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Cristal Cove Guesthouse & Backpackers

Certificate of Excellence
49 Flame Crescent, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
Cristal Cove Guesthouse & Backpackers
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Rating summary
  • 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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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

dorset
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the third time we have stayed at crystal cove and it was just as good as 2005 and 2006! This time we returned with friends and they loved it too. The accommodation, excellent, views and location great and the staff superb. It was super to share the living space but still have your own bedroom and bathroom. David... More 

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

Thank You ** it was a great pleasure having you and your crew stay with us. its always wonderful to meet new friends but its a very special experience to have an old friend come visit again. we look forward to the next time :) smiles and sunshine Cristal Cove Crew More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Great price, great rooms and a great location. Most importantly the best hosts anyone could ask for! The hospitality was incredible. Loved my stay and will be back. Thanks Dave, Gary, Cristal and crew.

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

Thank you! We really enjoyed meeting you and making some great memories, and look forward to your next visit! Smiles and sunny wishes, Cristal Cove crew More 

Hailsham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Quite frankly if your backpacker push the budget, you'll love it. If your a slightly more upmarket traveller looking for self catering accommodation and want to meet people, but still require a calm and relaxing atmosphere then look no further. The accommodation is excellent, with the complex being split into individual apartments, subdivided internally into bedrooms of various sizes. Each... More 

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

wow! thank you for such a lovely review ! :) we are so happy that we were apart of your traveling experience, and even more happy that we were able to be a part of great memories! thank you! thank you for visiting, till next time: smiles and hugs and sunny wishes Cristal Cove Crew More 

Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a good backpackers house for people they want to surf or just relaxing at the beach. You feel really home if you stay there. The people are so nice and so good and they give you any tips you want and what you can do around the area.

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

thank you for this kind review :) we are happy to have met you, and are grateful that we were able to experience your travels with you. thanks for bringing us along on your adventure smiles, Cristal Cove Crew More 

Osnabruck, Germany
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I read in the coast to coast about Cristal Cove. We went there for one night and we loved it! Gary the owner, and his team have been so lovely and nice to us. We enjoyed so much our stay, that we went the following week again there. The place is next to beach - perfect! The rooms are really... More 

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

hey :) thank you for your visit, we enjoyed having you stay with us at your home away from home. looking forward to next time, we will surely have some extra lasagne on hand :) smiles and sunshine Cristal Cove Crew More 

Champery, Switzerland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I stayed only 3 nights at JBay and found myself a home at Cristal Cove ! It's a bit out of the city center (25min walk) but the area is beautiful, safe and quiet. For surf lovers, supertubes is just behind the house and a beach for beginners is a 15min walk away. Everyone was so helpful, friendly and always... More 

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

what lovely feedback! thank you! it was great having you stay with us at your home away from home, we love being apart of your travel experience and look forward to making more great memories! smiles and sunny wishes Cristal Cove Crew More 

Midlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Went around several accommodation before booked, could not fault, very friendly staff with nice bar, great location, shops and good restaurant in close distance. Fantastic beach with some rooms overlooking. staff could not have been more helpful, lot of local knowledge.I have left my camera memory card in room and staff are organizing return to England, showing honesty and customer... More 

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

Hi :) thank you for your lovely review- we loved having you visit us! Did you ever get your memory card? it was a tricky time for us with the postage strike. hope it arrived safely. smiles Cristal Cove Crew More 

Fuerteventura, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Cristal Cove was just like home for us,i being there in may wiht mi friends and was very good time ,all the staff from Gary to Showie was lovely ,they help a lot and they take care of you like family also they know every thing about JBay ,surfing,places where to eat the fantastic food of this town ,where to... More 

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

shakka shakk bru! thank you for visiting, we really enjoyed being part of your adventure! till next time, awe ma bru!! More 

Aalborg, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We are currently staying here for The 2nd week and have stayed multiple places in J-Bay. This is by far the best dorm. The staff are cool yet polite and the location is just perfect. From chef to owner to surf instructor, everybody has been so nice in the time we spent here. And they are currently making it even... More 

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

yeeewwweeee! what great feedback! thank you!! we are so stoked you enjoyed your time here as much as we enjoyed having you! thank you!! till next time: shakka shakka More 

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