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    The Backpackers in Green Point

    18 Thornhill Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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    03/09/2017 04/09/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent92%
    • Very good6%
    • Average1%
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    • Terrible0%
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    “tv room” (28 reviews)
    “green point” (38 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 24 September 2016

    Friendly and helpful staff (also funny), beds with crisp white (PERFECTLY clean) duvets and linens, clean white towels, nice breakfast with the option of cooking your own eggs. Also a great traveler vibe, versus a get drunk-and-be-a-jerk vibe. You can have fun, meet other people,...More

    Thank travelwiz13
    Response from Amelia K, Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 4 October 2016

    Hello there, We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the BIG, it warms our heart to read you enjoyed your social and sleep-in time with us :) Hopefully you will come visit us again! Milou and the BIG team

    Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

    Most beautiful hostel I have ever stayed at. What started out as a reservation for 3 nights, ended in staying there my entire stay. The guestoriented service already starts before the c/i, with sending an email asking if you need any assistance with arranging a...More

    Thank Michelle J
    Response from Amelia K, Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 4 October 2016

    Michelllllllllleeee!! Thank you so very much for taking the time to write us such a lovely review! We really enjoyed having you stay at the BIG and we are glad you appreciated the way we operate around the hostel :) . Thanks again for the...More

    Reviewed 28 August 2016

    My friend, sister and I booked a private triple for $90 per night, which I thought seemed awfully high for a hostel in Cape Town, but it had gotten such great reviews we decided to splurge. Our first night, after traveling nearly 24 straight hours...More

    Thank mdpresser
    Reviewed 27 August 2016

    I feel that when I say that the BIG hostel is by far the best hostel in Africa, let alone Capetown I say it with the outmost authority. I stayed in Capetown for over two months and trialled most hostels that where worth looking into....More

    Thank Gidi P
    Response from Amelia K, Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 4 October 2016

    Gidi!!!!!! I miss my in-house doctor!! OMG this is one of a kind review you left us - i recently come back from my Leave on the island and your review made my day and reminded me how awesome all of you guests are. You...More

    Reviewed 25 August 2016

    We stayed here for 7 nights before going on an overland tour and absolutely loved this hostel. The 'Afro Chic' room was quiet, spacious, light and bright with a great ensuite and had a lovely private outlook. The B.IG. Is incredibly well thought out and...More

    Thank Sarahg425
    Response from Amelia K, Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 27 August 2016

    Hey Sarah Thanks for the review. You are so on it you haven't even left yet. I hope you enjoy your Overland tour. Ivor and The B.I.GFamily

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    • Kitchenette
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    • 11
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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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    Melvia S
    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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