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    The Backpackers in Green Point

    18 Thornhill Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent92%
    • Very good6%
    • Average1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 385 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Me and my girlfriend visited for a week and we stayed in room Lazy Afternoon (private en suite), we've stayed in a lot of hotels around the world and ttheir aren't many better. The room was a good size, very clean, had net flicks and...More

    Thank Matty R
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Everything was just PERFECT! It is like being home but with the comfort of an hotel. The staff is friendly and helpful, the family room huge and equipped with everything, communal spaces are very nicely decorated and comfortable. Highly recommended both to young and "aging"...More

    Thank maviflo
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    It was my first time visiting Cape Town, and I'm grateful that I got a chance to stay at the BIG my first 3 nights. The facility is in a great, safe location (Green Point), the staff are super-friendly and helpful, organize lots of activities,...More

    Thank jrt8181
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights in early July with our two teenagers (14 and 16) and had a wonderful experience. The friendly staff helped us to arranged a transfer from the airport, and provided excellent suggestions for things to do in...More

    Thank Jennifer T
    Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

    The staff were friendly and involved us in adventures I wouldn't do by myself, as some things are best accompanied with by an Experienced local. They helped with booking tours and food was great. I would go back for sure!! Loved it! It was very...More

    Thank Nikala K
    Response from Daphdi, Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 13 July 2017

    Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and we are so glad you had an awesome time with us!

    Atlantic Point Backpackers
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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$25 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Cape Town Central
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    • The Backpackers In Green Point Cape Town, South Africa
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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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    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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    "We stayed in the Madiba room, which sleeps 4 (this worked well for our family)"
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    "Rooms on the second floor are only accessible by stairs."
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    "If you can, get the female dorm!"
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    "The private room Sailor is lovely."
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