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  • Excellent60%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
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2 Star Hotel
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All reviewslong streetsocial hostelbed dormtable mountaingood nights sleepbook toursa great stayplace to stayfree breakfastnight's sleepclean roomskloof streetthe location is perfectstayed here for nightscamps bayafricapartying
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Reviewed 22 March 2015

I stayed in and out of CTBP during my stay in SA. I got to know the place pretty well and stayed in almost every room. I must say, the owner, Andy is very correct with an odd sense of humor at times. I perpetually...More

2  Thank sarnami
Reviewed 19 March 2015

I've been in cape town for three weeks now, and have stayed here for the last two...I keep extending my stay here! Really great hostel, the staff are really friendly and treat you like a friend, which is particularly good when you're a lone traveller...More

3  Thank Laura W
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Andy, Jarryd, Dayan and the gang made me feel so welcome I went back for another 4 weeks there! Had a very rememberable Xmas there cooking a traditional (ish) xmas dinner for everyone. Amazing time, couldn't recommend it more.

2  Thank Rowan L
Reviewed 5 January 2015

this place was amazing from the moment we stepped in the staff were friendly and very helpful. The rooms were comfy and convenient. The bar was an excellent place to meet people and all in all it was a great time we spent there. Would...More

2  Thank jones_production12
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

The most respect less and dirty hostel I've ever stayed in. As a world travel with many hostel visits under my belt I found that this was the most terrible experience I've ever had! It's only saving grace is its location and parking facilities. I...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
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Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$16 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$16 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Pool & Beach (1)
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Tsungai N
18 November 2016|
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Response from AndyCTBP | Property representative |
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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"Check out time is 10 AM, and keep this in mind during bookings."
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"I am not a smoker so would not be too close to smoking area."
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"Try and stay either on the lower ground level or extended building"
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"private rooms are very nice"
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