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    Ubuntu Backpackers

    8 Cherry Street | Wavecrest Eastern Cape, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
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    2017-10-29 2017-10-30
    Traveller (36)
    Room & Suite (7)
    Pool & Beach (4)
    • Excellent77%
    • Very good16%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible3%
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    “tv room” (7 reviews)
    “at home” (13 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    Oct 29Oct 30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 135 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Only stayed for one night in this hostel but it was a good stay, Its a nice hostel on walking distance from the beach. Hostel has a bar erea with pool table but also a kitchen with kitchen gear to make your own food. The...More

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    Response from Daryn S, Owner at Ubuntu BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you so much! Glad you enjoyed it. So nice hearing nice things about your place! Please come again!

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We booked the double ensuite room. Although it's a hostel, we expected more cleaning. The floor was dirty and the bathroom was not as clean as I'd like. The free wifi didn't work in our room. Also, we had a problem and the room has...More

    Thank judit_withouth
    Response from Daryn S, Owner at Ubuntu BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Judith, I apologize for the disappointing stay. It doesnt sound like your room was cleaned properly before your stay. We pride ourselves on the cleanliness of the backpacker. It is of utmost importance to me and my cleaning staff. We do have good fast...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Staff were super friendly and made us feel welcome, thank you Megan! The hostel itself has such a chilled vibe and everything you need, breakfast is also free. There's a great communal area and garden to sit around and socialise.

    Thank Hannah S
    Response from Daryn S, Owner at Ubuntu BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks so much for the lekka words! So nice to know people are enjoying you creation. Thank you! Thank you! and safe travels!

    Reviewed 25 August 2017

    I loved my stay here. The owner and staff are very welcoming. The location is in a safe area of town and close to the best beaches. The place is clean, homely and spacious. As a bonus it serves the best coffee in the area....More

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    Response from Daryn S, Owner at Ubuntu BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for the kind words! Very glad enjoyed!

    Reviewed 23 August 2017

    Really cool hostel, charming rooms and all the facilities you need. Kitchen was well equipped, enough parking spaces, fast wifi. The beach is just a three minute walk away. This place got a big surfer vibe.

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    Thank K5211AXlauras
    Response from Daryn S, Owner at Ubuntu BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Yea! Legend! thanks so much! Please come again! and safe travels!

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    • Beachfront
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    • Eastern Cape >
    • Jeffreys Bay
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    Traveller (36)
    Room & Suite (7)
    Pool & Beach (4)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (33)
    Bathroom (1)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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