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Reviewed 27 July 2016

I was staying here for almost two weeks with my boyfriend while we were looking for an apartment in city centre of Cape Town. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The hostel has many activities you can join every week such as braai, hiking, walking tours, movie night ect. It is a nice area to stay and easy to... More 

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Rundu, Namibia
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2016

everything is all aright now that there a TV in the seating room. Thanks for that. I will always recommend travellers for your accommodation establishment. Security within i am glad. Muffins for breakfasts are fantastic

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Thank charlesk805
Cape Town
1 review
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great vibe, the staff members are very friendly and helpful. I was there on a solo trip in a dorm. Stayed one night in Kalk Bay and another in Jouge. The Kalk Bay room is awesome, has a nicely lighted ambiance. Jouge is dark, for the short term only.

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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Clean cosy backpackers situated centrally walking distance to all shops and night life restaurant's in observatory ! Really nice staff very informative about activities and the surroundings! Basic but nice braai night was definitely the highlight awesome fellow travellers!!

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Thank Armand G
Cape Town
1 review
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The backpacker was just perfect (friendly staff, clean, safe, fun hangouts, ...) and they provide alcohol at very cheap prices, but if they run out of stock, they don't make sure they have more on the next day (and if you bring your own you have to pay extra). I only stayed for three days, but I'm guessing this won't... More 

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Thank siebe-may2016
Crew_33South, Manager at 33 South Boutique Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Siebe Thank you for taking your time to review us.we really appreciate your feedback.I'm happy to hear that our staff is friendly,hostel clean ,safe,fun and i'm glad you liked our bar prices. I'm really sorry we had run out of stock while your were here,i promise that will never happen again im sorry about that,i will make sure of... More 

Cape Town
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

As a longterm guest 33 south was a very good option! Living in Obz is very cool and the hostel has anything you might need (except laundy facilities). The staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are nice and the whole hostel is clean, clean, clean! The only improveable thing to mention is the missing light and shelf on... More 

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Crew_33South, Manager at 33 South Boutique Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear 912fry1234 firstly, I want to thank you for your time to write a review. We appreciate all feedback from our guests and use this chance to make constant improvements. I am glad to hear that you liked our location and cleanness!Normally the laundry is done next to spar 2 minutes walk from us but in the future we will... More 

Cape Town
1 review
Reviewed 10 May 2016

friendly staff, nice braai, clean rooms, housely enivornment. very flexible and easy going people. Good location, safe.Yeah i definetly will recommend this hostel. The kitchen was also very clean and good

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Crew_33South, Manager at 33 South Boutique Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Jesss Thank you very much for taking your time to review us.I'm so glad to hear that you had a good time at 33 South backpackers,Looking forward to see you in the future.We promise to keep up the good standard in our hostel. Thank you again Kindest regards Mawethu More 

Cape Town
1 review
Reviewed 7 May 2016

The place is great, well located and clean! BUT we didn't get any muffin the first morning and the backpackers do not respect the sleep of others and the "night watch" doesn't say anything...it makes your night terrible...

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Thank luciem117
Crew_33South, Public Relations Manager at 33 South Boutique Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear luciem117, firstly, I want to thank you for your time to write a review. We appreciate all feedback from our guests and use this chance to make constant improvements. I am glad to hear that you liked our location and cleanness! I am very sorry you didn´t get a muffin for breakfast; next time- ask the receptionist for help... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Please clean up the place and teach your staff manners. The guy by the name of Elvis is so rude. When I got there, your speed point was not working. He demanded that I go draw the money from an ATM outside the place. At night? In Cape Town? Would I travel all the way from Johannesburg to Cape Town... More 

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Crew_33South, Front Office Manager at 33 South Boutique Backpackers, responded to this review

Good day Anathi We would like to apologise for the unpleasant reception you received when you arrived, we will look into your grievances and address them with all due haste. It was brought to the attention of management that the POS did have issues on the said day and it has since been rectified. We do not at all believe... More 

Cape Town
1 review
Reviewed 4 May 2016

its a good place to live temporarily. service is also very good. electricity as well as water available all time. Transport is also very good. It is nearer to pick and pay. They have good common kitchen.

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Crew_33South, Manager at 33 South Boutique Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Sanjit firstly, I want to thank you for your time to write a review. We appreciate all feedback from our guests and use this chance to make constant improvements. I am glad to hear that you liked our services and kitchen. Hope to see you again in the future kindest regards Mawethu More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Additional Information about 33 South Boutique Backpackers

Address: 48 Trill Road, Observatory 7925, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Observatory
Price Range: RM76 - RM214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 33 South Boutique Backpackers 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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“everything is on one floor including a disabled bathroom so it is wheelchair user friendly, all the rooms have a unique touch.”
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