Green Elephant

Address: 57 Milton Rd, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 57 Milton Rd, Cape Town, is near Lion's Head, District Six Museum, Castle of Good Hope, and Bo-kaap.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsGreen Elephant Cape Town

    Reviewed by mrpat

    Home away from home

    by (5 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Our house mother, Mavis, at Green Elephants was an absolute diamond. She really looked after us and made us very welcome.

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews Green Elephant Cape Town

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Cape Town

    Under the tablecloth

    A travel blog entry by mrpat on Jan 09, 2016

    39 photos

    Our SE Asia trip at an end we flew south west to South Africa and Cape Town for a few days. This ‘Round the World’ trip is actually a ‘Round the Atlantic’ trip as we go on to South America from here and then home.

    Our friends, Jamie, Alicia and baby Aria, live here and as we arrived on New Year’s Eve we went …

    Sunday Funday

    A travel blog entry by stephsteeves on Sep 21, 2014

    5 photos

    ... Dion and many other celebs frequent. It was beautiful! For the evening we ventured just down the street to a pub called Ferrymans. It was definitely the place to be with live music and a great crowd. It was their 25th anniversary so they had a special menu where everything was just $25 rand ($2.5 Canadian!). The calamari and chips we shared were so good!!! I still can't believe they were only $2.5!! We also ...

    Can't go further south...

    A travel blog entry by richard.wolters on Apr 11, 2014

    2 comments, 18 photos

    ... car. Cape Town (Kaapstad) was established by the Dutch in the 1600’s as a supply station to provide the ships of the United East Indie Company (Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie or V.O.C.) with provisions. They established a fort which was built in the same shape as the traditional Dutch Bulwark (Vesting)Towns – Star shaped. The fort was built right on the seafront with the water lapping around its base. After ...

    End of stage 1

    A travel blog entry by argieuk on Sep 18, 2013

    16 photos

    Left Springbok and drove south. Quite a long day's journey, so we started by going into the Goegab National Park. Not sure why, other than they guys at Annies Cottage recommended it. Just to add on to the mileage. And it cost a whole R30 entrance for the 2 of us. But it was well worth it. Flowers everywhere. here's a dirt road which gives a circular route through about 1/10th of the park, so ...

    Cape Town, Wine Tasting and Cape Tour

    A travel blog entry by kcullivan on May 06, 2013

    ... we ate dinner at a nearby restaurant that happened to have a fun live band. We planned to look for a hostel when we were finished. Once we started searching for a hostel however, we quickly discovered they were few and far between. Our luck finally ran out. We looked and inquired everywhere for a place to stay that was inexpensive and could accommodate all of us. Stan wanted to sleep on the beach and Irene eventually said she'd sleep in the car even though it was ...