Cape Town Backpackers

Address: 81 New Church Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Gardens area of Cape Town, is near Camp's Bay Beach, Castle of Good Hope, Abseil Africa, and Shark Zone.
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/lounge


          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Wheelchair accessibility
          • Free parking
          • Kitchenette


          • Shuttle bus service

          TravelPod Member ReviewsCape Town Backpackers

          Reviewed by hannahriddoch

          Very noisy in a room above the bar

          Reviewed Nov 19, 2014
          by (2 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          Great location, but the hostel itself was very noisy and not too clean. Really friendly staff, has a small bar area and a reasonable place to buy breakfast in the morning.

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

          Reviewed by sarita.castilho

          The best one

          Reviewed Jun 10, 2014
          by (21 reviews) São Paulo , Brazil Flag of Brazil

          The best hostel that i stayed. Melanie, the manager is amazing, so lovely and carefull

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

          Reviewed by wildwanderer

          All you need

          Reviewed Feb 6, 2012
          by (1 review) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          It's got everything a traveller needs... beds, showers, toilets, chill area and BAR. That's all you need and it is in a great location, walkable distance to the waterfront but also near to bars and places to eat. The people are cool, mostly just drifters but all with the same mindset of a backpacker and will help with anything, I would recommend this place to anyone looking for good budget - no fuss accommodation.

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          TripAdvisor Reviews Cape Town Backpackers

          4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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