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    33 South Backpackers

    48 Trill Road, Observatory 7925, South Africa
    011 27 87 551 7173
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    Traveller (36)
    Room & Suite (6)
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    • Excellent54%
    • Very good34%
    • Average7%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    “cape town” (45 reviews)
    “staff members” (6 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Airport Transportation
    Wheelchair Access
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 179 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Myself and family stayed at this backpackers over the weekend. We chose the venue due to it being centrality. The staff was very friendly and professional. The place itself is very beautiful and full of character. Its surrounded by night life and eating out options....More

    1  Thank Duane B
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    It was 2 nights in a dorm very good. A lot of very good thing in this Backpacker ! I recommend, there are many restaurants bar to spend really good time! Thank you to 33 south Backpackers... Jerome and Claire

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    1  Thank jeromecP443GC
    Reviewed 6 July 2017

    Nice workers nice instalations and nice rooms there is a tv everything was clean i could charge my phone from spain with any problem because there have a charger from europe in africa. And i want you tu know thas the girls lf reception were...More

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    1  Thank marcosaA4275GN
    Reviewed 29 June 2017

    Out of all the hotels,B&B and Backpackers i have ever been to this is the best i have ever come across. All the staff are the most friendly and helpful i have ever met. Even the manager was friendly! The establishment is clean throughout and...More

    Thank pstar4087
    Reviewed 28 June 2017

    It's nice staying around on my visit to cape town at 33 South backpackers. I hope when next i'm in cape town the quality would have improved. Generally it's not bad but it can only be better than it was in the past.

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    • Top amenities
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
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    • US$12 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 26
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    • Location
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    • Cape Town >
    • Observatory
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    Room & Suite (6)
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    Hotel & Grounds (38)
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    Ravi S
    27 November 2015|
    Response from Crew_33South | Property representative |
    Hi there Thank you for your interest to stay at 33Southbackpackers Please check our backing details Banking Details 48 ON TRILL BACKPACKERS (PTY )LTD BANK : NEDBANK SHOP G 40 BANKING HALL CAVENDISH CLAREMONT ACCOUNT... More
    Marie-Lu D
    8 April 2015|
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    Response from Crew_33South | Property representative |
    Marie-Lu We can offer you a Jouge dorm room with a shared bathroom, the price per night is R 160 per night per person which includes a lovely light breakfast of freshly baked muffins, toast, preserves and endless tea and... More
    Room Tips
    "Double rooms are more private but if you are 4 people travelling together the 4 bed dorm is great aswell"
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    "All the rooms are have a unique feel, there is a lovely outside double room that would be a bit more quiet."
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    "Rooms are quieter and have access to Internet"
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    "Room choices are limited, so book early."
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