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Cape Town
1 review
Reviewed 26 April 2016

It was a beautiful experience, I felt very welcomed I sadly can't remember the guy on duty but he was very helpful when i got there at night. he showed me everything in the facility that I would have needed while i was there.

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Crew_33South, Public Relations Manager at 33 South Boutique Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear spheleleminenhleg, thank you very much for your time and effort to write a review. We are really glad that you liked your stay in our hostel and would be happy to welcome you again at any time! Wish you all the best, Lena and the 33 South Backpackers Team More 

Cape Town
1 review
Reviewed 24 April 2016

The hostel is very nice but far from the city, I recoomend it for studets and people who want to stay in Obs for a long period. As for tourists - Try finding a place closer to the city, since there is not a lot of public transpertation in the area.

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Crew_33South, Public Relations Manager at 33 South Boutique Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear rotemb766, Firstly, I want to thank you for sharing your experiences. We appreciate all feedback from our guests and use this chance to make constant improvements. I am glad to hear that you liked your stay! I am sorry that you couldn’t find a good mode of transport to the city, as there is a train station very nearby,... More 

Cape Town
1 review
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I can tell I had a great time In 33 South Boutique Backpackers. I met a lot of good people and especially the staff is lovely. They take care that you have a good time and even if you come alone they plan adventures for you that you don´t have to be worry how to reach all your holiday goals... More 

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Crew_33South, Public Relations Manager at 33 South Boutique Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear leag977! Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experiences with our hostel. We are more than happy that you liked it at 33 South Backpackers and would be delighted to see you again soon! With best regards, Lena and the 33 South Backpackers Team More 

Stroud, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

What a wonderful place! The staff and all of the lovely people associated with 33 South give the backpackers a lovely community feel which makes it so easy to feel totally at home. It is laid back with a lovely easy going atmosphere while at the same time being clean and organised with amazing attention to detail - the perfect... More 

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Crew_33South, Public Relations Manager at 33 South Boutique Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello ionacharter! Thank you so much for your time to leave such an awesome and nice review about our 33 South Backpackers hostel and team! As we put a lot of effort in a familiar atmosphere, having fun and showing our guests- which often also become friends- like in your case! ☺ - around, we really appreciate your detailed feedback.... More 

Cape Town
1 review
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Being at 33 South backpacker was great! I had the chance to meet lots of amazing people and the atmosphere was great !!!! They are very friendly and do everything for you to make you feel at home and it was exactly how I felt!!

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Crew_33South, Public Relations Manager at 33 South Boutique Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Erica, thanks so much for your lovely comment! We are glad that you liked your stay with the 33 South Backpackers and would love to welcome you again soon! ☺ All the best, Lena and the 33 South Backpackers Team More 

Graz, Austria
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5 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Well, first of all this hostel is awesome – so If you plan a trip to Cape Town I would recommend that you should stay at least 1 night in Observatory. ;-) In the finale stage of my trip across south-Africa I visited Observatory for 3 days/nights. Observatory is near the city centre of Cape Town and distinguishes with beautiful... More 

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Crew_33South, Public Relations Manager at 33 South Boutique Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thank you so much for your time to leave such a wonderful review about our 33 South Backpackers. We are more than happy that you liked your stay with us including your Braai experience and would be delighted to see you again at some time! All the best, Lena and the 33 South Backpackers Team More 

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 14 March 2016

-Luke warm hot water -Noise well after 10 pm -Bed bugs -Unironed bedding -Unfriendly manager -Old dirty sponges to wash kitchen items with -Old kitchen appliances -Watered down dish washing liquid -Never hot water -Be prepared to bath with cold water Thank goodness I stayed at an alternative backpackers afterwards. They were awesome. Otherwise I would have hated all backpackers... More 

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Crew_33South, Manager at 33 South Boutique Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Tisa Thank you for choosing to stay at 33 South Backpackers and for your feedback. We find it unfortunate that this avenue (trip-advisor) used to give credible and constructive feedback as a first time user you have decided to use it as a mode of attack on our establishment for merely stating the truth. As stated on your check... More 

Rundu, Namibia
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2016

the location is safe and fantastic to stay in. the sleeping part was my horrible experience especially when a snoring backpacker member joined. please do install a television for sport fanatics to keep themselves busy too.

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Cape Town
1 review
Reviewed 13 March 2016

That is not a lonely house, not with those smile and friendly faces around. If you're planning to be there for a while, you will be more than a guest, you become part of the Orange house family. The experience was very good and so were the rooms. Plus its close to a lot of restaurants in Obz.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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Reviewed 25 February 2016

This Hostel is really one of the best places I have ever been. The staff is awesome and fun together with the great other guests the vibe was on the point. The atmosphere is very 'homely' so everyone gets to know everyone immediately and no one is left out when it comes to going for beer or food on lower... More 

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Crew_33South, Public Relations Manager at 33 South Boutique Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear 10monthsoftraveling, Thanks so much for your lovely recommendation! We are happy to hear that you liked our comfy beds as well as the muffins at breakfast, which are freshly made every early morning from our team members. We hope to see you again some time and wish you all the best! Lena and the 33 South Backpackers Team More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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Additional Information about 33 South Boutique Backpackers

Address: 48 Trill Road, Observatory 7925, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Observatory
Price Range: $23 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 33 South Boutique Backpackers 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Rooms are quieter and have access to Internet”
 of 5 bubbles Anele_Dlamini, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room choices are limited, so book early.”
 of 5 bubbles matthewsB3634GS, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“everything is on one floor including a disabled bathroom so it is wheelchair user friendly, all the rooms have a unique touch.”
 of 5 bubbles 10monthsoftraveling, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“They organize the rooms into decorated "districts", all fun! Hostel is on quiet street so no worries about noise.”
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“Ask for the tariff”
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