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Dana Bay, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed August 2, 2016

The room, bathroom and kitchen was very neat, clean and chilled. I had a lot of fun staying over and will definitely stay there again and recommend it to my friends and family. Friendly staff and an overall great adventure. Thank you

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed July 12, 2016

If you can get one of the front rooms - the morning view of Table Mountain over the bay. Lots of great restaurants and pubs in the area. Sunset beach walks. Kite-surf season - if you want to hang out with surfers.

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Capetown
1 review
Reviewed June 17, 2016

Warm welcoming, great atmosphere, friendly staff. Slept well om comfy matrasses, clean kitchen and bathrooms. Decor defines Surf Shack with great essence. Would definitly reccomend to fellow travelers!

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Frederick, Maryland
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Reviewed June 12, 2016

This place was so interesting, safe, and unique! Loved the surf atmosphere and the cool decoration among the rooms. Great location and Cape Town has a lot to offer. Was very clean and staff was polite. Highly recommend this place!

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed June 6, 2016

Excellent location, with very friendly and helpful staff. The hostel is very clean in all aspects and has everything you need from an excellent kitchen area to secure parking. Only a short distance from the beach with stunning views of Table Mountain. Would definitely stay again.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed May 23, 2016

Hey guy's. Last year I did an exhange semester in Cape town. After that, I was staying a month with Mad and Tjaart in the Surf Shack! And yes it is clean, fully equipt and super super friendly! Just one example of many: I broke my windsurfboard during my time in SA. This means, my holiday would be finished before... More 

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Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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Reviewed May 19, 2016

This luxury backpackers is well-priced, easily accessible, within walking distance from the beach, has a great view, is situated in an up-market part of town, is peaceful and the perfect spot if you're into kite surfing. The Surf Shack is best suited for travelers between 30 and 45 years old, whereas the other backpackers in Bloubergstrand (Salticrax) is more for... More 

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Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

The surf shack is a really nice place and it made our stay in Cape Town great. The rooms are big and most important clean, as well as the bathroom was really nice. The kitchen was also great! Would really recommend this place to everyone! It is really close to the beach and there is also a mycity bus stop... More 

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Port Elizabeth
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Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing stay at The surf shack!!! I returned to SA from the states and wanted to relax and have an holiday before working again I booked from the US and was extremely happy with the professional and friendly way was treated What a great place apon arrival was greated by the owners and felt at home instantly this became... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Looking for a low cost location I was pleasantly surprised to find this awesome place, a few streets away from the beach, and all that the area has to offer. Vibrant, spacious, airy and spotlessly clean. Colour scheme awesome with large communal spaces. Serviced daily with fresh towels, made beds, washed dishes. All there was to do was to get... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A cool place for extreme sports enthusiasts, travellers, backpackers, & people who are young at heart or chasing the thrill of living free. The Surf Shack creates the perfect setting for relaxing, enjoying interesting people, beautiful views of Cape Town and staying in comfort. A cool vibe, with a touch of luxury and a short walk to the white sanded beaches of Blouberg, this place is it! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Surf Shack

Address: 1 Stirling Road | Bloubergstrand, West Beach, Bloubergstrand 7441, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Bloubergstrand > West Beach
Price Range: $25 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Surf Shack 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Replace the carpets”
 of 5 bubbles , Aug 2, 2016 | Read review
“If you can get one of the front rooms - the morning view of Table Mountain over the bay. Lots of great restaurants and pubs in the area. Sunset beach walks.”
 of 5 bubbles andrewhN6782ND, Jul 12, 2016 | Read review
“The private room is a real treat with a gorgeous view of the beach and Table Mountain at a reasonable rate.”
 of 5 bubbles kayleighandrew, May 19, 2016 | Read review
“They're all great”
 of 5 bubbles SarahMSRM, Feb 29, 2016 | Read review
“Surfer's Den is probably the best hotel like room and quite spacious with windows on three walls.”
 of 5 bubbles Rob1, Dec 6, 2015 | Read review
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