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Never at Home Cape Town

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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Paris, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Never at home is a nice backpacker overall well situated with good price rooms, though not very well soundproofed.. Staff is really really nice and helpful, with a special mention for Juan, the cook, a real nice person always helpful, friendly and available! Thank you Juan!!!! Cheers for my stay! M.

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for one night in a twin room. From arrival to the time of departure the next morning the staff were efficient and friendly. Were quick to help with any queries. Nice tidy room. Give their mince and cheese vetkoek a try if you staying on a Friday!

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

Thank you for taking the time to review Never at Home. It is great to hear from other hostel owners! I have passed the message onto Harmony, he will be glad to hear that the vetkoek and mince is well received. All the best and we will see you on our next trip up the Garden Route. More 

Repentigny, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had to find an hostel for a night because I was going on a shark diving tour the next morning. The booking was easy, the pricing was fair and the dorm was comfortable. I booked for a 6-bed sharing dorm, but finally we were only two in the room. They have large drawers to put your bag in and... More 

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

We are glad that your experience at the hostel was positive. Our 24 hour security and reception make it easy for late check-in and very early check-out! All the best and we hope that you will visit again. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

only negative issue was that I was forced to watch the same chanel for 6 nights that I spend there. The location was so convenient to where I was contacting my business. The crew was very friendly, those who did house keepoing are honesty, did not miss anything.

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Private rooms have their own flat screen TV, TV remote and a variety of DSTV channels to watch. We were unaware that you were only able to watch one channel. We hope that you will stay with us again so that we can rectify this situation. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic hostel. Stayed more than 2 weeks. Did dorms and rooms both. Great friendly and helpful staff. Awesome breakfast every morning, compliments to the chef john. Great location, far from the bustle and noise of long stret proper, but still walking distance. Great bar downstairs by the pool and also the slug and lettuce at the entrance :) had a... More 

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

Thanks very much for your positive feedback Julien. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us. Best of luck finding your boat​ and the amazing adventure you have planned. We are all very jealous of your exciting lifestyle and look forward to hearing the stories on your next visit.... More 

Genadendal, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time the at never at home hostel. The people are very friendly, so I had a safe feeling. In the morning there is a lovely breakfast with fruit, yoghurt, mueslie, toast, eggs, etc. I wil definitely come back during my stay overhere, thank you Never at Home Hostel :)

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the hostel. I have passed on the great feedback to our breakfast team. Take care and we look forward to having you stay with us again. More 

Toronto, Canada
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Never@Home for 9 days and found it to be one of the best hostels I have stayed. It definitely deserves 5-stars. Never@Home is located in an upscale neighbourhood of Cape Town (Green Point) which is a short walk to the City Center and to the V&A Waterfront. The attached Randy Warthog restaurant is curiously good - I'm... More 

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

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking the time to share your experience. All the best and we hope to see you again. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We arrived at 01:00 in the morning, where after the 24hr reception helped us book in, and find our beds, and the next morning we left again quite early. The facilities were nice and clean, but our room was on the street, which was a bit noisy. (i would most probable have been part of the noise if i wasn't... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us, we are glad to hear that you will return. The front rooms are facing the road which can be busy over weekends. We do have rooms that are not effected by the road which can be requested on your return. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

South Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Fantastic reasonably priced place to stay. Comfy beds made up daily, excellent cooking facilities and very friendly welcoming staff that went out of their way to help you. Had previously been staying in LongStreet Backpackers and moved due to noise, wish I had stayed at Never at Home the entire time!

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the hostel Chan. It always great to receive positive feedback about our facilities, service and team. We are glad that you found us and had a few nights of peaceful sleep. Take care and we hope to see you again. More 

Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I have been staying in this hostel from the day that it opened. I did my internship in South Africa and during my stay in South Africa Never@home was my home. The staff is very friendly and they are like a family to me. The hostel is very clean and if you have a problem or you need help the... More 

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

It was very sad for us to see you leave the hostel, the place just doesn’t feel the same without you and Joelle :-( You guys certainly felt like you were part of our family and we are really happy you felt the same way. Thank you once again for introducing us to iKhaya Le Temba. It is a very... More 

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