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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
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Laundry Service
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

I loved it here. As a person who travels on her own this place is awesome. With friendly and fun-loving staff, a bar and communal area where you can meet people and a location that is close enough to go for a night out on...More

2  Thank Lauren J
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Capetown backpackers has fantastic, crazy vibes with the best staff and perfect location!! If you are an open minded person that is up to built a nice community with funny people you'r on the right place. If you are a boring, fussy, light sleeper that...More

2  Thank Nathalie S
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Loved my stay at CTBP while traveling to CT for the first time from Durban. From the airport the staff at CTBP booked us a transfer and when we checked in we were given a map with all the hot spots around tour and sites...More

2  Thank Jacki090
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Very centrall, clean, friendly staff, offering tours, event like braii, and local food, a good way to meet people from other countries. Also close to long street, capetown backpacker is definitely the place to stay in town.

2  Thank Laurent C
Reviewed 22 March 2015

I stayed in and out of CTBP during my stay in SA. I got to know the place pretty well and stayed in almost every room. I must say, the owner, Andy is very correct with an odd sense of humor at times. I perpetually...More

2  Thank sarnami
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$20 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$20 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Tsungai N
18 November 2016|
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Response from AndyCTBP | Property representative |
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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"Check out time is 10 AM, and keep this in mind during bookings."
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"I am not a smoker so would not be too close to smoking area."
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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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