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Big Blue Backpackers

7 Vesperdene Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    • Average23%
    • Poor11%
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    “green point” (7 reviews)
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    All reviews free wifi green point long street self catering kitchen great location walking distance per night swimming pool very pleasant stay rooms are clean hostel kumi waterfront lock stadium receptionists
    Reviewed 23 September 2013

    Spent a pleasant 5 days here in the middle of September. The weather was cold, but our room had a tiny radiator that did the trick. This was my first time in a backpacker lodge, and it lived up to expectations! We chose a private...More

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    Reviewed 10 August 2013

    We found a positive...the location and the free wifi but apart from that staff seemed not to really care, we were put in a room different to most others further outside, the toilet was broken and did not flush and no real attempt seemed to...More

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    Reviewed 18 June 2013

    We've stayed here over a week and enjoyed ourselves a lot. The location is clean, comfortable and the atmosphere relaxed. Internet is working properly, the showers are divine and the hostel is located very strategically between the Waterfront and city center. Laundry, proper supermarket and...More

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    Reviewed 30 March 2013

    We arrived in Cape Town by plane and we picked up for free by this hostel. We had a double and stayed for 4 nights. The staff was very helpful and gave us good tips on what to do and where to stay. The communal...More

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    Reviewed 10 March 2013

    Great people, love the vibe and atmosphere. It is in the best location, in the centre of everything. One of the best backpackers I have been to. I made lots of friends while staying here and had an amazing time.

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    Room Tips
    "Ask for the rooms away from the dorms if staying private (separate attached building)"
    travellife3, 1 month agoRead review
    "Not necessary to book en suite rooms as they have adequate showers"
    mornevd86, 6 months agoRead review
    "Pay a bit extra for a private room"
    Jacob F, 11 months agoRead review
    "Pay the small extra amount for the private room and ask for the one that has a view of the mountain."
    shilohmilo, over a year agoRead review
    "The private rooms were really nice and quiet."
    mollyseurynck, over a year agoRead review
    "I had an all female dorm, the people in the room were generally respectful and not noisy. Can't really..."
    Erin M, over a year agoRead review
    "Stay away from dorms for long stays. Some of the guests are not into good personal hygiene and tend to live..."
    John D, over a year agoRead review
    "rooms at back are bigger and no noise"
    vikki_sanchez, over a year agoRead review
    "Try to not get rooms facing entertainment area or next to bathrooms. Check that your reservation is in..."
    chevon m, over a year agoRead review
    "I stayed in room 7 with a window looking up to the mountain and down at the awesome pool truly lovely"
    Vaughan O, over a year agoRead review
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