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    The Backpack

    74 New Church Street | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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          Overview
          • Excellent66%
          • Very good27%
          • Average5%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
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          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          Special Offer: 4th night free
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          Reviewed 23 July 2015

          My partner and I stayed here for 5 nights at the start of the month. Really nice hostel. Staff are very good- we had a problem with cold water in our shower and they were very apologetic and got it sorted straight away! Room was...More

          Thank SuzannaVa
          Response from JadeCPT, Duty Manager at The BackpackResponded 30 July 2015

          Hi there and thank you for taking the time to review us! We are so glad that you enjoyed your cold winter stay with us and that the efforts the staff made to make you warmer and happier went a long way. We do apologise...More

          Reviewed 23 July 2015

          It was a nice simple room (I had a single). The bed was comfy. It had a wardrobe with a safe inside. There was also a bench and a bedside lamp. The heater is slow to heat up the room but get's there eventually. It's...More

          Thank kd0g2
          Response from JadeCPT, Duty Manager at The BackpackResponded 30 July 2015

          Hey, thanks for the awesome review! It is great to hear that you had a brilliant stay with us and that the breakfast was well received! The closer you are to the WiFi router the better the signal is and unfortunately there are some dead...More

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          Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

          The Backpack is the perfect place to stay. The wonderful staff makes everything so easy and the place feels like home. Such a great atmosphere and an awesome place to meet some great people. It is an awesome home base for anyone who is staying...More

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          Response from JadeCPT, Duty Manager at The BackpackResponded 30 July 2015

          Thank you for your great review, we are so chuffed to know that your stay was one of a kind with us and that staying with us made your trip to Cape Town that much more special. We hope that we will be seeing you...More

          Reviewed 21 July 2015

          We traveled in a group of 4 and spent 3 nights in the "President's Suite". The bedroom was very tidy and the bathroom was well kept. The staff helped us to plan activities for our time in Cape Town. The staff members took care of...More

          Thank Aaron B
          Response from JadeCPT, Duty Manager at The BackpackResponded 30 July 2015

          Hi there and thank you for taking the time to give us this review. We are so happy to hear that every single staff member in The Backpack treated you well and made sure that they met your every need. We are so proud when...More

          Reviewed 20 July 2015

          The Backpacker is even better in reality than on the photographs. It is well located close to Kloof and Long street where there are many excellent restaurants and bars. The décor and style is very vibrant and you can really feel comfortable and at home....More

          Thank BenKunz
          Response from JadeCPT, Duty Manager at The BackpackResponded 30 July 2015

          Hello, thank you for reviewing us. It's awesome that you had a good stay with us, enjoying your room, Cape Town and its surrounding and the spectacular views of Table Mountain from our swimming pool area! Come back again soon, Kind Regards, Jade Calmeyer

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 28 - USD 108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Smoking rooms available ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 38
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          • Location
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          • Cape Town Central >
          • City Bowl / Tamboerskloof
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          • The Backpack Hotel Cape Town Central ,
          • The Backpack Cape Town, South Africa
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          echomurmur
          You stated that you charge 220R for airport transfer. Is that per person or per vehicle? Thank you.
          26 January 2016|
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          Response from JaneMangnall | Reviewed this property |
          Not sure but you can do better with Uber and get wifi at the airport.
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          Sioned J
          Hi! I noticed that prices are more expensive in October than for September? Is there a reason for this? Do prices drop closer to the time?
          21 July 2015|
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          Response from tembi1 | Property representative |
          our prices do change from time to time seasonally and we also run specials so please watch our web page for exciting specials.
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          MicheleTravel23
          Hi! Do you offer transport to the airport? If so, what is the cost?
          19 February 2015|
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          Response from tembi1 | Property representative |
          we do arrange airport transfers from R220
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          Room Tips
          "4 bed dorm room is close to entry, could be loud but not sure. Most of the privates are near the back and..."
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          "Rooms along the back hallway are smoky."
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          "Book early, it fills up fast."
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          "Rooms on the S/E side have views of Table Mountain."
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