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Cristal Cove Guesthouse & Backpackers

49 Flame Crescent, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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Cristal Cove Guesthouse & Backpackers
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Durban
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my friend any myself shared a a room. room was small ans cosy with on suit bathroom. we shared the apartment with another couple of guys. lounge/commune area was kept tidy and neat and clean. full stoked bar was good. we ate once from their dinner menu and food was good and decently priced. location is perfect for any surfer,... More

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

This is not your average backpackers. The rooms are very neat, modern and clean and the whole scenario is more like a holiday appartments. We stayed upstairs. The appartment has two rooms, each with en-suite bathroom and balcony as well as a shared (very nice) kitchen and lounge (with TV) for these two parties only. The rooms are quiet and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I stayed here for only two nights in a double room! Very comfortable The staff is very friendly they took me to the factory store of surfer stuff! Also there is an very good bar inside where you can relax and hang out with other travelers. And on the second day I had a nice surfer lesson with Dave! Thanks... More

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Cristal C, Manager at Cristal Cove Guesthouse & Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Laura-Marena, We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Cristal Cove! Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It's fantastic to know that you were having a good time at the bar. We are constantly looking for fresh and exciting ideas to spice things up. Hanging out at the bar will become... More

Bonn, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Staying at cristol cove is special! Special cause: - its at the beach - has great value for money - is comfortable, clean, spacious, safe - has great hosts - has fully equipped kitchen, living room, braii facility for each room/flat - close to many game parks, supermarket and restaurants - one of a kind ! Thanks for making my... More

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Cristal C, Manager at Cristal Cove Guesthouse & Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Michael, You sure know how to make our hearts feel all warm and fuzzy! Thank you for writing this review. We love hosting returning guests - you truly start feeling like family. We pride ourselves on providing clean and comfortable luxury accommodation at an affordable rate. It's fantastic to hear that we have improved each year. We are constantly... More

Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Stayed here for one night in a dorm. Great place to stay Pros - quiet, relaxed vibe - clean areas - very friendly and helpful staff - do the quad biking with the rhinos tour - worth the money! - close to the main strip of stores - very close to the beach - bathrooms are clean and spacious -... More

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Cristal C, Manager at Cristal Cove Guesthouse & Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Michelle, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed a quiet and relaxed stay in one of our dorms. Thanks for your lovely review. The quadbiking with rhinos is indeed excellent value for money - just like many of our tours and adventures on offer. We work hard on keeping the entertainment high and the price low, so it's... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Well designed, comfortable interior. Good variety in room arrangment, graced with the vibe of a classic Jbay heritage spot. Extremely good service. Lekker bar. Surfing movie channel is a really nice touch. The best spot in jbay - feels just like home! Thanks Gary!

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Cristal C, Manager at Cristal Cove Guesthouse & Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Matty, Thanks so much for taking the time to review Cristal Cove and for all your positive feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you had a good stay and that it feels like home - this is exactly what we aim for! We're constantly finding new ways to spice up the "lekker bar" and we are really... More

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

If you want to feel home that's a place to go, the the rooms are amazing and the place is great, tje showers are super good and the staff are super helpful, if you have a chance go back horse riding, its like have a home, dont think twice before go there! !!

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Cristal C, Manager at Cristal Cove Guesthouse & Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Lucia, Thank you for your wonderful review of Cristal Cove. We are delighted to hear that you felt at home here! The horserides on the beach are a huge hit - and with reason! It's such a privelege to be able to enjoy some of the most beautiful unspoilt private beaches you have ever seen, while galloping freely on... More

south africa
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22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Relax chilling vibe with with easy going people and surfers. The owners and staff are friendly and helpful. Food is great and there are facilities to braai outside. The rooms are clean well looked after with everything you need. Close to the beach with easy access.

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Cristal C, Manager at Cristal Cove Guesthouse & Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Mignus, Thank you for your lovely review. It's so good to hear that you enjoyed the chilled out vibe here at Cristal Cove. We really do strive to offer guests a pleasant and relaxing stay. It's really important to have clean, affordable luxury accommodation so close to the beach and we are very happy that you were satisfied. We... More

Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

This is a place that I can truly recommend. I had booked one night but ended up staying for three and I could have stayed longer. Crystal Cove is a family-run hostel that is neat and clean, serve great food and the people working there warm and friendly. I took the opportunity to ride on the beautiful, white sand dunes... More

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Cristal C, Manager at Cristal Cove Guesthouse & Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Ann Cathrin, Thank you so much for your wonderful review and the recommendation. It was such a pleasure to host you at Cristal Cove. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the horseriding and the surfing lesson (a must when you're so close to some of the world's best waves!). And indeed, there is so much to do... More

Boston, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

We dropped by Cristal Cove in J Bay for one evening on our way to Chintsa from Cape Town. We paid 500 rand and got a perfect, family style apartment. We loved the place, the bar area was great too. Next time im in J Bay I will stay here for sure

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Address: 49 Flame Crescent, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Jeffreys Bay

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Cristal Cove Self Catering Guest House is situated in Jeffreys bay's dream territory. Hugged by the best beaches and surf spots this country has to offer and just a hop skip and jump away from restaurants, shops and other entertainment.The idea behind this one of a kind Guest House is “the very best at less” we pride ourselves on quality luxury accommodations at a price that everyone can afford.“Nothing is too much and anything is possible” is the motto the friendly hosts live and work by.We have a cosy bar for you to kick back and relax at (or get totally loose) or just play some pool.Grab one of our rental surf boards or our free loan boogie boards and experience our epic beaches, or maybe rent one of our skate boards/sector 9`s/ bicycles and cruise through the town.Re-discover yourself as you explore our beaches and enjoy the tranquillity of this awesome surf town. ... more   less 
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