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    The Backpack

    74 New Church Street | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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          US$41
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          Overview
          • Excellent64%
          • Very good27%
          • Average5%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
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          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          Special Offer: 4th night free
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          Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

          We landed during the peak season and it seemed everyone is Cape Town was after money and tips. That did spoil our experience. Even the backpack felt the same. Some staff were but the lady we met the night was brusque and rude almost. They...More

          Thank Aparna S
          Response from tembi1, Owner at The Backpack

          I am so sorry that you found some of our staff to be rude. We will be addressing this at our next meeting on Monday. I am sorry about your loosing your champagne this is not a common occurrence at all and I can only...More

          Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

          We stayed for 4 nights. CONS Deposit for keys was paid, we lost our tiny slip and gave the keys back, they would not refund our money even though we gave the keys back so we argued until we were paid.... Majority of the reception...More

          Thank Michelle D
          Response from tembi1, Owner at The Backpack

          We usually make quite a big thing on check in of imploring our guests to keep their slip and hand it back to us on check out. I am sorry if you were not pre-warned about this. I am also gutted that our Reception staff...More

          Reviewed 4 January 2016

          We recently visited here with family and landed in the presidential suite. The room itself was so comfortable that it made a nice restful place during our breaks in travel. But the hostel itself is amazing. The decor is fantastic, the staff are super friendly,...More

          Thank Andy F
          Response from JadeCPT, Manager at The Backpack

          Hi there. Thank you so much for coming to stay with us, we are so pleased that you enjoyed the Presidential Suite, the decor and the free continental breakfasts served every morning. We hope to see you again in the future. Kind Regards, Jade Calmeyer.

          Reviewed 4 January 2016

          One of the best backpackers I have ever been at! The staff is always friendly and helpful. I have been here four times as will book again if I am ever in Capetown again. The one regret I have from this trip is that I...More

          Thank CarlisleLori
          Response from JadeCPT, Manager at The Backpack

          Hey there, thank you for this review. Oh wow, this is great news that you keep on coming back to stay with us! We do also love our community shop and how it can support the community in many ways. It is awesome that you...More

          Reviewed 4 January 2016

          I really enjoyed my stay at the Backpack. The staff were pretty friendly and helpful when it came to asking questions. Breakfast consisted of pastries, some fruit, cheese, breads, cereals, & juices. The rooms are named after people that have inspiring stories. I love how...More

          Thank Sarah I
          Response from JadeCPT, Manager at The Backpack

          Hi there, thank you for writing to us. We are so glad that you chose to stay with us and are as passionate about the community as we are! We hope that you will come back to stay with us in the future. Kind Regards,...More

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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$27 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Smoking rooms available ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 38
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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
          You stated that you charge 220R for airport transfer. Is that per person or per vehicle? Thank you.
          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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          Sioned J
          Hi! I noticed that prices are more expensive in October than for September? Is there a reason for this? Do prices drop closer to the time?
          20 July 2015|
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          Response from tembi1 | Property representative |
          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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          MicheleTravel23
          Hi! Do you offer transport to the airport? If so, what is the cost?
          18 February 2015|
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          Response from tembi1 | Property representative |
          we do arrange airport transfers from R220
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          "4 bed dorm room is close to entry, could be loud but not sure. Most of the privates are near the back and..."
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