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The hostel and the room was clean and suitable however there is nothing really around the area the hostel is situated. A train is needed (which is opposite the hostel) to get to the waterfront/main area of Cape Town. Some staff members were also very unhelpful
The staff helped us printing some documents - thanks for that! But they were not very nice and didn't act if the guests were important! We booked via hostelworld and got one price there - but that was wrong -!! - so We had to pay double! Maybe this was hostelworld who made the misstake - but We think that was something between the two of them - We had made no misstake! The staff didn' t care ...
I was camping on the hostel's backyard, with lorry and jeep parking along on the patch. The owner had one of his pick-up park along, and during a rainy afternoon, he literally smash my tent when he reversed, and my tent was smash, and I almost got flattened. He didn't even get out to apologise, and the location itself is further out from town, kind a dodgy area I can say