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


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 …

And the Baz Bus adventure starts...!

A travel blog entry by s.l.taylor


Ok, so I didn't quite make the Baz Bus as planned. I got a message from Easy (Kenya) last night saying he was coming to Cape Town in the next couple of days and that he was 'ready to party'. Couldn't realy pass that one up could I? So...the ticket moved to Friday.

It wasn't hard filling my week up with fun and adventures. On Tuesday Mirte …

Wine + Front Garden + Sun = Fun Times

A travel blog entry by s.l.taylor


So... Tuesday and the Cable Car was shut - "too windy" apparently. So, after sitting around until 3pm waiting to go (then finding out it wasn't possible), Sarah decided a glass of wine in the front garden might be a good idea. It definitely was.

What ensued was a fantastic drunken afternoon/evening. Liana joined me with the wine ( …

The Cape Peninsula

A travel blog entry by helen_joe


On a bit of a cool and overcast day we drove south around the Cape Peninsula. We followed the coastal road down the west coast to the point with magnificent scenery the whole way down. At the point itself the wind was blowing strong and rain coming down but we made it up to the original lighthouse. It was amazing how rough the water was on one side …

Robben Island and aroundabout Cape Town

A travel blog entry by helen_joe


We went down to the waterfront first thing in the morning to try to get on the ferry to Robben Island but they were all booked up until 1 o'clock. Instead we wandered out to look at the world cup stadium (Joe continues to follow the sport he’s so passionate about!) and moseyed around the shops at the waterfront. I don’t know if it’ …

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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