The Surf Shack - Cape Town

1 Stirling Road, West Beach, Cape Town, South Africa, 7441  show map
 2 stars
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The Surf Shack - Cape Town

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

On-site parking

Kitchen facilities

Microwave

Electric kettle

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
Laundry

Self-service laundry

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

The Surf Shack Hostel is a worthy example of 2-star hostels in Cape Town offering basic rooms overlooking Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean. The hostel serves as an example of art deco architecture in Cape Town.

The hostel is located in a busy area, about 10 km from Robben Island. Jimmy's Killer Prawns Table View with eclectic specialties is just around the corner.

30 minutes' drive from Cape Town International airport.

Rooms

The hostel offers rooms like Double Room, Queen Room, Single Room and Basic Room featuring free wireless internet, a LCD flat panel TV, a TV, a balcony and an iron with ironing board. The rooms also feature a carpet floor and hardwood furnishing. Guests get down pillows and linens in rooms. Marble bathrooms are fitted with showers and bidets. Hairdryers, complimentary toiletries and bath sheets are also available.

Eat & Drink

The Surf Shack Hostel has a communal kitchen appointed with an electric kettle, a dishwasher and a pantry.

Services

Guests will benefit from shuttle service, dry cleaning and housekeeping along with a designated place for smoking and a souvenir shop.

Relax

The Surf Shack Hostel offers different activities including windsurfing, hiking and darts to give a try to.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   9.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • On-site parking
  • Limited time reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Concierge desk
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Fireplace

Sports & Fitness

  • Wind surfing
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Darts

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid beach shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Outdoor dining area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Computer rental

Children's facilities

  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer on request
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

hostel The Surf Shack - Cape Town Cape Town location
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Hostel Address:

1 Stirling Road, West Beach, Cape Town, South Africa, 7441

Get directions
City Center
  • Cape Town
    13.4 km
Airports
  • Cape Town International (CPT)
    21.0 km
Train Stations
  • Akasiapark
    10.4 km
  • Monte Vista
    11.1 km
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    11.7 km
Restaurants
  • Blue Peter (cuisine: Eclectic)
    450 m
  • Jimmy's Killer Prawns Table View
    450 m
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    9

Rooms and availability

Suite
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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Room Description:

This suite has a electric kettle, satellite TV and fireplace.

The Surf Shack Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Mandela Day9.9 km

Popular areas

  • Bloubergstrand500 m

Places of interest

  • Durbanville Hills Winery8.4 km
  • Robben Island9.3 km

Local attractions

  • Robben Island9.7 km
    Private Bag, Robben Island
  • Ratanga Junction10.0 km
    Centry Boulevard
  • African Trading Port11.6 km
    V & A Waterfront
  • Canal Walk Shopping Centre9.7 km
    Century City Drive
  • Alon Shina - African Designs11.6 km
    Dock Road Shop 106, Blue Shed Craft Market, V&A Waterfront

Restaurants nearby

  • Blue Peter450 m

    Address: Beach Road

    73% likes this, based on 31 reviews
    Cuisine: Eclectic

  • Doodles640 m

    Address: 110 Beach Boulevard

    61% likes this, based on 66 reviews

  • Primi Blue880 m

    Address: 14 Beach Boulevard
    Phone: +27(0)21 5579770

    71% likes this, based on 36 reviews

  • Jimmy's Killer Prawns Table View450 m

    Address: 1st Floor Portico Building, Beach Boulevard
    Phone: 021 557 7449

    52% likes this, based on 54 reviews

  • Cattle Baron Tableview Blouberg860 m

    Address: 3 Porterfield Rd,
    Phone: 021 557 4165

    72% likes this, based on 51 reviews
    Price Range: NZD 19 - NZD 27

Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    9
Cities nearby
  • Camps Bay hotels - 5 km
  • Bantry Bay hotels - 4 km
  • Constantia hotels - 12 km
  • Goodwood hotels - 12 km
  • Llandudno hotels - 12 km
  • Hout Bay hotels - 14 km
  • Tokai hotels - 15 km
  • Bloubergstrand hotels - 15 km
  • Plattekloof hotels - 16 km
  • Oranjezicht hotels - 2 km

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How to reach hostel

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Hostel Address:

1 Stirling Road, West Beach, Cape Town, South Africa, 7441

Get directions
City Center
  • Cape Town
    13.4 km
Airports
  • Cape Town International (CPT)
    21.0 km
Train Stations
  • Akasiapark
    10.4 km
  • Monte Vista
    11.1 km
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    11.7 km
Restaurants
  • Blue Peter (cuisine: Eclectic)
    450 m
  • Jimmy's Killer Prawns Table View
    450 m
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    9