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The Surf Shack House and Backpackers
The Surf Shack House and Backpackers
The Surf Shack House and Backpackers
The Surf Shack House and Backpackers
The Surf Shack House and Backpackers
The Surf Shack House and Backpackers
The Surf Shack House and Backpackers

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9.2

Exceptional

3 reviews

3 reviews

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9.3

Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location - 480 meters to the beach
Popular landmarks
Robben Island Museum 9.7 km
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront 11.3 km
Two Oceans Aquarium 11.9 km
Lion's Head 13.5 km
Signal Hill 13.5 km
Table Mountain 16.7 km
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden 19.9 km
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony 42.6 km
Cape Point Nature Reserve 59.9 km
Cape of Good Hope 60.6 km
Nearby landmarks
Warwick Street Park 230 m
Blouberg Beach 480 m
Brander Road Park 580 m
Brander Road Park Playground 620 m
Kwik Spar 840 m
Blouberg Dental 850 m
Bloubergstrand Beach 860 m
Porterfield Road Park 890 m
West Coast Village Shopping Centre 1.1 km
Fairmont Park 1.1 km

The Surf Shack House and Backpackers

1 Stirling, Blouberg, Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, South Africa, 7441 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Conveniently situated in the Bloubergstrand part of Cape Town, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Table Mountain. As an added bonus, outdoor pool is provided on-site to conveniently serve your needs.

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Highlights

Sparkling clean

Top Value

Check-in/out [express]

Excellent room comfort & quality

Airport transport

Facilities

Transport to airport

Bicycle rental

Shuttle service

Complimentary WIFi in all rooms

Swimming pool [outdoor]

Game room

Check-in/out [express]

BBQ facilities

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Cape Town every 6 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money10.0
Distance to city center19.8 km
Location rating9.3
Nearest airportCape Town International Airport (CPT)
Distance to airport21.2 km

Rooms available at The Surf Shack House and Backpackers

Exceptional
Room comfort & quality

10

The Chill Pad
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed
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The Surfer's Den
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 1 queen bed
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The Tower
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  • Room size: 26 m²/280 ft²
  • Ocean view
  • 1 king bed
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The Travellers Den
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed
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The Kite Den
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  • Room size: 21 m²/226 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed
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The Crash Pad
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 1 queen bed
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Budget Single Room
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          Frequently asked questions

          What time is check-in and check-out at The Surf Shack House and Backpackers?

          Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hostel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

          How do I get to The Surf Shack House and Backpackers?

          The Surf Shack House and Backpackers is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hostel know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at The Surf Shack House and Backpackers also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hostel. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Cape Town with private transportation, the hostel can arrange both taxis or car rental.

          What is the smoking policy at The Surf Shack House and Backpackers?

          The Surf Shack House and Backpackers does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

          What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to The Surf Shack House and Backpackers?

          The closest train, metro, or bus station is BRT Station (Bayside Centre), 1.6 km away from The Surf Shack House and Backpackers.

          What restaurants are nearby The Surf Shack House and Backpackers?

          The Surf Shack House and Backpackers is located in Bloubergstrand, famous for good restaurants such as Old West Saloon, primi-piatti and Angus Grill.

          What are popular attractions near The Surf Shack House and Backpackers?

          The Surf Shack House and Backpackers is located in Bloubergstrand area, which is famous for attractions such as Warwick Street Park, Brander Road Park and Brander Road Park Playground.

          What popular beaches are close to The Surf Shack House and Backpackers?

          The Surf Shack House and Backpackers is located in the Bloubergstrand area, which includes Bloubergstrand Beach and Blouberg Beach.

          What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to The Surf Shack House and Backpackers?

          The Surf Shack House and Backpackers is located within Bloubergstrand, which makes it conveniently close to natural sights including Bokkombaai, Kreefgat and Sanccob Western Cape - Penguin Rehabilitation Center.

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          Overall rating:

          9.2

          Exceptional
          3 reviews
          Cleanliness
          10.0
          Facilities
          10.0
          Location
          9.3
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          More about The Surf Shack House and Backpackers

          The Surf Shack House and Backpackers

          Wake up to a magical day and enjoy all that Cape Town offers with a stay at The Surf Shack House and Backpackers.
          The facilities and services provided by The Surf Shack House and Backpackers ensure a pleasant stay for guests. Post your pictures and answer your emails whenever you want, with the hostel's free Wi-Fi internet access. Pre-plan your rides to and from the airport with the hostel's easy to book transportation services. The hostel provides taxi, car hire and shuttle services to help you get to where you want to go in Cape Town.
          While lodging at this wonderful hostel, the helpful staff at the front desk can assist you with multiple services that include express check-in or check-out and luggage storage. If you want seats to city's best entertainment, you can get help through the hostel's tours. The hostel's on-site laundry service helps you keep your favorite travel outfits clean so you can pack less. In-room conveniences include daily housekeeping, so you can relax and enjoy your stay.
          Smoking is restricted to the designated smoking areas.
          Experience high-quality room facilities during your stay at The Surf Shack House and Backpackers. Some selected rooms at The Surf Shack House and Backpackers include a balcony or terrace, as part of the room design. Keep your entertainment options wide, even in your room, with a range of facilities, including cable TV available in select rooms. The hostel also provides guests with a coffee or tea maker in some rooms.


          Dining and things to do

          If you're truly selective about eating, you'll be grateful for the in-house BBQ facilities and shared kitchen available here.
          To fill your days, be sure to check out the fantastic facilities offered at The Surf Shack House and Backpackers. The hostel's on-site pool invites you every day for a cooling dip or a few refreshing laps. Hot days can be cool fun with water activities like non-motorized water sports, surfing, diving and wind surfing. You won't need anything for water activity fun other than your own enthusiasm, with aquatic activity conveniences like watersports equipment rentals made available at The Surf Shack House and Backpackers.
          In a competitive mood? Get sporty with your travel group or other guests at the dart board in the hostel. Have some relaxing fun with family and friends at the games room and shared lounge and TV area.


          Around the property

          Visit the sights and local attractions of Cape Town during your stay at the hostel. Nearby you'll also find Victoria & Alfred Waterfront located 11.2 km away where local boats are harbored and where you can see the ocean.


          Reasons to stay here

          This hostel scores higher than 99% of the city's accommodations on value for money
          Past guests rate facilities here higher than 99% of the city's accommodation.
          This hostel's food and dining score higher than 99% of accommodations in the city.

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          Amenities and facilities
          Exceptional
          Facilities

          10

          Languages spoken

          • English

          Internet access

          • Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
          • Wi-Fi in public areas

          Things to do, ways to relax

          • Dart board
          • Diving
          • Game room
          • Garden
          • Surfing lessons
          • Swimming pool [outdoor]
          • Tours
          • Watersport equipment rentals
          • Water sports (non-motorized)
          • Wind surfing

          Dining, drinking, and snacking

          • BBQ facilities
          • Shared kitchen

          Services and conveniences

          • Daily cleaning
          • Elevator
          • Laundry service
          • Luggage storage
          • Smoking area

          Land sports

          • Golf course (within 3 km)

          Access

          • Check-in/out [express]
          • Pets allowed

          Getting around

          • Rental car
          • Shuttle service
          • Taxi service
          • Transport to airport

          Sports equipment rental

          • Bicycle rental
          Location
          1 Stirling, Blouberg, Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, South Africa, 7441
          Exceptional
          Location

          9.3

          Public transportation

          • BRT Station (Bayside Centre)
            1.7 km
          • Chempet
            7.3 km

          Airports

          • Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
            21.2 km

          Hospital or clinic

          • Blouberg Dental
            850 m

          Shopping

          • Canal Walk Shopping Centre
            9.7 km

          Convenience store

          • 7 Eleven
            970 m

          Cash withdrawal

          • ATM
            840 m
          What's nearby

          Popular landmarks

          • Robben Island Museum
            9.7 km
          • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
            11.3 km
          • Two Oceans Aquarium
            11.9 km
          • Lion's Head
            13.5 km
          • Signal Hill
            13.5 km
          • Table Mountain
            16.7 km
          • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
            19.9 km
          • Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
            42.6 km
          • Cape Point Nature Reserve
            59.9 km
          • Cape of Good Hope
            60.6 km

          Nearby landmarks

          • Warwick Street Park
            230 m
          • Blouberg Beach
            480 m
          • Brander Road Park
            580 m
          • Brander Road Park Playground
            620 m
          • Kwik Spar
            840 m
          • Blouberg Dental
            850 m
          • Bloubergstrand Beach
            860 m
          • Porterfield Road Park
            890 m
          • West Coast Village Shopping Centre
            1.1 km
          • Fairmont Park
            1.1 km
          Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
          Property policies
          Children and extra beds

          Extra beds vary by room. Please check each room's capacity for details.

          Minimum age of guests is: 12 year(s).

          Others
          • When booking 6 or more rooms, special policies may apply.
          Some helpful facts

          Check-in/Check-out

          • Check-in from14:00
          • Check-in until18:00
          • Check-out from08:00
          • Check-out until10:00
          • Reception open until18:00

          Getting around

          • Distance from city center19.8 km
          • Travel time to airport (minutes)38

          The property

          • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes
          • Number of bars/lounges0
          • Number of floors3
          • Number of restaurants0
          • Number of rooms 9
          • Room voltage220

          Reviews of The Surf Shack House and Backpackers from real guests

          Provided by verified guests of Agoda
          9.2
          /
          10
          Exceptional
          Cleanliness10.0
          Facilities10.0
          Location9.3
          Room comfort and quality10.0
          Service10.0
          Value for money10.0
          High score for Cape Town
          Rating
          9+ Exceptional (2)
          8-9 Excellent (0)
          7-8 Very Good (0)
          6-7 Good (0)
          <6 Below Expectation (0)
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          Mar - May (1)
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          9.6
          Exceptional
          Waranya from Thailand
          Couple
          The Surfer's Den
          Stayed 5 nights in May 2017

          One of the best hostels ”

          The moment we stepped inside The Surf Shack House and Backpackers, it felt like home. Nice and cozy house and the owners were as helpful and friendly as possible. It is so clean and everything is so well organized. Love the decoration at every corner at this house. Everything is perfect, cant fault any. We would definitely go back there anytime we visit Cape Town.

          Reviewed October 07, 2017

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Estelle from France
          Couple
          The Kite Den
          Stayed 2 nights in October 2014

          très agréable séjour”

          accueil, chambre, localisation

          Très bon séjour,très bon accueil dans un joli cadre.

          Reviewed October 06, 2014

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