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Chicago
Reviewed 4 November 2016

LOCATION: The backpacker was less than a 10 minute walk to the V&A waterfront. I even walked downtown one morning and it was less. There were several restaurants (Thai, Indian, burger joint and more), laundry (Coin Op Laundrette) and grocery (Woolworth) store all just minutes away on the main road. FOOD: The breakfast was very basic but filled me up....

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! You've covered almost all of it! We'd love to have you back at some point soon and are glad you enjoyed your time with us!

Cape Town
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Stayed here a week ago for a few days and it is the best hostel in ct. I am back now for a couple of days. They organize nice tours from the hostel and location is perfect in a nice area. It is safe, clean and friendly. They were very flexible with me as i didnt know how long i...

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We love it when people come back again and again and are always more than happy to make a plan for the unplanned traveler!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2016

One of the best hostels I have stayed in. Great hostel to meet people, with a variety of organised activities on most days. I was staying at Ashanti green point after this and wish I had stayed at Atlantic point. Spacious rooms and comfortable beds. I've never stayed in a 6 bed dorm with so much space! Large lockers and...

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! One of our favorite parts about having the spot we do is that it allows us to have so much space in the rooms! Looking forward to having you back in the future!

Cape Town
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great location, great staffs, information on tours .. We met other travelers, we went to the beach and parties together, a lot of nice people. The hostel's bar is also very cool. Rooms and bathrooms agreeable and clean. I recommend.

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We're glad to see you enjoyed your stay! It's that awesome vibe of getting everyone involved that keeps Atlantic Point moving! Glad you jumped in the flow!

Cape Town
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Would be nice if AP can provide free shuttle to and fro Waterfront for in house guest.. Maybe like 3 times a day. Room 5 entrance door difficult to open once it is closed. Always had to try few times to open it.

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We're glad to see you enjoyed your stay. We're constantly looking to upgrade our services and keep our guests happy. The door has been repaired and while we do offer transfers, the close proximity of the Waterfront (+/-10 mins walking) has stopped our service in the past.

Cape Town
Reviewed 27 October 2016

It is a good hostel, helpful staff, basic breakfast which is enough too start the day. Takes a while to get to the inner city and is slightly too expensive considering a 6 bed dorm. However, still a recommendation from my side

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We are constantly reviewing our breakfast and updating our menu in order to improve. Typically, we find that people enjoy our location as it is safely located in lovely Green Point and with a bus stop at the end of the street straight into the city center as well as the Waterfront 10 minutes away. Hopefully...

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great hostel with great staff, ambience, lovely breakfast (there were pancakes one day) and lots of things to do together as a group. The people that were working there were fun to hang out with and were always willing to invite you to events. There was a bar upstairs to hang out and play beer games or you can simply...

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're glad you were able to slot right in to the Atlantic Point Vibe. Our staff do their best to keep everyone involved and keep the place at its best! Booking into any of our 4 or 6 bed rooms has the immediate benefit of no bunks and more space!

Cape Town
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Atlantic Point Backpackers is definitely worth a visit in Cape Town. Rooms are clean and spacious, staff is very friendly and professional, breakfast is good. We can strongly recommend the Braai cooked by the staff, best braai of our whole trip to SA. The Backpackers is situated close to Signal Hill, Cape Town Stadium and Victoria Wharf.

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We love our Braai too! One of the many awesome weekly activities we have to offer at AP!

Cape Town
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Overall stay in this hostel is good. There might be some flaws with your service but for sure you guys are doing your best to make every stay of your customers be worth remembering. I will surely be back in Capetown again and again.

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Our staff is always looking for new and exciting ways to improve the guest experience via events and interaction, glad to see our best is paying off!

Reviewed 20 October 2016

Nice hostel and the private room was clean and quite big. The staff is always here to help and they organize a lot of activities every day but we didn't join any of them as we already had our own plans. The breakfast is really not enough though but it's already good to have one in this kind of hostels......

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Thanks for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your stay! One of the big benefits of staying at AP is our size that allows our rooms to never feel cramped. Another is the constant staff involvement! You should come back and join some of our events next time! Our breakfast is something we constantly work on improving. It's always good...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cape Town's most interactive backpackers lodge is designed with you in mind. Situated in trendy Green Point, Signal Hill is our garden. Atlantic Point Backpackers is perfectly positioned 1km from the waterfront and 750m from the new Green Point Stadium.We offer an accommodation experience for all travelers. From double en-suite rooms to co-ed dorms we have something for you. Our staff will assist you with your needs while in Cape Town. AP will hopefully be a highlight of your South African experience ... more   less 

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Address: 2 Cavalcade Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $28 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Atlantic Point Backpackers 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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“If it is high season book in advance otherwise they are fully booked.”
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“Room 4, 5 or 6 in the other building.”
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