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Friendly staff, clean room and comfortable beds!
We only stayed for one night but it was excellent (we stayed in a twin cabin).
I dont know how the location or anything else is though because it was only a stop over for sleep.
Our stay in Jikeleza and Port Elizabeth were one of the stranger parts of our trip across SA.
We were given a happy welcoming to the hostel as we arrived off the Baz Bus and were shown our rooms and were pleased with them.
Being one of the most affordable places to stay in PE, the hostel gives everything you need when traveling on a budget. The kitchen is big, the garden has a braai and a beautiful view over the valley. The people who reside there are very...More
Where to start... The senior manager is very pushy - if you have a plan yourself, they will try and make you change to a alternative of one of their partners since they have their own traveldesk, even if you repeatedly indicate not to want/need...More
Thank Emma B
Response from jikolodge, Owner at Jikeleza LodgeResponded 19 March 2016
Dear Emma and Lara, my staff were shocked at your comments after all they did for you. I am sorry we came across as pushy. We run a travel desk to give visitors the best experience we can at the best prices. We have negotiated...More
This hostel in the city center is quiet and their double beds were comfy. Apparently, their neighborhood is considered dangerous, so you should rather take a car at night and only carry minimal valuable stuff with you during the day, but we never felt threatened...More
Response from Robert L, Owner at Jikeleza LodgeResponded 18 January 2016
It is a pleasure to see a well written review by a fellow traveller. iIam am sorry my manager gave you the impression that the area is dangerous, as it is no more dangerous than anywhere else in the world, but we would rather be...More
US$20 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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