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Coffee Shack Backpackers

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Can you get any better?! This is home away from home, just better, and you immediately feel an unmistaken vibe that roots you to the place and doesn’t want to let go. My second visit for the year and third visit overall. I love the...More

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Response from David M, General Manager at Coffee Shack BackpackersResponded 15 October 2017

Howzit Yolandi Thank you very much for taking the time to review Coffee Shack, we really appreciate everyone’s feedback and positive encouragement. Great to hear that you had another amazing stay at Coffee Shack, and to see the progress you are making with your surfing....More

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This hostel is a suggested Baz Bus stop and it's sure worth a stop. We stayed here for two nights but wished we had stayed longer! The hostel is funky and runs activities every day with some in the evening too as well as surf...More

1  Thank Hollie D
Response from David M, General Manager at Coffee Shack BackpackersResponded 15 October 2017

Howzit Hollie Thank you very much for taking the time to review Coffee Shack, we really appreciate everyone’s feedback and positive encouragement. Great to hear that you had an amazing time at Coffee Shack, thank you for highlighting our comfy mattresses and clean bathrooms, we...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The coffee shack has wonderful food, great staff, loads of fun activities, organized prepared and on time :) I really loved every second!I did the hole in the wall tour,a few surfing lessons, drum lessons, some yoga... the days were full of fun and night...More

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Response from David M, General Manager at Coffee Shack BackpackersResponded 22 July 2017

Howzit Thank you very much for taking the time to review Coffee Shack, we really appreciate everyone’s feedback and positive encouragement. Sounds like you had an awesome time in “paradise”, thanks for letting others know of all the different activities and things you can do...More

Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Really cool vibe, even in winter, and the cheap surf lessons and free Sunday poitjie are unmissable. Definitely go on the Mapuzi cliff hike aswell, loads of fun and totally worth it! Food is well priced and tasty, staff are friendly and beds are warm...More

Thank Dan P
Response from David M, General Manager at Coffee Shack BackpackersResponded 22 July 2017

Howzit Dan Thank you very much for taking the time to review Coffee Shack, we really appreciate everyone’s feedback and positive encouragement. Great to hear that you managed to do so much at Coffee Shack and had so much fun. Thank mentioning Mphuzi Cliffs and...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Very cool backpackers in a beautiful area. We stayed at the "quiet side" in a private rondavel which we highly recommend for couples. During high tide the direct path to the main side can not be crossed for 2-3 hours but can still reached by...More

1  Thank MelanieandRobel
Response from David M, General Manager at Coffee Shack BackpackersResponded 18 June 2017

Howzit Thank you very much for taking the time to review Coffee Shack, and great to hear that you had an enjoyable stay. Sorry about the inconvenience of using data codes, but unfortunately being in a remote rural area the cost of our data is...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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Cindy7ZN
16 September 2014|
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Hi there! The road isn't a regular one, but its pretty reasonable. Perhaps the final kilometer could be slightly tough but doable. They have wifi so you're set for Skype, don't expect the best connection tough, one should... More
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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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"Accomodation on the Beach side is quieter than the main side but it is a short walk away from the main area."
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"Rooms by Kings House"
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