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Cristal Cove Guesthouse & Backpackers

49 Flame Crescent, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Could not have asked for a better get away spot! Was met by owner Gary, what an amazing host! Braai fires was already burning on arrival. I was really amazed by the quant flat we were allocated to. Everything was beautifully decorated and exceptionally clean! Being one of the managers @ a 5star Boutique Guesthouse, I am very critical regarding... More 

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Thank Michelle B
Cristal C, Public Relations Manager at Cristal Cove Guesthouse & Backpackers, responded to this review

yay! thank you, it is so lovely to hear that you had a good time! it was great to have you visit, and we look forward to next time :) More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Cristal Cove as a group of eight friends from 27 Dec - 02 Jan. We had a blast! A stone throw from the beach and shops, this place was ideal. They provide towels, 2 ply toilet paper and refuse bags on request. We absolutely loved this place. Please consider air conditioning and a more frequent cleaning service.... More 

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

:) thank you, we are so glad that you enjoyed your visit, and thank you for the suggestions More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

I loved J-bay and I loved Cristal Cove. Very helpful, cheerful, relaxed family running the business. Watching sunset on the beach just couple of steps away. Nice clean place. The owner makes you a cocktail in the evening. Surfing, beach, sun, lovely people, just perfect. I am definitely coming back again!

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

yay! :) lets do it all again sometime. thank you for visiting, and sharing your good vibes More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I stopped here for 2 nights originally but ended up staying for 4 nights! The rooms are really nice and clean and the the hostel as a whole. The staff were amazing! Always welcoming and couldn't help us enough. Dave gave us surf lessons (very good teacher) and Garry took us to the shops and to Addo!... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Cristal Cove was one of our favourite backpackers in South Africa. We stayed in a double room and it was very clean, nicely decorated and had super comfortable beds. The location is perfect, right next to the beach and very close to a supermarket. The atmosphere is great and the family who owns the hostel makes you feel at home.... More 

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

thank you for this, we enjoyed hosting you and sharing this cool town with you. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for more than one week and we are very sad to go now. The staff is super friendly and helpful everytime. They cleaned our room every single day! The rooms are very nice and the hostel is right at the beach (Supertubes). The owner family let you feel like a part of the family. Next level! ;)

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Darjeeling, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Perfect spot for surfing. Right on the supertubes peak. Great advices from mgmt about surfing. Nice private and dormitory apartments. By the time i was there it was a bit empty (probably it was just a coincidence because of the low season). May best to check occupancy before if you are looking more for party than perfect surfing.

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Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Great place lots of room and the be on the downstairs is perfect. Really close to pretty much everything. You can cook your own meals, could have some laundry options, but overall a god place use and affordable either you come for surf or just some vacations near the beach, with restaurants and supermarkets nearby.

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Thank rmadureira
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

The best place to stay in jay bay by far..such a cool vibe ...dave the owner is one of the coolest locals ive met.. and will make your time there unforgetable ..just like a famly ....i love the crystal cove ..thanks for evrything ....cant wait for next❤

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

I was passing through J-Bay and planned on spending a couple of nights here but ended up staying one week. The staff here were all super welcoming and friendly! The place has a very homely feel and the dorm was very spacious with a good bathroom, kitchen and lounge area. Supertubes and heaps of other good waves are just around... More 

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

* thank you for spending time with us:) it has been such a pleasure meeting you and look forward to seeing you again some time on this amazing adventure of life. You will always have a home here in jbay. smiles, sunshine and hugs. More 

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