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    Island Vibe Knysna

    67 Main Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent48%
          • Very good28%
          • Average12%
          • Poor6%
          • Terrible6%
          Travellers talk about
          “township tour” (12 reviews)
          “baz bus” (6 reviews)
          “bed dorm” (3 reviews)
          Free Internet
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          Reviewed 22 June 2016

          It was low season when I stayed there, so it wasn't busy, but because of the staff I had one of my best afternoons/evenings here. They are so friendly and helpfull. I miss the place. I really enjoyed my stay there.

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          Thank Sanne G
          Response from Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe KnysnaResponded 25 July 2016

          Hi Sanne, Thanks for your positive review. It was good to see that our staff looked after you and made sure you had a very memorable stay with us. Please call again if you are in Knysna. Kind Regards Dallas and the Island Vibe Team

          Reviewed 18 June 2016

          We stayed for just one night and found this a really comfortable spot. We were off site in a separate building but didn't experience any issues with this (despite a couple of reviews on here) and there was still good security with gate codes etc....More

          1  Thank Holly F
          Response from Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe KnysnaResponded 25 July 2016

          Dear Holly, Thank you for taking time out to review us. We are all glad that you enjoyed your stay at Island Vibe. Even though the Villa is not on the same property it is still well looked after and safe. Please contact us again...More

          Reviewed 14 May 2016

          Really love the outgoing, compassionate and open-hearted spirit of the staff! There's always someone looking out for you, there's always music playing and people having a good time. The activities are endless, including the must-do like the township tour! If you are a backpacker not...More

          Thank roeliens129
          Response from Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe KnysnaResponded 2 June 2016

          Dear Roelien, Thanks for taking time out to rate us on Trip Advisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. The Township tour is very popular. The guests enjoy the culture and meeting the locals. We hope that you enjoyed the rest of...More

          Reviewed 7 May 2016

          The first impression was omg what a noise (very loud music) during the day, but well in the night this was perfectly fine. Nevertheless, one would expect breakfast (when comparing it to other SA hostels) for this price. Also the beds were so extremely old...More

          Thank Mirjam H
          Response from Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe KnysnaResponded 25 July 2016

          Dear Mirjam, Thank you for taking your time out of your travels to review us. We are sorry that your stay was not what you expected. We are continuously upgrading our establishment so will take what you have said about the beds into account. Breakfast...More

          Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

          Stayed here for one night in a dorm and it was super quiet. Super friendly staff (most of them!!) good kitchen facilities and clean throughout. Tiny little pool which looks nice at night with the light on but could do with a clean to make...More

          Thank JulietteHodges
          Response from Dallas L, Manager at Island Vibe KnysnaResponded 2 June 2016

          Hi Juliette, Thanks for letting us know how your stay was. Our staff do work hard at looking after our guests. I have noted the comment about the pool. Will get onto that. We do hope to see you again someday. Regards Dallas and the...More

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          • Pool
          • Free Internet
          • Free Parking
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          • Pool
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          • US$ 19 - US$ 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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