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The Backpack Reviews

74 New Church Street, Cape Town, South Africa

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92%

Rating
1680 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 95%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 94%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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89%

After having stayed in a boring 4* hotel this was the ideal place to chill out, meet people and discover cape town. all clean, secure and quite yummy food. on fri nite a wine tasting was organised. very nice place. would come again. for sure.

  • 21st Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at The Backpack and that you were here to take part in one of our awesome wine tasting nights. We are glad you enjoyed your overall stay with and the delicious food served in our cafe. We hope you will visit us again in the near future. Kind Regards The Backpack Team

100%

A great location. We stayed in an ensuite double room (about £70) and it was just like being in a hotel. Room had a safe, hairdryer, tv, wardrobe, kettle. I realise not all rooms would have these. Free wi-fi in the lounge and bar. Free car parking. Felt very safe.


100%

We had a great few days at the hostel. The staff were very friendly and bent over backwards to be helpful. Our breakfasts were very good especially their breakfast in a glass muesli yoghurt fruit and honey. Thanks for looking after us so well..

  • 20th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Mixed Group, 41+
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel. We are extremely happy to hear that you loved the breakfast in a glass in our cafe in the morning! A favourite breakfast choice for sure! It is lovely to hear that you were happy with the standard of service provided by our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards The Backpack Team

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