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Certificate of Excellence
Cape Town Backpackers is a well-established and friendly backpackers. Our rooms are bright, spacious, and clean with plenty of comfort and style. Freshly laundered linen, a light duvet, and a comfy pillow are provided, with complimentary towels available on request. We also boast a number of en-suite rooms for those seeking some private pleasure.Located in the beach front area of Cape Town’s along with plenty hip & happening café and bar district, we’re just a 5-minute hop by UBER or the MyCiti bus service to the V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain Cable Station, and some of the world’s most beautiful beaches! With FREE high-speed fibre optic Wi-Fi, lots of chill out spaces, a well-stocked, funky bar, a communal swimming pool and BBQ area available for all guests, there is no better place to call home whilst staying in Cape Town!
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Air conditioning
Non-smoking rooms
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Me and my two friends had a great time. Staff are chilled out and super helpful. Spent a lot of time just hanging out in the hostel, the wifi is very quick and the pool is a great relief from the heat. Access to their excellent kitchen can also save you a lot of money.
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We stayed at Cape Town Back packers for a week and would definitely recommend it. The location was fantastic next to the water, and we loved being able to cycle everywhere from the hostel. The staff were friendly and helpful. The room itself was big, clean and modern and the bed
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As a regular of the old Cape Town Backpackers on New Church Street, I was literally blown away with the new location in upscale Bantry Bay. The modern apartments are clean, bright with shuttered windows. WiFi is good and the service from Doniel and Darren and the team as
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Sadly, we were some of the last visitors to stay at the New Church Street location. We found the accommodation to be great, but understand that the new location is a major upgrade so I can only imagine how nice it is based on the fact that we very much enjoyed our room there.
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We stayed for two days and enjoyed the space. The rooms were clean and simple. The location was good for long street and the hop on hop off bus. The staff were accommodating and very friendly. We were a crowd of four staying in a shared en-suite dormitory.
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Table Mountain at sundown is a must
Hi, we're located in the city bowl. you would need a cab or drive to get the two oceans start. Ive done it a few times myself, I normally allow about 30 minutes to get parked in time.
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I wonder what languages are spoken in the hotel?
Hi, the staff speak English, Afrikaans, and Xhosa.
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Ola, gostaria de saber se existem armarios individuais para os hospedes ? Obrigado
Hi, all of our rooms have a safe some have a locker.
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Bonsoir, les draps et couvertures sont-ils fournis?
Hi, yes all our beds have linen :)
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Hallo, haben die Doppelzimmer Dusche/WC im Zimmer? Danke für eure Antwort. Vg Manu
yes they do have a toilet and shower
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"Check out time is 10 AM, and keep this in mind during bookings."
"I am not a smoker so would not be too close to smoking area."
"Try and stay either on the lower ground level or extended building"
"private rooms are very nice"
"The dorm rooms are great but if u want quietness take a private room"
US$20 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownCape Town CentralCity Bowl
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