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Cape Town Backpackers

New Church Street 81, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, South Africa


  • 89%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 77%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

Property Information:

Check out our deals! The perfect location in Cape Town! The area is safe, and only a short walk away from bars, restaurants and some of the city's most popular attractions. We’re a 10 minute hop by cab or bus to the V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain Cable Station and only 15 minutes by cab or bus from the city's most beautiful beaches!

Cape Town Backpackers is a bright and friendly backpackers with plenty of comfort and style. Located in the heart of Cape Town's hip & happening shopping and cafe district, our place has a lot to offer!

FREE Wi-Fi! and FREE luggage storage, and your FREE bed safe or locker.

From dorms to double en suites, our rooms are incredibly clean and comfortable, and all of your linen and towels are supplied. With a large, well stocked, funky bar and lots of chill out space, there's no better way to spend your time! Enjoy a delicious breakfast before heading out to explore beautiful Cape Town! Evenings in the bar often result in one of our infamous Hat Parties and braais (BBQ's) are a regular occurrence when the weather is right!

We offer a comprehensive travel desk able to assist with all of your traveling needs, including excellent car hire rates and great deals and advice and bookings for in and around Cape Town, South Africa and throughout southern Africa.

Our super friendly, enthusiastic staff are on hand 24 hours a day and bravely promise to give you a big smile and great service.

Rates for: 28th Nov 2015 - 1st Dec 2015

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Room Type-
6 Bed Mixed Dorm Only 2 beds left!
10 Bed Mixed Dorm Only 1 bed left!
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X US$13.58 US$13.58 US$13.58 US$13.58
Beds at this property are likely to sell out soon!
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  • Latest Review

    Two rooms are on the roads, and it could be noisy.for one of them plugs are only in the entrance of the room which is a pity.Staff is pretty nice and i booked all my tours with them. Some retaurants and bars around.But taxi and 50 Rand will be required for going to nice waterfront.
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      Anonymous, France, Male, 31-40
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Towels Included

Hostel Awards

  • 2008 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Continent Winners Africa
  • 2007 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Continent Winners Africa
  • 2008 1st Continent Winners Africa
  • 2007 1st Continent Winners Africa

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  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Cape Town Backpackers Located at New Church Street 81, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town.
Cape Town Backpackers
South Africa
Cape Town 8001 New Church Street 81, Tamboerskloof
86% 903
-33.9287061 18.4093442
Cape Town Backpackers
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