The Backpack

74 New Church Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001, South Africa | Hostel
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Location

This hostel, located in the Tamboerskloof area of Cape Town, is near Camp's Bay Beach, Castle of Good Hope, Abseil Africa, and Bo-Kaap Museum.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Backpack Cape Town

    Reviewed by sarita.castilho

    AMAZING!!!

    Reviewed Jun 16, 2014
    by (17 reviews) São Paulo , Brazil Flag of Brazil

    amazing hostel. Melanie, the manager, its amazing professional and lovely person. Helped me a lot with my plans by Bazbus around the South Africa.

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

    Reviewed by rosina.davis2

    Fantastic!

    Reviewed Apr 29, 2013
    by (1 review) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    My first encounter of Cape Town and I could not have been happier. The staff were friendly and the rooms and facilities were very clean and modern.

    I felt safe during my stay. Even if you did not leave The Backpack there was a pleasant communal area, with bar, pool table and snacks. Each night they played great music and the atmosphere was great. Also, there is free wifi in this area.

    I recommend a visit.

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

    Reviewed by kateb75

    awesome time

    Reviewed Mar 11, 2011
    by (1 review) Winnipeg , Canada Flag of Canada

    clean, friendly staff, great neighbourhood, good food and cheap drinks

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Backpack Cape Town

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
     

    Travel Blogs from Cape Town

    Bora curtir essa cidade | Time to enjoy Cape Town

    A travel blog entry by sarita.castilho on Jun 16, 2014

    38 photos

    Back to Cape Town. Today, 16th June, I remembered a men who "gone" 3 years ago and I didn't' have time to give him a last kiss and say "I love you dad."

    It was a sad, cold and rainy day. I decided to stay under the covers all day next to the fireplace in the lounge of the hostel, seeing old photos and trying to learn how to use some …

    Holy Table Mountain Batman!!!

    A travel blog entry by mkolya21 on Jun 09, 2014

    8 photos

    A long day leading to a fantastic view of Table Mountain.

    The day went well though, I thought my overage charge for my bag at Nelspruit was adorably small, 26 dollars for being damn near 15 Kgs overweight.

    In Jo'burg I tried to get some business with Virgin done and it took too long, Amy got worried despite my assurances that I …

    Cape Town

    ... zebra, wildebeest, spotted owl and bush babies. Bush babies are tiny monkeys with really big eyes that can jump like no body's business. When we got back Gavin had made us all of this AMAZING food. It was seriously the best camping food ever. Chicken stew, rice, veggies and a great salad...get this Mom: I picked out the TOMATOES so I could eat more of them, I had second helpings (and I've eaten shrimp in every port too, no eggs yet though or mushrooms). We'd already ...

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