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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
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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Toronto, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

On my past trips to Cape Town I've stayed in small hotels or guesthouses, but I am no stranger to hostels and have stayed in dorms and private rooms while travelling "all around the world". This time I wanted to stay in easy walking distance to the V & A Waterfront and the De Waterkant Village so I decided to... More

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

@thetravelbroker Thanks for highlighting all the positive points about the lodge. We take great pride in the work we do and service that we provide. We are rolling out an extensive Wi-Fi system that we hope will solve all the connections issues, this will be done this coming week. We truly appreciate your constructive points and will certainly discuss the... More

New Delhi, India
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My favorite hostel in Cape Town hands down. Tim and the rest of the staff [esp. Pauline] was very helpful & friendly. The ambiance & the atmosphere is fantastic.The football stadium is nearby ..big plus if you're a sports fan like me.

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Perth, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

For those who want a fantastic location, close to the V&A Waterfront, and top quality accommodation, Atlantic Point is it. So even if you don't want the backpacker experience, (don't get me wrong I've had plenty of amazing ones), but sometimes you just want a quite and private room, and Atlantic Point has these too! So after a month on... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

When ever I travelled to Cape Town, I always stayed a couple days at the Atlantic Point. Very friendly Chefs, Tim and James and the stuff as well, which let me feel very welcome and homey. I just love to stay there in the nice clean rooms, having braai evenings and just a lot of fun in the bar.:) Just... More

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

@Springboeki, Thanks for you review. We love seeing you when you are here, you bring great energy to the hostel! It's wonderful to catch up and hear what you are doing. I hope that there will be a next time :) Lotsa Love AP More

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

I've just stayed there for the best part of one week The lodge is just excellent - there's loads of great communal areas from the kitchen to the bar and the TV room upstairs, laptops with free Internet (plus wi-fi) plus free breakfast and free parking Rooms are a great size too with safe storage One of the things I... More

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

@Andy D, many thanks for your reveiw! Its was great meeting Tim aswel, great photo of all theTims in the bar :) We hope the rest of your South African adventure will be amazing! Please call again if you make it back to CT we would love to hear some fresh stories!! Take care AP ( Tim,James, Damien, Jacky,Alicia,Watson,Lewis &... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We stayed at Atlantic point for four days and it was great, really comfortable, good kitchen and bar area and pool tables etc and braii area. Double rooms were more like hotel rooms with huge bathrooms but it is quite expensive. In a nice safe area right by a bus stop and close to the quays with parking too. The... More

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

@ChrisK, Thanks for your review and recommendation. Our NEW rooms are based on affordable luxury as you say! Our double en-suites offer more than any other "hostel/backpackers" in the area for the price. The breakfast is included and is a great way to start your day, fresh fruit, cereals,bread,jams,tea,coffee + pancakes ( they are made fresh daily until- breakfast ends... 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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