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Cristal Cove Guesthouse & Backpackers

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely staff, very clean and comfortable but very quiet. I was travelling solo and wanted to socialise so it did not suit me but it has the best access to the waves (Supertubes and Point), is cheap, and is perfect for people who want something quieter than the much more hectic Island Vibe. It's a 30 minute walk from the...

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Thank Benjy B
Essen, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a great place to stay. We could easily book a surf lessons and good recommendations for restaurants. Only thing to consider: There is no real bathroom door in the double room with sea view. You need to feel comfortable with it.

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Thank sinag293
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we are couple from Israel, travelled to South Africa mainly for surfing. we couldn't ask for better experience. As we arrived, Gery and Sindy were so nice and let us feel like home immediately. This place is super clean, tidy, full of good vibes and amazing energy. All the people that works in cristal cove are so happy and kind....

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Thank ayashaw
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Cristal Cove is a very friendly and welcoming place to get back to after a day on the beach, surfing, or shopping. On my first night I had a bbq and beers with other guests and the next evening Gary's wife cooked dinner for a few of us. Gary even dropped me back to the bus station after checking out....

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Thank Z5505BXchriso
Beersheba, Israel
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights in a double bed room. We asked for a room with the ocean view and it was great. The place is very clean, nicely designed and well secured. The location is awesome for surfing fans- just a few minutes walk from the Supertubes beach and the boardwalk. We liked it!

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Thank InbarMachnes
Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We had a room in an appt. This is a self catering appt with a kitchen fully equipped and a large communal living. Its a quit neighborhood so we weren't disturbed. There is also all material available to make a braai! very important! Garry is the owner and he has all the best tips on what to do in the...

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Thank dianehA7966BJ
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful and relaxed backpackers. Rooms are tastefully decorated, very bohemian/surfer chic! So much more worth than they actually charge. The owners are hands on and their receptionists, Bongi and the wonderful Becky are top notch. We originally booked only for 3 nights but stayed for 4 because we couldn't imagine leaving. The bar is stocked and always open,...

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Thank Ashleigh Kristi J
Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 23 August 2016

the welcome was good but when I asked for approval to have a braai with family they agreed. but later when a impromptu guest arrived the owner chased us all away and made us feel very uncomfortable because his new guest was white and needed to sleep.

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Thank celiat358
Port Elizabeth
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Cristal cove is not bad place to stay nothing special but affordable and great value for money also close to supertubes so thats a great bonus for price paid Braai at night was the best with a pool game and few drinks really made the trip worth while chill sessions also nice and clean accommodation

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Reviewed 12 May 2016

We arrived late in the afternoon and there was a room available for us and our daughter, - how Lucky = and at the end we could just use a full apartment for ourselves. The place is relatively new, and very clean, with a little coloured touch in every room and open spaces that makes it very original. The vibe...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cristal Cove Self Catering Guest House is situated in Jeffreys bay's dream territory. Hugged by the best beaches and surf spots this country has to offer and just a hop skip and jump away from restaurants, shops and other entertainment.The idea behind this one of a kind Guest House is “the very best at less” we pride ourselves on quality luxury accommodations at a price that everyone can afford.“Nothing is too much and anything is possible” is the motto the friendly hosts live and work by.We have a cosy bar for you to kick back and relax at (or get totally loose) or just play some pool.Grab one of our rental surf boards or our free loan boogie boards and experience our epic beaches, or maybe rent one of our skate boards/sector 9`s/ bicycles and cruise through the town.Re-discover yourself as you explore our beaches and enjoy the tranquillity of this awesome surf town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cristal Cove Guesthouse & Backpackers

Address: 49 Flame Crescent, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Jeffreys Bay
Price Range: RM98 - RM142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“All rooms are nice and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 407ariannab, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“Second floor better and safer”
 of 5 bubbles DanielleVentura, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room with ocean views”
 of 5 bubbles 609selval, 9 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles tiggyDorset, 28 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Shops and good restaurant near by in nice area.”
 of 5 bubbles HeatherMMidlands, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
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