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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 29 September 2014

I came down to Cape Town on business and decided the more casual route than hotels. I was pleasantly surprised at the great service and friendliness I was welcomed with! Complimentary nespresso, complimentary light breakfast, free wifi were all things I wasn't expecting! Great place, awesome vibe, beautiful surroundings, friendly, helpful staff! Thank you so much for your hospitality!

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Stayed here while visiting friends in the area. Very laid back atmosphere and wonderful staff. The location is great because it is both close to shops + restaurants along Lower Main Rd and the minibus taxis along Main Rd. I would definitely recommend to everyone.

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Mechelen, Belgium
Reviewed 28 July 2014

As a volunteer I stayed at African Heart for two months and I had the best time! I really felt like I was coming home after work because it really is a little house with a beautiful kitchen, a cosy living room, clean showers and toilets, nice rooms and amazing, friendly, open-minded people to top it all of. The location...

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Casino, Australia
Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

Nice backpackers, but not the best for tourists as it is a fairly long trip into the city (and a pretty sketchy journey to make at night!). The area is nice and has good restaurants, but breakfast was pretty stingy compared with other backpackers we stayed in.

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Jamie-Owner, Owner at African Heart Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Samone & Jarryd, I appreciate the feedback and that you liked African Heart, and would like to respond to your criticisms. Cape Town is a big city spanning over 100km end-to-end. We do not try to compete with the oversupply of backpackers in the City-centre, rather offering guests a more intimate look into the real Cape Town, and Observatory...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Stayed here once again when visiting Cape Town. Great place with great people and always something going on. There's a bar street just around the corner and close to minibuses to the centre. Definitely recommended!

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Cape Town
Reviewed 9 May 2014

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Coffee Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 14 April 2014

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 19 February 2014

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2014

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 January 2014

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“Mama or Pink Leopard”
 of 5 bubbles justanothersurfer, 24 Apr 2015 | Read review
“all there rooms are nice”
 of 5 bubbles Chefcarl82, 14 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Loved the Pink Leopard”
 of 5 bubbles CPN73, 30 May 2013 | Read review
“We sometimes woke up early in the morning from people passing on the street, chatting loud. If there are rooms NOT on the street side its quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles rijn42, 23 May 2013 | Read review
“I enjoyed the Pink Leopard room for my family myself and husband slept on the dubble bed and two young kids slept on the bunk bed. I also liked having the shower in the room, made it more comfortable for the kids.”
 of 5 bubbles LarishaToffar, 30 Apr 2013 | Read review
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