Away with the Fairies Backpackers

"One of the best hostels in the country" - Footprint

Away with the Fairies Enlarge button 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 includes duvets and sheets (except camping). All rates are 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.
R200 pp (min 2pax)

"The Hobbit" cottage which has 2 double rooms, bathroom with Hobbit Bath, lounge area with open fire place and kitchenette.
R700 per night (max 4)

"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, and patio.
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 ablution facilities.
R90 pp

Away with the Fairies

5721 Hogsback

Tel: 045 962 1031
Fax: 086 275 8783