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Ubuntu Backpackers

8 Cherry Street, Jeffreys Bay 6880, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014
Kiac92 Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This was the best backpackers I stayed at on our garden route tour. Great food, really friendly people, amazing atmosphere. You immediately feel welcome and part of the family. Ubuntu is right next to the supermarket and the famous supertubes so perfect for surfing, but even if it's a rainy day there's plenty to do, from watching films to reading... More

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Coffee Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I wanted to stay at island vibe in jeffrey's and went past to take a look. I didn't feel the vibe all and it just looked like a great place to party but not to sleep and relax... and catch up some sleep and enjoy the days on the beach and at supers instead. I found Ubuntu and when i... More

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Barroso, MG
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Ubuntu for me was one of the best hostels I have been in Africa, people very friendly there, nice place to rest in the garden, near of the supermarkets in Jeferes bay and very clean place, that is why I stay there for 2 times and probably when I go back to jeferes I will be there again...

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Trois-Rivieres, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

As soon as you get in Ubuntu, you feel part of the place, Daryn and his crew welcome you with a huge smile, they're happy you're there. That place is all about the vibe. You get to meet other surfers who are as passionate as you. You sleep in clean dorms, you wake up, you go on the third floor... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

I stayed at Ubuntu for more than a week but wish I had more time! Ubuntu is nicely decorated, very clean and is located close to the beach. The location is excellent if you wanto surf and grocery stores are just around the corner! You can also easily check out the waves from the balcony. Ubuntu is also quite quiet,... More

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Hamburg, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Best place in Jeffreys Bay for sure. It is very hard to find the right words for such a beautiful place. You can see the beach in front of the Hostel and watch the whales and the dolphins playing around. Very friendly atmoshere and everything fits just perfect together. All surfspots are close to Ubuntus as well so you can... More

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Nagoya, Japan
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11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I've been travelling around the world for more than 3 years and this place is one of the best and the most relaxing hostels on the planet. Very clean and good facilities, plus a beautiful white-sand beach and Supertuuuuuubes within walking distance! Whether you spend 2 to 3 days or 2 to 3 months (like myself), this is where you... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We spent 2 nights at the hostel and liked almost everything about it. It's in a good location, within a few minutes to the grocery stores, laundry, liquor stores, beach, etc. There is a free breakfast every morning (cereal and toast) as well as free tea and coffee. The staff is very friendly and the owner (I think) was very... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

At the first time i was suppose to stay just few weeks in J-Bay, but after met African Ubuntu Backpackers and made good friends there, i spent more than a half of my trip there, 2 amainzing months!!! The Owner (Daryn) and the guys who work there always with good vibe and nothing better that after a perfect surf with... More

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Loved staying here. Daryn and his staff welcomed us with big smiles and always made us feel right at home. After almost two weeks there, it was hard to leave. You'll love the friendly atmosphere and delicious cooking weather you are a solo traveller or a couple, surfer or non-surfer, young or old.

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Address: 8 Cherry Street, Jeffreys Bay 6880, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Jeffreys Bay
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Ranked #1 of 20 Specialty lodging in Jeffreys Bay
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