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  • Poor2%
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“cape town”(50 reviews)
“great place”(12 reviews)
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Airport Transportation
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Property's Favourite Review
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Great vibe, the staff are wonderful and welcoming, they give a lot of good advice on what to do and see in Cape Town and are always there if you need them. It's also very well located close to shops and bars and not too...More

Thank Alexia D
Reviewed 16 February 2018

33 South Backpackers in Observatory, Cape Town, is the first backpackers I’ve come across that is wheelchair-friendly. It’s refreshing to meet fellow travellers who are happy to help and accommodate ALL South Africans. 33 South Backpackers understand the heart of service and are setting a...More

Thank kayleighandrew
Response from Crew_33South, Manager at 33 South BackpackersResponded 21 February 2018

It was an absolute pleasure to be at your service. Thank you so much for the kind words and we wish you all the best. Warmest Regards KG Monamodi Manager: 33 South Back Packers

Reviewed 10 February 2018

Very good location and impressive customer service by your staff. My review is probably motivated by my exoectation which was that i was coming to a guest house not an hostel facility of an 8man room. Did nit actually see it on the booking website....More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Happy, the staff and service was good, I would recommend to friends. I had a welcomed stay and the place is really affordable.. I came from Johannesburg without accommodation and accommodation in Cape Town is very expensive but I was really happy to get this...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

While the people are quite chill and warm and friendly, the facilities are a bit sparse in terms of too few washrooms for too many people. Also shouldn't advertise for free breakfast - what is served isn't actually breakfast. But provision of cleaning and bed...More

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Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast included
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
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US$15 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$15 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Ravi S
28 November 2015|
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Response from Crew_33South | Property representative |
Hi there Thank you for your interest to stay at 33Southbackpackers Please check our backing details Banking Details 48 ON TRILL BACKPACKERS (PTY )LTD BANK : NEDBANK SHOP G 40 BANKING HALL CAVENDISH CLAREMONT ACCOUNT... More
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Marie-Lu D
8 April 2015|
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Response from Crew_33South | Property representative |
Marie-Lu We can offer you a Jouge dorm room with a shared bathroom, the price per night is R 160 per night per person which includes a lovely light breakfast of freshly baked muffins, toast, preserves and endless tea and... More
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"This is one of very few backpackers in South Africa that is wheelchair-friendly."
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"The two double rooms are lovely and the dorm in the front has lots of sun but is near the street."
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"Double rooms are more private but if you are 4 people travelling together the 4 bed dorm is great aswell"
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"All the rooms are have a unique feel, there is a lovely outside double room that would be a bit more quiet."
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