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    Coffee Shack Backpackers

    on the beach | Bomvu River Mouth, Coffee Bay 5082, South Africa
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          Overview
          • Excellent70%
          • Very good21%
          • Average6%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “surf lessons” (33 reviews)
          “coffee shack” (143 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Beachfront
          Restaurant
          Bar/Lounge
          Kitchenette
          Pets Allowed
          Laundry Service
          Shuttle Bus Service
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          Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

          I have been visiting coffee shack for the last 10 years and once again it did not disappoint. The friendly staff, fun and happy vibe and the great prices always keep me coming back for more. The camping grounds have the best view in coffee...More

          1  Thank alfie_curling
          Response from David M, General Manager at Coffee Shack BackpackersResponded 10 October 2016

          Howzit Alfie Thank you for taking the time to review Coffee Shack and glad to hear that you had another great stay at Coffee Shack. We look forward to seeing you guys again next year, hopefully no unseasonal rain this time. Safe travels and we...More

          Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

          We stayed here for one night while on a trip through the Wild Coast. We paid 400 RAND for a hut with a double bed, plugs in the room and a nice plateau above the bed for your phone and water bottle. Unlike some other...More

          1  Thank el123iza
          Response from David M, General Manager at Coffee Shack BackpackersResponded 10 October 2016

          Hello Thank you for taking the time to review Coffee Shack and glad to hear that you had a pleasant stay. Thank you for mentioning the R50 Surf Lessons, which usually happen morning and afternoon every day, ocean permitting. Safe travels and we hope to...More

          Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

          Coffee Shack was awesome!!! The little hoods were cute but also comfortable and clean, nothing to complain about!! We met many nice people from all over the world and spent some nice hours there with playing pool or talking and laughing about different topics! Breakfast...More

          Thank Patrizia N
          Response from David M, General Manager at Coffee Shack BackpackersResponded 10 October 2016

          Hello Patrizia Thank you for taking the time to review Coffee Shack. It is great to hear that Coffee Shack was the “most wonderful stay of our trip through South African.” Safe travels and we hope to see you again soon. Cheers David & the...More

          Reviewed 18 July 2016

          Coffee Bay... Words are useless ahah ! I was at Coffee Shack, situated just in front of the beach, perfect place to stay, with a great staff, very interesting people ! We went on a traditional village, what an amazing night ! During the day,...More

          Thank Ambre-SA4
          Response from David M, General Manager at Coffee Shack BackpackersResponded 21 July 2016

          Salut Ambre Thank you very much for taking the time to review Coffee Shack and glad to hear that you enjoyed our little paradise. Thanks for mentioning the Friday night traditional Xhosa village dinner, it really is such a great fun, unique cultural evening. Safe...More

          Reviewed 15 July 2016

          Interesting and vibrant backpackers, situated right on a river that leads into the ocean. Although my sister and I are not surfers, we enjoyed the stay. The shuttle from Mthatha was good, they have their own bus. The beds were very comfy and the huts/rooms...More

          Thank Anna S
          Response from David M, General Manager at Coffee Shack BackpackersResponded 21 July 2016

          Howzit Anna Thank you very much for taking the time to review Coffee Shack Backpackers. It is great to hear that you had a good time and enjoyed the ladies bathrooms. Thanks for mentioning the free Sunday Night Dinner, many people do not realise that...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$19 - 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)
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          Hotel & Grounds (89)
          Family and Play Areas (3)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Amanda M
          Kings house vs rondavel? We have the opportunity to stay and are super excited. We can't seem to choose between sharing a place with another couple at kings house or getting a rondavel and sharing the communal bathroom. We are a couple and kind like our privacy but want the authentic experience. Also scared about communal kitchen how can we be sure our stuff will be safe?
          18 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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          Cindy7ZN
          how is the road to travel with a small car how far is the walk to the hole in the wall would there be Skype connection anything else I need to know thank you
          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 by Kings House"
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          "Kings house, the view is magnificent"
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          "Go with the flow. Wifi in main reception."
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          "Rooms on the other side of the river are quieter and a have an okay view."
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