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Cape Town Backpackers

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 4 July 2014

I transferred here from Amber Tree Lodge for a few days at the end of my stay in Cape Town. When I entered to store my bags in the luggage room in the basement, I could feel that the Cape Town Backpackers (CTB) feel was very different from the clean, quiet, and relaxed environment of Amber Tree Lodge. CTB is...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Nice facilities and above all, great and kind stuff! Safe, secure, nice location. Everything you ask for a place to stay is here in this place. 100% recommendable. Definitely go for it! Greetings from Argentina!

1Thank Rafael A
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 19 June 2014

so friendly and helpful and comfortable and a perfect location. love the high ceilings and many levels. great character. helped with all my extreme sports bookings immediately and sorted everything perfectly

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Middle East
Reviewed 12 May 2014 via mobile

This was my first time at a backpackers. I loved this place, it didn't take itself too seriously, but at the same time remained professional throughout. It was clean and secure and the staff offered really helpful advice, honest and not sales-pushy. I'll definitely stay there again.. In fact I'm off to the sister establishment in Zambia next at the...

1Thank Philip B
Vasteras, Sweden
Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 7 nights at CT backpackers and enjoyed every night of it. Cape town is simply awesome!! The location is convenient and staff is very helpful with the planning of trips and calling taxi's. Breakfast was good, bar not so busy. There were some nice restaurants straight around the corner and long street within reach. We did the...

3Thank tveld86
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2014

With the great atmosphere, it was easy to get along with the guests and staff. I enjoyed my stay and wish I had more time. It was also short walk to long st and other shops, so it has a great location. I slept in a seven mix dorm and had no problems.

1Thank Jennita T
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Cape Town Backpackers on New Church Rd for 4 nights. It was clean, friendly, charming, comfortable, value for money and great location. Only negatives were a mix up in room bookings meant we had to change rooms a couple of times and it could be a bit noisy at on occasions during the...

1Thank Andrew C
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

Staff were excellent and very friendly, great to have a chat with around the bar (only people staying at the hostel allowed at the bar or their friends so no random locals can drink there). Location is good, not far to long street but not noisy at night if you want to get an early night. Top place and highly...

5Thank tbloom5
Khartoum, Sudan
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Another brilliant stay, can't resist coming back here! Staff are awesome, the hostel is constantly being revamped and updated but keeps its natural charm. What a beauty! Great being so close to Table Mountain with the changeable weather...means you can look out the window and see if it's clear then get up to the cable car in 15 minutes! Thanks...

3Thank Claire D
Reviewed 18 March 2014

I was travelling alone and enjoyed my time here so much I kept adding a few more days.i was impressed with the very friendly caring staff -and their efficiency.locatiom is perfect-every where walkable-onward travel help given .An easy place fora single middly aged female traveller to stay!

Thank Loulou49a

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cape Town Backpackers has a fantastic atmosphere and plenty of style. Its has all of the facilities you would expect from a top quality backpackers including WiFi, and internet access, café and a self-catering kitchen, a comprehensive travel desk, and a great bar to meet fellow travellers. Located in the City Bowl, close to all the main attractions, it offers affordable accommodation – from dorms to deluxe double en suite rooms – and a fun, friendly atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cape Town Backpackers

Address: 81 New Church Street | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Price Range: RM70 - RM436 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cape Town Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Try and stay either on the lower ground level or extended building”
Emile111, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“private rooms are very nice”
theresa123478, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The dorm rooms are great but if u want quietness take a private room”
ldelport, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Stay room 14”
Mytravelworld35, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
“I was just lucky to get one.....”
SafariM, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
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