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Ivan's Stress Free Guest House & Campground

White Bay, VG1160, Jost Van Dyke
Ivan's Stress Free Guest House & Campground
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tucson, Arizona
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently stayed for 3 nights in one of cabins. They had our stay dates wrong, but thankfully we had our confirmation email and cabins were available. As stated in most reviews, it's pretty bare. Even though it's a cabin, IT'S CAMPING! Bed, mini-frdige, fan and a bench Didn't take sheets, as they were provided. Not the best quality, but they... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would like to take this time to give my opinion on our experience at Ivan's. I would never stay there again I've got some many bad things to say starting with overpriced guest houses. First we stayed 6 nights and not once did we have any maid service to refresh towels remove garbage just so you know there was... More 

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Veghel, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a cabin right on the beach which was really nice. The cabin was spacious enough and had two queen size beds but both were terribly springy... Don't forget to bring your own mosquito net the screens won't stop them. All the other basics are there and are fine although the community kitchen doesn't have a lot of cooking... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We recently stayed at Ivans with a group of 11. One couple splurged on the condo which was nice, just like the pics and you get a private bathroom and balcony. The rest of us had several cabins which we did not have too high of expectations. A few things that may help: If you choose a cabin, it still... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A hut on a beach, with decent showers/loos for $75+tax a night. On an expensive island it's reasonable. But, with some effort in terms of maintenance, cleaning, attitude and service (sullen), this place could become quite special. Bar closes at 9 so byo or walk into Great Harbour.

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bos
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4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Ivans Guest house is an awesome place to stay for a night or two. Stayed 1 night as they had an opening for 1 night the day we arrived at White Bay on the Ferry from St.Thomas. We even had an awesome view. Very simple with double bed and futon a small frig and a rather large bathroom, nothing fancy.... More 

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Fleming Island, Florida
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12 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Everyone that visits Ivan's is treated like they are old friends. The bar is unique and completely worth a visit. Unfortunately when we were there they were without power so were a little limited on what you could order for drinks.

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Tucson, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I booked a cabin for 1 person and the price was $86.25. When I got to the cabin I was a bit shocked. The room was super simple. There was a fan but not near sufficient to keep you from being hot. The blinds were broken in places so people could look in. The wifi did not work from the... More 

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Keyport, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Family run, I have been coming to JVD White BAy for 10 years and I have seen the changes and none for the better, but Ivan's stays true to its Title Stress Free! You are made to feel like family, Ivan's daughters Darlene and Charlene run most of the day to day but this little bit of Heaven on Earth... More 

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Malden, Massachusetts
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We stayed 4 nights at Ivans in the old guest house. We had a reservation for the studio but the AC didn't work so we moved upstairs to the 2 bedroom which is fabulous.The meals at Ivans were great. They were right on the beach and under the stars Dorian the bar manager will take care of all your needs.... More 

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