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Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We booked the most expansive room in the whole hostel. I paid the full amount with bank transfer in advance. The bank transfer was not received by them when I came, so they let me pay twice. They told me that I would get the money back if they received my bank transfer. I didn’t liked it but I had...

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Ntsiko, Manager at Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay, responded to this review

Hi Emy Thank you for choosing Island Vibe Jbay and for your valued feedback! Let me start by addressing why you had to pay twice! You made a booking and arrived on the 13th and your payment because it was from a foreign bank account only reflected to us on the 23rd of August after which Charmaine sent an email...

Sao Paulo, Brazil
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I missed more plugs in the room (we were 3 with just 1 plug and didn't have adapter) and the wardrobe was a shame. We couldn't use it. During my shower was really cold because the wind came in, but I liked the hostel, the location, silence. Hope to come back one day.

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Ntsiko, Manager at Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay, responded to this review

Hi Nana Thank you for staying with us and for your valued feedback, I would like to acknowledge the shortage of plugs and apologise for that we are currently upgrading our dorms to a point where each bed has its own light and plug points, guaranteed the next time you come for a visit that will be fixed and the...

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I actually came here in May 2015 but have just been looking at photos and realised it deserved a review! I came here for a weekend whilst on a trip volunteering in a game reserve a couple of hours away. It was amazing! I had such a great weekend. The night life in the hostel was good, we went sand...

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Ntsiko, Manager at Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay, responded to this review

Hi Francesca Thank you for choosing Island Vibe Jbay and for your valued feedback. Very nice of you even after a year, you still went and reviewed us we really appreciate it and we hope to see you again and as for the weekend getaway for the volunteers they're still happening. Please do share or tag us on those photos...

Wilderness, South Africa
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I have stopped there occasionally from since I discovered them in 2013, the staff are always welcoming and friendly. The facilities are well maintained and clean with a wonderful warm, welcoming vibe every time I have been. Thanks from Jon and tonx!

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Ntsiko, Manager at Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay, responded to this review

Hi Jon and Tonx Thank you for your continued support and for your valued review! It is a very pleasant feeling when you hear from returning guests with comments like yours, guest relations has always been a quality we've been complimented on and it is great to hear even the new staff members have managed to maintain that quality. We...

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Spent many a weekend here and each time was great. The dorms are spacious and clean and the private rooms are really lovely with such a good view. The introductory tour was informative and was provided to keep you safe which was much appreciated. The food on site was very good if limited and the bar is a great place...

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Ntsiko, Manager at Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing Island Vibe J-bay and for your valued feedback,we are really happy to hear you enjoyed all your stays with and the fact that you found our facilities to your standards. We further appreciate your acknowledgement of the check inn tour as it meant for you to be able to make an informed decision on...

Curitiba, PR
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I loved the vibe of this place! It's chilled, and at the same time, good for party. It's just in front of the beach, you have the most amazing views from the window of your room! They also provide surfing lessons, and the staff is great.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This was our very first stay in a backpackers and we were very impressed. The staff was friendly, the accommodation clean and practical and the food on offer was delicious and reasonably priced. We will definitely stay over at Island Vibe Jeffreys Bay if we are in the area again.

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Ntsiko, Manager at Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay, responded to this review

Dear Theresa Thank you for choosing Island Vibe Jbay and for your valued review. First time backpacker! I am very happy you chose us as your first backpackers and even more so that you were impressed with friendly staff, cleanliness and the food. I hope it was an eye opening experience for you as backpackers have evolved and cater for...

Reviewed 16 August 2016

Food and housing was very cheap and everything was very clean.The location was amazing and the staff was friendly and helpful Especially the bartender Felix! He knows how to party, and his dancing is on fleek.

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Ntsiko, Manager at Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay, responded to this review

Dear Tim Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your valued feedback. We're pleased to hear you found the prices for accommodation and food to be cheap as well the fact you found the establishment to be clean, thank you for the acknowledgement. Our staff's friendliness but proffesional is an important quality for us to have in...

Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We spend 2 nights there. The kitchen and toilette and shower is clean, and the water is hot. You are on the beach, so, easy to go, and safe parking for the car. The employees are nice and smiley. We rent 2 surfs boards and two swim suit. That is quite expensif and not giving with any advise. You are...

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Ntsiko, Manager at Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay, responded to this review

Hi Simon Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your valued feedback, we are pleased you found the facilities clean. Our location is quite special with us a stone throw distance from the beach, with secured parking and security personel doing evening patrols. I am sorry you found the surf equipment rental expensive at R80 for both...

Italy
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I was there long time ago, and is not an easy place...but if you would like to spend few days in a simple amazing place this is the right one...the little cabana ...with just few essential pieces are enough for whom is looking for the ocean in front of your ice, a sandwich filled with fried calamari...and young people surrounding...

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Ntsiko, Manager at Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay, responded to this review

Hi Shasa Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for remembering to give feedback regarding your stay. Thank you for your kind words maybe you should return one day to relive the moment. The cabins are a hit especially in summer with their amazing views, their have basic amenities but they're comfortable and affordable. Overall we are delighted...

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay

Address: 10 Daggeraad Street, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Jeffreys Bay
Price Range: €22 - €43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“The private rooms down by the beach are a must, balconies overlook the beach :-)”
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