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Coffee Shack Backpackers

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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“surf lessons”(38 reviews)
“across the river”(20 reviews)
“daily activities”(12 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel, and Coffee Bay in general are not to be missed when traveling across South Africa. In no other hostel on my 4 month trip across Africa did I have live music from other travelers. The hostel also organizes hikes to the hole in...More

Thank jrdilling7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic place to stay! Travelling alone, I set up my tent in the campsite with no real plan on what to do next. Great vibe and before I knew it I was chatting to fellow travellers. The Coffee Shack offers quite a few activities and...More

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We often go to Coffee Bay and this establishment just gives you the most warm welcome and there is always good company, good food, friendly staff and so much to do. Drinks are reasonable and so is the food.

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a surfpackage for 2 persons, incl a very warm welcome with a drink from the bar, 3 private lessons, 3 group lessons, 3 theory lessons, playing dolphins within 5m, breakfast, dinner and a great experienced surf instructor for a price you won’t believe!!!...More

Thank Lilian B
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Nice spot, quite a big hostel with lots of different rooms, Rondavels spread around. Did a wicked hike to the caves with some rock jumping - the guides were super friendly, also came with lunch too so was definitely worth it. Good selection of surfboards...More

Thank JoshDeee
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Top amenities
Beachfront
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Free Parking
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US$26 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$26 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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vixjades
22 February 2018|
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Response from David M | Property representative |
Howzit Vix The road is tarred (sealed) the whole way from the N2 down to Coffee Bay, there is only about 600m of gravel road to Coffee Shack. Most of our guests have the smallest hire cars available and have no... More
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Leandre B
31 October 2017|
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Response from David M | Property representative |
Howzit Leandre I hope that you are well? Camping at Coffee Shack is R90 per person per night. You probably do not have to book, if you are coming this week, as the camp site is relatively empty, unless you need the shuttle... More
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Amanda M
18 April 2017|
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Howzit Amanda, I hope that you are well? Great to hear that you will be coming to stay with us at Coffee Shack. To be honest it is pretty hard to give you a direct yes/no answer to some of your questions, because obviously... More
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"I enjoyed the private more than the dorms"
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"Ones closet the main building and bar"
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"Across the river is quieter"
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"Staying in a rondavel adds to the experience."
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