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never@home Cape Town

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1.8km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

never@home hostel offers clean , safe and modern accommodation for a modern traveller.... More...

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Ashanti Lodge Gardens

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1.3km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Ashanti Lodge and Travel Centre is stylishly housed by an Afro-Victorian mansion, complete with a pool and more spacious balconies.... More...

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Urban Hive Backpackers

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0.4km from city centre - Show on Map
8.7
Fabulous 76
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Urban Hive Backpackers offers you good accommodation in Cape Town.... More...

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The B.I.G Backpackers

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1.5km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Cape Towns newest addition to the backpackers community,... More...

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Mojo Hostel & Market

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2.9km from city centre - Show on Map
8.1
Fabulous 293
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi

Mojo means charisma, magic and talent. You'll find all of that and more in Cape Town, and at the Mojo Hostel.... More...

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Long Street Backpackers

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0.3km from city centre - Show on Map
8.8
Fabulous 441
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Come experience the wine, waves and nightlife in the midst of all the activity in centre city Cape Town....... More...

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Atlantic Point Backpackers

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1.5km from city centre - Show on Map
8.8
Fabulous 1131
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Voted Top Hostel in Africa 2012 & 2015, Atlantic Point is working hard to exceed your expectations. Our breakfast is always included and so is our Wi-Fi (unlimited & FREE)... More...

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Hippo Pod

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0.8km from city centre - Show on Map
8.6
Fabulous 3
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

With a great location, Hippo Pod offers shared dorms in Cape Town, South Africa, with affordable prices.... More...

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A Sunflower Stop

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2km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Clean, comfortable, safe and friendly, small enough to care. Become part of one big happy family.... More...

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The Backpack Cape Town

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0.8km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

HOSTELWORLD's No.1 Hostel in South Africa and No. 2 in Africa in 2020!... More...

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MoTown Backpackers

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2.6km from city centre - Show on Map
7.7
Very good 7
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
Free WiFi

MoTown Backpackers is a wonderful hostel in Cape Town, come and discover South Africa staying in the best accommodation of the area.... More...

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Green Elephant

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4.8km from city centre - Show on Map
8.1
Fabulous 141
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

The Green Elephant - friendly, personal and experienced in travel - is in the lively student area of Observatory... More...

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91 Loop

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0.2km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

91 Loop is a new hostel in the center of Cape Town. It's a modern hostel offering private and shared accommodation, a restaurant and bar.... More...

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CURIOCITY Cape Town

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1.9km from city centre - Show on Map
9.6
Superb 11
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Welcome to CURIOCITY Capetown set in a modernist three-storey building in the heart of the city’s Green Point neighbourhood..... More...

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Daddy Long Legs Art Hotel

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0.2km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 45
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

It all started from humble beginnings, one simple idea - offer travellers, spacious, creative, spotless... More...

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Carnival Court

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0.4km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness

Located in trendy Long Street in a Victorian building, Carnival Court is in the middle of all the action with lots of bars, clubs and restaurants lining the street. If you enjoy city life, this is the... More...

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Big Blue Backpackers

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1.4km from city centre - Show on Map
8.8
Fabulous 578
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

One of the closest hostels to the Waterfront, the Big Blue is a spacious (and we mean spacious) place....... More...

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Cape Capsules Backpackers Muizenberg

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20.9km from city centre - Show on Map
8.1
Fabulous 4
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Welcome to Cape Capsules Backpackers a small upmarket Backpackers overlooking the magnificent Muizenberg beach..... More...

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Olabas Guesthouse

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7.7km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
New
0
Free WiFi

Olabas Guesthouse offers a private rooms and a private apartment with competitive prices.... More...

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ONCE in Cape Town

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1km from city centre - Show on Map
8.9
Fabulous 486
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

A vibrant "all-star" hostel for adventurous and young at heart in the centre of Cape Town... More...

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Zebra Crossing

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0.8km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Clean, quiet and friendly, Zebra Crossing is situated at the foot of Table Mountain close to cafe's, cinemas, supermarkets and museums. Centrally located just up from trendy Kloof street, 5 minutes wa... More...

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Backpackers on Castle

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0.4km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff

Castle Street Backpackers is situated in the heart of the City, just one block away from the Cape Town Tourist Information Centre and within walking distance of train & bus stations, shops, restau... More...

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106 On Adderly Accomodation

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0.4km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0

106 on Adderley Accommodation is a popular pick for both business and leisure travelers. From here, guests can make the most of all that the lively city has to offer..... More...

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Two Oceans Backpackers

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0.4km from city centre - Show on Map
8.3
Fabulous 316
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Brand new and fully renovated, we are situated in the heart of Cape Town on The famous Long Street.... More...

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Light House Lodge

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6.8km from city centre - Show on Map
7.1
Very good 55
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Sustainable Eco Village at the foot of Table Mountain, Cape Town. Great tours,Best Car Hire & Travel Advice(Travel Desk )Table Mountain, Robben Island,Cape Point,Winelands.
Overland Safari's, Nam... More...

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Sunset Beach Backpackers

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12.7km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

With a great location, Sunset Beach Backpackers offers shared accommodation with competitive prices.... More...

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SaltyCrax Backpackers & Surflodge

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12.8km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

SaltyCrax is ideal for the water-sports enthusiast. With a good supply of wind and waves and a variety of sailing locations... More...

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Daddy Long Legs Self-Catering Apartments

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0.2km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 6

Daddy Long Legs is situated in the heart of the city centre in Long Street, Cape Town...... More...

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Stoked Backpackers

Hostel
21.3km from city centre - Show on Map
8.2
Fabulous 213
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
Free WiFi

We have free wifi in all rooms, percale linen, spring mattresses, spacious rooms & dorms, and a great veg café... More...

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Aloha Lodge

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7.8km from city centre - Show on Map
9.2
Superb 65
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Aloha Lodge is truly a home away from home! Our guests become our friends and many have come back.We offer accommodation to everyone's desire. C u @ Aloha!... More...

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It’s easy to see why travellers flock to Cape Town, the most popular city to visit in the whole of South Africa. With an epic mountain backdrop, this coastal city is the meeting point for the cool crisp waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the warmer Indian Ocean. Stunning views are plentiful and nature lovers are in their element with beaches, hikes, gardens, nature reserves and tidal pools. Cape Town has even more to offer, with lively neighbourhoods, a thriving creative scene and so much history.

There’s a huge choice of high quality hostels in Cape Town. You will find hostels with common areas and balconies that overlook the mountains, swimming pools, delicious breakfasts and so much style! The city welcomes backpackers and the Cape Town hostels are full of travellers from all around the world, so it’s easy to make new friends and maybe explore the city together.

Cape Town’s hostels are located in the city centre, around the gardens, and in adjoining neighbourhoods. The more central locations offer the liveliest social scene, but another good option is Green Point, a central suburb between Signal Hill and the ocean, where you’ll enjoy incredible views. The hostels in the Observatory neighbourhood are perfect for those looking for a more bohemian location, with many stylish coffee shops, clubs and restaurants.

Finding things to do in Cape Town won’t be a problem, especially if you love nature. Climb Table Mountain and Lion’s Head for amazing views, walk along the coast visiting the many small beaches, enjoy the upbeat vibes of Long Street and get to know the country’s history in the South African Museum and Robben Island – where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated. Head out of the city and visit a vineyard to taste delicious South African wine and save some time to explore the Cape of Good Hope.

Cape Town’s airport receives flights from all around the world and it’s the main way of getting to the city. Renting a car is the best option for getting around the city, especially if you are planning to explore further, visiting the vineyards and beaches, or even an amazing South African road trip. Taxis are not that cheap and the public transport is affordable but not widely accessible. Many hostels offer bus tours and various exploring options, which doubles up as a great way to meet your fellow travellers. Ask your hostel staff for the easiest way to get to places and they will be glad to help!

We have 41 hostels in Cape Town with an average rating of 8.6 based on 2,652 reviews 41 of 41 properties available in Cape Town

About Cape Town

It’s easy to see why travellers flock to Cape Town, the most popular city to visit in the whole of South Africa. With an epic mountain backdrop, this coastal city is the meeting point for the cool crisp waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the warmer Indian Ocean. Stunning views are plentiful and nature lovers are in their element with beaches, hikes, gardens, nature reserves and tidal pools. Cape Town has even more to offer, with lively neighbourhoods, a thriving creative scene and so much history.

There’s a huge choice of high quality hostels in Cape Town. You will find hostels with common areas and balconies that overlook the mountains, swimming pools, delicious breakfasts and so much style! The city welcomes backpackers and the Cape Town hostels are full of travellers from all around the world, so it’s easy to make new friends and maybe explore the city together.

Cape Town’s hostels are located in the city centre, around the gardens, and in adjoining neighbourhoods. The more central locations offer the liveliest social scene, but another good option is Green Point, a central suburb between Signal Hill and the ocean, where you’ll enjoy incredible views. The hostels in the Observatory neighbourhood are perfect for those looking for a more bohemian location, with many stylish coffee shops, clubs and restaurants.

Finding things to do in Cape Town won’t be a problem, especially if you love nature. Climb Table Mountain and Lion’s Head for amazing views, walk along the coast visiting the many small beaches, enjoy the upbeat vibes of Long Street and get to know the country’s history in the South African Museum and Robben Island – where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated. Head out of the city and visit a vineyard to taste delicious South African wine and save some time to explore the Cape of Good Hope.

Cape Town’s airport receives flights from all around the world and it’s the main way of getting to the city. Renting a car is the best option for getting around the city, especially if you are planning to explore further, visiting the vineyards and beaches, or even an amazing South African road trip. Taxis are not that cheap and the public transport is affordable but not widely accessible. Many hostels offer bus tours and various exploring options, which doubles up as a great way to meet your fellow travellers. Ask your hostel staff for the easiest way to get to places and they will be glad to help!