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Island Vibe Backpackers

4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   10 Dageraad Street, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I find it hard to put into words just how impressive our stay was at island vibes in Jeffrey's bay. Truly the most local/surfery feel. The staff is so welcoming and friendly and all the guests feel right at home. I've never had so many people coming up and introducing themselves at a hostel. The atmosphere cannot be beat. Also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After five weeks the whole place felt a bit like home. Great location, nice view, very friendly stuff and nice food!:) Thanks as well to the great kitchen-crew😊 It's near the beach and town. I went two times horseriding and one time surfing, which was really cool. So i would definitly recommend to go there.

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Strand, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and 7 of my mates were there for a week and it was spectacular! Only two words can describe the vibe we had and truly is Island Vibe. I would recommend this backpackers to anyone going through Jeffreys Bay. The staff is so friendly and always ready for conversation. Phil and Alexis the two current barmen keep your drinks... More 

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

Dear Guest, Its not very often we have 1 review from a group of 8. Even better is that it was a positive review all round. We appreciate the personal mention of all our staff and their position at Island Vibe. These roving power cuts don't help at all but we do our best to keep the guests entertained and... More 

Klundert, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We daughter/mother stayed for 1 night in a separate house With double bedroom and bathroom and jacuzzi with great view over Sea! Also balcony and everything was clean and nice! Also a kitchen for the 5-6 rooms in building. Place is next to township but no problems because if the fence. Never thought I would see such a room in... More 

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

Hi Ingrid, Thank you for your review. The great thing about Island Vibe Jbay is the variety of accommodation that we on offer. Our reception staff work hard to be friendly and helpful to all our guests. We hope you have a great trip further Regards Dallas More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at island vibe for one night and found the place a bit too busy and chaotic. This was mainly because of the constant party atmosphere and the amount of people that were staying in the hostel. The staff were friendly enough but always seemed a bit preoccupied and I never felt completely welcome -the young girl Sia was... More 

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Lahore, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best backpacker in JBAY for sure, the view is billion dollar no less then a 7 star hotel. the vibe to the place is young and amazing and they serve one of the best pizzas i had in a long time nay where. the view is amazing and if you love surfing you can just walk on the beach... More 

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

Hi Bilal, Thanks for the amazing review. It makes us all feel proud when we read a review like yours. We have worked hard on our pizzas and now seem to be reaping the rewards.. We hope the balance of your trip is as good as here. Regards Dallas More 

Bromma, Stockholm County, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was such a awsome place, laidback and everyone really nice. I reccomend this place for everyone travelling threw South Africa. The food was really good and priceable. I lived in the apartments since i was doing volunteering, which both was really awsome. The volunteering was a really good experience, it was fun and really cool. The apartment was really good,... More 

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

Hi Carl, Thank you for your review. We are glad that we could make your volunteer experience a memorable one. We do pride ourselves in the volunteer accommodation. We try our best to make you feel at home. Regards Dallas More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Island Vibe was so great that after passing through and getting to Cape Town, I decided to go back and finish my trip there. It's a backpacker experience that you can shape however you'd like. They have a fun bar with beer pong always going on so there's a party scene if that's what you're into. But there are also... More 

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

Hi Ryan, Thanks for the review. We are glad to hear that you made a return trip to us at the end of your trip. We have set up Island Vibe in such a way that you can be on your own in a nice quiet spot or mixing with the other guests. We hope to see you soon. Regards... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful place to spend some time and have fun every day. Right by the sea. Surf lessons. Sandboarding lessons and a lot of fun in every single place! The staff is awesome, super kind people. You feel part of the family :) Great vibe!

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

Dear Gabriela Thank you for the amazing review. We are glad that you had a great stay and found our staff friendly and helpful. Looks like you enjoyed some of our activities. Sandboarding has become very popular when the weather is good. The beach house is amazing because of the quality of the rooms and view. We look forward to... More 

Port Alfred, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a nice place! It is located on the beach, so we had a room with sea view:) They offer surf boards andsurf lessons, they have a nice bar and make good pizza's and even an better breakfast. Just great :)

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

Dear Sann, We are glad you enjoyed the view from your room. That is what makes Island Vibe such a special place. Our surf lessons and rentals have become very popular with our guests. Thank you for the good mention of our pizzas and breakfasts, we are always working on the menu and the presentation of our meals. We look... More 

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Address: 10 Dageraad Street, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Jeffreys Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Island Vibe Backpackers 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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