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Hard Rock Backpackers

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29 Oribi Street | Wavecrest, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far the worst backpackers we went to on the Garden Route! The staff, who all were volunteers I think, were really unfriendly and basically ignored us as soon as we checked in - not the usual tour/friendly welcome given in most hostels. There is a bar/pool table in the main area but the open plan layout means... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was perfect. People were thoughtful, helpful, especially Tanja, the manager. The Hostel is clean, organized, clean bathrooms, always tidy, and everyone was very respectful about the schedules. I highly recommend it! Surely come back again!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The bazbus arrived early so there was noone there when we arrived at 8.30am, someone came and let us in and Tanya arrived soon enough, we had a whole room to ourselves but were shooting off to go horse riding on the beach, we were supposed to get picked up by the company but they didnt reply to us so... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Got there to no staff at 7am besides the owner who only got there and stayed to check us in, had no idea where to go or how to get anywhere in Jeffry's Bay. Finally in the late afternoon after trying to get a hold of the owner who was not answering left and tried to figure stuff out for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I really LOVED this hotel! We arrived at night and our room was so cool to come into! Music playing, very cool lights on around the room. I did feel like a rock star! Neat room layout although not for the shy (bathroom you kind of can see in!!) We are gulf side platinum tower! Love the windows, the shade... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Very nicely kept place. They have such cool decorations, a pool table, kitchen, camp site outside. We took the dorms and the beds are fine. Just make sure you have mozzie repellent. Nice common area with a TV and reasonable WiFi. Also nice and close to the beach. For good surf spots you need to go a bit further but... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Only reviewing Hard Rock now as I've just made an account, but I had a great stay here back in March of 2014. I went up to J-Bay by myself from Cape Town on a solo surf mission so was a little nervous but that went away as soon as I go to Hard Rock. The owners are exceptional individuals... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We stayed in a double ensuite for 1 night. The backpackers was easy to find and had a very laid back vibe being in surf Central you expect this. The bed was clean and comfy and we got a good nights kip. The only one thing I didn't like was the noise from the pool table which echoed in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Its got enough room but not too big. A solo traveler can camp, get a dorm bed, or rent a 2 bed dorm on their own. Lots of common areas including kitchen with large table, pool table area, TV lounge, bar with dart board, and large back yard with picnic tables, hammocks, and braai. The staff are cool and helpful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Absolutely professional sevices and so friendly. We easy forgot that we travel so long... It was like we live here and all people there were like our family. Just perfect! Thank you for all guys! Just perfect!!!

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