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Friends Cafe & Guest House

1 Main Road | Intersection to Hole in the Wall, Coffee Bay 5080, South Africa
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Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent25%
    • Very good19%
    • Average8%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible38%
    2 weeks ago
    “Friends Cafe- friendly staff but dissapointing place and it needs maintenance”
    29 Dec 2016
    “Like staying on your best mates couch”
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I enjoyed my stay at Friends Café our room was neat and okay. The place needs maintenance though. The kitchen always had a puddle and that made it even dirtier,I think the pipe was faulty. I understand they are going for the rustic look but...More

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    Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

    Arriving late at night with a tiny puppy and no where to stay I was greeted with love and open arms. Luckily they had a cancelation I guess. The location is pretty much on one of the prettiest and well looked after beaches I've been...More

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    Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

    Seeking shelter from the mud, mist and rain of the Wild Coast of South Africa, we came upon this cheerful little timber structure perched on a hillside with beautiful ocean and forest views. A very friendly vibe with delicious healthy food made fresh right there....More

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    Reviewed 18 August 2015

    bomvu was a nice place few year ago but its lost his magic! no electric no water no management. no bar, no food, terrible place... and its dangerous, nail looking out the wood, the rooms are dirty and the vibe is absolutely "world is dead"....More

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    Response from friendsbackpackers, Owner at Friends Cafe & Guest House

    Dear all - please help us spread the word that Bomvu Paradise Backpackers is no longer. We are working with Trip Advisor to get everything sorted, but could really use everyone's help in spreading the word. Friends Wild Coast Backpackers took over and began renovations...More

    Reviewed 25 June 2015

    Bomvu was really 'just ok'. Food was average. Our campsite location was quite nice but we were woken at 530am everyday by the animals, so moved into a private dorm which was fine. It wasn't particularly clean but the staff were friendly, helpful and we...More

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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
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    Traveller (56)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Dining (8)
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    Penny D
    I am Looking for Linda, I met you at the Ocean View hotel. I desperately need to get my diplomas from SA as I am now living in England. If you get this message please contact me via whats app or sms +447960796707 Fond Regards Penny Delport ( Brads friend )
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    Response from Penny D |
    I am Looking for Linda, I met you at the Ocean View hotel. I desperately need to get my diplomas from SA as I am now living in England. If you get this message please contact me via whats app or sms +447960796707 Fond... More
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms are all pretty similar. Try for far from the bar to avoid noise."
    Tahlia T, over a year agoRead review
    "Stay away but if you must stay, see the room before-hand and then choose. Select one that is well away from..."
    Gerry049, over a year agoRead review
    "Don't!"
    RolandFS, over a year agoRead review
    "For a little bit more a double room is worth booking over the dorm. We stayed in the dorm for the first..."
    MsHarris01, over a year agoRead review
    "Check out where your room is situated, so your nightrest will not be disturbed..."
    NL-viajero, over a year agoRead review
    "be careful of the flies"
    1976Claudia2014, over a year agoRead review
    "Don't go near the speakers, find a quieter room if you're going to stay here."
    Matt S, over a year agoRead review
    "try their campsites, it must be the best i have ever seen"
    monkey2319716, over a year agoRead review
    "Coffee shake is the best place to stay in coffee bay, clean and organized, the food is awesome and cheap..."
    Chase B, over a year agoRead review
    "Stay somewhere else"
    Martijn v, over a year agoRead review