Big Blue Backpackers Lodge

7 Vesperdene Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001, South Africa | Hostel
Prices starting from $22.00
 

Travel Blogs from Cape Town

Cape Town Feb 14, 2014

A travel blog entry by anetka on Feb 14, 2014

9 photos

Anetka stayed here on Feb 14, 2014 during their trip titled: Namibia.

Weekend in Cape Town

A travel blog entry by kristendoberer on Jun 19, 2014

5 photos

Our weekend in Cape Town started out with a rainy journey to the taxi stop to Fish Hoek and then a train ride to the city. We checked into our hostel (Big Blue Backpackers, 7 Vesperdene road). This was my first time being in a hostel and I was impressed by how nice it was (compared to what common stereotypes of hostels are). Our team of 7 got our …

Somewhere Over the Rainbow Nation

A travel blog entry by sql_spice on Feb 22, 2008

3 photos


It is 11pm Friday, our last night in Cape Town. This is a pretty amazing city, but I think it's what's outside the city that is most interesting.


When our tour finally picked us up yesterday morning (nearly 2 hours late, but then that's "Africa time"), we headed off to see the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. On the way down to …

Southern Comfort

A travel blog entry by sql_spice on Feb 20, 2008

3 photos

I am writing you from one of the southernmost cities on the face of the earth- Cape Town, South Africa.


We left Seattle at 6pm Monday night, flew 1 hour to Vancouver, 9 hours to London, and then 11 hours to Cape Town, arriving at 6:30am Wednesday morning(yesterday). While that flight schedule may sound horrid, it really wasn't so bad …

Today was Table Mtn day :)

A travel blog entry by doninthemtns on Nov 04, 2013

5 comments, 10 photos

Mary and I had an amazing day today climbing a route called Jacobs Ladder up on Table Mtn... was one of the coolest routes (I should say hottest! ) that we have done together. 8 hours from car to summit and a cold beverage waiting at the top for us! I had to jump ahead to show how this day went.. will update on the last few days here soon. Tomorrow we start the coastal roadtrip .

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This hostel, located in the Green Point area of Cape Town, is near Two Oceans Aquarium, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and Cape Point.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsBig Blue Backpackers Lodge Cape Town

    Reviewed by anetka

    Nice Hostel

    Reviewed Feb 14, 2014
    by (1 review) Kraków , Poland Flag of Poland

    Great location (10 minutes walk from the Waterfront and Stadium) , friendly staff, nice bar and pool, clean room, free WIFI , Baz Bus stop :)

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

    Reviewed by aandameetworld

    Fair

    Reviewed Aug 19, 2013
    by (3 reviews) Calgary , Canada Flag of Canada

    Friendly staff, clean, COLD! Great location. A bitt run down. Would have given it a better rating but our toilet was broken and sounded like a waterfall despite their attempts to fix it (they did try!)

    Did find a nicer place a few blocks away for cheaper

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

    Reviewed by missholland

    Clean

    Reviewed Jan 25, 2013
    by (12 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Very clean, lovely room, only downside is that desk staff arent that helpful with activities in the area even though they have a big board with prices

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

    Reviewed by charmedlife

    Great place to unwind and socialize

    Reviewed Jan 9, 2007
    by (11 reviews) Greenland , United States Flag of United States

    Loved the Big Blue! Met so many new friends here. Showers could be better, but the pool, the bar, the travel desk, the proximity to the waterfront and the friendliness of the staff made it ultra awesome. I want to go back - tomorrow!

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews Big Blue Backpackers Lodge Cape Town

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good