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  • Excellent60%
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  • Terrible7%
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“long street”(41 reviews)
“social hostel”(4 reviews)
“bed dorm”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
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Kitchenette
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2 Star Hotel
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All reviewslong streetsocial hostelbed dormtable mountaingood nights sleepbook toursa great stayplace to stayfree breakfastnight's sleepclean roomskloof streetthe location is perfectstayed here for nightscamps bayafricapartying
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank SamvitNeilMenon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent 10 days at Cape Town Backpackers and there’s no end to the great things I have to say about that hostel. As a solo traveler I tried finding the most social hostel and this was exactly what I was looking for. Long story...More

Thank AseefR2018
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Showed up hoping to get a room w/o a reservation and my third one i tried; Like the rest they were all booked up for that day; Leo, who was on duty that evening, went out of her way to help me find some place...More

1  Thank Luke196057
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Cape Town B/P does an excellent job catering to travellers. I stayed in a 7-bedroom dorm and really enjoyed the experience. The atmosphere is inviting, and there are plenty of opportunities to make friends with the other travellers coming through. The Bathrooms are basic but...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

The Location is excelent; close to City Center and cable car. Rooms are pretty basic as in any African hostel. But we were said by the management that room safe box is safe and that there are no additional keys. We didn’t count money while...More

Thank Davor F
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
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Laundry Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
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Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$16 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Price range
US$16 - US$86 (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
18 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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