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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 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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Taoyuan, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago via mobile

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Andy, Jarryd, Dayan and the gang made me feel so welcome I went back for another 4 weeks there! Had a very rememberable Xmas there cooking a traditional (ish) xmas dinner for everyone. Amazing time, couldn't recommend it more.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

this place was amazing from the moment we stepped in the staff were friendly and very helpful. The rooms were comfy and convenient. The bar was an excellent place to meet people and all in all it was a great time we spent there. Would definitely recommend it!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The most respect less and dirty hostel I've ever stayed in. As a world travel with many hostel visits under my belt I found that this was the most terrible experience I've ever had! It's only saving grace is its location and parking facilities. I would highly recommend that you avoid it like the plague!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I had an amazing time in Capetown but my Hostel 'capetown backpackers' was very bad! It is dirty, unhygenic and everything needs to get renovated. On The webside they tell you that they have a kitchen. But in real they dont have a cooker!!!! Only 2 plates which get heated with a plug!!!!!! We wanted to cook pasta but the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Coming to Capetown for the first time, Capetown Backpackers gave me a welcoming day of my life. The staff are amazing, friendly and really helfpul. The things i planned to do were the things i did. Here is the list of my activities that they booked for me; Day1: I did the Table Mountains top view and i went to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I had the best time atCape Town Backpackers!! The staff is amazing, really fun and extremely helpful!! They helped me with booking my tours and giving me directions. The place is in a good neighborhood and its close to bars and restaurants! It is also very clean! And a great place to meet new people and party!! Good wifi reception... More 

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