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Cape Town Backpackers
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

Nice facilities and above all, great and kind stuff! Safe, secure, nice location. Everything you ask for a place to stay is here in this place.

100% recommendable. Definitely go for it!

Greetings from Argentina!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled solo
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1  Thank Rafael A
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Reviewed 19 June 2014

so friendly and helpful and comfortable and a perfect location. love the high ceilings and many levels. great character. helped with all my extreme sports bookings immediately and sorted everything perfectly

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 12 May 2014 via mobile

This was my first time at a backpackers. I loved this place, it didn't take itself too seriously, but at the same time remained professional throughout. It was clean and secure and the staff offered really helpful advice, honest and not sales-pushy.
I'll definitely stay there again.. In fact I'm off to the sister establishment in Zambia next at the end of July.

Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
1  Thank Philip B
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Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 7 nights at CT backpackers and enjoyed every night of it. Cape town is simply awesome!! The location is convenient and staff is very helpful with the planning of trips and calling taxi's. Breakfast was good, bar not so busy. There were some nice restaurants straight around the corner and long street within reach. We did the wine tour and cage diving using their suggested operators and were extremely satisfied.

Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
3  Thank tveld86
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Reviewed 3 May 2014

With the great atmosphere, it was easy to get along with the guests and staff. I enjoyed my stay and wish I had more time. It was also short walk to long st and other shops, so it has a great location. I slept in a seven mix dorm and had no problems.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Jennita T
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Reviewed 2 May 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Cape Town Backpackers on New Church Rd for 4 nights. It was clean, friendly, charming, comfortable, value for money and great location. Only negatives were a mix up in room bookings meant we had to change rooms a couple of times and it could be a bit noisy at on occasions during the night due to the style and construction of building. But overall a very lovely stay. Highly recommended if you are on a budget.

Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Andrew C
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Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

Staff were excellent and very friendly, great to have a chat with around the bar (only people staying at the hostel allowed at the bar or their friends so no random locals can drink there).
Location is good, not far to long street but not noisy at night if you want to get an early night.
Top place and highly recommended!

  • Stayed: October 2013
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5  Thank tbloom5
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Additional Information about Cape Town Backpackers

Address: 81 New Church Street | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #26 of 129 Speciality Lodging in Cape Town Central
Price Range: £17 - £61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cape Town Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The perfect location in Cape Town! The area is safe, and only a short walk away from bars, restaurants and some of the city's most popular attractions. We’re a 10 minute hop by cab or bus to the V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain Cable Station and only 15 minutes by cab or bus from the city's most beautiful beaches! Cape Town Backpackers is a bright and friendly backpackers with plenty of comfort and style. Located in the heart of Cape Town's hip & happening shopping and cafe district, our place has a lot to offer! StreetSmart- StreetWise5 Breakfast available - Health Pot with rolled oats, wheat flakes, barley flakes, sesame seeds topped with yoghurt and a choice of Nescafe or tea. Protein packed to sustain your energy levels! FREE Wi-Fi! and FREE luggage storage, and your FREE bed safe or locker. From dorms to double en suites, our rooms are incredibly clean and comfortable, and all of your linen and towels are supplied. With a large, well stocked, funky bar and lots of chill out space, there's no better way to spend your time! Enjoy a delicious breakfast before heading out to explore beautiful Cape Town! Evenings in the bar often result in one of our infamous Hat Parties and braais (BBQ's) are a regular occurrence when the weather is right! We offer a comprehensive travel desk able to assist with all of your traveling needs, including excellent car hire rates and great deals and advice and bookings for in and around Cape Town, South Africa and throughout southern Africa. Our super friendly, enthusiastic staff are on hand 24 hours a day and bravely promise to give you a big smile and great service. ... more   less 
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