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Island Vibe Backpackers

4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   10 Dageraad Street, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've stayed in a room with 12 beds and its comfortable, has a safety place to lock your personal stufs, nice view to the beach and a really good bar! A really good place for surfers and young people who are searching for some fun, I strongly recomend it

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here while travelling with my partner down the garden route in March 2014. While the Jefferys bay area was pretty dead at this time of year, Island Vibe was buzzing. We had a great night at the bar. The staff are great for organising activities which makes it a great spot if you're looking to meet new people. The... More

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Amersfoort
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Island vibe has a perfect location at the beach. The staff is very friendly! Although we had a beautiful view (beachfront), the room was not the one that we booked. We booked a double room with bath. However when we arrived they said it was not available and they mentioned we were lucky because we got a more expensive room.... More

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Hermanus, South Africa
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97 reviews 97 reviews
37 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

as far as backpackers go island vibe will by far exceed expectations - very clean and orderly. staff is just adorable, Goodman gave us such a passionate tour of the property, sorry we missed out on the township tour! Charmaine is so helpful at making sure she can accommodate you. It is right on the beach, so for the surfers... More

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

Good day, Charmaine! We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon fir a township tour with Goodman! Kind regards, Island Vibe More

Ashdod, Israel
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i ended up staying there for 3 weeks. the staff is amazing, friendly, helpfull and caring. they do laundry, the rooms are being cleaned daily, and the backpacker's pub is the hottest place in Jeffreys. there were live concerts by local artists, and everyday there's a party, 'american pie' style. a 30 second walk from the beach, 2 min walk... More

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

Good day, Rose! Thanks for your great review! We can't wait to see you again! Kind regards Island Vibe More

Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Awesome location on the beach. Lots of accommodation choices- from apartment style en suites, dorms, cabins to camping on the lawn. The new simple cabins are totally cool. Pizzas are cheap and yummy, bar, pool tables, friendly staff, nice clean big bathrooms. Overall a great experience.

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

Good day! Thank you for your great review! We hope to see you again for another yummy pizza! Kind regards, Island Vibe More

Durban, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

After our problem with no camping available at Sugar Shack & having paid for our deposit at Island Vibe, I phoned them from Buccaneers at Cintsa to see if they would be able to accommodate us. They said no & we had to scramble to find somewhere that wasn't already full over the Xmas period. When I asked for a... More

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

Good day, Heather. I have been trying my best to investigate this situation - our records do not show that any refunds were made. I have emailed you personally to try and get some more details. Please could you help me get to the bottom of this. Kind regards, Island Vibe More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

My wife and I stayed here a few weeks ago and had a great time. The staff are very friendly and help to keep a good vibe. Its ideally located next to the beach especially great for surfers. . Lauren, the owner, was also extremely accommodating to us. We had a great time and will be backNeil Clayton, Amapondo Backpackers,... More

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

Good day, Neil! We are so happy you had a good time with us! We hope to see you again in the near future! Kind regards, Island Vibe More

Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This place is ok. J-Bay is ok, that is not that much that you can expect of it. The Backpacker is ok. It is not the cleanest one, but it is perfectly located. The food is not good at all, but there are other place really close by.

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

Good day, Kinga I am deeply apologetic that your experience was not up to scratch. We have recently updated our menu, added in some vegetarian items, and try to cater to everyone's needs. We have received good feedback regarding this. We also keep our hostel clean and tidy and apologise if it was not up to standard during your stay.... More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Stayed in the flash packers section for one night and loved it. Our own private balcony to admire the beautiful view of the beach. A really neat beach bar and the staff create a very cool vibe and seem excited to have you stay. The location is literally right on the beach. Will be back!

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

Hi Mel! Thank you for your great review - Our Flashpacker accommodation is something special :) Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Island Vibe More

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Additional Information about Island Vibe Backpackers

Address: 10 Dageraad Street, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Jeffreys Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 20 Specialty lodging in Jeffreys Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Island Vibe Backpackers 4*
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