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Hout Bay Backpackers

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Room & Suite (10)
Pool & Beach (5)
Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cape town”(29 reviews)
“pleasant stay”(2 reviews)
“makes you feel”(2 reviews)
AMENITIES
Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Can relax here. No theft. Mostly Dutch and German young volunteer groups. Private room not worth it. Rather go stay in a B and B / guest house. Very functional and clean though. Just do not rent a private room. For R 300 more you...More

Thank Shane C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayd at the lodge with a group of 15 people for 3 weeks. Hout Bay is beautifull and the location of the lodge very central. The staff is friendly and everything is daily cleaned👌🏻. A great thank you to the staff for taking such...More

Thank Jessica v
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Good location but inadequate parking size. Mixed dorms- hugely inappropriate ensuite shower with see through glass from the room and no other choice of shower. Luckily the man staying in our dorm was very thoughtful and left when we showered. Top of the bathroom open...More

Thank Jenna P
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Overall the experience at Hout bay experience was great and the staff are very friendly and welcoming. One little bit of feedback is that the 4 bed mixed dorm (i would always book a female dorm but this wasn't an option) has an 'en suite'...More

Thank KaylaWoodhouse
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

If someone wants to spend a great time in Hout Bay, please check that place out. The staff is simply amazing as well as the people being around. The rooms as well as the accomodation itself are clean and comfortable and if you need any...More

Thank Lulu G
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Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
USD 82 - USD 98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 82 - USD 98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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Traveller (34)
Room & Suite (10)
Pool & Beach (5)
Dining (4)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Room Tips
"Tip: Splurge for a single or double room, comfortable and quiet."
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"Upper floor rooms have the better views, of course"
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"for families the family room!!"
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"The rooms on the top floor have a nice view over the bay."
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