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The B.I.G Backpackers in Green Point

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsgreen pointmeet other travellershome away from homecommon areasfree breakfastdouble roomlocation is greatother guestsfelt like homewe've stayednice breakfaststay in cape townfantastic staystayed here for nightslong streetsouth africaivor
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tyler is AWFUL !! ....Ah ah, No i'm kidding cause i know he will probably see it ! We stayed 5 days and it was perfect ! It's a place where you can feel like home and the team is juste AMAZING and so nice...More

Thank Aurélie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in B.I.G. in a double as well as in the girls dorm and both options where great. The whole place is very comfortable, chilled out, clean and very nicely decorated. Kitchen premises are great, also my dorm was amazing, very spacious. Comfy beds,...More

Thank Travelfish N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for a week and it is a great place, felt like home. Everyone was very friendly, staff and guests. Great decoration and nice confortable rooms. The place is also in a great location and the area is pretty nice.

Thank Santiago O
Response from theBIGbackpackers, General Manager at The B.I.G Backpackers in Green PointResponded 3 weeks ago

Mr Mexico!!!! We miss having you around the hostel! It was so lovely to get to know you and host you during your time in cape town. Please do come visit us again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this hostel because it looked fun without being a party hostel, looked well-cared-for, seemed to have multiple common areas, and seemed to have a lot of info about things to do. I stayed there for five nights and it exceeded my already-high expectations....More

Thank MichelleMDDC
Response from theBIGbackpackers, Front Office Manager at The B.I.G Backpackers in Green PointResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Michelle Thank you so much for your very kind review! It warms our hearts to hear such positive things about the BIG. We loved having you around and you are always welcome back for a Rummikub rematch! All the best and safe travels on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved the hostel but one night my two roomates and I had to share the room with a homeless. It is a very nice gesture that they want to help people in need but I think they should warn the guests that once a...More

Thank Juana P
Response from theBIGbackpackers, Owner at The B.I.G Backpackers in Green PointResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Juanita Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We would like to take this opportunity to correct some inaccurate information in your review. It is not the policy of The B.I.G Backpackers to house homeless people once a week...More

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The B.I.G is a newly renovated boutique backpackers perfectly situated in the centre of Cape Town. It's walking distance from the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Stadium, transport systems, gym facilities, ...More restaurants and coffee shops. It's a short drive to Clifton/Camps Bay beaches as well as the Cape Town CBD. Most of Cape Towns greatest attractions are within close proximity: Table Mountain, Ferry to Robin Island, the aquarium, Sea Point Promenade, Lions Head and Signal Hill. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (148)
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Dining (26)
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Harry T
23 May 2017|
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Response from BIGBackpackers | Property representative |
Thanks for your answer Chikku!
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Melvia S
30 November 2016|
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Response from travelwiz13 | Reviewed this property |
Would be better to email the hostel directly.
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UniTsh1
14 July 2015|
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Response from Amelia K | Property representative |
Hi UniTsh1 Thanks so much for your inquiry. Unfortunately we are already fully booked for those dates. If you would like to contact me directly through our website or email, I can put you onto our wait-list and should... More
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"Ask for room facing away from parking lot"