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Jungle Monkey Backpackers

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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible3%
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Beachfront
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

The plan was to stay only for 2 days in this hostel, but we ended at staying more than 5 days. Port St. John’s is a really interesting and beautiful place. You can call it a raw diamond! The nature is so nice, but there...More

1  Thank Tobias H
Reviewed 9 June 2018

I had a disappointing stay here, and my impression was that they are more interested in running a bar than running a backpackers hostel. When i booked, i was told by the manager that she had booked me a shuttle to collect me from Umtata....More

1  Thank davet65
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We booked a double room through booking.com, but when we arrived it turned out that they did not have our booking, nevertheless they managed to fix the problem. So, i guess you guys have some problem with your booking system, from reading other similar reviews...More

1  Thank JaneTeesalu
Reviewed 27 February 2018

i went to this place on Saturday as there was a party with Djs, Live performance and others. we danced and mingled with local people the place is too loud. be sure to check it out when touring but beware of parking chaos, the gate...More

Thank phindilem109
Reviewed 26 January 2018

The accommodation was ok, not clean but not dirty. The service was ok, not great but not bad. We expected it to be full of tourists and other backpackers and full of fun but it was more of a local place and not very integrative....More

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Description
Jungle Monkey is situated in the rugged and untouched heart of the Wild Coast, in South Africa’s Eastern Cape. Here, we are still impressed by what nature brings forth patiently and by the result of its ...More rejuvenation. Port St. Johns is home to many rare species. Watch the parrots or go on a boat trip to see whales and dolphins during the sardine run.The stunning views and tranquil surroundings invite to go exploring. Stroll through the traditional Pondo villages or climb the rolling hills with our guides. We offer light hikes as well as adventurous full day trips.Enjoy a swim in our pools, sleep in our comfortable doubles, triples, the safari tent, dormitories or camp in the garden.Our restaurant offers a broad selection of hearty meals and the vibey bar invites to settle down after an adventurous day. Enjoy regular live performances by local artists or jam together on our fully equipped band stand. Use our instruments or bring your own.Just remember when the Pondo Fever strikes, you might never want to leave again. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Free Internet
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$18 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Jungle Monkey And The Island Backpackers Hotel Port St Johns
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port St Johns
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$18 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Jungle Monkey And The Island Backpackers Hotel Port St Johns
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port St Johns
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Traveller (47)
Room & Suite (4)
Dining (2)
Pool & Beach (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"too loud, and beware of parking chaos"
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"Try get a tent for more air and light otherwise the rooms are stuffy and dark."
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"Very Scenic"
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"Book the double rooms, the 4 bed bunks are ok but at least they are cheaper."
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