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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 5 days ago NEW

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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Algonquin, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Seoul, South Korea
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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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Krasna Lipa, Czech Republic
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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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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This is by far the best Backpackers that I have ever stayed in . Friendly ,efficient service . The place is absolutely spotless clean. The location of this Backpacker is very good . 3 minute walk from the beach . Nina's the famous restaurant is just around the corner .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

right on the beautiful beach! wish I would have stayed longer. this minimum character limit is really annoying. we did the garden route and used this as one of our stops. bla bla. it was great, romantic. thanks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The place is very good. The staff was very helpful and nice. The manager showed us a great waterfall. Bar prices were great and the place is located 100m from the main road. Too bad we didn't arrived at mid season to meet more people. P.s jbay reserve is not a nice walk but can be a great bonding experience... More 

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