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Obviouzly Armchair Backpackers and Pub

  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible7%
  • 23 Feb. 2018
    “Unfriendly staff”
  • 1 Jun. 2016
    “Comedy nights rock”
135 Lower Main Road, Observatory 7925 South Africa See on map
Free Parking
Room Service
Free Internet
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Used to love popping into armchair. It was one of my favourite places in Obz. Got confronted by an employee/manager for wanting to use the facilities then pushed and sworn at by this said person. This was unacceptable service for me and I would definitely...More

Thank leonard_cuppacino
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Great place good staff and dam comedy nights are the best ever really hilarious worth every cent spent !! Must do when in obs !! Made some good friends here hanging with couple of drinks at bar! Place might need some TLC but can work...More

Thank Armand G
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Obs is a really happening area in Cape Town, a very young vibe. I stayed here for a few nights, the place is decent and good value for money. Stay here if you want to stay in a cool area with good pubs and a...More

Thank stian a
Reviewed 10 June 2015

this is a top place to stay, nice and clean and the right price. great African Indian restaurant near by---staff very helpful when i was booking my excursions--i did the great white cage diving---went diving in simons town and that was one of the best...More

Thank Tim m
Reviewed 20 October 2014 via mobile

The Sunday night comedy show was definitely worth the 15R to get in. The host is hilarious, and a couple of the comics were really good! Great vibes. Felt like a real community of artists working together. Warning: don't come late ;)

Thank Nadia C
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Located in the heart of OBZ. Ahoy partygoers. The Red Giant Obviouzly Armchair Backpackers and Pub is a Funky,Vibey, Cool Place-To-Be! The doorstep to Obz’s buzzing night life with a variety of restaurants, More pubs, shops and coffee bars on the same strip. Dorm rooms, single or double. Get a drink Special on arrival to enjoy in our fabulous pub or at our beer garden under the Southern sky. We offer comfortable beds, friendly service,transport, tours, 24 hour security, Internet access, international calls, big screen live sports , South African flavoured meals and many more great offers. Centrally located, we are 10 minutes from the airport, close to the mother city, beautiful beaches and majestic table mountain.What will you take home with you? An unforgettable African travel experience to add to your memoirs - OBVIOUZLY!! Less
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Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
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South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Observatory
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South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Observatory
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"Rooms on the left are right above the bar, so...ask if you can get one towards the back. But don't..."
18 Oct. 2011
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