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Island Vibe Backpackers

4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   10 Dageraad Street, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Well, it doesn't start that way but the rules are if you or your team mate fail to sink a single cup in the game of beer pong you have to strip and run around the table! Seen a couple of nakies runnin around. All in good fun! Most of my memories at I.V.B are a huge blur and I... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for a couple of weeks while surfing up the coast of SA, and it was a brilliant place to stop. The partying is great, the staff are brilliant and there are always people on hand when needed. I brilliant place to chill out in the afternoons after a good surf (or close encounter with a shark like... More

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Living the dream for 5 months ! i stayed @ island vibe, jeffreys bay for 5 months while doing volunteering in the township. All i can say it was the best time i ever had. Island vibe is my second home and will always be an amazing memory. The hostel is the most beautiful located i have ever been, the... More

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Katie B, Marketing at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Noluntu!! We are missing you so much! You became a part of the Island Vibe family and thank you for all your time and help with volunteering. We know we will see you again soon!!!! Kind regards, Island Vibe More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayey at Island Vibe while doing volunteer work in J-bay and I have to say, it really was amazing! The people are awesome (and a little crazy), the food is delicious, the vibe is pulsing, the surfing is supposed to be great (didn't try it to be honest ;) ) and the beerpong rules are strange but you'll get... More

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Katie B, Marketing at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Julia! We are missing you too! Thank you for all your help with volunteering - we hope you come back soon and try surfing! :) Kind regards, Island Vibe More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to J Bay to do volunteer work and found much more than I could expect. The work itself is amazing, with an impeccable organization and a unique experience in life. The Island Vibe completed all this with incomparable vibe, many games of beer pong, shots and friends. I highly recommend this place!

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Katie B, Marketing at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Dani! Thank you for your great review and all you help with volunteering! We are glad you had a great time and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Island Vibe More

Huntington Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I arrived in J Bay at 5 am exhausted from a overnight bus ride. The guard showed me to a room and a bed to sleep in until reception opened to check in, then I slept for a few hours, no problem. At 9 am I went to talk to reception, Charmaine and one other girl was working, both super... More

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Katie B, Marketing at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Good day, Pina! We are glad we could help you. Hope to see you soon for a longer stay! :) Kind regards, Island Vibe More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Hi Charmaine.... Told you I'd review! Sooo island vibe, great location, lovely staff, good size rooms, a really homely vibe.... this is the place I would choose to stay longer at of I had the chance. The hostel is right on the beach with direct access, it has it's own surf school where you can get lessons or rent boards... More

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Katie B, Marketing at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Good day! Charmaine says hi back! Thank you for your review - we will look into improving your suggestions. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Island Vibe More

Solihull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Stayed early this year and met some cool peeps at this backpackers , massive thanks to Emma , Eddie the beer pong champ yew ! Room was fine great atmosphere and great view for the beach , very close to town where all the shopping and cafe rest ect are ..... And finally to all the staff that helped us... More

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Katie B, Marketing at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Good day, Aysh & Dave! Thanks for the great review! We hope you come and visit us again soon - we have a new beer pong table for you to try out!! Kind regards, Island Vibe More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

When I arrived at Island Vibe I could really feel the vibe right away. The location, the people and the view, everything was like paradise! Island Vibe is the perfect combination of surf, party, relaxing with the greatest service possible. Accommodation: I stayed at the residence which is usually where the students of the language school stays. Nice house with... More

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Katie B, Marketing at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Timothy! You wrote such an amazing review - thank you! It is so great to hear that you had a life-changing experience and that you met amazing people while you were here. We hope to see you again very soon! Kind regards, Island Vibe More

Bruges, Belgium
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I stayed in Island Vibe Jeffreys bay as an volunteer for 4 weeks. It was amazing. I felt very welcome and the manager was really looking after us from day one. Everything was taken care off and they gave us an orientation in town and in the projects. We stayed in the Flashpackers, a part of the hostel a bit... More

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Katie B, Marketing at Island Vibe Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Laura!!! Thank you for your great review!! We are so glad that you enjoyed the volunteering and gave such a great view of it for others to know exactly what to expect. We really miss you - come back soon for some beerpong!! Kind reagrds, Island Vibe 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*
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