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Cape Town Backpackers

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81 New Church Street | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ko Tao, Thailand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location, good vibes, awesome roommates and fantastic service! 😃 Thank you for helping me book my tours, and making my capetown experience epic. Can't wait to visit again. It's been rad!!!!! ✌️

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great stay with these guys, the staff are all very friendly and helpful. The facilities are top notch with a really nice kitchen and a well stocked bar and a fun atmosphere. It's in a great location. Would certainly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hostel! If you find yourself in Cape Town, and not sure where to sleep, then go there. The hostel is nice and clean, and close to Longstreet. The people who work there is really nice and helpful. If you want to do activities they can book it for you. +

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved it here. As a person who travels on her own this place is awesome. With friendly and fun-loving staff, a bar and communal area where you can meet people and a location that is close enough to go for a night out on Long Street, but far enough away to get a good nights sleep, it's the perfect... More 

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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Capetown backpackers has fantastic, crazy vibes with the best staff and perfect location!! If you are an open minded person that is up to built a nice community with funny people you'r on the right place. If you are a boring, fussy, light sleeper that will complain about everything, i suggest you to go to a 5 star hotel please.... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Loved my stay at CTBP while traveling to CT for the first time from Durban. From the airport the staff at CTBP booked us a transfer and when we checked in we were given a map with all the hot spots around tour and sites to see as well as what tours we could book through the backpackers. We stayed... More 

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Taoyuan, Taiwan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We had the best stay ever! The staff were great and basically set us up with everything we needed for the trip. They booked all our tours and recommended some great trips and even got us a cheap car rental (do the shark cage dive and skydive ... coz WOW !!! and do the wine tour coz... well... wine!). They... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Very centrall, clean, friendly staff, offering tours, event like braii, and local food, a good way to meet people from other countries. Also close to long street, capetown backpacker is definitely the place to stay in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I stayed in and out of CTBP during my stay in SA. I got to know the place pretty well and stayed in almost every room. I must say, the owner, Andy is very correct with an odd sense of humor at times. I perpetually love their breakfast, lots of options at a fair price, there is even a vegetarian... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I've been in cape town for three weeks now, and have stayed here for the last two...I keep extending my stay here! Really great hostel, the staff are really friendly and treat you like a friend, which is particularly good when you're a lone traveller new to the city. They are very helpful and always try and help out with... More 

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