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    Coffee Shack Backpackers

    On the Beach | Bomvu River Mouth, Coffee Bay 5082, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent71%
    • Very good20%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “surf lessons” (34 reviews)
    “coffee shack” (143 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village
    114 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Coffee Bay
     
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    189 reviews
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    1 - 5 of 271 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday 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

    Thank Hollie D
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

    Thank arikvebentz
    Response from David M, General Manager at Coffee Shack BackpackersResponded 5 days ago

    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 4 weeks ago 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 5 days ago

    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

    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

    Reviewed 15 May 2017

    Coffee Shack is deep in the villages of the rural Eastern Cape,where the hills are consistantly rolling and cattle not too far from you. The amenities are really good with friendly and helpful staff readily available to help you out. The bar is awesome and...More

    Thank sabata58
    Response from David M, General Manager at Coffee Shack BackpackersResponded 20 May 2017

    Howzit Thank you very much for taking the time to review Coffee Shack, and great to hear that you had a peaceful stay. Safe travels and we hope you will be back soon. Cheers David & the Coffee Shack crew

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$23 - US$26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Coffee Bay
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    Traveller (117)
    Pool & Beach (18)
    Room & Suite (13)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (89)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Amanda M
    19 April 2017|
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    Response from David M | Property representative |
    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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    16 September 2014|
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    Response from Thys16 | Reviewed this property |
    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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    "Rooms on the other side of the river are quieter and a have an okay view."
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