The Surf Shack Hostel - Cape Town

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

Coming with an outdoor swimming pool, free self parking and a baggage storage, The Surf Shack Hostel offers a designated place for smoking and a souvenir shop as well. The hostel serves as an example of art deco architecture in Cape Town.

The convenient location gives quick access to Canal Walk, Ratanga Junction and Panorama Medi. Within 450 meters from the venue, Blue Peter and Jimmy's Killer Prawns Table View serve a wide selection of meals.

30 minutes by car from Cape Town International airport.

Rooms

Rooms like Basic Room, Single Room, Twin Room and Queen Room include access to a communal kitchen. The basic rooms come with a carpet floor. Some rooms feature beds with down pillows and linens. This property has en suite bathrooms offered for guests' use. They come with hairdryers, complimentary toiletries and bath sheets along with showers and bidets.

Services

Guests can rent bicycles on spot.

Relax

Windsurfing, darts and hiking can be enjoyed by guests.

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

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

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

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

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City Center
  • Cape Town
    8.3 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Akasiapark
    6.5 mi
  • Monte Vista
    6.9 mi
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    7.3 mi
Restaurants
  • Blue Peter (cuisine: Eclectic)
    1500 ft
  • Jimmy's Killer Prawns Table View
    1500 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    9

Rooms and availability

The Surf Shack photos Exterior Hotel information
Suite Balcony
Garden view
  • Room size:

    305 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
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  • General:Patio
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Parquet floor
  • Mosquito net
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Outdoor dining area
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

This room is on the 2nd floor of the house and offers mountain, pool and sea views. The room offers a flat-screen TV and features a modern en-suite bathroom with a shower & bath.

The Surf Shack photos Exterior Hotel information
Suite Sea View
Sea view
  • Room size:

    280 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Seating area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Mosquito net
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Kitchen unit
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Offering mountain and sea views, this open plan loft room is situated on the 3rd floor. It has a flat-screen TV and a bathroom with an elevated corner bath.

The Surf Shack photos Exterior Hotel information
Queen Room
Garden view
  • Room size:

    155 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • General:Seating area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Mosquito net
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

The room is situated on the 2nd floor and has a queen-size bed, a TV, tea-and-coffee making facilities, 2 bedside tables, a clothing cabinet and a shared bathroom.

The Surf Shack photos Exterior Hotel information
Double Room
  • Room size:

    130 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Mosquito net
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

This double room features a cable TV.

The Surf Shack photos Exterior Hotel information
Twin Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    175 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Fireplace
    • + More
  • General:Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

This twin room has a sea view, tile/marble floor and electric kettle.

The Surf Shack photos Room
Suite Garden View
Garden view
  • Room size:

    195 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Fireplace
    • + More
  • General:Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Mosquito net
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
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 Day6.2 mi

Popular areas

  • Bloubergstrand1700 ft

Places of interest

  • Durbanville Hills Winery5.2 mi
  • Robben Island5.8 mi

Local attractions

  • Sanccob - Penguin Rehabilitation Center1.7 mi
    22 Pentz Drive, Table View
  • Cape Town Diamond Museum7.2 mi
    1st Floor, The Clock Tower, Cape Town Central
  • Two Oceans Aquarium7.7 mi
    Alfred Basin, Dock Road, Cape Town Central
  • Ratanga Junction5.6 mi
    Century City, Cape Town Central
  • Cape Town Stadium 7.5 mi
    Vlei Road, Cape Town Central

Restaurants nearby

  • Blue Peter1500 ft

    Address: Beach Road

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

  • Doodles2100 ft

    Address: 110 Beach Boulevard

    61% likes this, based on 66 reviews

  • Primi Blue2900 ft

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

    71% likes this, based on 36 reviews

  • Jimmy's Killer Prawns Table View1500 ft

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

    52% likes this, based on 54 reviews

  • Cattle Baron Tableview Blouberg2900 ft

    Address: 3 Porterfield Rd,
    Phone: 021 557 4165

    72% likes this, based on 51 reviews
    Price Range: USD 14 - USD 20

Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    9

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How to reach hostel

hostel The Surf Shack Hostel - Cape Town Cape Town location
Show big map »

Hostel Address:

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

Get directions
City Center
  • Cape Town
    8.3 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Akasiapark
    6.5 mi
  • Monte Vista
    6.9 mi
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    7.3 mi
Restaurants
  • Blue Peter (cuisine: Eclectic)
    1500 ft
  • Jimmy's Killer Prawns Table View
    1500 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    9