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Once in Cape Town

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

I stayed at Once in Cape Town for a week and thought it was a great hostel. Had my own room and bathroom which were quite nice. I was there for work and honestly while a fun hostel with a bar, the noise level was never too loud. It is a clean place with a decent small breakfast too. Would...

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Sicily, Italy
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Room are really good, very clean and the place has a good restaurant and bar right below the rooms. The staff is very friendly and the place is in the middle of the night life. Definitely a place to come back once in Cape Town.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I was really excited to stay at Once after a friend recommended it. The atmosphere and social side of the hostel is great, but the organisation and details, not so much. The 4 bed dorm was very basic, my plug didn't work, the loo seat was falling off and the wifi was terrible. There was a big error made when...

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Good hostel in a good location with amazing staff (thanks Justine, Mirana, Asanda and all the others for the best times in Cape Town) and awesome activities. Breakfast is included at the adjacent cafe, where in the evening you can also go for drinks. If you're looking for a place to stay, choose Once!

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Florianopolis, SC
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I was in a amazing city, with amazing people, Once in Cape Town is the best hostel, beginning to the staff and finishing in the bar, when you are there you dont wanna go out, only to go the beach. Amazing experience!!!!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Very nice place. Nice location, cool bar Yours Truly with a nice breakfast. Staff is enthusiastic, helpfull and friendly. Double rooms are great, clean, comfy bed and a nice view. Nice activities for lonely backpackers. And nice location close to longstreet, only the beaches are a bit further away.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Really friendly and smily staff, pillows are the best you can find. Lots of Activities and ideas for your trip. Safety and service are amazing.. Nothing to complain about! The bar is really cool if you want to chill or meet people

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Very clean rooms with a lot of space and comfortable beds, Nice showers and Pretty views! Very helpfull staf and the best breakfast! Perfect location to explore capetown. Nice ambiance and perfect to meet other people.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 March 2017

It was super nice there! Nice staff, clean rooms. The bar was fun in the evening. The area was also nice with a lot of restaurants around. I would reccomend it to everyone. Iwas staying in 5 different hostels in Cape Town and i liked this one the most.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I met great people that shared a dorm with me. That is always welcome when you are travelling alone. Breakfast is good, the rooms are neat and it is good value for money. The staff is friendly and I can recommend Once to anyone looking for accommodation in Cape Town

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  • Free Internet
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated at the foot of the world-renowned Table Mountain, in the centre of Cape Town City and located in the upmarket suburb of Gardens. Comfort at a most affordable price! Step out our front door and find yourself on vibrant Kloof Street, showcasing an array of world class restaurants including Kitchen Kink Boutique, Asoka, Yindees and our sister restaurant Hudsons Burger Joint. Once in Cape Town welcomes you with attentive staff that take pride in providing personalized service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Once in Cape Town

Address: 73 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (Formerly Saasveld Lodge)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Price Range: $27 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Once in Cape Town 4*
Number of rooms: 47
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Also Known As:
Saasveld Hotel Cape Town Central
Saasveld Lodge
Once In Cape Town South Africa
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“Rooms on the Parking area of the Hotel is quieter than rooms facing the street. I stayed on 3rd floor, which I would recommend.”
Wilddogsafaris, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the bar at all costs!”
J2853XRalih, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“choose a room that is far away from the bar”
AndiTime, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“3rd floor if you want to be away from the bar noise”
iopo, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“With a view of the table mountain”
Catherined855, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
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