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Big Blue Backpackers
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Reviewed 18 June 2013

We've stayed here over a week and enjoyed ourselves a lot. The location is clean, comfortable and the atmosphere relaxed. Internet is working properly, the showers are divine and the hostel is located very strategically between the Waterfront and city center. Laundry, proper supermarket and ATM are just a minute away. Staff is helpful and friendly, tours that they offer are good value for money. We did the rental car option as well for a couple of days and that has proven to be very doable and cheap as well. The downsides that we read about on other reviews are taken care off and its an overall pleasant and safe place to stay. Would definitely come here again.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Tobacoman
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Reviewed 30 March 2013

We arrived in Cape Town by plane and we picked up for free by this hostel. We had a double and stayed for 4 nights. The staff was very helpful and gave us good tips on what to do and where to stay. The communal area was relaxed and had a nice atmosphere. We would definitely recommend this hostel.

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank BastiaanWest
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Reviewed 10 March 2013

Great people, love the vibe and atmosphere. It is in the best location, in the centre of everything. One of the best backpackers I have been to. I made lots of friends while staying here and had an amazing time.

  • Stayed: March 2013
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1  Thank SharkyCoolesice
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Reviewed 21 February 2013

a good place to stay, friendly staff and just 10 minutes walking to sea point, 15 to waterfront.
Free internet, you will miss it in others hostels in Cape Town, a bar open until 11 pm tv and dvd in the common area.

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled solo
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Thank Eugenio_G694
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Reviewed 16 February 2013

Comfortable &clean,but came home later to find i had no bed.was kicked out so they could take in a group.won't recommend due to not being able to trust management of big blue.no one offered to help find alternative accommodation.

Room Tip: Try to not get rooms facing entertainment area or next to bathrooms. Check that your reservation is in place,every day.
  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank chevon m
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