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 car park

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
Laundry
Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

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 car park
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Concierge desk
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Gift/Newsstand

Sports & Fitness

  • Wind surfing
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Billiard tables
  • Darts

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid beach shuttle
  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Outdoor dining area

Children's facilities

  • Game room

Leisure facilities

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

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Sitting area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV

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 - 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 Centre
  • Cape Town
    8.3 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Century City Railway Station
    6.5 mi
  • Kentemade Railway Station
    7.1 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
Shared Bathroom Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Seating area
  • Wardrobe
  • 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
Suite
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Fireplace
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Patio
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Mosquito net
  • Entire unit situated on ground floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Kitchen unit
  • 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 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

  • Robben Island6.0 mi
    Private Bag, Robben Island
  • Ratanga Junction6.2 mi
    Centry Boulevard
  • African Trading Port7.2 mi
    V & A Waterfront
  • Canal Walk Shopping Centre6.0 mi
    Century City Drive
  • Alon Shina - African Designs7.2 mi
    Dock Road Shop 106, Blue Shed Craft Market, V&A Waterfront

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 - Cape Town Cape Town location
Show big map »

Hostel Address:

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

Get directions
City Centre
  • Cape Town
    8.3 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Century City Railway Station
    6.5 mi
  • Kentemade Railway Station
    7.1 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