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Hilversum, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been traveling in SA for 8 month this hostel try to steal our money by telling us lies and overcharge in several ways Bad service from the claners to the reception all bad vibes Not recommended

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very conviently situated. peaceful and quite surroundings. close to eater front is a plus. nice atmosphere with guests from all over. very friendly staffs. my thirs time at the resort. will recommend anyone .

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Durban
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The place felt like home away from home.definatly enjoyed our stay,close to the knysna mall and waterfront.Braai every day and a pool.The bar is superb with cold drinks served by friendly people 👍🏾.

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Framingham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Very nice and welcoming staff, especially Gaby! I had a 2-night stay in a double room. Would appreciate daily maid service but was OK for a 2-night stay. Also a BAZ Bus stop and can organize tours and activities in the local area.

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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights and left not only having experienced the best that this section of the garden route has to offer (thanks in large part to the incredible staff), but also feeling as though I became a close friend of everyone in the building. This staff is amazing, the location is amazing, everything is amazing. If you...

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Dear Christoph Thank you for taking the time to review our establishment, we try to create an environment that is home away from home. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Came here becuase it's on the bazbus route. The hostel was clean and the staff were friendly, however the WiFi was intermittent, the staff seemed to know very little about the local area (they couldn't suggest even one restaurant), they don't rent towels, and they didn't seem informed about their own tours. (We were told 9am, but the next day...

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Dear Valuable Guest Thank you for taking the time to review our establishment. We have recently employed new staff that is not from knysna area and they are still on training, i would like to apologies that you didn't not get the information about the town and the tours, I have informed the experienced staff to be around at all...

Reviewed 24 October 2016

I spent the night at Island Vibe in order to easily get to my 7am tour of the Knysna Elephant Park and I was very pleasantly surprised. Although the hostel wasn't as close to the Elephant Park as I was expecting (disclaimer: Knysna Elephant Park isn't actually in Knysna), the staff helped me organize a shuttle to and from and...

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Dear Valuable Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our establishment. We try our best to make sure that our guests get the best service that we can offer, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to get to the elephant park. Hope to see you again in the future.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Island Vibes was great! The staff were super friendly and helpful and went out of their way to make us feel welcome. The facilities were also great and even after we checked out they allowed us to stay and feel at home until we left that evening. Would highly recommend!

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Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe Knysna, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to send in a review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We do work hard to make sure our guests stay is comfortable and that you feel part of the Island Vibe Family. Please book with us again if you are in the area. Regards Dallas

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about Island Vibe Knysna

Address: 67 Main Street, Knysna 6750, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: RM93 - RM204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Island Vibe Knysna 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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