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African Array Backpackers Lodge

  • 30 Ladywood, 6600 Plettenberg Bay, South Africa - View on map
4.3 /5
Hotel type: Guest accommodation
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Hotel themes – African Array Backpackers Lodge

  • ✓ Countryside
  • ✓ Budget / backpacker hotels
  • ✓ Nature / wildlife
  • ✓ Budget hotels

Quick description

African Array Lodge is situated on a high cliff overlooking the Roodefontein Dam in Plettenberg Bay. Guests can enjoy the panoramic views and sunsets from the spacious wooden deck.

The lodge features a range of different accommodation types ranging from private rooms to a dormitory. Most rooms have large windows providing views of the mountains. The bathrooms include showers.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available at the bar and a fully equipped communal kitchen is available for guests to use including barbecue facilities. Traditional meals are served on request.

Guests can enjoy a game of pool in the lounge at African Array. Board games are available and the lounge features a flat-screen TV for main sporting events.

Free Wi-Fi and private parking are available. The Plettenberg Bay Airport is a 16-minute drive from the lodge and Knysna is 31 km away

Rooms: 5

Important information

Please inform African Array Backpackers Lodge in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

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Bed in 10-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room

Food & Drink

Outdoor dining area, Kitchenware, Kitchen, Microwave, Electric kettle, Coffee machine, Refrigerator, Toaster, Barbecue, Dining table, Outdoor furniture, Dining area


Bath, Shared Bathroom, Toilet, Shower

Room Amenities

Private entrance, Safety Deposit Box, Carpeted


Terrace, View

Known as Fish Eagle dorm, this unit is within the cottage house. Guests have access to the bathrooms and kitchen within the cottage, and can relax on the terrace.

Standard Double Room with Sea View


Shared Bathroom, Shower, Bath, Toilet

Room Amenities

Wardrobe/Closet, Private entrance



This room features views of the garden.

The room shares a bathroom, which includes a shower with another room.

Family Room (6 Adults)


Toilet, Bath, Bathroom, Shower

Room Amenities

Wardrobe/Closet, Carpeted


Mountain view, Sea view, Balcony

This room is situated downstairs and features a furnished deck offering views of Jakkels Kraal Farm.

The private bathroom includes a bath and a shower.

Standard Double Room with Shared Bathroom


Shared Bathroom, Bath

This room has views of the garden and shares a bathroom with another room.

Luxury Room



This is the only room upstairs and features a private balcony with views of the Robberg Peninsula and the Piesang Valley below.

The private bathroom includes a big bath and a shower.

After booking, all of the hotel’s details, including telephone and email address, are provided in the online booking confirmation, confirmation email.

Facilities of African Array Backpackers Lodge


WiFi available in all areas


Golf course (within 3 km)

Food & Drink

Bar, BBQ facilities, Restaurant (à la carte), Special diet menus (on request)


Shuttle service, Shuttle service (additional charge)

Front-desk/reception area services

Lockers, Tour desk

Common areas

Games room, Sun terrace, Terrace, Shared kitchen, Shared lounge/TV area, Garden, Library

Entertainment and children services

Board games/puzzles

Business facilities



Non-smoking throughout, Non-smoking rooms, Family rooms


Free WiFi! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.


Free parking! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).

Policies of African Array Backpackers Lodge


From 13:00 Until 22:30 hours


From 08:00 Until 10:00 hours

Children and extra beds

Children older than 12 years are welcome.
One child or adult is charged 100 % of the room stay per night and person when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.


Pets are not allowed.

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Contact methods

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WiFi available in all areas


Golf course (within 3 km)

Food & Drink

BBQ facilities
Restaurant (à la carte)
Special diet menus (on request)

Front-desk/reception area services

Tour desk

Entertainment and children services

Board games/puzzles

Overall room rating

    support / service

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