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The Surf Shack

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1 Stirling Road, Bloubergstrand 7441, South Africa
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  • 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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Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a lovely stay at the Surf Shack, the Tower Room is so stunning with amazing views all around Cape Town and very modern exceeding our expectations! Such good value for money, with a really relaxing vibe and a perfect get away space! Thank you Surf Shack for our stay over, will definitely be seeing you again!! Nadine and Jaun... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I had a wonderful stay at The Surf Shack, which is incredibly good value for money and situated in safe area, close to Blouberg beachfront. The hosts are friendly and helpful. I stayed in the Tower room and had a good view of Table Mountain. The room was equipped to a standard way higher than expected from the price, and... More 

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Den Helder, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

A Real good for money guesthouse. all the facilities are there and its a very clean and chill place to stay. great people, great atmosphere. its only 5 minutes walk to the beach where al the kitespots are.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

we stayed here twice for four days! Because we extended our stay everytime with a day we slept in different rooms in the house and they are all very special! I especially loved the bath and view at the top suite room, but also the standard rooms are very cute and nice and sharing the bathroom was not a problem... More 

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london uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We booked this place for 2 weeks, which I believe is quite long term however this made no difference to how we were treated. The owners are fantastic, giving advice on where to go and what to see. They booked a shark diving trip for OH which he loved. The Surf shack is in a perfect location about 25 minute... More 

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

My favorite hostel world wide. The atmosphere are very friendly. It's a laid back place there you meet friends for life. You can made your own food inte the kitchen and the room's are nice. Very nice outside area with barbecue. surf's up!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Very welcoming and friendly mangers and staff. Rooms and facilities exceeded my expectations. The location is great for Big Bay and kite surfing activities. There is a bus network that can take you straight to Cape Town city centre. Although I found it easier and more convenient to hire a car.

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Engelholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The second year that I visit the surfshack , like last year , we were very well treated. Both the staff and owners are wonderful. Helps to book fun activities, restaurant recommendations , etc and makes you feel at home! The atmosphere at surfshack makes it easy to make new friends among the other guests.The location in Bloubergstrand is perfect... More 

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

Hey It was only a pleasure for us to have you guys stay with us again this year. Great memories lots of laughter and fun, and i must say your videos just keep getting better :) Seeing the reviews that you write to us each year just makes everything worth while for us and we really appreciate it. Till next... More 

Calella, Spain
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Unfortunately 3 days weren't enough to enjoy all the facilities and great hospitality. It's a fabulous place and they make you feel at home. If you are looking for something different and don't want to feel like a tourist, this is the place!! Thanks guys!!

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Farnborough, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Celebrated my 40th birthday in SA and chose the surf shack and im so happy we did. As soon as we arrived we were greeted and showed to the tower room with amazing views. These guys could not have made us feel.more welcome. They organised trips and even let us drink there wine lol (thanks guys). We had a bad... More 

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