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8 Cherry Street Wavecrest Eastern Cape, Jeffreys Bay 6330 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got an incredible deal off bookings.com, for 3 nights in an on-suite/double bedroom at the African Ubuntu Backpackers in Jeffrey's Bay! It cost R600 for two people and breakfast was included!The staff were awesome and easy going and the atmosphere of the place makes you...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

It mmediately felt good to chill in the couch with everyone there, it is such a nice vibe and its like one big family! We wanted to do a surf lesson and they arranged everything for us, it was so nice! Enjoyed our stay here,...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

I enjoyed my stay a lot. The single room with ensuite bathroom was clean and spacious. The staff is very friendly and I liked the vibe of the place. It's a bit outside of town, about a 20min walk or 20min bike ride.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

This hostel was really charming with a nice location, public spaces and parking. But they had small worms everywhere in the facility, especially in the shower which felt disgusting. Also the free breakfast was nonexistent, all the containers were empty. And the staff girl who...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Great place, great people, great vibes. If youré willing to enjoy Jbay in front of the main breaks, meet nice people and enjoy some braai and music at night, it's the perfect place. Besides that, Daz and everyone that works there are gonna help you...More

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African Ubuntu is situated in the heart of South African surf-country, Jeffrey's Bay, and caters to fun-loving people looking for an epic yet affordable base. Its a mere 100m to the beach & magical ...More Supertubes, and there are great wave-views from around the house. Whether your dream be flying down the line in perrrfect surf at the point, watching lions on a game drive, or simply collecting seashells on our dolphin-rich coast, we aim to turn your dreams into treasured memories. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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US$22 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Jeffreys Bay
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Room & Suite (9)
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