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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The dorm was clean and comfortable and it was lovely to have a kitchen where you can prepare food and eat with other fellow travelers.

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The place I.found nice in general with big kitchen and very nice staff!! Only shower is a bit less uncomfortable and the location due to its full of bars therefore can get very noisy during the night! Overall I was satisfied!

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Thank Ivy K
Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The staff on reception are wonderful. They are extremely helpful and definitely the place's best selling point. Rooms are a good nice and clean but some of the rugs and wall hangings definitely need a change. Our first night there we was so noisy (due to cars honking horns all night) we couldn't sleep but then we moved rooms the...

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Thank Sophia J
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This is where I would stay again if coming to Capetown. It's right on the Long Street strip, but just up the road so a little quieter. The desk staff were knowledgeable and helpful. The room was okay, if not a bit cold in the winter with no heating. The courtyard is a nice oasis for hanging out and meeting...

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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Enjoyable stay at Cat & Moose. Rooms are spacious although very cold at this time of year. Location is excellent - on Long Street but still very quiet in the rooms. Staff are very friendly and helpful - thanks! Nice atmosphere and a variety of communal spaces.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for three weeks over the Xmas period last year. What I like about this place is that compared to the other hostels in the area it has a more chilled out and mellow vibe yet it's in the centre of everything. John, who works here is a top guy and really made sure I was alright. It...

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Thank NicholasPeart83
Portoviejo, Ecuador
Reviewed 21 May 2016

This was my first hostel in South Africa and in Cape Town. I enjoyed the week I stayed there. Its location on Long Street is very good: walking distance to supermarkets, shops, bars, restaurants, and some historical places like the St George Cathedral and the Company Gardens, to name just two. There are Myciti bus stops nearby and the Sightseeing...

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Thank Eduardo F
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We stayed here a total of four nights and would highly recommend this hostel. Our first night was spend in a double on the first floor facing Long Street, which was unfortunately very noisy (being a saturday night). We requested a different room for the next nights which was no problem and ended up in a very nice family room...

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Augsburg, Germany
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

My stay at the cat and moose turned out to be much better than I expected. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful,they went out of their way to make it comfortable me, thanks John and Jojo! It really is the best place to stay on Long str. I'm really looking forward to my next visit.

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1Thank Pierre F
Gotland, Sweden
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Cat and moose is a nice place to stay at over the weekend or longer. friendly staff, feeling of being safe and good atmosphere! We stayed both in the dorm and a private room. Just on top of long street which means close to everything!

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Additional Information about Cat and Moose Backpackers

Address: 305 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: RM58 - RM116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Cat And Moose Backpackers Cape Town, South Africa
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“If you like a more quiet room, request the ones in the back of the hostel”
 of 5 bubbles Stephanie2109, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Our room was all the way to the right, by the kitchen, and was great.”
 of 5 bubbles 209marianam, 13 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Downstairs is more quite. You meet more people upstairs. The downstairs room is a private room and upstairs, the dorms. If you do not mind someone walking in while you shower, then stay downstairs. The bathrooms upstairs are far more private.”
 of 5 bubbles slummiesgirl, 13 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Twin room at back with shared bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles 284suel, 13 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Ask for one further off the street for a more peaceful sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles allycat03, 14 Oct 2013 | Read review
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