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Island Vibe Port Elizabeth
Reviewed April 23, 2014

We just stay one night at the Island Vibe Backpackers after a flight from Durban .
Backpacker is close by the airport and close by the Beach in a nice and save area .
Staff was very friendly , backpacker was clean and cool with the Whirlpool and the Big Pool outside in the Garden . Everything was good and okay .
Good place if you wanna stay just one night or longer .

Next time when we are in Port Elizabeth we will stay again.

Thanks to all the nice and super friendly staff .

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled with family
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Thank romario1973
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Katie B, Marketing at Island Vibe Port Elizabeth, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2014

Good day!

Thank you for your great review! We are glad you enjoyed the Jacuzzi and swimming pool, and that our staff treated you well.
See you again soon!

Kind regards,
Island Vibe

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Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed my stay here a lot and the staff were really nice and helpful in booking me on the addo trip at the last minute! Very clean and spacious with a big pool and snooker table as well as dstv which enabled me to watch the football in the evening. Would reccomend to anyone staying in port elizabeth

  • Stayed: January 2014
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Thank ChrisGreenwell
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Katie B, Marketing at Island Vibe Port Elizabeth, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2014

Hi Chris

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay at Island Vibe in Port Elizabeth and Jeffreys Bay! We hope the Addo trip was great.
See you again soon.

Kind regards,
Island Vibe

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Reviewed January 30, 2014

I REALLY don't want to leave This place but i have to
GREAT location in a very nice neighborhood, 3 minutes walk from the sand dunes esplanade along the beach front.
Very specious and clean place.
Nice Jacuzzi area to relax the sore muscles, of long hours sitting in a car.
Beautiful big swimming pool in a very nice back garden.
The atmosphere is very easy going and relaxing.
Stuff - Eve & Freddy are full of smiles and very helpful!
For you guys who passing through Port Elizabeth I would recommend to stop and stay in this best Flash packer I've stayed up to now around S.A. (-:
Yoshi

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  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled solo
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Thank YOshiman2014
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Katie B, Marketing at Island Vibe Port Elizabeth, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2014

Hi Yoshi!

Thank you for your review! We are sorry you had to leave, but the jacuzzi and swimming pool await your return!
Hope to see you again soon!

Kind regards,
Island Vibe

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Reviewed January 9, 2014

We were looking to spend the night in Port Elizabeth as we traveled on to Addo. This property suited our needs exactly. The location was quiet and private, the facilities are quite spacious and the kitchen area is large enough for several people to work in the space without being on top of each other. The children loved the pool.

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled with family
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Thank reynardridge
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Katie B, Marketing at Island Vibe Port Elizabeth, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2014

Good day!

Thank you for your valuable review! We are glad your family enjoyed their stay - it is a great location for people wanting to visit Addo. We hope to see you again.

Kind regards,
Island Vibe

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Reviewed January 6, 2014

We stayed in a private ensuite room with a double bed.
Room was hot and only a noisy, portable fan provided.
Our room was near reception & tv area, and was therefore noisy.
Insufficient parking, therefore our car was parked in when we wanted to leave at 7am.
Toilet was filthy! Otherwise room was clean, hot shower & good sleep.
Very pretty hostel with lots of facilities.

Stayed: December 2013, traveled with friends
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Katie B, Marketing at Island Vibe Port Elizabeth, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2014

Good day, Sharnay!

We apologise for you being parked in - unfortunately our secure parking gets full during peak season. We have spoken to the cleaning staff and provided a check list to ensure the bathrooms stay clean at all times. We are also putting ceiling fans in all our rooms to combat the heat - we are so sorry for your hot stay!
Please come and visit us again soon.

Kind regards,
Island Vibe

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Reviewed December 3, 2013 via mobile

We, 4 german volunteers, had a really good time at the island vibe. The staff is amazing. Especially Eve was incredibly helpful, caring and nice. She did everything she could to make our stay as comfortable as possible. When i got sick, she rebooked all our tours at addo and scotchia and really cared for me. We must say that she is very special and you should talk to her if you plan your visits at the parks. So, thank you very much Eve!

Stayed: December 2013, traveled with friends
Thank jaelli
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Katie B, Marketing at Island Vibe Port Elizabeth, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2013

Good day!

Thank you for your special review! Eve is a great employee and we value her very much! We hope you will come back to visit her (and stay with us) again soon!

Kind regards,
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Reviewed November 30, 2013

I've been there with my girlfriend 3 weeks ago. The Island Vibe P.E. (or 99miles lodge) is different than the other Island Vibes in Knysna or J-Bay. It is more a quiet lodge than a backpackers but as known from the other Island Vibes with very nice and helpful staff! The room we stayed was very nice with a comfortable kingsize bed and an incredible bathroom. The jacuzzi that is situated in a beautiful patio and the big pool are perfect spots to relax. The braai area is covered so that you can enjoy your meal at all weather conditions. If you look for a quiet stay or if you want to experience the famous "vibe", you 'll find both! After been in different backpackers in P.E., this one is my favourite.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Katie B, Marketing at Island Vibe Port Elizabeth, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2013

Good day, Sebastian!

Thank you for your great review! Each of our establishments aims to create a unique "vibe", with PE's one being quiet and relaxing. We are glad we achieved that aim with your stay!
Please come back and visit us again.

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Island Vibe

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Additional Information about Island Vibe Port Elizabeth

Address: 4 Jenvey Road, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Summerstrand
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 7 Specialty Lodging in Summerstrand
Price Range: $26 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Island Vibe Port Elizabeth 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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