A good place to stay while on elective at nearby hospital. Vey friendly and accommodating staff, kitchen facilities, wifi etc. all reasonably priced. The only problem was the lack of heating/insulation-it was chilly in July! Cafes and supermarkets nearby, security escort service available
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- En-suite, private room, dormitories and camping. BazBus Stop. The Green Elephant is the closest hostel to Groote Schuur Hospital, in the heart of Observatory, where University of Cape Town (UCT) students from all around the world live and meet each other. The attractions are pubs, coffee shops, restaurants, a golf driving range, the original Observatory, Groote Schuur Hospital (where the world's first heart transplant took place), theatres and small art galleries. The annual Obs Festival is held on the first Saturday in December. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Green Elephant Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa