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The Surf Shack Hostel

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Just got back from spending a few days at the Surf Shack. The location is perfect for those who want to explore both the waves and the area as its dead central. It's not 'on the beach', but you can rent a scooter easily across the street and check out all the amazing beaches and sights, everything seemed to be...

Thank Andrew R
Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
Reviewed 3 May 2013

I stayed one night at this place that has a central location not too far away from the bus station. I can't really recommend this place since the total experience below average of the ho(s)tels I've stayed at in Taiwan (as well as worldwide). When I arrived in the morning in heavy rain to check in (leave luggage) there was...

Thank Bengt H
Reviewed 11 December 2012 via mobile

The surfshack is a good alternative if you don't want to go to kenting directly with all it's hustle and bustle, especially at night. The town is still in a good distance to the whole kenting area with it's beaches and parks. You can rent a scooter just next door and explore the area on your own. The surfshack has...

Thank zigeunerblut
Reviewed 1 December 2012 via mobile

We stayed three nights in december (Off-Season) and were the only guests. But therefor the staff was very helpful and spent some time with us. Great english skills. The restaurant in the ground floor has a decent menu and everything we ordered was great! We had a good time, rented a scooter and got to all the nice places around...

Thank Mscmpp
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 27 May 2012

Although some distance away from the tourist strip that is Kenting Main Street, the Surf Shack was centrally located near the Hengchun bus station and surrounded by great local eateries which the staff recommended. The beach is a 15 minute ride away by bus, which comes every 20 minutes. Room rates are cheap, and the rooms were decent. I wouldn't...

Thank whoooosh

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Additional Information about The Surf Shack Hostel

Address: No.224 Hengnan Road, Hengchun Town, Pingtung County 946, Taiwan
Region: Taiwan > Pingtung County
Number of rooms: 205
Also Known As:
The Surf Shack Hostel Taiwan/Pingtung County
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“If you can afford, go for the AC room...”
688andrewr, 10 Sep 2013 | Read review
“If you need privacy avoid the room with "incomplete walls"”
BengtH229, 3 May 2013 | Read review
“Get the air con room”
whoooosh, 26 May 2012 | Read review
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