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African Heart Backpackers

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

*The room is dark and needs room freshers *Line is dirty *Fridge has stale food *I left the place with some unknown rash on my face and upper body I assume from that dirty linen. *Bathroom unhygienic.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very welcoming people. Made me feel at home and part of the family. Rough around the edges but it has a real raw african feel. Good areas to just chill and relax in the house. The friendly faces will make you feel comfortable.

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Excellent stay and wonderful staff! Felt right at home the first night...and it continued throughout the stay. Thankful for my time spent and for those I met while at the back packers. Accommodations and people were both beautiful!

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great location, vibes. What you see is what you get... The staffs are very hands on always willing to help out and when you go out you feel like a local which is lekker... Close to everything you'd need to have a fab time n CPT!!!

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Thank Opeyemi A
Wezemaal, Belgium
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We stayed four nights in this backpacker hostel which lies close to a trainstation which brings you easy to Cape Town downtown for only half a euro. The owner helped us with lots of valuable information and helped us very well when my wife got sick by connecting us fastly to a good doctor in the neighbourhood. There's lot to...

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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Such a wonderful place for making new friends, going out or just relaxing. It has a nice, clean communal kitchen where we ended up cooking and eating together and really pretty mosaic and paintings. Its only a 10 minute drive to long street. But there are also many great places on your doorstep in obs- cafe ganesh on Friday nights...

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Changwon, South Korea
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay. Great location in obz with good vibes. Checkout the newton gallery a few doors down for some dope African art! I'll definitely be back! Thank you to everyone at African heart who made sure I had everything I needed. It is appreciated.

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The place is ok if you not looking for fancy. There is a feeling of home and family though which is nice if you far away from home. Staff make it easy for guests to mingle as they set the example. Thanx

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Austrian Alps, Austria
Reviewed 11 January 2017

A small backpacker´s like it should be. Friendly people, a big kitchen and a living room and shops and bars nearby. into the center it´s just a few minutes with taxi or bus!! they staff gave us all the information we needed for our daytrip.

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Cape Town
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The backpackers is situated in the heart of Observatory, Cape town. Area is great. Easy access. Everything at walking distance ( resto, coffee places, supermarket..) It is totally obz, good vibe, great staff! Thank you

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
African Heart is a backpackers lodge with a difference. Vibrant colors, retro furniture, original artworks, spotless modern bathrooms and ultra-comfy beds. We are a small lodge offering a high quality standard of backpackers accommodation and facilities. We also offer superior guest service from our Reception, taking care of anything you need, from booking adventures and onward travels, to where to find the best local music, entertainment and food. ... more   less 

Additional Information about African Heart Backpackers

Address: 27 Station Road, Observatory 7925, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Observatory
Price Range: $45 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — African Heart Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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