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    Once in Cape Town

    73 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    • Excellent57%
    • Very good26%
    • Average10%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Laundry Service
    Free Parking
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 21 May 2017

    One of the best hostels I've had the pleasure of staying in! Awesome vibe, great breakfast, perfect location for town, loved the bring and braai and everything was spot on. Appreciated the 'bucket' idea for cleaning - making sure water wasn't wasted during a water...More

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    Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

    This is such a fun place! We had a small but comfortable shared space. The decor feels semi industrial in places but nicely local and trendy. Breakfast is on a coupon system in the downstairs restaurant -good coffee and a few other good basics. The...More

    Thank jozijax
    Reviewed 20 May 2017

    The location is central which makes everything very simple. If you like party hostels I am sure you will love Once in Cape Town, it offers a service largely based on partying. The free breakfast is awesome!!!! They also have many activities on offer which...More

    Thank Riley J
    Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

    I've stayed at once in Capetown twice both times on the second floor, both private rooms. The first room was closest to the stairs and on the opposite side, this was a great room and we couldnt hear the bar down stairs, bed was very...More

    Thank paigehb
    Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

    First i'll start with the positive...the free breakfast was absolutely amazing!! Pretty good location near all major sights. However, not great if youre looking for a chill hostel as it is filled with risque looking partiers at night and not a good place to meet...More

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    • Western Cape >
    • Cape Town >
    • Cape Town Central >
    • City Bowl
    • Also Known As
    • Saasveld Hotel Cape Town Central ,
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    Response from Peter A | Reviewed this property |
    I'm no expert but I'm sure in the popular areas its as safe as anywhere else. We just walked around and didn't give it a thought.Had a few beers, a meal, was great. However, the next day I was strolling along and suddenly... More
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