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The Backpack Cape Town

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9.0
Superb 1,970 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.7
  • Security 9.4
  • Location 9.2
  • Staff 8.7
  • Atmosphere 8.7
  • Cleanliness 9.2
  • Facilities 8.9
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9.0
Superb 1,970 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.7
  • Security 9.4
  • Location 9.2
  • Staff 8.7
  • Atmosphere 8.7
  • Cleanliness 9.2
  • Facilities 8.9
The Backpack Cape Town Located at 74 New Church Street, , Cape Town.
The Backpack Cape Town
South Africa
Cape Town 8001 74 New Church Street
90% 1970
-33.9270348 18.4105753
The Backpack Cape Town
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11th Jul 2016
8.9

Great hostel. The staff were super friendly and the atmosphere was very social and cozy. Perfect central location. I've done several hostels here and would come back to this one next time.

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  • Anonymous
  • Spain, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
8th Jul 2016
10.0

Great location, superb breakfast, chilling area and nice and helpful personel. Overall, perfect stay. Totally recommended.

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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 5 reviews
7th Jul 2016
8.3

Nice safe hostel, near some good sights and staff are friendly and helpful. Nice place to stay!

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  • Anonymous
  • Israel, All Female Group, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
4th Jul 2016
10.0

My stay at the backpack was great! Super friendly staff and great facilities! I highly recommend staying there :)

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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
3rd Jul 2016
8.9

The room and en suite were clean and compact. However, as the room was quite small, there was no room for large luggage. Also, the heater in the room was not effective so it quite cold - it was good that the hostel provides hot water bottles. Also, some of the other guests were very noisy - the walls of the rooms are quite thin, so this was annoying when trying to sleep. However, overall the hostel is good value for money and the breakfast spread is great.

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  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
1st Jul 2016
9.4

Brilliant way to finish off a trip ~ clean and simple hostel.. Breakfast each morning was delicious and had heaps of options! Super close but far enough off Main Street to be quiet.. Really enjoyed my stay!

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  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
22nd Jun 2016
9.7

Quiet time of the year but still had a great time! Great location and hostel.

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15th Jun 2016
9.7

Great place to stay in Cape Town! Great people, location is close (re:uber-able) to tons of different attractions, clean rooms and hot showers. Safes and 24 hour security guards made it feel nice and safe even in the middle of Cape Town. Will definitely come back here if I return!

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9th Jun 2016
10.0

A really good place to be a solo traveler. The area has a very good vibe. Everyone like to hang out at the bar area to make plans. Booking of things to do can be easily done at the front desk and the tours are worth it a lot, especially the cape point tour. The owner is very nice and friendly to talk to. The toilet and shower is outside, but that is not a problem for me.

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Hi there, thank you for choosing to stay with us. It's great that you felt right at home as a solo traveler and that you were able to make new friends and do fun tours around Cape Town. Kind Regards, The Backpack Team

5th Jun 2016
9.4

Great hostel with fantastic facilities. The entrance courtyard and pool area are really nice places to hang out.

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