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Blue Mountain Backpackers Reviews

208 Long Street, Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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94 Total Reviews
  • 52%Value For Money
  • 60%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 60%Staff
  • 56%Atmosphere
  • 52%Cleanliness
  • 44%Facilities

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Showers have see through doors and no where to hand your clothes. Toilet door locks are broken. Go to very top floor where cubicles are private. No wifi!!! This is very inconvenient in daily planning. Have to pay for Internet cafe below which in very slow. Maybe they're in partnership with hostel to make money. Get a wifi code for nearby restaurant that u can use on the balcony. Get very hot on warm days. No air con or fans. location is fantastic, price is great for private room & kitchen good.


The noise is so bad that the actually sell earplugs at reception. No cards accepted. Rooms are very very basic. Staff was not helpful at all.

  • 6th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Africa
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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