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Cape Town Backpackers

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Breakfast Available
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Airport Transportation
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All reviewslong streetsocial hosteltable mountaingood nights sleepbook toursplace to stayfree breakfasta great staynight's sleepclean roomsmueslikloof stthe location is perfectstayed here for nightscamps bayafricasafes
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, clean rooms and everything you need! You can book tours, drink beer in the hostel bar, cook your own food or order breakfast from the hostel chef. Also the hostel is close to the crowded "long street".

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Great localization! If you are from abroad and you keep hearing how dangerous is South Africa then this hostel is something for you. Very easy, convenient location, you can travel everywhere using either hop on hop off MyCity. The bar downstairs and the storage of...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

One of the larger backpackers. Well positioned to trendy bars and restaurants, old Victorian building with all amenities, well priced and we'll equipped for tours. Comfortable mixed dorms, only drawback has been no hot water after trying twice today. Overall, GOOD and we'll priced.

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Response from AndyCTBP, Guest Relations Manager at Cape Town BackpackersResponded 30 June 2016

Hi Oliver. Thanks for the review, apologies about the water issue, we had a new system fitted. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Andy

Reviewed 20 April 2016

Very nice,social,clean homely enviroment.I enjoyed the view and the friendly neighborhood .The locals were very nice.The weather was also fantastic.Situated right in the middle of the action,what more could you ask for.

Thank Carlis O
Response from AndyCTBP, Guest Relations Manager at Cape Town BackpackersResponded 30 June 2016

Hi Carlis, thanks for taking the time to review us, see you next time :)

Reviewed 18 April 2016

Super friendly and hjelpfull staff. On their time of, they socialize with the customers. Feels like they are one of us. Bar/ Reception/ Hangout -areas is nice. Good kitchen facilities. Hostel have an good position in the city. Feels safe inside. To get more rating,...More

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Response from AndyCTBP, Guest Relations Manager at Cape Town BackpackersResponded 30 June 2016

Hi, We are always very busy through the high season, this past year even busier than normal. Some things took a battering and we're actually in the middle of a refit now! Next time you come we'll be all shiney and new. Thanks for the...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
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Airport Transportation
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Breakfast Available
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US$18 - US$2,791 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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US$18 - US$2,791 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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"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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"The dorm rooms are great but if u want quietness take a private room"
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