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    Once in Cape Town

    73 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    • Excellent58%
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    “free activities” (13 reviews)
    “fire pit” (5 reviews)
    “long street” (40 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 484 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    After a three week tour, our last night was at OICT. Initial impressions were good however the check in process was much more complicated than it needed to be. We arrievd and were gathered out the back and subjected to a 15 minute spiel about...More

    Thank Liz H
    Response from Eleni G, Front Office Manager at Once in Cape TownResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are terribly sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us and that you were woken up in the middle of the night. Yes, it is true that as per the...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This hostel is da bomb diggity. The place intself is amazing plus staff are friendly and organize a free activity everyday so that u can enjoy the city and meet new people. The two bars are just amazing and they let you enjoy a safe...More

    Thank Marta B
    Response from Eleni G, Front Office Manager at Once in Cape TownResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel. Wow! Thank you for the awesome review and letting us know how amazing and helpful our staff was. Our staff works very hard in ensuring that all our guests have a great time during their...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Overall I enjoyed my stay at Once in Cape Town. The rooms were cleans, linen and towels included and the beds were made every day. The front desk staff were helpful, though pretty busy at times due to other customers. The ladies at the reception...More

    Thank G-Jokulsdottir
    Response from Eleni G, Front Office Manager at Once in Cape TownResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review Once In Cape Town. We are delighted to hear that you loved your overall stay with us. We are always glad when we hear that our staff were friendly and helpful with assisting you with travel plans...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The location of this hostel is spot on. Just a few minutes walk from the popular Long Street and around a 10-15 minute walk to the nearest city sightseeing hop on hop off bus stop. The team in reception were so friendly and helpful when...More

    Thank Gemma G
    Response from Eleni G, Front Office Manager at Once in Cape TownResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you loved your stay with us and found the location to be great within the City. We truly are blessed to be able to be walking distances to...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed here for one night as part of a tour group. I was bunking for three other people from my group. I like the hostel. Staff was friendly, and the bar / restaurant on the lobby level made for convenience. There is an area at...More

    Thank KingmanP
    Response from Eleni G, Front Office Manager at Once in Cape TownResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review Once In Cape Town. We are glad that you loved the location of the hostel. We are really in a great spot within the City. We are glad to hear that you were happy with your room...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • Price range
    • US$25 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 47
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    • Western Cape >
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    • Cape Town Central >
    • City Bowl
    • Also Known As
    • Saasveld Hotel Cape Town Central ,
    • Saasveld Lodge ,
    • Once In Cape Town South Africa
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    28 August 2016|
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    Response from Peter A | Reviewed this property |
    I'm no expert but I'm sure in the popular areas its as safe as anywhere else. We just walked around and didn't give it a thought.Had a few beers, a meal, was great. However, the next day I was strolling along and suddenly... More
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    "Quiet rooms are are the end of the corridor away from the bar!"
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    "Take a room on one of the upper floors, with a view to the mountain (those are more quiet)."
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    "Try to get one facing the mountain."
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    "Mountain side rooms are quite!"
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