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Roslindale
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Reviewed 12 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... More 

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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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.... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
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
1 review
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... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
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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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed over 1 night and welcomed the extremely generous and comfortable bed. Don't let the bar across the road deter you. Their music, though loud, is not bad at all (that particular night anyway). If you're a couple, there is a communal toilet should the one in the room be too...intimate.

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We were completely satisfied with our accommodation as it fulfilled all our requirements in terms of position, accommodation, use of kitchen, braai facilities, etc. The manager of Shark Shack went out of his way to ensure our comfort. We would definitely return. Thanks for everything.

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Rome, Italy
1 review
Reviewed 13 January 2016

I had a great experience, Joahan and Shaun have been more than kind and helpful during all my stay, they are cherful, lively people. The place was extremely cozy and clean..one of the best guest house i stayed in South Africa

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Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 19 December 2015

The Dolphin House has now a new name, that can make it a bit difficult to find it. To bad that there is a shower and a toilet in the room itself. The owner is renovating the building, if you would like you can use the separate toilet and bathroom next to the room. The host is very friendly and... More 

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Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Cheap place verry cool but keep in mind bussy pub nexst door and across the sleep drunk bikers everywhere no sleep at all clean amd friendly staff please take your own towl as they charge for it even if u hire a private room and take some ear plugs with

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • 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 6500, South Africa (Formerly Dolphin House Mossel Bay)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Mossel Bay
Price Range: $27 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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