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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 2 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Atlantic Point Backpackers

Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Now offering weekly and monthly stay options.
Voted HostelWorld's best backpackers in both Africa and South Africa in 2012 & 2015, we are working hard to exceed your expectations.

We're perfectly positioned, 1km from the waterfront and 750m from the new Green Point Stadium.

We have a variety of rooms including mixed and female-only dorms, single bed rooms and private rooms - most of which are en suite for added comfort. Breakfast is always included!

This grand and homely backpackers has all the facilities you would expect from a top establishment: Free Internet access, free Wi-Fi, BBQ area, and an on-the-ball travel desk. You can relax in our lounge, complete with 40' flat-screen, satellite TV , cook up a storm in our self-catering kitchen or grab a drink and play a game of pool in our funky entertainment area.

Our hostel stylishly combines playful designs to awaken your senses. Our modern lodge has been built and furnished to the highest standard that caters for your every need. Come meet Tim and his friendly staff! Be prepared for the most relaxed and enjoyable hospitality in the heart of Cape Town.

Experience the cutting edge changes taking place in the backpacker's concept. Atlantic Point Backpackers brings a new dimension to your expectations of adventure, hospitality and travel.

Breakfast always included & FREE UNLIMITED Wi-Fi

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.6

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 7.9

  • Atmosphere 7.8

  • Cleanliness 7.6

  • Facilities 7.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    02 Oct 2021
    Amazing Atlantic point is the place to stay Completely chilled and relaxed You just feel at home The staff are so nice and friendly Location is Perfect👌
    South Africa, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    17 May 2021
    Very pleasant stay
    South Africa, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    09 Jan 2021
    OHMYWORD I can't rave enuff about AP !!!!! The staff are INCREDIBLY HELPFUL...such wonderful service. I fell off my scooter and Emma helped me carry my HUGE bag upstairs. They really really go above and beyond... The dorm rooms are clean clean clean...their covid protocols are very comforting. Loved hanging out at the pool....I could carry on and on!!!
    South Africa, Female, 41+
  • 9.7


    16 Nov 2021
    Great hostel. Good location for hiking Lion's Head. Excellent staff and rooms. Hostel is a close walk from a grocery store, restaurants and cafe's. Vibe was relaxed and people living there were great. Very welcoming feel from the other travelers. Cleaning staff were amazing. Most of the staff at the front desk were excellent.
    Canada, Couple, 31-40
  • 9.7


    19 Feb 2021
    The only place backpackers should be staying at in Cape Town right now. Normally this place is full to the brim, but while COVID reduces the amount of travelers at Atlantic Backpackers it's just the perfect amount to meet new friends every night. They take COVID measures seriously, while still managing to keep the bar lively, running and a place to meet cool people.
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    12 Mar 2020
    This hostel is very agreeable. The staff is available and efficient, the included breakfast very generous. The common areas are welcoming and very friendly. The location is quite convenient: it is easy to walk from there to the waterfront or to the city centre. There are a couple of nice restaurants nearby as well.
    France, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    16 Apr 2021
    Good location. Feels safe as it is off the main road, but not too far from it. Good restarants and good supermarkets (Spar and Woolworths) nearby. Helpful staff and quite friendly. Can get a bit crowded with cliquey long-term stayers but are friendly. Free breakfast is generous amount. Beds are comfortable and bathrooms are kept clean. Overall, a very good place to stay for cheap.
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6


    21 Sep 2021
    Great location and place to enjoy Cape Town
    Congo, Male, 41+
  • 8.3


    27 Feb 2021
    I met many people from different countries. They were all talkative, smiling, and good people. It was amazing to be with them and gain new experiences.
    Turkey, Female, 25-30
  • 6.6


    25 Sep 2021
    I would suggest just finding a different place to be. The staff could use a serious overhaul. The lady at check in was very nice.. but there was obvious tension between some of the staff members. The cook here is very very unfriendly. They boast free breakfast but it's not free. The upstairs dorms are nice with a shower in the room but the dorms downstairs are crap. No one can assist with city tours or give suggestions on things to do (except table mtn. Pics are deceiving. Just don't.
    USA, Female, 41+
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Flexible NRR
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2020

    3rd, Continent Winners Africa

  • 2018

    3rd, Continent Winners Africa

  • 2017

    3rd, Continent Winners Africa

  • 2016

    3rd, Continent Winners Africa

  • 2015

    1st, Country Winners South Africa

  • 2015

    1st, Continent Winners Africa

  • 2012

    1st, Country Winners South Africa

  • 2012

    1st, Continent Winners Africa

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