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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
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  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
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  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Join The Surf Shack – Surf Kite Sleep family on your next visit to Cape Town and enjoy relaxed living of the beach culture. Friendly and homely environment run by Madelaine and Tjaart. The Surf Shack – Surf Kite Sleep was established in 2012 and we have built up a good reputation within our community and guests that return year after year. We offer excellent services and facilities with an extra touch of comfort to make your stay with us as comfy and memorable as possible. Your home away from home. We also take great value in doing our part when it comes to recycling and by being a donator to Forepaws and Natioanl Searescue ,our place features recycling bins for our guests convenience. We are also affiliated with SANCCOB and host volunteers and interns that come to help out with our Seabird and penguin rescue center.

Located in Cape Town, the world’s best kitesurfing destination close to Kite Beach, Derdesteen, Haakgat, Dolphin Beach, Big Bay and Sunset beach. Blouberg is one of the most famous locations in the world with the iconic view of Table Mountain from our white sand beaches; enjoy beautiful sunsets from a variety of restaurants in our area and kitesurfing sessions with Table Mountain as the back drop. A Great place for a weekend getaway, couples retreat, work away stays also great for the adventure seeking traveler. From learning to surf, kitesurf , Stand up Paddle and hiking you can also enjoy yoga, early morning runs on the beachfront and make use of our free bicycles and just a short drive in any direction you will find something amazing to do.

Our place features accommodation from Deluxe rooms, Standard rooms and shared rooms depending on your individual needs. Make use of our fully equipped communal kitchen including a lounge area, outside patio and BBQ facilities. Our tropical style garden compliments the pool area and sets the perfect holiday feeling. One of our most important features is a secure and safe storage facility for Kite gear, bicycles and surfboards.

Rated “excellent” and recommended by TripAdvisor in 2018 by over a 100 travelers. If we haven’t convinced you that our place is the best we encourage you to read our reviews on Tripadvisor of previous travelers to get to know us a little bit better View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 10.0

  • Security 10.0

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 9.3

  • Cleanliness 9.3

  • Facilities 9.3


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 Dec 2019
    Very chilled out place with welcoming hosts and great fellow travelers. Highly recommended.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    04 Nov 2019
    Very nice hostel. Specially for (kite)surfers.
    Belgium, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    30 Dec 2018
    This is one of the best hostels I have ever stayed at in terms of atmosphere and value. The hosts are very friendly and quite flexible, the place feels like a home and the other guests are interesting and respectful. I am a board surfer, and did not realize what a kite surfing Mecca there is in Big Bay. Nearly every other guest was here to kite surf. After seeing how much fun it looks, I plan on taking some lessons to pick it up for those days after the surf is blown out. Thank you M & C!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    19 Nov 2017
    I really enjoyed my time at the surf shack ! Felt like home away from home. Can’t say enough to describe how much I recommend this place . Just go and see
    Israel, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    11 Feb 2018
    This is one of the sweetest little hostels I've ever stayed at in all my years of traveling. There is a reason people keep coming back here year after year and for weeks/months at a time! The guests are wonderful, kind, generous, helpful, interesting, and more like family. The hosts are present and responsive. Location is a few minutes drive to the beaches and cafes. The house is filled with unique touches, like the charming windsurfboard showers. Really nice bunk room. Will return for sure!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    03 Jan 2019
    I had a great stay at the surf shack! I chose the location because it was near Blouberg beach. It's not particularly close to the centre of Cape Town but is a cool area to explore with great views of table mountain. The place was amazing, loved the pool! I didn't windsurf but practically everyone else did. Great atmosphere, loved the braai evening, everyone staying was super friendly. Owners were lovely and helpful and even drove me to the supermarket once. Would defiantly stay again!
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    01 Dec 2019
    Great for surfers/wind surfers
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    30 Oct 2017
    Really nice place Very clean and modern My room was very well decorated, very comfortable bed and just a lot of detail ie lots of very comfortable pillows on the bed, more boutique hotel than back packers. Wide screen TV (only a couple of channels ) Wi-fi Got a small swimming pool not really swimming more sitting in and cooling off but a nice touch. Price was great Gated ,Off road parking I left my car on the road and it was fine. For my own convinience. I would stay again.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    14 Apr 2017
    Lovely backpackers. We stayed in the private room and was extremely tidy and clean. Even had a TV with DSTV Very cosy and quiet back packers. The bus stop is right opposite the back packers. Also private parking available and offers a large variety of sightseeing options.
    South Africa, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    29 Apr 2017
    This is a beautiful Hostel with super clean facilities. The staff were also very knowledgeable and helpful. The reason for the lower rating in location and atmosphere is that we came during low season and therefore it was quite quiet. This is a great location if you have a car to get around, but otherwise it is far out of the city centre. Overall great stay!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Hot Showers
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Parking
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
Services
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • PlayStation
  • Pool Table


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