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Sugarloaf Backpackers

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've stayed there with three other friends, and we felt in love with this backpackers ! The staff is really cool and make you feel comfortable as soon as you enter the place ! Lot of activities are proposed as such as hikes. The rooms are very comfy and quiet ! The food is very good and at a reasonable...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I highly recommend this backpacker for short or long stay. The view is breathtaking, the food is great (awsome breakfast and seafood). You can chill and braii but also do many activities (surf lessons, tours around with guide to Hole in the wall, caves, etc.) The staff is very nice and helpful and makes great cocktails ! Thanks a lot...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This backpacker is the place to be ! Good food (can have salad, pizza, pasta and even fresh seafood), good vibe and super staff (all of them). No noise around and a view on the beach. Thanks a lot for this good stay :)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first impression of this litte and cute hostel was a very good one. Everyone was extremly friendly with us and we felt like a part of a family even though we just stayed for one night. It was comfortable and relaxed for us because of the pleasant feeling they created. The beach was very close and it is an...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed March 22, 2017

This is an amazing backpackers and I recommend anyone to stay here. Sugarloaf is located by the river and close to the beach, giving you the possibility to enjoy the view from one of the hammocks, or watch the sunset while playing the drums by the outdoors fire place. They also have a bar and there are many activities to...

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Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

We stayed for a week was awsome great staff excellent food. Whatever we needed was arranged for us. Extreemly beautiful veiws & the people are always friendly. Will definetly recomend to all who pass by.

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Go2Websites, Manager at Sugarloaf Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Peter, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again in the future :) Safe Travels.

Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Sugarloaf backpackers is a decent place to stay for a few nights on the wild coast . It offers everything you would need. The food is great. Located right near the beach. We had a great time and the staff make sure everything runs smoothly

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Steamboat CO
Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

We stayed in a safari tent which is set in a nice private space just below the common lounge area. Apparently, the Coffee Bay backpacking hostels rotate hosting 'party night' and it was Sugarloaf's turn. We were not warned by the manager of what to expect. The music blasted at our tent 10 meters away until 1 AM. A passed...

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Go2Websites, Manager at Sugarloaf Backpackers, responded to this review

We do regret that you had that experience. We don't swap or even have party night here at Sugarloaf we are very relaxed. If other guests are making noise you should have mentioned your discomfort to our staff or security, we would have sorted it out. We do sincerely hope that your 'bad' experience does not hinder you from visiting...

Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

Much more chilled than the popular party hostels down the road but still busy at the bar in the evening. The staff were always willing to help especially Devin (legend) and Pietro the pool shark barmen. They even took us for a surf - great food and positive vibes!

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Go2Websites, Manager at Sugarloaf Backpackers, responded to this review

Your review is greatly appreciated, thank-you! We hope to have you over again soon!

Paine, Chile
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Such a nice time we had with my husband in Sugarloaf Backpacker, we really enjoyed our time there. Nice attention of all the stuff, nice vibrations and awesome people you can meet up there. Also they have an amazing pizzas and for a really good price. You can overlook the beautiful beach and go for a surf lesson as well...

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Go2Websites, Manager at Sugarloaf Backpackers, responded to this review

Florencia, It was really great having you and your hubby over for a few days, I regret that I (Kingsley) never got the chance to say goodbye to you, it was nice to spend some time with you. Hope your travels were awesome :)

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The incredibly beautiful and unspoiled Transkei Coast is undoubtedly one of South Africa’s most popular destinations, both among local and international visitors. But where to find a place that will add to your fond memories of your holiday here, rather than detract from it? Look no further than Sugarloaf Backpackers Lodge ... more   less 

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: $15 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“The beds are very comfortable and rooms are quiet”
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“All rooms are good !”
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“Tent and doms”
FlorenciaQuinzio, Dec 5, 2016 | Read review
“Dorms are clean and spacious, Tents have a lovely private deck.”
  • View on the hike to the caves
jamielynnmarais, Nov 21, 2016 | Read review
“Hunt better”
33chaes, Sep 22, 2016 | Read review
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