ZAR 471 per night
ZAR 471 per night
The Surf Shack, Cape Town, South Africa

The Surf Shack

Cape Town, South Africa - 1 Stirling Road, West Beach, Blouberg, Cape Town

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Description - Hostel

We are one of the only Luxury Hostels in the area. With the best ratings on numerious international rating sites!.

We proud our selves in being one of the best rated Accommodation Hostels in the Area, and always strive to give superb service, awesome hospitality and always make our guest feel at home!

When you stay at The Surf Shack you will feel you are at home. It is a relaxed, chilled out environment, it's very clean, service is superb and comfort for our guests is always important... Being the Luxury Surf & Kite Hoste in blouberg, you will really enjoy your stay. l

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The space
  • Property type: Hostel
  • Guest rooms/units: 8
  • Year built: 1995
  • Renovated: 2013
  • Public classification: 3
Hostel accommodations

Lowest price available: ZAR 471 (South African Rand)

Double King Mixed Dorm Queen Standard Suite Twin
  • Check-in: 2:00pm
  • Check-out: 10:00am

Hostel amenities

The Chill Lounge - Place where you can just relax and watch a movie, or play some play station games, the lounge has a 42 inch LED television with DSTV.

The Kitchen - A fully equipted open plan kitchen where you can prepare, breakfast, lunch or dinner for all to use freely.

The Games Area - We have a standard size pool table in this area and also a dard board outside at the braai area for your entertainment.

Outside Patio & Braai - We have a closed roof patio with a build in braai area, large rustic wooden table, comfy day bed filled with cushions and a fridge/freezer to keep your drinks cold and close to you while relaxing with friends or new poeple you'll meet at The Surf Shack...

Pool Area & Garden - We have a beautiful summer heated pool for you to enjoy, with a extra elevated mini pool with a waterfall, which you can sit in and enjoy a drink, or float around on the lilo's sunbathing in the sun.

Storage and Cleaning Facilities for sports Gear - We have storage racks for your kite boards, surf boards, wetsuits and extra things such as kite bars, harnesses ex. The open lawn area you can use to wash of your Kites and other gear.

Parking Areas: We have parking inside for a couple of cars and outside parking. No parking is specifically allocated to a specific guest or room. Works on a first come, first serve basis. All cars parked inside or outside is strictly done so at their own risk

Airport pickup BBQ area Bicycle rental Car rental Express checkout Gardens Gay friendly Laundry/valet service No curfew Parking (free) Pets not allowed Pool (outdoor) Smoking permitted Sports/activities Taxi service WIFI (free)

Room amenities

We have 3 Private Suites with en-suite bathrooms, then we have 3 budget rooms with shared bathrooms and one budget room with a en-suite bathroom. We also have a mixed dorm for travelers.

All our private Suites feature Flat Screen TV's with Satellite. The Budget rooms have also TV's in with one Satellite Channel and the local Cable TV Stations. All the rooms from the budget rooms to the Private Suites are beautifully decorated. There is a daily room Service where your room is cleaned and beds are made up and new towels are provided every day.. All rooms have Tea & Coffee Facilities and all guests have full access to all the communal areas. The Communal Kitchen, Pool Area, Patio Area, Braai Area and pool Table Area and Garden. Free Parking is provided.

For Kite & Surf Gear we have dry Racks and Board Racks where you can put your gear. There is also storage for gear provided.

Backpacker facilities Balconies Coffee/tea maker Ensuite Hairdryer Iron/ironing board Maid service daily Non-smoking rooms Private bathroom Shared bathroom Showers without bath Television Television (cable/satellite) WIFI


The Surf Shack - Surf & Kite Hostel, is located in a sought after area close to various shops, restaurants, clubs and the kite surfing paradises of Blouberg beach and Big Bay (home of the Red Bull King of the Air world kite surfing competition) with white sanded beaches and beautiful views of Table Mountain the 7th wonder of the world. Blouberg has become an active sports area for tourists from all over the world. More of a chilled out culture, relaxed environment and not so crazy as the city life it's a perfect place if you want to have a great relaxed holiday in Cape Town...

Points of interest
  • Restaurants, Pubs & clubs 1. 8 kilometers
  • Cape town kite surfing meca 600 meters
  • Beach 600 meters
  • Big Bay Surfing Paradise and home of the Red Bull King of the Air 2. 8 km

Food and drink
Eating out
Restaurant and bar, really good food and happy hour specials
Awesome Place, which have really god sandwiches
Really cool bar to enjoy beach side with friends
Ocean Basket
Really good sea food
Simply Asia
Really good food.

Price details

ZAR 471 - 700 per night (South African Rand)

An additional deposit may be requested prior to arrival. If so, you will be contacted directly after you confirm your booking.

Credit cards accepted on location: VisaVisa ElectronMasterCardAmerican ExpressMaestro UKPayPal

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

3 Months before stay date - 90 % back, 2 Month before stay date - 70% back,
1 Month before stay date - 60% back
2 Weeks before stay date - 20% back, 1 Week before stay date - 0% back

Check in times strictly @ 14H00 till 17H00 (pm)
(please arrange for late arrivals)
Check out times strictly @ 10H00 (am)
(a penalty will be charged for late book outs )

Location - Hostel

1 Stirling Road, West Beach, Blouberg, Cape Town
Cape Town
Western Cape (Province of the Western Cape)
South Africa  7441

Latitude: -33.81255, Longitude: 18.47612

How to get there

Driving directions to 1 Stirling Road, Blouberg, Cape Town 7441

From the airport, head south - 170 m
Slight left toward Airport Approach Road - 850 m
Slight left toward Airport Approach Road - 48 m
Turn left onto Airport Approach Road - 1, 4 km
Keep right to stay on Airport Approach Road - 160 m
Merge onto Settlers Wy/N2 via the ramp to Cape Town - 9, 4 km
Take exit 9 to merge onto M5 toward N1/Milnerton - 6, 6 km
Turn left onto Boundary Road - 700 m
Turn right onto Marine Drive/R27
Continue to follow R27 - 7, 7 km
Turn left onto Marine Drive - 1, 3 km
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Otto du Plessis Drive -1, 2 km
Turn right onto Shell Road - 200 m
Turn right onto Coral Road - 140 m
Take the 1st left onto Watsonia Road
Head down Watsonia Road and take a left into Stirling Road.
The Surf Shack is on the corner of Stirling Road & Watsonia Road.


My City Bus stop is literally outside the front door of The Surf Shack – Surf House & Backpackers you can use this bus system from the airport all the way to city central to the water front and all the way to Hout-Bay and back to Blouberg and be dropped of at our door step. The route to The Surf Shack is My Citi Route: 214 to Stirling in West Beach, Blouberg. You can also be brought to The Surf Shack via private taxi or shuttle just give them the Street Address: 1 Stirling Road, Blouberg, West Beach and for those driving with a rental or your own car search for us on Google and Google Maps will bring you strait to us!

Nearest airport: Cape Town International Airport