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Reviewed 14 April 2018

We had never stayed at a hostel before (our friends booked the reservation). It was an excellent value for the money. Big Blue is located in an 100-year-old mansion that has been added onto, and it retains many of its historic architectural details, which I...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

I stayed at the big blue backpacker‘s for two days and these two days were already enough. I stayed in a female dorm where the bankbeds were made for children. I could not even sit in my bed. The so called safety locks did not...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

In my 7th visit to CT Big Blue didn't disappoint me. Location in my opinion is the best. Walking distance to the stadium, waterfront and city center. Bus lines and minibusses to all around. Comfortable beds, clean bathrooms. Nice staff. Breakfast needs more variety.

Thank vantrips2018
Reviewed 20 March 2018

I stayed there two times when i was in South Africa. They remembered me when i walked in the door the second time! They are really lovely and you connect very fast in the communal area. And there's free coffee all day.

Thank Croatoan13
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Big Blue Backpackers was the 2nd hostel that I stayed at in Cape Town (in the same area, in fact just the next street). I changed to this backpackers because it is the cheapest in the same area among all the hostels I have consulted,...More

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US$28 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Ask for the rooms away from the dorms if staying private (separate attached building)"
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"Not necessary to book en suite rooms as they have adequate showers"
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"Pay a bit extra for a private room"
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"Pay the small extra amount for the private room and ask for the one that has a view of the mountain."
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