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  • Excellent67%
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  • Average5%
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  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Special Price: 10% off direct booking
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Special Price: 10% off direct booking
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

The hostel was at the best location you can think. Walking distance to longstreet, Waterfront and table mountain if you are a good walker. The staf is kind, and the breakfast is perfect. Loved my stay there.

Thank Michelle v
Response from JadeCPT, Manager at The BackpackResponded 6 June 2016

Thanks for choosing to stay with us and good luck with the rest of your adventures. Kind Regards, The Backpack Team.

Reviewed 28 May 2016

We arrived after a long flight from Europe and had pre-arranged through the Bacpack an airport shuttle pick up service. Definitely worth it! The place has a security guard as well as a locked code entrance which made us feel safe. Check-in was quick, walk...More

Thank cmhamel
Response from JadeCPT, Manager at The BackpackResponded 6 June 2016

Hi there, it is so good to know that you had a pleasant experience with us and that this lead to your return to stay with us again after your adventure! Hope to see you in the near future! Kind Regards, The Backpack Team

Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Many thanks to the beautiful spirits that work at this place. It was perfect for my needs- a safe centrally located place with free wifi and fulfilling breakfast along with a bar! #winning because the night I stayed happened to be the school reunion of...More

Thank Ground g
Response from JadeCPT, Manager at The BackpackResponded 6 June 2016

Hi there, thanks for the review. We are so happy to know you enjoyed staying with us and got to hear some entertaining stories about Cape Town. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, The Backpack Team.

Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights. Very nice location as it is near tourist places and night life. You even have a view of table mountain. It was a great overall experience with welcoming staff and they are extremely helpful. Rooms are good enough to sleep...More

Thank Marco C
Response from JadeCPT, Manager at The BackpackResponded 23 May 2016

Hey there, thanks for coming to stay with us and we are so happy to know that you enjoyed The Backpack and are planning on coming back again soon. Kind Regards, Jade Calmeyer

Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

An absolutely awesome place to stay and always a great experience each and every time I visit! I regularly travel to Cape Town and will always choose to stay here. Great place to network and base all your travel trips from. Staff & owners are...More

Thank Clive P
Response from JadeCPT, Manager at The BackpackResponded 23 May 2016

Cool! It's great to know that we will be recommended and hopefully we can meet some of your family & friends soon! Kind Regards, The Backpack Team

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$30 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$30 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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echomurmur
26 January 2016|
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Response from JaneMangnall | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but you can do better with Uber and get wifi at the airport.
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Sioned J
21 July 2015|
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Response from tembi1 | Property representative |
our prices do change from time to time seasonally and we also run specials so please watch our web page for exciting specials.
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MicheleTravel23
19 February 2015|
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we do arrange airport transfers from R220
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"surrounded by 2 main streets, so noisy anyway..."
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"discuss location of the room in relation to the common areas before booking if you desire a quiet, smoke free..."
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"No AC prepare yourself!"
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"Rooms away from the entrance are quieter and somewhat cooler."
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