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“Comedy nights rock”

Obviouzly Armchair Backpackers and Pub
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Obviouzly Armchair Backpackers and Pub
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Great place good staff and dam comedy nights are the best ever really hilarious worth every cent spent !!

Must do when in obs !!

Made some good friends here hanging with couple of drinks at bar!

Place might need some TLC but can work around it with comedy night wont even realize as will be entertained all night or even just chilled drink at bar sharing stories

Stayed: June 2016, travelled solo
Thank Armand G
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Reviewed 4 July 2015

Obs is a really happening area in Cape Town, a very young vibe. I stayed here for a few nights, the place is decent and good value for money. Stay here if you want to stay in a cool area with good pubs and a mixed crowd (lots of students hang out in Obs too).

  • Stayed: September 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank stian a
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Reviewed 10 June 2015

this is a top place to stay, nice and clean and the right price. great African Indian restaurant near by---staff very helpful when i was booking my excursions--i did the great white cage diving---went diving in simons town and that was one of the best dives ive ever had--i did the 3 day garden route tour and did the highest bungee in the world---stayed in a place called widerness on the east coast---back to cape town, i did a shark dive at the aquarium with sand sharks----table mountain was amazing-you don't know where earth ends and heaven begins---TOP TIP if you plan to go over to Robin island ring in advance to make sure the boats are running-if its to rough they cancel the boats----have fun SA CAPE TOWN WELL WORTH IT 10 OUT OF 10

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled solo
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Thank Tim m
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Reviewed 20 October 2014 via mobile

The Sunday night comedy show was definitely worth the 15R to get in. The host is hilarious, and a couple of the comics were really good! Great vibes. Felt like a real community of artists working together. Warning: don't come late ;)

Stayed: October 2014, travelled with friends
Thank Nadia C
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Reviewed 21 January 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights last year, don't think I will be coming back in a hurry. Don't get me wrong it's in a good location (obs) wise and the lady on reception was nice to us. If your after a quiet night, look somewhere else, this place is above a pub.

The rooms are fairly cramped, the whole building is somewhat dirty, old and worn out. We wanted to use the kitchen to cook, but the facilities are not particularly great nor clean. Looking back I'm not too sure its 100% safe either, as anyone can enter the hostel once inside the pub.

Just not very pleasant inside! We paid 135 Ran a night p/p and after checking out we realised there were cheaper places which were a lot more pleasant

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Jamie M
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Address: 135 Lower Main Road, Observatory 7925, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Observatory
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #9 of 12 Speciality Lodging in Observatory
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of OBZ. Ahoy partygoers. The Red Giant Obviouzly Armchair Backpackers and Pub is a Funky,Vibey, Cool Place-To-Be! The doorstep to Obz’s buzzing night life with a variety of restaurants, pubs, shops and coffee bars on the same strip. Dorm rooms, single or double. Get a drink Special on arrival to enjoy in our fabulous pub or at our beer garden under the Southern sky. We offer comfortable beds, friendly service,transport, tours, 24 hour security, Internet access, international calls, big screen live sports , South African flavoured meals and many more great offers. Centrally located, we are 10 minutes from the airport, close to the mother city, beautiful beaches and majestic table mountain.What will you take home with you? An unforgettable African travel experience to add to your memoirs - OBVIOUZLY!! ... more   less 

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