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Obviouzly Armchair Backpackers & Pub

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Property Description

Previously a theatrical venue and music venue launching the most successful South African artists, the landmark red giant building is now the home of Obviouzly Armchair Backpackers and Pub - the funky, fun, and cool place to be, retaining the musical and theatrical magic. We are in the hub of bohemian Observatory, with a variety of pubs, restaurants, coffee shops and buzzing nightlife on the same strip.

You won't need to go far though to relax or be entertained. You can chill on the upstairs balcony or lounge, enjoy the outdoors in the outside cafe area, or be entertained in our vibey 'old school pub' with unique features, eclectic dcor and amazing music. Whilst relaxing in your favourite armchair or sitting around the bar watching sport you can enjoy local dishes from our restaurant with your drinks or sit around the bar watching sport and chatting to the locals and travellers.

We offer friendly service, a free drink on check in, internet access and international calls, 24 hour security, transport, great specials on must see tours and comfortable accomodation in the heart of Cape Town's true (hustling, bustling and loud) soul Obviouzly Observatory only a five minute walk to the train station and taxis a stone throw away.

What will you take home? An african travel experience to add to your memoirs, Obviouzly!

Please note that for the FIFA World Cup 2010 special booking conditions apply (May 28th - July 12 2010)

Non refundable 50% deposit payable after you have booked online. The booking is not confirmed until this has been paid and you have received a confirmation from Obviouzly Armchair Backpackers & Pub.

A 10% discount applies if you either stay for 30 nights or 2 weeks.

Airport Transfers by arrangement.
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Obviouzly Armchair Backpackers & Pub Located at 135 Lower Main Road, Observatory, Cape Town.
Obviouzly Armchair Backpackers & Pub
South Africa
Cape Town 7925 135 Lower Main Road,, Observatory
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-33.9382614 18.4688095
Obviouzly Armchair Backpackers & Pub
    Rooms available Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom Standard 8 Bed Mixed Dorm Standard Single Private Shared Bathroom Standard 4 Bed Private Shared Bathroom

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Wed 26 Oct 2016 - Sat 29 Oct 2016 Change

Room Summary

Day Accommodation Price Selection Total
Standard Flexible Booking:
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  • Free

    Free Breakfast Linen Included Free Internet Access

  • General

    Security Lockers Common Room BBQ Breakfast Not Included Hot Showers Self-Catering Facilities Outdoor Terrace Parking Safe Deposit Box Card Phones

  • Services

    Internet Access Airport Transfers Towels for hire Luggage Storage Fax Service 24 Hour Reception Tours/Travel Desk 24 Hour Security

  • Food & Drink

    Restaurant Bar Cafe

  • Entertainment

    Games Room



Credit Cards Accepted No Curfew

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 above (see 'Things to Note' information).

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