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Cape Town, South Africa
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After having stayed at an amazing backpackers in Jbay we were slightly disappointed by what we experienced at Jeffreys Bay Backpackers. With such an amazing location you would think it would be much cleaner and more well maintained. Not recommended for anything other than a bed for the night. Friendly staff and cheap accommodation.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Well situated in town center, still a stroke away from the beach. We could have been advised earlier the shower wasn't working. Nice and tidy room and very helpful receptionist/responsable. Good value for money

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Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We arrived in the early hours of the morning at the unreasonable time of 04:30am. (We did arrange form this prior to arrival). We had a friendly reception and were accommodated in clean and comfortable rooms. They even took 3 terribly dirty mountain bikes inside! some may regard the area as dodgy but we did'nt experience any problems. Its close... More 

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Hartenbos, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Was an unforgettable stay, great vibe, friendly staff and visitors, view forth a 1000 words, all this while sipping your coffee! We'll most surtenly choose Jeffery's Bay Backpakkers for our next stay down the Garden Route!

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Port Elizabeth
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36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Not to bad stay at this backpackers needs a bit of a facelift but the sqtaff and other travellers made it a great 2 nights for me !! The pool area and chill area infront was the highlight from sunbathing to drinks at night and then nice close to all shops with few min walk Surf sessions and chill sessions... More 

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Cape Town
1 review
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We were on a trip with overseas guests and we stayed at various backpackers. This one needs a serious makeover and facelift. It has so much potential, but has a very derelict vibe about it. Very friendly staff. The shower you could barely get into, forget about brushing teeth comfortably.

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Mzuzu, Malawi
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54 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I was not impressed at all and have been staying over at back packers before although it is not my usual style. The place is clean and nicely managed, loved the bar and the people and the sexy girls from all over the world. But I feel that to charge me a single supplement was not fair. They were not... More 

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Durban, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2016

It's a nice and clean place to stay. It's a quiet place, for those who need a break from hectic life.Just relax next to the pool or inside on a couch, chatting with people or the staff. Some of the staff members are so adorable, funny and kind (Charmonay). I will recommend it to my friends!

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Port Elizabeth
1 review
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Reviewed 4 January 2016

It was beyond awesome. You get to meet new people and make lots of memories! The backpackers is the place to be, it was so sad when I had to leave because I felt like I was home. The workers there treat you with respect

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Dallas L, Manager at Jeffreys Bay Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are glad you have lots of memories to take home with you. We hope to see you again. Regards Dallas More 

Irun, Spain
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52 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015

The lodge is backpackers style as the name shows it. They have dorm for 100 R/pp. Also rooms more expensive. Correct, clean. Kitchen, small pool, free wifi. Nice commun area. Recommended. Better than other cheap lodges in town.

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Dallas L, Manager at Jeffreys Bay Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for the good review. We hope that you will choose us again if you travel to south Africa in the future. Regards Dallas More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Jeffreys Bay Backpackers

Address: 12 Jeffreys Street | In the centre of Jeffreys Bay, behind the Standard Bank, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Jeffreys Bay
Price Range: $21 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Jeffreys Bay Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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“For using the WIFI you need the put in another code every 10 minutes, the codes are in a bowl on the table... It was a realy poor system.”
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