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    The Backpackers in Green Point

    18 Thornhill Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 8368
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent92%
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    • Average1%
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    “tv room” (29 reviews)
    “green point” (26 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    1 - 5 of 394 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We spent a very comfortable four nights in the ‘Granny Smith’ private double room. Clean room and bathroom with adequate facilities and a daily cleaner. Having breakfast provided was an unexpected bonus. The hostel is in a good, safe location just a mile from the...More

    Thank Jo C
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Very nice place to stay at! We stayed in a dorm for 6 nights and wish we would have stayed longer. Rooms are very clean and fresh, breakfast is super nice, and the hostel is located in a very safe and nice neighbourhood. The whole...More

    Thank MatildaSch
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I and my friend booked and stayed here for 3 nights in a sailor room. Staff is super helpful and friendly. They always advised on things and activities. The decorations are very awesome and I loved two welcoming dogs. Breakfast was very good. The room...More

    Thank Panini_poonie
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed here as a couple in private room Afro Chic :p with ensuite for 5 nights. Clean spacious room, comfy bed, lovely and really happy helpful staff! The breakfast was great. Location is very safe and a few minutes walk down road to lots of...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Very welcoming and helpful staff. Great place, safe area of town. Close to the waterfront and other restaurants. Breakfast was great. Can cook your own eggs and selection of cereals, fruit and even filtered coffee. Great room, very spacious, comfy bed and even Netflix! Cool...More

    Thank bthomas_11
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$25 - US$234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Cape Town Central
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    • The Backpackers In Green Point Cape Town, South Africa
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    Harry T
    23 May 2017|
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    Response from BIGBackpackers | Property representative |
    Thanks for your answer Chikku!
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    Melvia S
    30 November 2016|
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    Response from travelwiz13 | Reviewed this property |
    Would be better to email the hostel directly.
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    UniTsh1
    14 July 2015|
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    Response from Amelia K | Property representative |
    Hi UniTsh1 Thanks so much for your inquiry. Unfortunately we are already fully booked for those dates. If you would like to contact me directly through our website or email, I can put you onto our wait-list and should... More
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    "We stayed in the Madiba room, which sleeps 4 (this worked well for our family)"
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    "Rooms on the second floor are only accessible by stairs."
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    "If you can, get the female dorm!"
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    "The private room Sailor is lovely."
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