"One of the best hostels in the country" - Footprint
Away with the Fairies is an up-market backpackers boasting a superb location with the best
view of the mountains in Hogsback. Hiking trails to The Big Tree and
Madonna and Child begin in the garden, which is the home to Cape Parrots, Knysna Louries and hundreds of Yellow Wood Trees. It is a short walk to the
village centre and all the attractions therein.
In the main house
we have a large open sitting room with an open fire place where you can
relax and just take in the spectacular views; it also has a well equipped
self catering kitchen.
We have a lively bar and restaurant, which shows sporting events
on big screen. We offer breakfast and scrummy pizzas in the evenings. These meals are not included in the price.
Accommodation (including duvets and sheets, except camping; all rates per night.)
Three (mixed) dorms: 1 x 6-sleepers, 1x4-sleeper
and 1 x 8-sleeper
From R160 pp
"Striders Cottage", ideal for groups, has 6
en-suite rooms in a thatched cottage with lovely
views: 2 x twins, 1 x double extra bed, 2 x double
rooms,and 1x three single.
"The Hobbit" cottage which has 2 double rooms,
bathroom with Hobbit Bath, lounge area with open
fire place and kitchenette.
R700 per night
"Bilbo's", has some of the best views in
Hogsback. A double room with en suite bathroom with
Hobbit Bath and patio.
R500 for the room
"Frodo's", has a lovely view of Hog 1. A double room
with queen size bed, en suite bathroom with shower,
R500 for the room
"Acorn House" is a fully equipped 2 bedroom house
on it's own 5 acres of land. There is a dishwasher,
washing machine, solar water and a lovely Dover
Stove to heat the house up. It has the best views
of the Hogsback mountains in Hogsback, and a cliff
at the bottom of the garden dropping straight into
Auckland Nature Reserve.
R1 000 for the house
Our camping area is set in the back of the garden
with shady oaks and indigenous trees. Separate