Franklin House

Address: 30 Franklin Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7708, South Africa | Hostel
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*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.


This hostel, located in the Plumstead area of Cape Town, is near Table Mountain, Rhodes Memorial, Para-Taxi Tandem Paragliding, and Sleepy Hollow Horse Riding.
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Travel Blogs from Cape Town

We love Cape Town!

A travel blog entry by harleyjah on Apr 03, 2015

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... That was a memorable cruise with great table mates. In addition to the Walkers, we also dined with retired General Richard Myers, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President Bush, and his wife, Mary Jo. Our other table mates were Bill and Sandra Hotrum. Bill is a Canadian business man. Sandra is Maltese. Despite the fame of our other mates, Bill and Sandra were the life of the table. Howard is a retired U.S. diplomat, having ...

Cape Town

A travel blog entry by kas19 on Nov 20, 2014

... and another bored looking ostrich. Our speedy hiking skills brought us to Cape Hope for before the rest of the group. We climbed the bright red rocks that stretched into the ocean, snapped a few pics at the Cape of Good Hope sign and watched seals bask in the sun on an island of rock. One by one members of our group descended from the rocky climb to meet us at the bus. Finally, everyone had made it except the Danish couple and a Swiss gentleman. 30 minutes after the ...

A Shining Star

A travel blog entry by charlottesmith on Jul 01, 2014

... now, on oxygen 24 hours a day, but her wit and good humour remains. Her family have set up a website, including a blog, which is a must read. They have also set up a fund to raise money for PH awareness, and fund her equipment, drugs and healthcare, the link for which can be found below:

Thank you so much for reading.



On top of the World

A travel blog entry by moraig.vuurman on May 30, 2014

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... review said, "Set in the gracious grounds of the Vineyard Hotel, Newlands Cape Town, Myoga has a very relaxed, engaging atmosphere, where diners are encouraged to feel at home & offers a contemporary fusion cuisine menu which entices the mind, excites the eye and tantalises the taste buds to ...

Kirstenbosch Botanicals

A travel blog entry by p2travel on Apr 22, 2014

1 comment, 5 photos

... black-legged Golden Orb-Web spider had strung her golden webs across the paths filling it with unsuspecting insects for her "larder". This is no ordinary spider, it is huge!! It's body nearly an inch in length controlled the long legs, as we watched we were pleased it was busy eating and were both ready to move away quickly or should I say run, if it moved. It might be harmless to humans but we weren't about to test it.

Kirstenbosch ...

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