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Jungle Monkey Backpackers

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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

The plan was to stay only for 2 days in this hostel, but we ended at staying more than 5 days. Port St. John’s is a really interesting and beautiful place. You can call it a raw diamond! The nature is so nice, but there...More

1  Thank Tobias H
Reviewed June 9, 2018

I had a disappointing stay here, and my impression was that they are more interested in running a bar than running a backpackers hostel. When i booked, i was told by the manager that she had booked me a shuttle to collect me from Umtata....More

1  Thank davet65
Reviewed March 18, 2018

We booked a double room through booking.com, but when we arrived it turned out that they did not have our booking, nevertheless they managed to fix the problem. So, i guess you guys have some problem with your booking system, from reading other similar reviews...More

1  Thank JaneTeesalu
Reviewed February 27, 2018

i went to this place on Saturday as there was a party with Djs, Live performance and others. we danced and mingled with local people the place is too loud. be sure to check it out when touring but beware of parking chaos, the gate...More

Thank phindilem109
Reviewed January 25, 2018

The accommodation was ok, not clean but not dirty. The service was ok, not great but not bad. We expected it to be full of tourists and other backpackers and full of fun but it was more of a local place and not very integrative....More

Thank Juliana789
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Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$19 - $31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
$19 - $31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveler (47)
Room & Suite (4)
Dining (2)
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"too loud, and beware of parking chaos"
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"Try get a tent for more air and light otherwise the rooms are stuffy and dark."
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"Very Scenic"
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"Book the double rooms, the 4 bed bunks are ok but at least they are cheaper."
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