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Island Vibe Knysna

14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A nice place with helpful reception staff but my stay was spoilt by the fact that on two successive nights food that I had bought and put in the hostel fridge was stolen. I reported this on both occasions. Given the security at the hostel - it's not a place you can just wander into off the street - the...

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Meridian
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is ok for people in theirs '20. It is not good for families. Music loud until 1am, not water in my room, need to be more clean, employees are friendly, it is nice if you are single and traveling without children. Good location

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1Thank Fernando L
Knysna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All in all a good place to stay but a little pricey. We had a double room and the staff was nice. Our room was close to the street so some trucks were noisy. On the otherhand it was on the backside of the property so we also could spend time on our own.

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Vanderkloof
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly staff and clean room. Room were ready on arrival and all were in place. Staff attended to all requests without delay and were very helpful and friendly. Great value for money and enjoyed the pool on the deck.

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Knysna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a private room for a couple of nights. The room was clean and very good. The staffs were not very helpfull or friendly. They have a good bar and honest prices. Too bad they don't serve breakfast, although the free muffing and coffe was awesome.

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Muenster, Germany
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Main problems: the bathroom of the room had a very bad smell and the room was facing the loud main road. The advertised pool is not worth talking about it... It is cheap there, but you can get more for your money! The staff was friendly though.

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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Sad to leave my first bad review in SA. Upon arrival, we were informed our room was going to be in another house down the street, far away from the bar, pool and parking, unless we pay an extra for a room in main building. Argument was: "because you booked through another website". True, but seriously, these allow you to...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Ok hostel and very nice staff. Close enough to the center of Knysna, there's a mall at walking distance. 10 bed dorm was a little too crowded but then again you get what you paid for - we knew beforehand that it would be like that so ok. Overall a good option.

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here with friends. Stayed in a 6 persons dorm. Comfortable stay and clean facilities. There is a communal kitchen which you are able to use. Staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. They have a braai every evening, the only thing you need to do is bring your own meat. Would definitely return here.

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Dear Jacob Thank you for taking the time to review our establishment, it is with great pleasure to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us, we try by all means to create a home away from home. Looking forward to see you in the future, enjoy the rest f your travels. Regards Knysna Team

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Island vibe so such awesome place to stay and hang! Everyone is friendly, helpful and in the evening you can have an awesome chat with the lovely Sue! This is not goodbye but see you soon <3 Muchi lobi Caitlyn & Kelvin

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Dear libo, Cait and Kelvin Thank you for the great review, it is with great pleasure to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us, Sue is a very friendly person, we are lucky to have her on our team. Enjoy the rest of your travels, See you soon Kind Regards Bibby and the knysna team

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Island Vibe Knysna

Address: 67 Main Street, Knysna 6750, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: RM91 - RM218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Island Vibe Knysna 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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434sisf, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms are always great, but the dorms are also good.”
nzwakie2016, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Room on the poolside of the backpackers”
164kylieh, 18 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The dormroom for 10 is good. You can hear people above walking but there isn't a lot of other noise because it is not on the streetside of the hostel.”
Marijke250, 2 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Any room is good”
377krystalw, 17 Dec 2014 | Read review
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