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  • 96%
  • 143 Total Reviews

No.1

  • The B.I.G

  • 18 Thornhill rd, Green Point, Cape Town
  • 100%
  • 22nd Feb 2015

I absolutely love this place! Seriously do yourself a favour and stay at B.I.G! The staff are so friendly and helpful and the atmosphere is fab. More
Anonymous (England) (Female) Novice Nomad
  • 97%
  • 11th Feb 2015

just a perfect backpackers! clean, spacious, great breakfast, nice pool, very friendly and funny staff, not too loud but not lame at all.. and also the bunk beds don't give you claustrophobia. More
Anonymous (Switzerland) (Female) Novice Nomad


HOSTEL
  • 95%
  • 343 Total Reviews

No.2

  • 100%
  • 7th Feb 2015

Excellent stay with welcoming staff. Location close to Table Mtn. along with numerous pubs and restaurants. Gated for those with car rental. More
Anonymous (USA) (Male) Novice Nomad
  • 94%
  • 5th Feb 2015

Although this hostel delivered pretty much on everything (great staff, location etc.), for us it lacked an atmosphere of a typical hostel as there was almost no one handing out in the common areas hence we didn't get to know other people. Apart from that - great place to stay to explore More
Anonymous (Poland) (All Male Group) Novice Nomad


HOSTEL
  • 93%
  • 518 Total Reviews

No.3

  • 97%
  • 8th Feb 2015

Really great hostel. Safe, comfortable beds, big lockers. One suggestion: get new code locks on the doors! Not having to carry a key is handy, but the door locks require two hands to open, which can be very frustrating when carrying things, etc. Also, install hooks on the inside door of More
Anonymous (Canada) (Male) Globetrotter
  • 86%
  • 14th Jan 2015

Perfect place to stay in Greene Point. The all-female dorm was a huge draw, and was better than expected with private attached showers and toilet. The Wednesday Brai was incredible and I'm so glad I was there for it! Overall, a comfortable and friendly place to stay in a safe and More
Anonymous (USA) (Female) Novice Nomad


HOSTEL
  • 92%
  • 1742 Total Reviews

No.4

  • 91%
  • 11th Feb 2015

Great place to stay, the staff are incredibly helpful and friendly, however the only bad things are the food for sale is priced very high for what it is, also the price increases when you book anything through the hostel. Expect to pay roughly 1/4 to 1/3 more for anything you book. Book More
Anonymous (England) (Male) Novice Nomad
  • 89%
  • 2nd Feb 2015

Very nice, the pool and the view to table mountain is amazing and it's not that far to the top of long street. More
Anonymous (England) (Male) Globetrotter


HOSTEL
  • 90%
  • 218 Total Reviews

No.5

  • 100%
  • 16th Feb 2015

Best hostel ever More
Anonymous (Germany) (Female) Novice Nomad
  • 100%
  • 24th Jan 2015

amazing hostel, best location possible, just on long street close to all the best bars, ideal for backpackers looking for fun, the reception/bar has parties everyday, icluding naked parties, beer pong competitions and drinks very affordable... met a lot of nice people there, best in South More
Anonymous (Portugal) (Male) Novice Nomad


HOSTEL
  • 90%
  • 71 Total Reviews

No.6

  • 97%
  • 28th Feb 2015

Wonderful location within view of the station as you arrive by train (which is completely safe). Amazing views, amazing rooms More
Anonymous (England) (Male) Globetrotter
  • 94%
  • 8th Feb 2015

Stoked has the perfect location, incredible staff and you just won't want to leave. Easy to get stuck there. First choice in Muizenberg and some of the best hostels I know. More
Anonymous (Germany) (Female) Novice Nomad


HOSTEL
  • 89%
  • 78 Total Reviews

No.7

  • 94%
  • 27th Jan 2015

Although away from the prime sightseeing of the city centre, this hostel and its nearby buildings is a fantastic set-up. Incredible staff and comfortable facilities. Highly recommend. More
Anonymous (Canada) (Male) Globetrotter
  • 83%
  • 16th Jan 2015

Nice atmosphere and staff willing to help when needed. However, according to Hostelworld I should not have had to pay the amount I paid to do the reservation, and I paid it. More
Anonymous (Spain) (Female) Novice Nomad


HOSTEL
  • 89%
  • 54 Total Reviews

No.8

  • 91%
  • 20th Jan 2015

Lovely place with very friendly staff. Enjoyed my stat,will definately stay there again More
Anonymous (Zimbabwe) (Female) Novice Nomad
  • 89%
  • 24th Dec 2014

Had a great stay at 33 south. The staff are friendly and helpful and the facilities are neat and clean. Few bathrooms meant queueing on occasion. The thing we like best is the 24hr reception desk. More
Anonymous (South Africa) (Mixed Group) Novice Nomad


HOSTEL
  • 88%
  • 91 Total Reviews

No.9

  • 91%
  • 19th Feb 2015

Everything was perfect, except for the fact that the plugs in the room didn't work and the wi-fi is really not reliable. The atmosphere is great, free breakfast is perfect, staff is friendly and helpful, and the music playing in the bar area/beer garden is awesome. More
Anonymous (France) (Female) Novice Nomad
  • 97%
  • 27th Jan 2015

Great Hostel! Luis took us up to Lion's Head for sunset, beautiful hike, hosted by a very nice guy. Rooms are comfortable, beds are close to each other so better make friends with the person next to you. Bathroom in the room, very clean. They have a great breakfast included! And a More
enzoalbrecht8953 (Belgium) (Male) Novice Nomad


HOSTEL
  • 86%
  • 472 Total Reviews

No.10

  • 97%
  • 30th Jan 2015

Cape town has high quality backpackers accross the city.... Ashanti is a good place to stay if in Capetown. Close to everything, organised activities, clean safe and secure...nice More
Anonymous (Australia) (Male) Globetrotter
  • 97%
  • 25th Jan 2015

This is one of these hostels that you can't leave. Really awesome staff, good vibe in the bar, swimming pool with an amazing view on Table Mountain. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! More
Anonymous (Poland) (Male) Novice Nomad



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