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Sugarloaf Backpackers

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No.1 River View Coffee Bay Road, Coffee Bay, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Newcastle, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I was only supposed to be Coffee Bay for 3 days but it ended up being weeks. Surgarloaf is situated far enough from the main part of the village but close enough that one can walk in a few minutes which allows for a laid back vibe that doesn’t get overpowered by constant partying, a perfect mix. Furthermore, the location... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I loved the garden with the fire pit overlooking the lagoon and ocean. The staff was great, Davie and his wife made sure everything was oke. Being a dog person I enjoyed being surrounded by about 5 or 6 dogs. (Some were playful, others slept most of the day). Food was oke, room was oke too. Shower tempature was up... More

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East London, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I spent 3 days at Sugar Loaf in May 2014, stayed in one of the safari tents which had a comfortable bed with clean linen . The staff were very friendly , Davie went out of his way to make sure we were comfortable , well fed and well hydrated. The food was brilliant , great vibe , clean bathrooms... More

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The Manageres at Sugarloaf organized a guide for us to take us to the sacred pools, which we enjoyed very much. Lungile was a extremely nice and well educated guide and even went out of his way and took us on a additional mini Khoza cultural tour. We learned a lot about the area, Khoza culture, way of life and... More

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Noordhoek, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We stayed 2 nights at sugarloaf in April. The room was clean and the bathroom quite lovely. The shower pressure & water temperature quite jumpy. Could only manage a short shower each morning :( Amazing views & good hospitality. Unfortunately the power was out the first night we were there. The communal kitchen is a bit dodgy, very clean but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

So we only meant to stay 1 night, but it turned to into 3 and I wish we could have stayed longer!! The staff were so great, the price was great, the views amazing, the accommodation comfortable and clean. We were treated to some fantastic traditional South African food and a real friendly vibe!

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Montreal, Canada
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25 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

My husband and I only stayed here one night after booking for five. We were told that a 7% additional charge...wish we were advised of this when we booked. The rondaval in which we stayed was fine but a little dark and located on the gravel patch that was also the parking lot...not nice. Views were wonderful and lounge was... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

I planned to stay here a fewwl nights but after a kayak day with the staff i stayed one more week, i was in a dorm which was perfect for me, the food was a highlight of my stay as the manager made real sa food. I wil always remember the bonfire live music. I made Friends. A perfect relaxing... More

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East London, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I stayed in the safari tent and it was nice to wake up with views over the beach, this tent also had a double bed with linen. They served breakfast, lunch and dinner which was good quality, but you have to pay for each meal. The bar and pool table area was nice, not too raucous. The only reason I... More

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Pretoria
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I had a teenager with me and we were going to stay over for the evening, with a hike out to the Hole in the Wall the next morning. Our time was marred by sloppy service and numerous little incidents that should not have happened, was it not for poor communication, a good dose of frankness and better management. Some... More

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Go2Websites, Owner at Sugarloaf Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Coenraad B Thank for making the effort to send us a detailed email, previously received by us. We have certainly taken some advise from your feedback. We appreciate the opportunity to improve where we can. Regards Sugarloaf Team More

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Additional Information about Sugarloaf Backpackers

Address: No.1 River View Coffee Bay Road, Coffee Bay, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Coffee Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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