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Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay

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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 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Volunteering in a preschool in the township and staying in a cabin right on the beach is for sure the best way to spend your holiday! The people there are friendly and the view down to the beaxh is just awesome. Thanks to Island Vibe for being my home from home!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I unfortunately stayed at Island Vibe as Jeffreys Bay was packed for the Surf Comp and my overland trip finished there. I was told I would stay in the beach house and then was put in an upstairs dorm (pretty tired, run down and noisy)... not a problem. However it was tiny and had 4 beds in it and had... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having stayed in many hostels throughout my travels, it is hard to really pick one that I'd choose to go back to over the rest, but Island Vibe is definitely at the top of the list. The ultimate surf hostel, located on a stretch of beach with two fun spots at your doorstep. Worth getting a car if you have... More 

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Looks like you had a great time with us. We do have a few great surfing spots right on our doorstep. Next time we will assist you with a shuttle to Supertubes... Thanks for the mention of the delicious food. We do try hard to bring simple yet tasty food at an affordable price. We do our best... More 

Bolton United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Our stay at Jeffrey's bay was amazing, great location on the beach front! We spent the morning horse riding on the beach which was the perfect way to start the day! The horses were great, easy to ride and keen to race! Then we went on to the waterfall trip in the afternoon which was definitely worth the visit! We... More 

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay, responded to this review

Hi Becky, Looks like you enjoyed some of the activities we have on offer. Both the beach horse riding and the waterfall are very popular activities at Island Vibe. Luba always manages to add his special touch the the different tours. Please join us again if you are in the area. Regards Dallas More 

Jeffreys Bay
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great hostel ideally placed for surfing and exploring the town of Jeffrey's Bay. All staff were lovely and very helpful. Nice rooms with good facilities. Will definitely stay here if I return to J Bay.

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are glad you enjoyed your stay in Jbay. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Dallas More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Not a terrible backpackers but far from good. The bar has a good vibe and the food is good value for money and quite tasty. We did the township tour which was very nice and well worth the small fee of R100. Its close to town and the beach which is great. However, there are some negatives. The showers have... More 

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay, responded to this review

Dear Stuart, Thanks for your review. To answer a few of your points, we are in the process of upgrading a lot of the facilities. Plans are in place to add more showers and look into the water pressure. Sorry you had your steak stolen out of the fridge. This is not a common occurrence but unfortunately it happened to... More 

Jeffreys Bay
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were very happy with the friendliness of all the staff at Island Vibe - particularly at Reception and the Bar. Our only regret is that we only spent 1 night at the Island Vibe - will definitely be back for a longer stay !

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay, responded to this review

Dear Ingrid, Thanks for your great review. We cannot wait to see you again, only this time it will be for longer. Regards Dallas More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Was supposed to stay two nights with my friend but we ended up staying 4!! Everyone was so friendly! Felix and Cameron will have to be my favourites for looking after us. Moses was also an absolute ledge. The dorms could do with a slight update (actual bunk beds instead of a really low bottom bunk!) but the Island Vibe... More 

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thank you for your review. We are glad to see that Felix, Cameron and Moses could help make your stay a memorable one. We are currently putting plans together to update all of our dorm rooms. Kind Regards Dallas More 

Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region, Morocco
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Out of my 4 week stay in SA, I had the least budget for J Bay yet it is where I spent my most memorable moments! Check out Kitchen Windows at sunrise right from my room's doorstep, it is an awesome wave and not nearly as busy as Tubes, The Point etc... Jam sessions, Braais, socializing, it was a lekker... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Island Vibe is easily my favorite place that I've been to in South Africa. We were greeted by an incredibly friendly Charmain and spent a few great nights surfing and relaxing at the beach. The bar and grill are amazing, the accommodation was perfect and affordable, and the people were so friendly.

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay, responded to this review

Hi Jenny, Thanks for the great feedback. I am glad Charmaine was friendly and helpful. The surfing is amazing Jbay and brings many tourists into our town. We hope to see you again. Kind Regards Dallas More 

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