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    The Backpack

    74 New Church Street | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent66%
    • Very good27%
    • Average5%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 572 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Been in many many hostels and hotels, yet have found myself returning to this one over the years. Staff are fully engaged in their work and carry a most pleasant attitude. Rooms are in great condition and breakfast is legit. Onsite parking, fantastic view of...More

    Thank Alim_Jinnah
    Response from JadeBackpack, Manager at The BackpackResponded 5 days ago

    Hey there, well we are so happy that you keep coming back to stay with us. We thoroughly enjoy your company and getting to know you over the years. Congratulations on the graduation! Kind Regards, The Backpack Team.

    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 20 February 2017

    We had the pleasure of staying at The Backpack for two weeks and felt at home in friendly and comfortable spaces! Environmental sustainability is embraced and awareness raised in all common areas of the hostel, which makes it stand out and setting an example. Traditional...More

    Thank Beatrice T
    Response from JadeCPT, Manager at The BackpackResponded 7 March 2017

    Hi there and thank you so much for this great review! We are smiling from ear to ear and of course, we love you too! See you soon. Kind Regards, The Backpack Team.

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Everything was perfect: WiFi, people, clean, spacious rooms, bar, free delicious breakfast, friendly staff, great location, good tours, laundry service. Thanks for so much! Definitely the place to stay in Cape!

    Thank aldojauregui
    Response from JadeBackpack, Manager at The BackpackResponded 5 days ago

    Hey there and thank you for the very positive review of our hostel. We are so glad that you had an enjoyable stay and we hope to see more of you in the future! Kind Regards, The Backpack Team.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Great clean rooms, several great public areas both inside and outside. One night they had a cook out which was very reasonably priced with great food and at least 50 people in attendance. Secure parking area in front of hostel but since I had a...More

    Thank davidabrownjr
    Response from JadeBackpack, Manager at The BackpackResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi there! Thank you for coming to stay with us at the hostel and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your time here and were able to join in on our food evenings! Kind Regards, The Backpack Team

    Reviewed 17 June 2017

    Really nice hostel with a nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Nice clean rooms at a great price with lots of options to choose from. Superb location for exploring Cape Town very close to lots of great bars and restaurants yet the hostel itself is nice...More

    Thank jltan2017
    Response from Lee H, Owner at The BackpackResponded 19 June 2017

    Thank you so much taking the time to review us and the kind words you wrote about our friendly staff. It means a lot to be appreciated. Happy travels The Backpack Team

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$29 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 38
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
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    • Cape Town Central >
    • City Bowl / Tamboerskloof
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    • The Backpack Hotel Cape Town Central ,
    • The Backpack Cape Town, South Africa
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    echomurmur
    26 January 2016|
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    Response from JaneMangnall | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure but you can do better with Uber and get wifi at the airport.
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    20 July 2015|
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    our prices do change from time to time seasonally and we also run specials so please watch our web page for exciting specials.
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    we do arrange airport transfers from R220
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