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George
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Absolutely surpassed all my expectations!! Was the most incredible stay, unbelievable vibe and unforgettable experience!! Will definitely keep this place at the top of every list!! Chardonnay, our tour guide, was hilarious!! Was greeted with such enthusiasm and excitement!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We arrived and were shown around by Chardine. She was really friendly and explained every little detail to us. The bar was vibey and we were welcomed with free tequilas and started playing beerpong with the friendly bartenders. The dorm we stayed in (surfer) had 10 beds with 1 door and no windows - it was very close to the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Hostel is just ok, right next to the beach, about a kilometre from town. Facilities are average. Bar never really gets going, bit of a locals hangout. Reception staff friendly, bar staff arnt the best.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
Reviewed 27 December 2015

What an incredible choice it was to pick both Island vibe and their beautiful room in the separated house next door - flashpackers. Perfect for couples, this beachfront sea view spacious room is ideal

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

Dear Lior, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are glad you were happy with your choice of room at Island Vibe. The views are amazing. We hope to see you again some day. Kind Regards Dallas More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 December 2015

Although categorized a 'Backpackers', this establishment is totally suitable for families as well - just ask for one or more adjoining rooms down in the 'Beach House'. Very basic accommodation, but clean and well kept. All rooms have magnificent sea views, and the beaches are 50 meters away (access controlled gate). The staff at Island Vibe HAS TO WIN THE... More 

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

Dear Jesse Thank you for your all round great review. Safety/security is a high priority for us so that is why we have access controlled gates and security. Island vibe is for all types of travelers, young & old and Surfer or not. I will mention to our staff about the PRIZE that you have awarded them. They really do... More 

Groningen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 21 December 2015

Island Vibe in Jeffrey's Bay is my definition of the perfect hostel. Having stayed in 100's of hostels all over the world, I know have a very good grasp on what makes a hostel good and what makes a hostel great. Island Vibe is one of those special places that you won't ever want to leave (except maybe to give... More 

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

Dear Janet, Thank you for your detailed and positive review. We are over the moon that you rated us No 1 in SA. Gabriel's name has come up a few times now, I will definitely pass on the message to him. Its very important to have someone that will share the wonderful world of surfing with beginners. Our full team... More 

Utrecht, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Best hostel ever, very nice vibe overthere. You can have time to relax and have fun at the same time. And its always fun in the bar!!! I would say you must stop at Island Vibes for at least one night!

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

Dear Robin, Thanks for your review. They are very important to us. We are glad you enjoyed the vibe and the bar. Stay with us again when you are the area. Regards Dallas More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Such friendly staff, great food (vegetarian), awesome cabin and just great vibes all round. I have told everyone at Nomad to recommend Island Vibe to everyone! Will be back ASAP, hopefully the waves are firing then ;) Well done!

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

Hi Hendrix Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We try our best to make sure everyone is looked after in our restaurant. Our cabins are very popular. Make sure you book the same one next time. Thanks for passing on your experience/recommendation to other travelers. That's what it is all... More 

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Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Awesome beach location! Woke up with dolphins in front of our window :) clean rooms, chilled vibe! Chardonnay has done an amazing intro and explained all the important info in detail! Well organized!!!

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

Dear Traveler, Thank you for your all round great review. I never get tired of seeing the dolphins swim past Island Vibe. It really is something special. I am glad that Chardonnay was helpful and explained everything in detail. We hope to see you again some day. Kind Regards Dallas More 

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10 reviews
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Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Awesome vibe at this backpackers with superb views of Jbay. Always our go to accommodation when we go stay in Jbay for a weekend. There's always something on at the bar and the pizzas are really good :)

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

Hi Melody, We are very grateful that we can be your go to place when you visit Jbay. I know what its like when you find something good, you stick with it so you can never be disappointed. We work hard at creating a great vibe/atmosphere in our bar and restaurant. It is such a cool place to meet other... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Island Vibe Jeffrey's Bay

Address: 10 Dageraad Street, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Jeffreys Bay
Price Range: $31 - $59 (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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“Get a cabin on the beach”
 of 5 bubbles amycD7797QP, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The private rooms down by the beach are a must, balconies overlook the beach :-)”
 of 5 bubbles Macnificent, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay in rooms near to the bar :)”
 of 5 bubbles m_riod978, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms further from the bar area will be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles p900, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you want a quiet room book a chalet near the carpark area (you will still overlook a great beach) but will be away from the bar.”
 of 5 bubbles Mattandlaura2, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
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