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Never at Home Cape Town

3.0 of 5 107 Main Rd | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8051, South Africa (Formerly Hotel Graeme)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well, i don’t know where to being, the place ticks all the boxes for backpackers plus more, as my first time in Cape Town I could not ask for a better located place to stay. The place itself is very well equipped, decorated and furnished to a high spec, they also offer a shared kitchen area, TV room, internet in... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

outside showers were very dirty,despite telling the staff at the reception (a girl from Zimbabwe) nothing was done about this, she said by 2pm all showers would be clean but at 8am the next day they were all still the same and worse. Customer service was very poor. They could not give us the wifi vouchers when we checked in... More 

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Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

​We are really sorry to hear that you had a negative experience with us. We have taken your feedback on board and immediately increased the amount of times that our communal bathrooms are serviced per day. Since your stay we have also added new features to improve the bathroom facilities which now include clothes hooks and benches, as well as... More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel/hotel seems a little confused as to whether its main market is backpackers or the wider customer base that a hotel would expect to attract. However, ironically it is all the better for being "somehwere between the two positions" than either one or the other. Without doubt the rooms are very clean and the facilties (showers etc) excellent. The... More 

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Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

Hi Jay Thank you for taking the time to review never@home Cape Town. We opened as never@home in November renovated from a hotel called Hotel Graeme. We're working towards a good balance of backpackers and people wanting to stay in a backpacker styled property with the property still offering hotel grade facilities, services and staffing. Best Regards Nicole More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As with any Backpackers, this was a fantastic place to meet other interesting and like-minded people. However the great location(It is within walking distance of the Waterfront and a short taxi ride from most other major tourist spots) and simply outstanding staff truly makes Never at Home the perfect place for any young backpacker like myself to come and enjoy... More 

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Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

Hi Kwizzle Thanks for staying with us and taking the time to review never@home Cape Town. We launched in November 2014 and are going to grow from strength to strength! Hope to see you again sometime. Regards Nicole More 

Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and 3 friends had just arrived in Cape Town, but were stuck in a rut. The place we were supposed to be staying at was in terrible condition (false advertising). After phoning several other backpackers, we finally stumbled upon never@home, purely by accident. So, for the price offered, we were expecting nothing much. But never@home blew us away, with... More 

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Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

Hi Gareth. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are so glad that you found us!! Out of interest, where did you search for your accommodation? We'd like to make sure we are listed on as many online portals as possible. Randy says "Hi".. he's enjoying the summer sunshine :) Hope to see you again someday. Regards... More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We moved here from the Backpackers in Greenpoint (BIG) who had no rooms for us to extend our stay. This is a very clean, newly refurbished place. It just seemed lacking in any atmosphere after the cosy warmth of BIG. That aside, it is in a great location, and although there are bars just outside it was also very quiet.... More 

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Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

Hello Frances The BIG is a wonderful property - very different to us for sure. We opened in November 2014 and are developing more and more character and soft touches daily. Thank you for taking the time to review us. Regards Nicole More 

S.Yorkshire
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stayed here for 5 days in the middle of a Rugby Tour. The rooms were ideal for the lads. Just make sure if taking a group you id the adults as the hotel will endevour to give you the bigger rooms (and one we had was enormous with a 55" tv) There is a pool but it is not... More 

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Cape Town
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Stayed here twice in the last month. Really great location, easy stroll from the waterfront and some local restaurents etc. Lovely area, secure parking in the hotel and a handy bar/food at the Slug & Lettuce under the hotel (but you're not disturbed by it at all, wouldn't know it was there). The breakfast in the hotel was superb! The... More 

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Sibiu, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Several times I have finished the cycling tours Victoria Falls -> Cape Town with my groups over here. Here it has to finish, close to the Waterfront and with Mary as an excellent manager. The value for money is high. Only... the internet/wifi is a dissatisfier that definitely has to change.

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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

When I was dropped off here I wasn't sure of the location or the set up with a smoky bar at the entrance. However I stayed almost seven days and none of those things were a problem. It was actually a convenient location for the V&A waterfront, beaches and restaurants. The room was great and very comfortable. Staff were helpful... More 

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Address: 107 Main Rd | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8051, South Africa (Formerly Hotel Graeme)
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Never at Home Cape Town 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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