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4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   179 Main Rd | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Tarrytown, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The people at the front desk are quite helpful. We asked a lot of questions, and they did their best to get us all the necessary information. The room we stayed in was clean (two twin beds in our room) and the wifi was very fast for us. This may be because we were located right next to the front... More

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Fremantle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here in May. Great location. The staff Andrew and John were lots of fun and always up for a good chat and sharing stories. The braai night was great, the butcher down the road sells a wide variety of meats. Room was always clean. Was a fantastic place to call home whilst in Cape Town. Highly recommended.

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for a few nights. Very helpful guys with an understanding and cool staff. Had a good experience. The Wi-Fi can be quite an issue though...it is free, but i doubt you'll be able to do anything from your room.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Cannot recommend this place highly enough. Great location, staff, atmosphere and price. Loved our time there and would love to go back. It is great value for money and has a very relaxed atmosphere. Would really recommend a stay here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We stayed at the Sunflower Stop twice when we travelled throughout Africa and it was by far the best and most welcoming hostel in South Africa. We loved the staff and the braai nights!! The bar was so much fun and the rooms were always very clean and cheery!! Love this place definitely will stay here again the next time... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I have stayed in backpackers/hostels in sydney, new zealand around the uk and some in europe and the Sunflower has been by far one of my favourites! We came as a group of 5 with a friend whi had been here before and recommended it and stayed for five nights before heading off around the western cape. From the moment... More

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

On a perfect place in Cape Town, in the area ​​Green Point, we've had a fantastic week. The staff of A Sunflower Stop is friendly, helpful and likes a party at the bar. Waterfront, Seapoint, the center of Cape Town and the beach are nearby. Supermarket is around the corner and there is a pool in the garden. The beds... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

What more can I say, Sunflower Stop is the True "Home away from home" Close to the V&A and city. Great staff and bar. The owner Ashley is a gem and always ready to help with any request. One tour I can highly recommend is the Winelands tour. Great trip and a small headache in the morning if you choose.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I've been to Cape Town once a year for the past six years and have stayed in a few different places in the city. Having come across the Sunflower Stop I would not recommend any other backpackers in Cape Town. I stayed here for the third time in June 2014 and have to say it is easily the best backpackers... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

Great place! Clean, well located and friendly atmosphere. Great outdoor bar situated by the swimming pool. Safe and secure for guests. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay here and would definitely stay here again :-)

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Address: 179 Main Rd | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Sunflower Stop 4*
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A Sunflower Stop backpackers offers relaxing and comfortable accommodation for budget travellers in Cape Town. Nestled between the mountains and sea, the backpackers hostel is in the perfect location to enjoy your time in Cape Town. With a self-catering kitchen, bar and T.V. lounge, our luxury backpackers offers affordable accommodation for every budget. So come and make yourself at home with our friendly staff, cool off in our refreshing sun filled swimming pool, relax at the cosy bar. ... more   less 
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