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Forty8 Backpackers Hotel

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Overview
48 Hout Street, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Housekeeping
Free Parking
Breakfast included
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

WiFi still slow and not working upstairs, TV running all the time in the lobby. Safe and reliable place to stay. Staff friendly, but not very well informed. Great recent touchups, clean showers & toilets. Old building and floors.

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

While this was in a great location, we had hoped for a double room with our own bathroom. We were told we had the "honeymoon suite", if that was true, then we wouldn't have had to use the communal bathrooms!. The staff were very friendly...More

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Response from Al-Jay D, Guest Relations Manager at Forty8 Backpackers HotelResponded 27 March 2017

Thank you valued Guest We sincerely would like to thank you for your stay and your review. Your feedback is highly appreciated by both Staff and Management. Safe journeys till next we meet. forty8backpackers

Reviewed 22 March 2017

It is advertised on the website that a snackbar is available. No snackbar was available. They painted the rooms while it was occupied. They smell was very strong and your privacy is compromised. A small television should be placed on each floor for use by...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

The stays was comfortable and cozy. Decent recreation hall where they play movies and music. Check in was hassle-free. Excellent location that is waling to V&A and very near to most of the attractions. They also offer free coffee!

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Response from Al-Jay D, Manager at Forty8 Backpackers HotelResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for your valued review it's very helpful and highly appreciated.Looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 20 March 2017

The hostel is at the perfect location, however the service was a bit disappointing. Wifi can only be accessed at the lounge and network isn't that great. Also, the floor is too noisy, one can easily be disturbed when other people goes in & out...More

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Response from Al-Jay D, Manager at Forty8 Backpackers HotelResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for your valued review it's very helpful and highly appreciated.

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Welcome to Forty8 Backpackers Hotel, TGCSA 4 Star - Graded accommodation. It is a luxurious and affordable backpackers hotel located right in the heart of Cape Town's Central Business District next to the famous More Long Street. Long Street in Cape Town is renowned for it's abundance of street shops, cafe's, bars, pubs, clubs and restaurants. Forty8 Backpackers is well known for its unique elegance, you won't find trendier economical accommodation near Cape Town's hotspots than our comfortable backpackers hotel. We cater for all travellers from solo or groups visiting Cape Town domestically or internationally as we have rooms to accommodate up to 50 people. Our backpackers hotel is under new Management, newly refurbished and modernized. We focus on great service, a clean space, safety and a friendly attitude. When you travel to Cape Town make sure to visit us. We cater for adventurers of all ages including backpackers, students and groups and we have taken special care to cater for our guests needs. You will find a well catered for environment to make your stay hassle free. We have a snack bar, FREE internet access (including Wi-Fi), a Communal Lounge and Kitchen, laundry facilities and free tea and coffee. Forty8 Backpackers has 6 Bedrooms Dormitory style ranging from 4 beds, 6 beds, 10 beds and 12 beds in a bedroom and 3 Private Double bedrooms. A Dormitory room consists of double bunk beds and the Double room with Double beds. The Bathrooms are shared one for the Females and the other for the Males. We are open 24 hours, 365 days a year. At the reception you can obtain travel information, tour bookings, safety box and a laundry service. We have our own shuttle services that offer Door-to-Door pick-up and drop-off, Meet and Greet services at Cape Town International Airport, Tours and Transfers to and from different places and destinations. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$34 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Forty8 Backpackers Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$34 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Forty8 Backpackers Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
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"family room if you alone dormitory room"
nicole48winksdaniels
13 Apr 2017
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"private rooms are quieter"
azolaletticia
13 Apr 2017
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"Private rooms are great value, only a few available."
Mack13007
16 Mar 2017
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"private rooms are quiet"
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24 Oct 2016
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