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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” (36 reviews)
    “coffee shack” (144 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Breakfast included
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    Friends Wild Coast Backpackers & Guesthouse
    7 reviews
    #3 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Coffee Bay
     
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    166 reviews
    #1 of 3 Speciality lodging in Mdumbi
     
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    182 reviews
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    71 - 75 of 272 reviews

    Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

    The staff is amazing. The camp ground has an amazing veiw. You will never want to leave after you do some hiking to the sea caves and the hole in the wall. Watch the sun rise at coffee Bay Beach sitting on the hill. Surf...More

    Thank Michael F
    Response from David M, General Manager at Coffee Shack BackpackersResponded 1 April 2016

    Howzit Thank you very much for taking the time to review Coffee Shack, and great to hear that you had an awesome stay. Don't worry Coffee Shack and Coffee Bay, has touched a surprising number of guests in a positive manner over the 16 years...More

    Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

    The backpackers has a great, central location in the small town of Coffee Bay. Since the town is hardly developed, they offer anything and everything you could possibly need. I love how everything you eat, drink and do goes on a bar tab registered to...More

    Thank Ferdinand D
    Response from David M, General Manager at Coffee Shack BackpackersResponded 1 April 2016

    Howzit Thank you very much for taking the time to review Coffee Shack, and great to hear that you had an awesome stay. Thanks for mentioning that all our prices are reasonable. We do make a concerted effort to keep them reasonable and yet provide...More

    Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

    Such a friendly hostel and you'll meet so many people there. I went on my own and met so people who hopefully I'll meet along my way to Cape Town. The day trips are great and the food also is amazing!! Great facilities especially the...More

    Thank Georgia_Densham
    Response from David M, General Manager at Coffee Shack BackpackersResponded 1 April 2016

    Howzit Georgina Thank you very much for taking the time to review Coffee Shack, and great to hear that you really enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks for mentioning our well-priced day trips and of course meals. Safe travels and we hope to see you...More

    Reviewed 9 February 2016

    I found solace and comfort in the people and place that is Coffee Bay. The atmosphere is like a lost paradise. Thank you Esme, Minty,Gotso and to the staff for their gentle and kind manner.MagnificentMore

    Thank Shaksmaharaj
    Response from David M, General Manager at Coffee Shack BackpackersResponded 11 February 2016

    Hello Thank you very much for taking the time to review Coffee Shack, and it give us pleasure to hear that you had such a great stay. I really like your title “Fun Festive Free Friendly”, it is a good marketing line. Safe travels and...More

    Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

    Nice vibe, great surf lessons and really good food. Really seems like they try to give back and support the local community also which is great. One of the highlights of Transkei! A visit to a xhosa family is also recommended.More

    Thank Iselin W
    Response from David M, General Manager at Coffee Shack BackpackersResponded 11 February 2016

    Hello Thank you very much for taking the time to review Coffee Shack, and that you had great stay. Thanks for mentioning our partnership with our local Tshezi Community, we feel strongly about trying to be a responsible, sustainable business. Safe travels and we hope...More

    Friends Wild Coast Backpackers & Guesthouse
    7 reviews
    #3 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Coffee Bay
     
    Swell Eco Lodge
    166 reviews
    #1 of 3 Speciality lodging in Mdumbi
     
    Ocean View Hotel
    182 reviews
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    #1 of 1 Speciality lodging in Lubanzi Village
     
    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$24 - US$27 (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
    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
    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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    "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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    "Kings house, the view is magnificent"
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    "Go with the flow. Wifi in main reception."
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