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Cape Town Backpackers

81 New Church Street | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (City Bowl)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The hostel is modern and clean, and the staff are very friendly. However, noise travels very easily throughout the place. In the 5 days that we stayed there I didn't manage to get a single good nights sleep due the parties which carried on in the kitchen and communal areas until very late in the morning (the party only finished... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for 4 nights, and it is the nicest hostel, situated only a 2 minute walk from long street! Absolutely perfect for getting around town, with lovely staff! A friend and I got in at 3 in the morning and the one member of staff offered to make us a sandwich and some tea - we didn't even... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I transferred here from Amber Tree Lodge for a few days at the end of my stay in Cape Town. When I entered to store my bags in the luggage room in the basement, I could feel that the Cape Town Backpackers (CTB) feel was very different from the clean, quiet, and relaxed environment of Amber Tree Lodge. CTB is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Nice facilities and above all, great and kind stuff! Safe, secure, nice location. Everything you ask for a place to stay is here in this place. 100% recommendable. Definitely go for it! Greetings from Argentina!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

so friendly and helpful and comfortable and a perfect location. love the high ceilings and many levels. great character. helped with all my extreme sports bookings immediately and sorted everything perfectly

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We stayed here in a dorm for a couple of nights- good facilities, friendly place. Staff were really helpful in terms of tourist things to do and directions, etc. Good location for public transport and shops. It had a nice social element to it- centred around the communal kitchen which had good space for chatting, eating, etc. The kitchen was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This was my first time at a backpackers. I loved this place, it didn't take itself too seriously, but at the same time remained professional throughout. It was clean and secure and the staff offered really helpful advice, honest and not sales-pushy. I'll definitely stay there again.. In fact I'm off to the sister establishment in Zambia next at the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stayed for 7 nights at CT backpackers and enjoyed every night of it. Cape town is simply awesome!! The location is convenient and staff is very helpful with the planning of trips and calling taxi's. Breakfast was good, bar not so busy. There were some nice restaurants straight around the corner and long street within reach. We did the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

With the great atmosphere, it was easy to get along with the guests and staff. I enjoyed my stay and wish I had more time. It was also short walk to long st and other shops, so it has a great location. I slept in a seven mix dorm and had no problems.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Cape Town Backpackers on New Church Rd for 4 nights. It was clean, friendly, charming, comfortable, value for money and great location. Only negatives were a mix up in room bookings meant we had to change rooms a couple of times and it could be a bit noisy at on occasions during the... More

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Address: 81 New Church Street | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
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Cape Town Backpackers has a fantastic atmosphere and plenty of style. Its has all of the facilities you would expect from a top quality backpackers including WiFi, and internet access, café and a self-catering kitchen, a comprehensive travel desk, and a great bar to meet fellow travellers. Located in the City Bowl, close to all the main attractions, it offers affordable accommodation – from dorms to deluxe double en suite rooms – and a fun, friendly atmosphere. ... more   less 
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