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Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Berlin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Koen and his crew are just amazing. I just spent 3 nights at Blue Trailz and everyone I met - the owners, the instructors (make sure to get Kurt), the cleaning lady, the guests - were amazing. The hostel is right in the backyard of the surf shop, which means it is protected from the sounds of the streets. It... More 

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Thorold, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Amazing value, staff and errything. They take care of you and youll meet lots of awesome people :) I came here solo and they did their best to give me a bed even when it was fully booked, allowed me to stay and hangout with the friends I made in the common areas even when I was not staying their... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

Kurt was an amazing surf instructor and Aleksandar was an accommodating host, great guys! Perfect location and the room was perfect with its own kitchenette, with room for four. Definitely loud on weekend nights. The security guard was nice but on point and after dark, no visitors!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My five friends and I stayed at Blue Trailz in the six person dorm room from January 7 – January 13. We picked this hostel because of its awesome reviews. Pros: Location wise it is right across the street from the beach which is great. There are tons of restaurants and local supermarkets within walking distance. It really is an... More 

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bluetrailz, Owner at Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp, responded to this review

Dear Perditha S, Thank you for your review and we are happy you liked our hostel. However, when writing a review, you need to be true and honest, which does not appear to be the case. So please allow me to set the record straight. I personally checked your room prior to your arrival as I had to replace a... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I stayed at Blue Trailz by myself a during the beginning of January 2015. This hostel has many perks: 1) its location is closer to the actual surfing area than any of the other big hostels in town 2) A/C and hot water! 3) free board rental and rash guard rental during surf camp-- you could even choose to do... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Awesome location - you're right next to the beach. The operators are very supportive and provide quality service for the hostel and the surf camps/renting surf boards. Overall, this is a very good hostel to stay at and to rent surf boards through. They have tons of boards, great surf instructors, and a well run place.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

I spend 5 days here . More than I expected. But the owner is great and helpful. People staying there are nice and you meet in the yard, sit in a hammock or go for a surf together. The place is super clean and tidy the rooms big enough. Especially the private rooms or apartments!!!! Even the dorms are big... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I stayed at Blue Trailz for a week and did their beginner surf camp. Kurt was a great teacher and I progressed a lot over the course of one week. The rooms were clean and had A/C which was a great plus given the heat at the time. I visited solo but everyone at the hostel was very friendly as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I planned on staying here for 3 days but did not end up leaving for 11. The owners are so personable and helpful. The location is right across the street from the beach. The dorm itself was very clean and had a/c which is a huge plus!

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Toronto, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This was such a good experience. I did the surf package 7 days here and met some of the best people. Rooms were cleaned everyday. The surf lessons were exceptional. I had one everyday with the coolest dude named Curt. He's from huntington beach California. Being a first time surfer these lessons were the best thing I could have done.... More 

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