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    The Backpack

    74 New Church Street | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$42
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          Overview
          • Excellent64%
          • Very good27%
          • Average5%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
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          “long street” (74 reviews)
          “fair trade” (11 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          Special Offer: 4th night free
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          Reviewed 3 days ago

          I wish that I had had more time to get to now the other residents more -- it seemed like a great community and great way find travel friends. The [free] breakfast views of Table Mountain are unforgettable. As a note, I was a single...More

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          Reviewed 21 February 2017

          We had the pleasure of staying at The Backpack for two weeks and felt at home in friendly and comfortable spaces! Environmental sustainability is embraced and awareness raised in all common areas of the hostel, which makes it stand out and setting an example. Traditional...More

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          Response from JadeCPT, Manager at The Backpack

          Hi there and thank you so much for this great review! We are smiling from ear to ear and of course, we love you too! See you soon. Kind Regards, The Backpack Team.

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Great stay, plenty of room in dorm, nice large locker, the pool is lovely with the view of table mountain, just a shame the hostel was a little quiet on atmosphere when i stayed. Staff are really helpful for booking anything you need and security...More

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          Response from Lee H, Owner at The Backpack

          Thanks for taking the time to review us. One can never tell how busy or quiet we will be each night so its a shame you were not here on the nights we were rocking. So happy you appreciated our big spacious dorms maybe next...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          This place is GREAT! Stay there! Pros: Easy walking distance to food, nightlife and downtown w/o all the noise of being downtown. The whole place is adorable, clean, and well done. Pool, lounge area, garden. It's beautiful! Amazing breakfast included in price. Private rooms are...More

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          Response from Lee H, Owner at The Backpack

          Thank you so much for your glowing review we are so happy you loved our place and will continue to do more so come back. Thanks for pointing out our lack of utensils in the kitchen I will see that they get updated. Hope to...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Nice people, bedroom are very comfortable, the decoration is nice and colorfull, you have lot of choice for your breakfast, the view on the mountain specially table moutain is amazing. So I will go back without any doubt ! :)

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          Response from JadeBackpack, Manager at The Backpack

          Thank you for the compliments and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards, The Backpack Team.

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          About
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          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$27 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Smoking rooms available ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 38
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Western Cape >
          • Cape Town >
          • Cape Town Central >
          • City Bowl / Tamboerskloof
          • Also Known As
          • The Backpack Hotel Cape Town Central ,
          • The Backpack Cape Town, South Africa
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          Traveller (182)
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          Dining (46)
          Pool & Beach (16)
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          Bathroom (4)
          Family and Play Areas (4)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          echomurmur
          You stated that you charge 220R for airport transfer. Is that per person or per vehicle? Thank you.
          26 January 2016|
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          Response from JaneMangnall | Reviewed this property |
          Not sure but you can do better with Uber and get wifi at the airport.
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          Sioned J
          Hi! I noticed that prices are more expensive in October than for September? Is there a reason for this? Do prices drop closer to the time?
          21 July 2015|
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          Response from tembi1 | Property representative |
          our prices do change from time to time seasonally and we also run specials so please watch our web page for exciting specials.
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          MicheleTravel23
          Hi! Do you offer transport to the airport? If so, what is the cost?
          19 February 2015|
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          Response from tembi1 | Property representative |
          we do arrange airport transfers from R220
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          Room Tips
          "4 bed dorm room is close to entry, could be loud but not sure. Most of the privates are near the back and..."
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          "Rooms along the back hallway are smoky."
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          "Book early, it fills up fast."
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          "Rooms on the S/E side have views of Table Mountain."
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