Greyton Backpacker, Pet Friendly Accommodation4.6 – 21 Guest Reviews
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Beautiful, clean and quiet town. Nice to walk around in with loads of interesting shops and places to eat. No beggars accosting you and felt very safe
Lots of shops and eating places. Very "old school". Lovely place to visit.
Loved strolling through the streets and viewing the wonderful historical cottages in the town as well as the fun Saturday Market day.
People are very friendly.
Nice hiking trails.
Farmer's Market on a Saturday morning.
Clean, beautiful and serenity of the area. Friendly people!
Nice hikes and mountain bike trails.
Safe small town, great restaurants and accommodation. Enjoyed market on Saturday morning.
Gorgeous hiking, beautiful mountains, slow breathing. A wonderful breakaway close to Cape Town!
More info about Greyton
South of the towering Riviersonderend Mountain range and situated at the confluence of two major rivers lies Greyton, one of the Western Cape’s most endearing villages. When entering Greyton, visitors are immediately captivated by the chocolate-box scenes of quaint lodgings, tea gardens under shady trees and brightly coloured birds attracted to the foliage. Many of the Greyton properties are of historic significance, set amongst beautifully appointed gardens with the mountains as a suitable backdrop. And everywhere you turn, there are friendly locals to ensure a pleasant visit.
The area was surveyed and laid out as a freehold cultural village by a farm owner in the mid-1800s and was named Greyton after Sir George Grey, the then-Governor of the Cape. Today, the village design remains mostly unchanged.
Greyton regularly features in TV magazine shows and other national media and has become a haven for city folk seeking a weekend retreat. Charlie the pot-bellied pig, a resident at... Show more
For those who are a little adventurous and enjoy the company of other travellers, you can decide to stay at a Backpackers. Often having to share a room with others as well as costs, it is incredibly inexpensive. Often the best choice for those who may be just passing through or will be occupied for the majority of their day. It comes with the most basic amenities and is often formed as part of a bar or similar establishment. Not recommended for those who want privacy, this is best suited for those who wouldn’t mind meeting various other interesting travellers.