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Island Vibe Backpackers

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10 Dageraad Street, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Island Vibe JB is one of those places completely defined by its location - the beach. Literally sitting on a hillside just above the waves the sound of the surf accompanies you all day and throughout the night. The vibe is also excellent and a ton of fun with people partying it up in the evening. Beer pong, shots, drinks,... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to Jeffreys Bay regularly for about 10 years now. Only once I have stayed in another B&B in town and I was so disappointed I booked out early and checked in at Island Vibe. It was an amazing vibe, the view is incredible with access to amazing beaches! Truely the only place I or anyone should... More 

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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed on the flashpackers and it wad unbelievable! Ridiculously cheap too! A Jacuzzi and private bathroom and bed. The room has a deck and it all overlooks the ocean. Phenomenal and is right by the main clubhouse where you can go and enjoy a serious and awesome surfer vibe. They were all nothing but lovely for us. We also... More 

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Roxanne, Thanks for entertaining our guests. It was a pleasure having you stay with us. Room 3 in the Flashpackers is amazing, especially the jacuzzi bath. We Look forward to seeing you again. Kind Regards Dallas Land More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time. Everything about Island Vibe exceeded expectations. The food, atmosphere and people all were great. The staff was especially friendly and accommodating. I could not have asked for a better stay.

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi There, We are all glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again if you are in the area. Kind Regards Dallas More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I visited Jeffreys bay a few weeks ago and decided to stay at Island Vibe while we were there. On arrival, the staff were really friendly and energetic and were very helpful regarding the all of the different activities offered at the backpackers, even organising us horse riding trails at the last minute. The backpackers is right... More 

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Lauren, Thank you for an overall positive review. It seems that you were pretty busy during your stay at Island Vibe. We are happy that you enjoyed the activities and rated our kitchen/food as great. We hope you will stop by when you are in Jeffreys Bay again. Kind Regards Dallas More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Island vibe is the perfect place to relax with a drink from the bar, with a beautiful view and music. Go and surf with your new friends or just take a walk on the beach just a stair away. I had the time of my life, and I keep coming back.

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Amalie, Thanks for the review. We are glad that you had a great time and will hopefully come back one day to visit. Kind Regards Dallas Land More 

Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

You definitely will end up booking another night, so make sure you take your time to visit Jeffrey’s Bay. Walking into the reception makes you feel at home right away. The crew is super awesome, welcoming, helpful and fun. And the moment you walk around the corner and see the incredible beach and ocean view, you know you arrived in... More 

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Merel, Thank you for choosing another Island Vibe. Looks like you managed to do many of our activities and got to know most of the staff. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and that you can recommend us to other travelers. Kind Regards Dallas More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

They have a wonderful location and a very beautiful place. The staff is very friendly. The room has a wonderful view, but the bed linens were not new. The room and the bathroom were satisfactorily clean.

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Marcel, Thanks for the review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at Island Vibe. We have taken note of the linen and are in the process of replacing it. Kind regards Dallas More 

Annapolis, Maryland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Island Vibe really has a great vibe! The staff and volunteers are super friendly and we chatted with them a lot. We stayed for 7 days so we saw most of them daily. I travelled with my wife, so we stayed in our own private room the whole time and this is recommended if you want peace and quiet. We... More 

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Nick, We are happy that you were overall happy with everything we had to offer at Island Vibe Jbay. We try and make sure the self catering kitchens have everything a traveler requires to cook. Unfortunately sometimes other guests may remove/move some of the equipment from the kitchens. We hope to see you again if you travel through Jbay.... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

If you are passionate about surfing it is definitely the place to go. This is a huge area for water sports enthusiasts. The staff is really kind with every visitor. You can party a lot there. This area is apparently one of the best to surf on the coast so you should definitely go there if you want to catch... More 

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Victor, Thanks for the good review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in Jbay. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Dallas More 

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