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Green Elephant

57 Milton Road, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa

91%Rating

  • 92%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

Property Information:

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The Green Elephant - friendly, personal and experienced in travel - is in the lively student area of Observatory.

Closest Hostel to Groote Schuur Hospital and near the University of Cape Town.

We consistently have the friendliest staff around to help you experience Cape Town the best way you can and make memories that will last a lifetime.

The facilities include 3 houses that cater to every kind of budget traveler, a swimming pool, internet access, a tour desk, a fully functional bar, but most importantly a great friendly home to travelers since 1994.

We have four double rooms with each one housing a four poster bed and they are themed too to add that extra ambiance. Three en-suite rooms, five dorms and camping grounds. The dorms are SPACIOUS and social areas HUGE.

Being situated in the vibrant suburb of observatory means that just down the road there are pubs and restaurants that offer specials on various nights and you can find a wide range of food, from Mexican to Chinese. We also provide security escorts after dark for extra measure. We are also situated approximately 10 minutes from the city and cinemas, malls and sports grounds aren't far off either.

We are here to enjoy ourselves too, so join us when we go diving, beaching, sea kayaking, hiking or just out partying!

We are friendly and efficient, so will reply quickly to queries. We use all our travel experience to help you get the most out of your SA holiday. Our tour booking website gives large discounts to pre-booked tours with secure payments for peace of mind.

We also prepare home cooked meals in our pizza oven, on our braai or the traditional Potjie and skottel!

We would love to have you stay with us!

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  • Latest Review

    For us the hostel was very convenient because we knew somebody in the area. For other poeple it might be a bit far out. We didn't use much of the facilities as we were in the second house and often out with friends. The second house is two streets down from the original backpackers and has private rooms, nice for families and couples who pike to have their privacy but if you want the real backpacker fealing make sure you stay in the main house.
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Facilities

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Fax Service
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machine


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.




Green Elephant Located at 57 Milton Road, Observatory, Cape Town.
Green Elephant
South Africa
Cape Town 7925 57 Milton Road, Observatory
91% 65
-33.9379304 18.4652495
Green Elephant
    Rooms available     Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom     Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite     6 Bed Female Dorm     6 Bed Mixed Dorm     Standard Single Private Shared Bathroom     Deluxe Single Private Ensuite
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