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Ivan's Stress Free Guest House & Campground

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Ellensburg, Washington
Reviewed 10 May 2015

My wife and I recently spent 3 days at the guest house. The service was awful, they closed down the kitchen as they had a short power outage and the owners daughter behind the bar had no customer service and an attitude. I would never stay here or recommend it. My back is still recovering from the bed!

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Recently stayed for 3 nights in one of cabins. They had our stay dates wrong, but thankfully we had our confirmation email and cabins were available. As stated in most reviews, it's pretty bare. Even though it's a cabin, IT'S CAMPING! Bed, mini-frdige, fan and a bench Didn't take sheets, as they were provided. Not the best quality, but they...

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2Thank Carol B
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

I would like to take this time to give my opinion on our experience at Ivan's. I would never stay there again I've got some many bad things to say starting with overpriced guest houses. First we stayed 6 nights and not once did we have any maid service to refresh towels remove garbage just so you know there was...

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Veghel, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 February 2015

We had a cabin right on the beach which was really nice. The cabin was spacious enough and had two queen size beds but both were terribly springy... Don't forget to bring your own mosquito net the screens won't stop them. All the other basics are there and are fine although the community kitchen doesn't have a lot of cooking...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 27 January 2015

We recently stayed at Ivans with a group of 11. One couple splurged on the condo which was nice, just like the pics and you get a private bathroom and balcony. The rest of us had several cabins which we did not have too high of expectations. A few things that may help: If you choose a cabin, it still...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2015 via mobile

A hut on a beach, with decent showers/loos for $75+tax a night. On an expensive island it's reasonable. But, with some effort in terms of maintenance, cleaning, attitude and service (sullen), this place could become quite special. Bar closes at 9 so byo or walk into Great Harbour.

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Reviewed 7 July 2014

Ivans Guest house is an awesome place to stay for a night or two. Stayed 1 night as they had an opening for 1 night the day we arrived at White Bay on the Ferry from St.Thomas. We even had an awesome view. Very simple with double bed and futon a small frig and a rather large bathroom, nothing fancy....

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Fleming Island, Florida
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Everyone that visits Ivan's is treated like they are old friends. The bar is unique and completely worth a visit. Unfortunately when we were there they were without power so were a little limited on what you could order for drinks.

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 7 May 2014

I booked a cabin for 1 person and the price was $86.25. When I got to the cabin I was a bit shocked. The room was super simple. There was a fan but not near sufficient to keep you from being hot. The blinds were broken in places so people could look in. The wifi did not work from the...

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Keyport, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 May 2014

Family run, I have been coming to JVD White BAy for 10 years and I have seen the changes and none for the better, but Ivan's stays true to its Title Stress Free! You are made to feel like family, Ivan's daughters Darlene and Charlene run most of the day to day but this little bit of Heaven on Earth...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A stress free retreat, overlooking the pristine waters, and white sand beach. The perfect place to enjoy life in the slow lane. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ivan's Stress Free Guest House & Campground

Address: White Bay, VG1160, Jost Van Dyke
Region: Caribbean > British Virgin Islands > Jost Van Dyke
Price Range: £60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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Ivan's Stress Free Guest House & Campground Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands
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