We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
03/12/2017 04/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Island Vibe Knysna

    67 Main Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    03/12/2017 04/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    USD 41*
    USD 23*
    SAVE USD 18
    USD 41*
    USD 41*
    Traveller (14)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Villa Afrikana Guest Suites
    765 reviews
    #1 of 30 hotels in Knysna
    1.0 km
     
    The Plettenberg Hotel
    575 reviews
    #2 of 13 hotels in Plettenberg Bay
    31.0 km
     
    Conrad Pezula
    842 reviews
    #4 of 30 hotels in Knysna
    5.8 km
     
    Protea Hotel by Marriott Knysna Quays
    858 reviews
    #10 of 30 hotels in Knysna
    0.6 km
     
    Overview
    • Excellent48%
    • Very good28%
    • Average13%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “township tour” (12 reviews)
    “honest prices” (2 reviews)
    “nice braai” (3 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Bar/Lounge
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    3 Dec.4 Dec.
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 6 partner sites to see rooms from USD 23.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Knysna hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "be4edeb78343481cb1619d6c65129eab", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1151005,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"be4edeb78343481cb1619d6c65129eab","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":41,"lowestMetaPrice":23,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":41,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":41,"lowestMetaPrice":23,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":41,"hotelName":"Island Vibe Knysna","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImJlNGVkZWI3ODM0MzQ4MWNiMTYxOWQ2YzY1MTI5ZWFiIiwiQUlLIjoiZmI5MjE1NjhkMDkyNGU5M2I2NGJjMzBjZGRiMzRkNzcifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "03/12/2017", "checkOut": "04/12/2017", "lowestPrice": "USD 23", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (225)
    There are newer reviews for Island Vibe Knysna
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    21 - 25 of 188 reviews

    Reviewed 21 March 2017

    Main problems: the bathroom of the room had a very bad smell and the room was facing the loud main road. The advertised pool is not worth talking about it... It is cheap there, but you can get more for your money! The staff was...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank 65nathaliee
    Management response:Responded 24 May 2017

    Dear Nathalie Thank you for reviewing our hostel, It is with sadness to hear that you did not have a pleasant stay, we are situated in the main road so that is why it can be noisy sometimes with the cars passing. As we are...More

    Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

    Sad to leave my first bad review in SA. Upon arrival, we were informed our room was going to be in another house down the street, far away from the bar, pool and parking, unless we pay an extra for a room in main building....More

    Thank Jigui A
    Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

    Ok hostel and very nice staff. Close enough to the center of Knysna, there's a mall at walking distance. 10 bed dorm was a little too crowded but then again you get what you paid for - we knew beforehand that it would be like...More

    Thank Rafael S
    Management response:Responded 24 May 2017

    Dear Rafael Thank you for your valuable response, it is with great pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, the 10 bed dorm is our cheapest dorm in the hostel, the other dorm rooms have 6 beds and more spacious. Hope to...More

    Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here with friends. Stayed in a 6 persons dorm. Comfortable stay and clean facilities. There is a communal kitchen which you are able to use. Staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. They have a braai every evening, the only thing you need to do...More

    1  Thank Jacobgoudsbloem
    Management response:Responded 27 February 2017

    Dear Jacob Thank you for taking the time to review our establishment, it is with great pleasure to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us, we try by all means to create a home away from home. Looking forward to see you in...More

    Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

    Island vibe so such awesome place to stay and hang! Everyone is friendly, helpful and in the evening you can have an awesome chat with the lovely Sue! This is not goodbye but see you soon <3 Muchi lobi Caitlyn & KelvinMore

    Thank Caitie88
    Management response:Responded 27 February 2017

    Dear libo, Cait and Kelvin Thank you for the great review, it is with great pleasure to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us, Sue is a very friendly person, we are lucky to have her on our team. Enjoy the rest of...More

    Villa Afrikana Guest Suites
    765 reviews
    #1 of 30 hotels in Knysna
    1.0 km
     
    The Plettenberg Hotel
    575 reviews
    #2 of 13 hotels in Plettenberg Bay
    31.0 km
     
    Conrad Pezula
    842 reviews
    #4 of 30 hotels in Knysna
    5.8 km
     
    Protea Hotel by Marriott Knysna Quays
    858 reviews
    #10 of 30 hotels in Knysna
    0.6 km
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 20 - USD 64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Number of rooms
    • 38
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Priceline, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Travelocity, Hotwire and Orbitz so you can book your Island Vibe Knysna reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Knysna
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (14)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (11)
    Nearby
    Villa Afrikana Guest Suites
    765 reviews
    .97 km away
     
    Conrad Pezula
    842 reviews
    5.79 km away
     
    Protea Hotel by Marriott Knysna Quays
    858 reviews
    .59 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Le Maquis
    378 reviews
    .41 km away
    Anchorage Restaurant
    748 reviews
    .43 km away
    Chatters Bistro
    560 reviews
    .46 km away
    African Bean
    106 reviews
    .52 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Knysna Lagoon
    525 reviews
    .90 km away
    Featherbed Nature Reserve
    940 reviews
    .33 km away
    Shuttle Travel and Events
    14 reviews
    .03 km away
    Drupkelders Hiking Trail
    39 reviews
    .86 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Island Vibe Knysna staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "only saw our room...."
    Read review
    "Private rooms are always great, but the dorms are also good."
    Read review
    "Room on the poolside of the backpackers"
    Read review
    "The dormroom for 10 is good. You can hear people above walking but there isn't a lot of other noise..."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing