The main room is really beautiful and all the walls amazingly painted, so that's definitely a highlight here! Another highlight are the animals living on the property (geese, st. bernad, ...), the bar prices are absolutely ok and the rooms and bathrooms clean. I really liked the campfire in front of the bar, though we had to care for it, in order to keep on burning.
I always had to wait at least 45 minutes for my food, though it didn't seem crowded or busy at all, that's a bit of a shame, because actually the food was really nice! In the dorm my matress was really bad, very small and uncomfortable. A change here would be nice!
Btw. Who want's to stay away from weed, this is NOT the place to go. Though they have "no drugs" signs on their entrance EVERYBODY (including staff) were stoned most evenings. This doesn't make them seem very serious. But still the staff are all very nice and kind!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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 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. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Jungle Monkey And The Island Backpackers Hotel Port St Johns