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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a three night stay with the establishment. On arrival I was told that the room I booked was not available (it was given to someone else, even though I paid). Seeing the I only had a few days in CT, I didn't want to waste time looking or alternate accommodation etc and agreed to stay in the dorm for...

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1Thank Zaheer1209
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We made a reservation to stay at this backpackers roughly 8 months in advance. I was travelling from the UK to East London and then driving down to Cape Town with my parents. We arrived quite late in the evening and luckily we just caught the lady at the front desk before she went home for the evening. Upon arriving,...

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3Thank Dale H
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

We had great time. On our arrival we didn't struggle although we didn't secure the room.Everyone was friendly ,the staff the visitors. We didn't fill out of place. We slept peaceful without any noise. I lyk the fact that there were no cockroaches. This place is so cheap, for people who dnt have enough money for expensive hotels coz cape...

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Thank Khosana
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 8 January 2016

My mother and i were travelling from Pietermaritzburg (KZN) to Cape Town to spend a lovely Christmas holiday with my sister. What a nightmare..... On arrival (after travelling 22 hours) we were greeted by a dishevelled looking lady who had absolutely NO idea of our booking or the industry she is working in. After double booking us ( a fault...

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3Thank annekevanD
Mossel Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 14 November 2015

From start to finish we had a great experience with Afrique Du Sud. We felt welcome and comfortable throughout our stay. I especially appreciated the safe and easy parking option just around the corner, as well as the walking distance to everything we needed. Free Wi-Fi definitely a bonus. Awesome location, comfortable room and friendly staff. I would visit again.

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Thank Natasha H
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

I booked it for 2 nights, The management was so lovely and welcoming, although there weren't any youngsters during my stay, I could understand why it can be a little hard to sleep if you are a light sleeper (which in this case I am lucky to be a deep sleeper;) I got the twin bed room along with a...

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Thank EffyBackNForth
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

The staff is friendly and helpful, the location is good (close to the sea and many restaurants). Sadly the common areas are not very clean and the romms are noisy. We still decided to stay for a few days but there are probably better places in cape town. Price is also cheap compared to other backpackers in CT.

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1Thank Jacques000
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 25 August 2015

In just one night spent in Afrique du Sud we had the following experience: - a drunk girl invaded our dorm, yelling and smoking - three drunk guys arguing and fist fighting at the balcony right next to the dorms, in the middle of the night - a filthy kitchen, with piles and piles of dirty dishes - a dirty,...

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1Thank MariZanini
Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 22 March 2014

This backpackers is situated in the perfect spot in Sea Point. Lots of shops and restaurants any way you turn. We stayed in a Dorm room which was everything one can expect, decent bunk beds and linen and all for a very reasonable price. This is actually the second time we have stayed here and I can't recommend it enough...

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1Thank Warren B
Padstow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2014

This backpackers in my opinion is one of the best places to stay in Cape Town. Its a 10 minute taxi ride to City Centre and a 10 minute taxi drive to the glorious Camps bay and Clifton beaches. The staff are very friendly and will be willing to help in any way you need. The actual set-up of the...

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Afrique du Sud is the best-positioned Atlantic sea board seaside lodge in Cape Town. It nestles comfortably between the Atlantic Ocean and Lion's Head and is close to the city and the Waterfront on one side and the blue flag beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton on the other. All these attractions are easily accessible by buses, mini-taxi and MyCiTi buses. An Olympic-sized seawater swimming pool and an abundance of banks, shops, supermarkets, cafes, bars and restaurants are in close proximity. Wi-Fi is available too. You will always find a peaceful spot to chill out after a hectic day or night out on the town. The self catering kitchen is big enough for everyone to cook. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Afrique du Sud Backpackers

Address: Cnr St Johns and Main Rds | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Afrique Du Sud Backpackers Cape Town, South Africa
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“do not book into this place!!!”
  • The lights were not working in the room, so they gave us this desk lamp!
 of 5 bubbles daleh435, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“look elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles annekevanD, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The room with the shower and basin is super convenient”
 of 5 bubbles 663natashah, 14 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The rooms furthest from the balcony are less noisy in the morning but during the night anyway the traffic is pretty much dead in Sea Point so if you are nearer the balconies don't worry.”
 of 5 bubbles VincentPrescott6968, 26 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Book one of the double rooms at the front of the building to get an ocean view!”
 of 5 bubbles Stinkypete911, 19 Feb 2014 | Read review
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