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Free Wifi
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Special Price: 10% off direct booking
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Special Price: 10% off direct booking
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All reviewslong streetfair tradetable mountainprivate bathroombed dormtownship tourcommon areasrooms are cleanenjoyed my stayfelt very safethe location is perfectkloof streetstayed here for nightsstay in cape townsouth africahome away from homehostel
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Reviewed December 1, 2015

Breakfast is exceptionally good! You´ll get the variety of foods like in a 4 star hotel. Quiet and relaxing , fantastic location, yet just a few steps away from the parts of the town, where everything happens.

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Response from JadeCPT, Manager at The BackpackResponded December 14, 2015

Hi there. It is fantastic that our breakfast is so well received! Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we hope that you will come back again soon with family and friends. Kind Regards, Jade Calmeyer

Reviewed November 28, 2015

Stayed there for 5 days in Cape Town along with my husband. We chose a double room with a private bathroom. The room is great and it gets cleaned everyday. The hostel is in a great location, walking distance from the city center, and a...More

Thank Hend E
Response from JadeCPT, Manager at The BackpackResponded December 1, 2015

Hi there. We like to be that home away from home for our guests. It's brilliant that you took a walk through town, to see all the cool things that Cape Town has to offer. We hope you will come back to spend some more...More

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Reviewed November 28, 2015

Felt @home, wonderful place! Sustainable approach (supporting communities), good breakfast, perfect room (Madiba room) and very friendly and helpful staff. + location (walking distance nice places to eat (amongst others: Jerry's burgerbar, Kloof street House and also: Chalk and Cork) + possibility to cook yourself...More

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Response from JadeCPT, Manager at The BackpackResponded December 1, 2015

Hey there. Thank you for this compliment! This puts huge smiles on our faces to know that you think we are the best. We do try our hardest to give our guests quality service and experiences and we are glad that this was the case...More

Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

this hostel is located at the kloof area of cape town, where you can easily find many restaurants and shops by foot. It has a private car park as well. every morning breakfast is served fresh and with lots of varieties. The staff is always...More

Thank mrhong123
Response from JadeCPT, Manager at The BackpackResponded December 1, 2015

Hi there. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are glad that you had a pleasant stay and hopefully this means you will come back and stay with us again. Kind Regards, Jade Calmeyer

Reviewed November 26, 2015

I had a great stay in this place for three nights in a 8 bed dorm. Very friendly, committed and organized staff, big rooms and other chillout areas, very good breakfast, enough and very clean bathrooms. Definetely worth the price!

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Response from JadeCPT, Manager at The BackpackResponded December 1, 2015

Hey there. Thanks for choosing to stay with us, and it is great that you found our hostel clean and the breakfasts delicious. Kind Regards, Jade Calmeyer

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Pool
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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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US$30 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Price range
US$30 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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echomurmur
January 26, 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
July 20, 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
February 18, 2015|
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we do arrange airport transfers from R220
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"surrounded by 2 main streets, so noisy anyway..."
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"discuss location of the room in relation to the common areas before booking if you desire a quiet, smoke free..."
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"No AC prepare yourself!"
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"Rooms away from the entrance are quieter and somewhat cooler."
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