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Green Elephant Reviews

57 Milton Road, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa

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83 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 64%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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WiFi bandwidth needs to be upped - it's horrible, especially at peak times.


Amazing time x very eco friendly building which I love. Great recommendations of activities. Extremely comfortable place. I was a girl in a mixed dorm but felt safe and there are well protected areas in the bathrooms for privacy. Staff are kind and amazing. People were awesome.

  • 12th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


So glad I decided for the Green Elephant as my first Cape Town hostel, so much I booked it again when I returned to Cape Town . Great location and very frinedly staff which makes you feel at home directly, especiall thanks to Edwina . Loved the garden bar where always nice interesting people hang out good selection of craft beers and the pool. Both my rooms were good, clean and nice painted walls and f Also the Observatory area is a great part of CT , with good restaurants and vintage shops

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