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Atlantic Point Backpackers

4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   2 Cavalcade Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Anchorage, Alaska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had an exceptional time staying at this hostel. The staff were beyond friendly, it was easy to meet people, and I got the sense everyone there was having an excellent time. The owner seemed genuinely interested in providing a good hostel for travelers, and the staff really made it work by interacting with guests, giving reliable travel advice and... More

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The best backpackers I have ever been too anywhere in the world! I had such a truly amazing time here. The staff was incredible and the managers made you feel extremely comfortable had such an amazing time here. The guys who run it have literally thought of all your travellers needs. The free breakfast goes above and beyond what you’d... More

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Bottrop, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed a few times at Atlantic Point and it is one of the best Backpackers. The whole atmosphere is awesome. It starts with the moment you walk in because the Staff is friendly and they try their best to make you feel welcome and to help you wherever they can. Also the housekeeping staff is doing a great job.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a lovely place to stay. I was in the 8 person female dorm with en suite. It was very clean and housekeeping tides the room daily. The front desk staff are exceptionally friendly and will help you book activities during your stay. Free breakfast is included. Greenpoint is a good location as it is within walking distance to... More

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tlouw, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

@Katherine A, Thanks so much for your review! We appreciate all feedback. Thank you for highlighting all the positives about Atlantic Point and the area we are in. We try and offer great value and service for our guests. please call again if you are in Cape Town. Safe travels AP More

Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Words can not describe the amazing experience i had at this hostel. Well situated in the middle of Cape Town where everything that needs to be done is within an easy distance. Of the 5 hostels i visited when i entered Cape Town, Atlantic Point was the only Hostel whos staff (cleaning staff included) all greeted you with a warm... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic backpacker hostel, People were very charming. I truly recommend to anyone wishing to have a warm welcoming in Capetown :) It was nice to share the kitchen and have coffee all together every morning haha. Cheers !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super friendly and warm staff. The backpackers is very clean, safe, and nicely decorated. My wife and I stayed for one night in a private room and had a great experience. They provide a significant and healthy continental breakfast as well. We had a tour planned, but if we had not, we could have booked a number of exciting things... More

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Some of the staff was super friendly. Others were a bit cold. The bed was comfortable and the room nice compared to other hostels. The bathroom was *excellent*, even by hostel standards. The wifi connection was not good. Other hostels in the area are better, so I'd suggest they put up more routers to improve this. It was a bit... More

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tlouw, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

@Travel_Everywhere537, Thanks for taking the time to review us. We appreciate all feedback. All our staff a selected by me, we believe they add great energy to our lodge. If you can please email me any suggestions regarding our breakfast as we believe that the offering is more than adequate. Fresh fruit,cereals, bread & spreads, pancakes including juice. We are... More

Singapore, Singapore
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Even before stepping into Atlantic Point Backpackers, I am already super impressed with the team. My intention was to book a 8-men dorm in July, however due to my carelessness, I have selected "Jun" instead. Instead of forfeiting my deposit, James kindly acceded to my request and transfer my reservation to July and even upgraded me to a 4-men dorm!... More

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Avarua, null, Cook Islands
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This was the ultimate backpacking experience, my girlfriend and i have traveled all over the world and Atlantic Point has by far been the best. The staff were amazing the breakfast was out of this world, free wifi that works, and activities planned by the staff for every night of the week. Definite highlights were the braai evening on Wednesdays... More

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Address: 2 Cavalcade Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
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Hotel Class:4 star — Atlantic Point Backpackers 4*
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Cape Town's most interactive backpackers lodge is designed with you in mind. Situated in trendy Green Point, Signal Hill is our garden. Atlantic Point Backpackers is perfectly positioned 1km from the waterfront and 750m from the new Green Point Stadium.We offer an accommodation experience for all travelers. From double en-suite rooms to co-ed dorms we have something for you. Our staff will assist you with your needs while in Cape Town. AP will hopefully be a highlight of your South African experience ... more   less 
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