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Cristal Cove Guesthouse & Backpackers

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49 Flame Crescent, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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Port Elizabeth
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Cristal cove is not bad place to stay nothing special but affordable and great value for money also close to supertubes so thats a great bonus for price paid Braai at night was the best with a pool game and few drinks really made the trip worth while chill sessions also nice and clean accommodation

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mauritius
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

We arrived late in the afternoon and there was a room available for us and our daughter, - how Lucky = and at the end we could just use a full apartment for ourselves. The place is relatively new, and very clean, with a little coloured touch in every room and open spaces that makes it very original. The vibe... More 

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Basel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

This place is awsome. It is located right behind the beach and has very friendly and helpful staff with lots of information about the area. The dorm is huge, spotlessly clean and comfortable beds make your stay just perfect. The bar is great too. I can highly recommend this place to anyone.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Unlike Ubuntu, this backpackers is actually really close to the beach. If you are a couple, family or older than 25, this hostel in apartment style is perfect. The staff is super friendly, too! You can choose between ensuite and shared bathroom, we took an ensuite with shared kitchen which was lacking nothing, also they offer free towels!

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Australia
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

I can't say enough good things about this place. The location is most definitely the best in Jeffreys Bay. The beautiful beach is only a short walk away and some of the rooms have ocean views. The staff are amazing. They make you feel very welcome from the minute you arrive and are very helpful. It feels like a home... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

This was a great backpacker it's had a awesome vibe and was nice,clean, comfy beds, the staff was friendly and helpful and a great location on a nice quiet street and close to the beach. I had dinner at the backpacker it was delicious and vegetarian ! I would recommend staying at Cristal Cove if you are planning to stay... More 

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

thanks Angela. it was great having you, your vibe is awesome :) More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Cristal Cove has the best layout ever. You have your own apartment with kitchen and bathroom. Lockers inside the room that fit your backpack which is quite nice. Is super well located and the vibe is awesome!

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

we are so happy to provide you with a home away from home, thanks for visiting. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

It's a nice backpackers hostel, clean, friendly staff, spacious rooms, nice vibe. Family friendly. Good value for money. Unfortunately it's cash only. Would think in this time and age a credit card facility could be expected.

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

thanks for this suggestion Bruno and contributing to our growth, we have now acquired credit card facilities. it was nice to host you and your family during your quick holiday, thanks for being our guest. More 

Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 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 January 4, 2016 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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cristal Cove Self Catering Guest House is situated in Jeffreys bay's dream territory. Hugged by the best beaches and surf spots this country has to offer and just a hop skip and jump away from restaurants, shops and other entertainment.The idea behind this one of a kind Guest House is “the very best at less” we pride ourselves on quality luxury accommodations at a price that everyone can afford.“Nothing is too much and anything is possible” is the motto the friendly hosts live and work by.We have a cosy bar for you to kick back and relax at (or get totally loose) or just play some pool.Grab one of our rental surf boards or our free loan boogie boards and experience our epic beaches, or maybe rent one of our skate boards/sector 9`s/ bicycles and cruise through the town.Re-discover yourself as you explore our beaches and enjoy the tranquillity of this awesome surf town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cristal Cove Guesthouse & Backpackers

Address: 49 Flame Crescent, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Jeffreys Bay
Price Range: $39 - $48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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