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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“long street”(41 reviews)
“social hostel”(4 reviews)
“bed dorm”(6 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Fitness centre
2 Star Hotel
The perfect location in Cape Town! The area is safe, and only a short walk away from bars, restaurants and some of the city's most popular attractions. We’re a 10 minute hop by cab or bus to the V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain Cable Station and only 15 minutes by cab or bus from the...
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Location and contact
81 New Church Street | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
18.3 km to Cape Town Intl Airport
96 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
1.4 km from Lion's Head
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good place to be, you feel at home, food was great made new friends with everyone. I think that if you looking for a place to stay consider this one. Central to everywhere, walking distance to shops. There’s a bar and cafe here to....More

Thank Kyle P
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Cape Town Backpackers is by far one of the best hostels I’ve ever stayed in. The location is perfect and the hostel itself is amazing, but what truly makes the hostel incredible is the staff. The staff here really get to know everyone and make...More

Thank shanno123456789
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Fantastic stay here with Leo making it even better! Look after her, she is a gem! She is like the street that she lives an Dahhhhhhhhling! Many thanks again, everthing was divine! Clean rooms and great views!

Thank francoisctsa
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I only booked the Cape Town Backpackers for my first night in Cape Town, not knowing what I wanted to do during the rest of my stay. But in the first few minutes Zubair introduced me to some people he thought I would get along...More

Thank Ewa B
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We always make it a point to stay at hostels or homestays every time we travel far. These work out cheap, comfortable, and it gets the job done without much fuss. Cape Town backpackers is a classic example of a backpackers hostel with a little...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
USD 19 - USD 89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
USD 19 - USD 89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Traveller (32)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Tsungai N
19 November 2016|
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Response from AndyCTBP | Property representative |
Hi, we're located in the city bowl. you would need a cab or drive to get the two oceans start. Ive done it a few times myself, I normally allow about 30 minutes to get parked in time.
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"Check out time is 10 AM, and keep this in mind during bookings."
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"I am not a smoker so would not be too close to smoking area."
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"Try and stay either on the lower ground level or extended building"
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"private rooms are very nice"
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