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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend stayed here for 2 nights whilst traveling up the coast and really enjoyed it here. They have a few dogs on site which i loved, made me feel at home. We booked a private room but as they were quiet we got a whole dorm to ourselves. It was nice but as the toilets & showers...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We stayed for two nights. If we would have had the choice we would have extended our stay. We slept in one of the Safari tents which we can highly recommend (comfort mess and view). Our Highlight was the Hike to Hole in the Wall with the Sugarloafs own Tourguide (Prince), definitely a must when you are in Coffee-Bay. Overall...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Spent 2 great nights here with a group of friends in the dorms. Really clean place. Some activities are proposed with a guide and the beach is next to it. The atmosphere is really chilly and cool. Nice bar and great owners. Really advice you to stay here.

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 October 2016

With a relaxed vibe, sublime location, helpful staff, and delicious food Sugarloaf is the place to lose time and extend your time there if you can! The location is only a 5 min walk to the beach. The staff helped with booking transportation and with smoking my freshly caught fish which turned out to be the best fish meal I've...

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Sungai Buloh, Malaysia
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Near to the beach and about 10 min drive to hole in the wall. this is the right place if you want to find affordable and cool place to hangout with very helpful staff. We booked for tent but get free upgrade to hunt due to mistake in the booking arrangement.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Love this place, absolutely beautiful and wild place that brings you back to earth. awsome people, would definitely visit again. you get treated as part of the family. All the animals are so chilled, (bones and pancake). only problem I had was hot water in the shower, but that was resolved quickly.

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Guatemala
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Such a sweet little spot right on the beach, with the best and most helpful guys working there! I wish I had more days to stay for it is definitely worth it!! Anyone looking for a cool place to hang out, this is the place :) Thank you Devon, Pedro... you guys rock! Will come back for sure!

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Waking up in paradise with an incredible selection of cool people! Dolphins, whales and sweet waves right in front of this friendly place. The staff is super helpful and made my stay a pleasant and fun one. Marcus, Devon and Pedro... cheers guys! Would recommend it to anyone that wants to have a good time in a clean, well established...

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely people with awesome hospitality! Most definitely one of the best views in Coffee Bay...birds, drums, food, music and vibe. Breakfasts are also killer! Special shout out to Herman (drumming grand daddy), Devin (surfing and bonsai extraordinaire), his dog, Josh, Prince (the best tour guide in Africa), Vicky (future South African surfing champion) and Marcus (friendly voice who secured our...

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Port Alfred, South Africa
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Very friendly and helpful staff. Food was amazing and always plenty to drink. Amazing view and right on the beach. Super chilled awesome vibes, didn't want to leave!! Thank you all at Sugarloaf for the best time

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The incredibly beautiful and unspoiled Transkei Coast is undoubtedly one of South Africa’s most popular destinations, both among local and international visitors. But where to find a place that will add to your fond memories of your holiday here, rather than detract from it? Look no further than Sugarloaf Backpackers Lodge ... more   less 

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Address: No.1 River View Coffee Bay Road, Coffee Bay, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Coffee Bay
Price Range: $20 - $393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Tent and doms”
 of 5 bubbles FlorenciaQuinzio, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Dorms are clean and spacious, Tents have a lovely private deck.”
  • View on the hike to the caves
 of 5 bubbles jamielynnmarais, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Hunt better”
 of 5 bubbles 33chaes, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“best view, friendly staff, clean rooms”
 of 5 bubbles munguava, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Depends who you are and what you're looking for..... Single, mingle, family, friends, couples, kids, etc... There's a room for every one...”
 of 5 bubbles HilaryM555, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
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