostel amenities

BBQ
Book Exchange
Breakfast Not Included
Common Room
Free Parking
Hot Showers
Internet Access (additional fee)
Kitchen
Laundry Facilities (additional fee)
Lockers
Outdoor Terrace
Parking
Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
Towels for hire

BBQ area Children permitted Laundry/valet service Linen included No curfew Parking (free) WIFI (free)

Room amenities

Private / Family Room available. Consists of double bed an 2 single beds. Not en-suite. Communal showers available

Shared 6 bed Dormitory with en-suite bathroom.

Shared 6 bed Dormitory not en-suite. Communal showers available

Lockers Non-smoking rooms WIFI


Neighborhood

Platberg Backpackers is the ideal base to do major hikes from such as Platberg Mountain, the Sentinel Peak with chain ladders, the Gorge in the Royal National Park, as well as day hikes in the Golden Gate Higlands. In the vicinity is the Basotho cultural village, and the Sterkfontein dam. It is also the ideal overnight stopover coming in from the Oliver Thambo Airport. We have lots of information on the area as well as further down towards Durban.

Points of interest
  • Harrismith Town Hall 500m
  • Debora Retief Garden with petrified tree 500m
  • Sterkfontein dam 18km
  • Basotho Cultural Village 30km
  • Golden Gate Highlands approx 40km
  • Sentinel Peak 85km
  • Royal Natal National Park 85km
  • Lions Rock 80km
  • Platberg Mountain (2398m) 2km

Policies
Price details

ZAR 180 - 600 per night (South African Rand)

Credit cards: Not accepted on location

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

Please note:
Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.

Location - Hostel

55 Biddulph Street
Harrismith
Free State
South Africa  9880

Latitude: -28.26988, Longitude: 29.12928

How to get there

We are located at 55 Biddulph Str, 100m from the Police Station.

It can be reached by foot from the bus drop offs, also by private transport. No public transport available.

Nearest airport: Oliver Thambo 277km


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