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    Cat and Moose Backpackers

    305 Long Street, Cape Town 8001, South Africa
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    03/12/2017 04/12/2017
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    Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

    Josh and jojo are great guys, very friendly, happy and always willing to help, call and look things up for you. The hostel itself is spotless clean and fresh with a great location at the end of longstreet, so the noisiness will not bother you!

    1  Thank amandadebraaf
    Reviewed 14 November 2014

    Creepy men ready to jump at you from the ceiling... No seriously! Very cool though. Conveniently located near bars, restaurants and safe enough to walk and good transport system. The backpacker had character and a charm about it.

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    Reviewed 1 November 2014

    Stayed at Cat & Moose for a week. The service from the gentlemen (John in particular) at the reception was amazing. The atmosphere is quiet and the small garden and pond gives the place a beautiful ambiance. It's located right in the heart of town...More

    1  Thank Sir-Ben N
    Reviewed 5 September 2014

    If you want the hero, the legend, the ORACLE of Cape Town, come to Cat & Moose. John can make it stop raining if he has his mind to it. Only bad thing to say about this place is that it's a vortex that sucks...More

    1  Thank Helle H
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    Reviewed 27 August 2014 via mobile

    The accommodations were very cozy. Hottest showers ever (use the ones downstairs). Nicely equipped kitchen. John, the manager, was extremely helpful and honest with activity recommendations. The location, on top of Long St., was perfect. In the action, but not too loud. Easy walk to...More

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    • US$21 - US$34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Cape Town >
    • Cape Town
    • Also Known As
    • Cat And Moose Backpackers Cape Town, South Africa
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    12 June 2015|
    Response from snubblaraldrig | Reviewed this property |
    I think we payed 150-200R per person and night for a dorm!
    Room Tips
    "If you like a more quiet room, request the ones in the back of the hostel"
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    "Our room was all the way to the right, by the kitchen, and was great."
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    "Downstairs is more quite. You meet more people upstairs. The downstairs room is a private room and upstairs..."
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    "Twin room at back with shared bathroom"
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