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SaltyCrax Backpackers / Surflodge

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay mainly due to the staff and the friendly vibe they create.. They went out of their way to ensure I enjoyed myself and nothing was too much trouble. The hostel has everything you want and I found it clean and comfortable. Bathrooms were clean but ran and drained a little slowly – not the end of...

Thank kaushikbasu1982
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a 10 day garden route tour with salty crax, the staff really looked after you and are very helpful. Pick up from airport was really nice, the accommodation is really clean and comfortable. Is quite far out from centre cape town and when I stayed the buses were on strike so was slightly more difficult to get into central...

Thank Candi B
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Loved staying here! Stayed here back in November whilst volunteering with SAVE on a community project with local children. Friendly and fun staff, always something going on - Brai every Wednesday and Friday. Lovely safe location, close to bars and beach in table view and a cheap bus ride into Cape Town city centre. Staff are always willing to help...

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Saltycrax B, Manager at SaltyCrax Backpackers / Surflodge, responded to this review

Hi Jess T Thank you for your wonderful review, it was really great having you with us! Please come back again soon!

Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Salty Crax staff were very friendly and helpful with good local knowledge. Casual hostel with large kitchen where you can cook your own dinner. Donatello the tortoise was also very cool as he walked around the back yard.

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Godalming, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 3, 2017

I stayed here as part of a package for 2 +1 nights. I stayed in the dorm, I found it slightly cramped, but could've been worse and at least there were 2 bathrooms! The kitchen was ok and free tea & coffee was nice. Quite often there wasn't a dry tea cloth though to dry up your plates. I had...

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Ripon, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

This was the first time I stayed in a hostel and it was great. The staff were really nice, the braii was delicious and the bar was good. I did a Saltycrax tour and one of the days we were woken up an hour earlier than scheduled and forced to leave immediately because we "had to start early" and I...

Thank Laura T
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Clean rooms with a shower, Nice staff, a fire place and close to the beaches. We did however woke up two times in the private room because of people having breakfast early the morning at the picknick table... But hey, we were on a holiday so who cares after seeing the sunset from the balcony at the News café nearby.......

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Reviewed January 15, 2017

The receptionist Chandre and all of the other staff were stunning. They were always accommodating and friendly towards us. Having proper manners and displaying sincere kindness will make your stay feel like waking up to family in the morning. I wish them all the best for the future. If you are looking for a place that feels like home then...

Thank Michael H
eMalahleni, South Africa
Reviewed January 10, 2017

The sheets could have seriously been thrown out and new ones could have been bought. For the sheets were truly Discusting. But the location is great and the staff is friendly. So my stay would have been a whole lot better if the place was more clean.

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Thank Chade H
Saltycrax B, Manager at SaltyCrax Backpackers / Surflodge, responded to this review

Dear Chade, Many thanks for your review. We are happy to hear that the staff was friendly and you enjoyed the location. We have taken your comments about the sheets very seriously and will deal with this issue We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed January 3, 2017

Staying at Saltycrax is a blast! The staff is accommodating, the people are great and the atmosphere and vibe is chill and laid back. The only drawback i have was that we didn't get informed right away when the shark cage diving we booked with them got cancelled, and we got to hear it first from another guest at the...

Thank Sjur S
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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer 5 star accommodation situated close to the beautiful white beaches of Blouberg and the famous Kite beach. We provide affordable accommodation for tourists wanting to visit the Blaauwberg area and have an experience of a lifetime! Our facilities include a Jacuzzi, self catering kitchen, entertainment area etc. We are rolling distance from the beach, restaurants, bars, transport terminals etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about SaltyCrax Backpackers / Surflodge

Address: 20 Briza Road, Table View 7441, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Table View
Price Range: $27 - $48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — SaltyCrax Backpackers / Surflodge 5*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Kindness often reaps the best rewards.”
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“Dorms can be noisy if people arrive late or leave early.”
jonathangB9968VX, Mar 24, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Delwyn and found it fantastic but the gate can be heard opening and closing. not a big deal.”
I_R_Raffiki, Sep 11, 2015 | Read review
“Get a room, they soooo nice, and one day is not enough, you want to stay longer here..”
peetbeachcamp, Sep 12, 2014 | Read review
“They have dorm style rooms and more private rooms. I suggest a private room because it has it's own bathroom but the dorm style rooms are also loads of fun because you get to meet new people!”
brionnaw, May 28, 2014 | Read review
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