33 South Boutique Backpackers

33 South, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7925, South Africa | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Cape Town

Cape Town Part 1: Are We Still in Africa?

A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne on Feb 13, 2014

2 comments, 17 photos

When you arrive in Cape Town, you're automatically greeted by an airy, stylish airport that feels analogous to having arrived in San Diego, California. As an early side note and general bizarre observation, I've come to realize that you really can tell a lot about a place from their airports. When I look back on Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia, their …

Cape Town, Wine Tasting and Cape Tour

A travel blog entry by kcullivan

... went to the tram operator and asked to buy a ticket. He said it still wasn't officially running ... So we did the next best thing and inquired with the restaurant manager if we could hang out inside to stay warm and buy some beers. For whatever reason he was very strict with the rules of not being open yet even though we swore we'd hide so no one else could see us. Help a brother out man! Our relentless charms and pleading still didn't work. He apparently took his job WAY ...

Mother City -- Cape Town

A travel blog entry by nellieva


... bathrooms, and a beautiful view up to Table Mountain over the roof of St. George's Cathedral.

Our friends checked in to the hotel mid-morning, and we finalized our plans for the day/week. Katherine, Anna, myself, and our friend's daughter Charlotte all headed off on a "hop-on, hop-off" tour of the city. Charlotte had visited South African ...

Township, Lion's Head & Rude African Women!!!

A travel blog entry by danib1985


Interesting sleeping in mixed dorms, I do like it in a way but last night there was so much coughing and sneezing it was gross and i kept making my disgusted face...But then bless the american boy who kept saying sorry if he'd kept me awake... Hilarious as well one of the danish girls makes sex groans when shes asleep, me and Laura just look at each other and **** ourselves!!! I had to get up early today as township tour was picking me up at 8.10am the *******s, but generally ...

An Ode to the Pratts...

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsfitz


... was amazing. Over 40 of our classmates came, many bearing cards, balloons and even a few gifts. It’s been a bit difficult having to be away from friends and family missing celebrations and weddings, so it was pretty special to have so many people celebrating with us.

The weather has also turned south as we have officially entered South African winter. The days are very short, often rainy and foggy, ...

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This hostel, located in the Cape Town CBD - Foreshore area of Cape Town, is near District Six Museum, Castle of Good Hope, Abseil Africa, and Bo-Kaap Museum.
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    TravelPod Member Reviews33 South Boutique Backpackers Cape Town

    Reviewed by pauljkuhne

    Stylish Digs in the Observatory

    Reviewed Feb 13, 2014
    by (5 reviews) Albany, NY , United States Flag of United States

    As an HI employee, I always am excited to stay in other Hostelling International hostels. And thankfully, 33 South did not disappoint. The staff were extremely friendly, the vibe was hip and local, and everything was a great value. I definitely met a number of people and could not have been more happy with the experience.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews 33 South Boutique Backpackers Cape Town

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding