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Shark Shack Backpackers

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Bochum, Germany
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Thank you for the nice time in Mossel Bay! We got so many great tips where to eat and on activities, amazing! Also loved the hike you recommended. The Hostel is cute and the location right in town is great.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Really awesome little spot, willem went above and beyond welcoming us last minute, helping me with reservations for shark diving and the next stay! The man is a champ. Also showed us the coolest restaurants and let us shower (with fresh towels) after the shark dive. Top notch, thanks for the stay.

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Sonoma
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Very nice place for the value. The owners greeted us and were very nice. One of the few queen/king beds we had at any backpackers. Mattress was better than others we slept on, but still terrible. Great common kitchen area. Downside was it's across a busy (and loud) street from a loud, obnoxious bar full of drunks yelling loudly.

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Hamburg
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The place is perfectly located next to some bars and restaurants not far from the see. Beeing end of december there were mostly southafrican groups/ families staying there so it wasnt to easy meeting people to do things with.

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World
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We spent there just one night. The hostel is quiet small but very clean. It is on the Main Street, surrounded by bars and restaurants and just a foot walk away from the bay. The owner is very helpful finding restaurants, things to do, or whatever you need.

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Roslindale
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Had a wonderful one night stay in the 4-bed dorm - I was the only one in there. Willem aka Wilhelm aka William was super friendly and helpful with everything including telling me where to go, what to do, where to get Indian food, good coffee, etc. Towels are not provided but I was given one. Highly recommended - I...

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 19 July 2016

My stay here was amazing, I honestly felt at home. I could get home after a long day and relax. My opinion of whom to share a room was considered. Shaun and family, thank you very much for an excellent service. I would recommend it to anyone and would definitely consider it when I ever go to Mossel Bay again....

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 4 July 2016

The bedding was not 100% clean,there were traces of hair in the sheet. There was no new toilet roll,had to get our own from the ones we keep in the car. The shower leaks when in usage which makes it difficult to use the toilet with the floor and mats wet.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 8 May 2016

the place was in a good location,but the service was terrible,I will never refer anyone to Shark Shack,and me and my friends were not happy there,the care taker doesn't care about people who pays for bills he is rude,the rooms were cold,we didn't have access to the TV at night he would hide the remote so that we don't watch...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Great little place in Mossel Bay. Sean was very helpful and full of recommendations of things to do. Place was clean and good location. The only negative was the noisy caged birds that woke us in the am. Apart from that would reccomend

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service

Additional Information about Shark Shack Backpackers

Address: 15 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa (Formerly Dolphin House Mossel Bay)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Mossel Bay
Price Range: RM72 - RM202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Shark Shack Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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