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  • Excellent65%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This centrally located hostel provides accommodation at very reasonable price. Train station and the Waterfront are within walking distance. The owner, Jan, and his team of staff are welcoming and helpful. Facilities are functional and well-kept. I stayed in the female dorm which, though a...More

Thank Louisa W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a frequent traveler, I've been many places, but THIS, this is really unsual one. The hostel itself is located in downtown which definitely simplify exploring the city. It is great area if you want to party, live your night life. Rooms are clean...More

Thank Di L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is very centrally located in Cape Town - in the entertainment district. I knew this going in but I had no idea just how bad the noise would be! It starts around 6-7pm and goes all night long. Somewhere in the middle of...More

Thank Chris54354
Reviewed 27 March 2018

The rooms and facilities are clean, and the hostel is safe. It is located in Long Street, in the center of Cape Town, close to the bars and shops and to the Green Market Square. Great for a night out! The street can be pretty...More

Thank Grégory R
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Great place to stay in Cape Town. The hostel is in a great location on a really famous street and close to all of the sights. Staff was pleasant and I met a lot of great new friends around the pool table. The staff is...More

Thank Linda T
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Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
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Multilingual Staff
Airport Transportation
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US$13 - US$36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$13 - US$36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Probably the higher up the better; NOT next to the pool-table/billiard room."
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"Extremely loud. If you party , this is a cool place. Price is right, rooms are clean, close to downtown and..."
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"Long Street has an interesting mix of people on the street but it was really fun and safe when we were there..."
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"Ask for a room at the back of the hostel not facing onto the main street as it can be quite noisy from the..."
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