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House on the Hill Backpackers Reviews

5 Norman Road, Green Point 8001, Cape Town, South Africa

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62 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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Great staff, great breakfast (way more than continental) and very clean. We loved it and if we go back to Cape Town we will go there again!! Thank you guys!!

Owner Comment (Hide)
It was a pleasure having you! You are always welcome. We will see you :-)


Cozy place with character and great staff!


Such a little gem that we cancelled our other place and stayed for longer. Would come back in a heartbeat

Owner Comment (Hide)
Agh guys, thanks! We are so happy that you enjoy your stay with us and would love to have you back any time!!!! Very great guests, nice to have you around :-)


Exellent staff, very friendly and helpfull. We had good time at your hostel

  • 8th Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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My Dear, thanks for leaving a response. we strongly hope you got better and can enjoy the rest of your time in South Africa! kind regards claudi


The location was superb with many restaurants in easy walking distance. The neighbourhood was pleasant & very central. About a 30 minute walk in to CBD. About a 15-20 minute walk to Bokaap district. Staff super friendly, efficient & helpful. Rooms and kitchen area were very clean but a bit old.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear Vincent thanks for leaving a review and we are very glad you enjoyed your stay. Yes its an old victorian, always needs attention but very charming :-) After we have done all the floors, kitchen will be next for a bit of upgrade. So next you come it will be all shiny, promised. regards claudi

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