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    Sugarshack Backpackers

    Esplanade Rd,, East London 5201, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent16%
    • Very good35%
    • Average25%
    • Poor16%
    • Terrible8%
    Apr 4, 2017
    “Very cheap and literally on the beach”
    Dec 22, 2016
    “Nice hostel, town and beach no beauty”
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    102 reviews
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    1 - 5 of 19 reviews

    Reviewed April 4, 2017

    You can't beach Sugarshack's location or prices. Those two alone make it worth it for most budget travelers. The toilets and showers were very nice and clean. However, the communal kitchen was absolutely filthy, and the staff seemed to spend most of their time in...More

    1  Thank Julie A
    Reviewed December 22, 2016

    Veryvery cheap, free pool table, nice staff, dircetly next to the beach. Unfortunately the beach itself is very littered and East London itself is no real beauty. But if you decide to go there, you get a good budget hostel for your money

    Thank neverathome2016
    Reviewed September 4, 2016

    The hostel is perfectly located on the beach but is surrounded it by a dodgy area. You are warned upon arrival to only go right when you leave the hostel ad not left. This was proved by the girl who was mugged on the beach...More

    Thank stevooo34
    Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

    The views are splendid, the atmosphere laid back and the shacks cleaned regularly. The shower was warm and the toilets kept pristine. Not for light sleepers though as the vibey next door pub keeps jamming till all hours. Extra blankets would have helped since it...More

    Thank Anmy K
    Reviewed May 24, 2016

    I stay for about three days in Sugarshack. The place is located opposite the beach in East London. I enjoyed to be in one of the shacks, they're very picturesque, confortable and in the middle of bush vegetation. We can find places to eat about...More

    Thank Eduardo F
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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
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    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • East London
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