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The Surf Shack

4.0 of 5 1 Stirling Road, West Beach 7441, South Africa
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After having to find last minute accommodation we came across the Surf Shack. The name is very misleading to what we found. Clean crisp white bedding, modern outlay and our own little private veranda overlooking Table mountain and the ocean in the distance. Excellent value for money and a very pleasant experience overall. Even though they were busy renovating we... More

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Arriving into Cape Town at a late time, I approached Tjacert and Mads about arriving so late weeks in advance online. Not only did they say sure, but she had layed on the sofa falling asleep waiting for us to arrive! It is a house, much to our amazement, that is lovely. He was helpful with my partners computer getting... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

LOVE this place, clean, friendly, easy enjoyable! This year I am going back, not only to surf, but also just to sleep in this place again. I liked the fact that at the time many people of my age where there, which made it very easy to make new friends. :)

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Pretoria
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

What an amazing time, felt like home, with the extra touch of class, thank you to you both it was a special....looking forward to seeing you and the animal family soon again!!!!Clean rooms, awesome service-location perfect ..close to the beach. Loved the welcome feeling.

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Madelaine M, Manager at The Surf Shack, responded to this review

Thanks for staying at The Surf Shack, we enjoyed having you their and are pleased that you had such a wonderful stay..hope to see you soon again. Mads & Tjaart More

Mannheim, Germany
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Best place to stay in Cape Town! Very friendly hosts, very clean room, very good facilities. Everything you need is there! Only thing to name is: There is no bathroom door and you can bath only, there is no shower.

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Ceres, Western Cape
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We had a lovely stay at The Surf Shack, even though we just slept there and didn't have time to have a chat with everyone. They made as feel at home, everyone was very friendly. We stayed in the Crash Pad which was a very private room with its own little stoep. The vibe was amazing. We would definitely stay... More

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Cologne, Germany
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The site was very nice and the people have been so kind that we felt home from the first second on. View on Table Mountain and the Blouberg Beach, right next to Big Bay. A Must see. Warmly recommended!

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This is a nice clean upscale house set up like a hotel style room with comfortable furnishings. The inn keepers were very helpful even washing our clothes for $5 US dollars.. Very easy to get to from the main road. The kitchen is shared and some rooms do not have a bathroom and are cheaper because you share a bathroom.... More

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The Surf Shack is a very nice guesthouse close to the beach (5 minutes walk) in Blouberg. Shops and restaurants in walking distance. I had a really large room and a large bathroom, all superclean. Great value for small money.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Spent 4 days in the comfort of home, excellent location, friendly and hospitable and nothing is to much, to the owners well done guys you have a winner. Keep up the excellent service, will make use of your hospitality again.

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Address: 1 Stirling Road, West Beach 7441, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > West Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Surf Shack 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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The Surf Shack Cape Town/West Beach

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