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8 Cherry Street Wavecrest Eastern Cape, Jeffreys Bay 6330 South Africa
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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 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.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga classes
Free breakfast
Beach
Game room
Car hire
BBQ facilities
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Horseback riding
Billiards
Table tennis
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
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dannyPtherealG wrote a review Oct 2021
14 contributions10 helpful votes
I had such an amazing time at African Ubuntu. The place is great and the people are really nice. If you're coming to Jeffrey's - bay make sure to stay there and get ready for a good time! Lekka mate 🤙🏻
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Julia A wrote a review Oct 2019
38 contributions4 helpful votes
Our plan was to stay in Jeffrey’s bay for one day, but the hostel was so inviting that we had to stay for one more day. We had great experience in surf classes, the barbecue in the hostel. Staff amazing
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled
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Lynn A wrote a review Oct 2019
Hamburg, Germany21 contributions3 helpful votes
Really nice and relaxed place to stay. The staff is really nice and helpful. The rooms are clean and in low season it is not really busy so we had a 6 bed room for ourselves. Close to the beach and you will find everything in walking distance.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled
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Nomad Feeling wrote a review May 2019
Port Alfred, South Africa20 contributions2 helpful votes
Whether you are on a tight budget or not, you should always work in a backpacker experience into your travels & adventures.The staff are friendly & feel like "FAMILY", great vibes & beautiful scenery.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Room Tip: best views, homely, friendly,
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Wander29300896839 wrote a review Dec 2018
Avellino, Italy1 contribution
The place is very cozy and welcoming as you step in. The staff is very friendly and available, they make you feel as you know them for ages. I also likes a lot the communal spaces, the big kitchen at the entrance as well as the swimming pool areas in the backyard. The position is also perfect, right in front the beach. I mean, why would you want to miss it? :)
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Date of stay: December 2018
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BRITT S wrote a review Dec 2018
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the single rooms upstairs are super comfy and the vibe is unmatched. Its very central and close walking distance from good restaurants and shops. The staff is amazing and their braai nights are super lekker! Holla at Thessa!
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Date of stay: November 2018
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Room Tip: Any Twin room upstairs is great!
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cmarsh524942 wrote a review Aug 2018
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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 never want to leave!Thank you so much, we will definitely be back!
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Date of stay: August 2018
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sbruin602157 wrote a review Jun 2018
Ostend, Belgium1 contribution
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, only good vibes.
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Date of stay: May 2018
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mi_hun4 wrote a review May 2018
Switzerland19 contributions14 helpful votes
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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Date of stay: May 2018
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mmamon wrote a review Apr 2018
Stellenbosch, South Africa3 contributions
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 checked us in could not do the math for the money we still owed. Finally, we were very excited by the DVD player and all the movie options, but the DVD player was broken and no staff was aware or knew how to even use it.
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Date of stay: April 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ubuntu Backpackers
Which popular attractions are close to Ubuntu Backpackers?
Nearby attractions include Dolphin Beach (2.0 km), Papiesfontein Beach Horse Trails (2.5 km), and Featherfoot Beach Horse Trails & Riding School (3.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Ubuntu Backpackers?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Ubuntu Backpackers?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Ubuntu Backpackers?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ubuntu Backpackers?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tasty Table, Kitchen Windows Beach Restaurant, and Brewhaha Craft Beer Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ubuntu Backpackers?
Yes, guests have access to yoga classes during their stay.