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Cat and Moose Backpackers

305 Long Street Cape Town 8003, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We slept three nights in Cat and Moose in March 2014. We really liked this hostel. We arrived late at night and the guy at the entrance helped us with finding a safe parking lot. They take security very seriously (gate with pincode, report at the reception that you have a room). We didn't feel unsafe. Large kitchen and nice... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

As I have recently relocated to Cape Town, I am currently residing in a backpackers until month-end. I booked and paid a Longstreet backpackers - Cat and Moose Backpackers Lodge - for the night of 17-03-2014 and same was confirmed yet when I arrived that evening I was bluntly told my room was given to someone else and I could... More

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dar el salamm
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Located at the top of long street this backpackers may not be as new as some of the other hostels, but its Retro feel, court yard and spacious rooms make up for it. Secure, kitchen facilities, a lounge room, TV, wifi make it good value. Day trips can be arranged we went on the cape and wine tours and could... More

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Nagoya, Japan
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11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

It's real that they do have a cat and a "moose" there. A great location and they have a lovely inner-garden. The staff were also helpful and the place was always clean. Value for money!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

I stayed at Cat and Moose towards the beginning of May. This was a great hostel for meeting other travellers, perfectly located for exploring Cape Town and really convenient for heading out along Long Street in the evenings. The hostel staff were helpful and were able to arrange really good trips, ie cheap and a huge emphasis on having fun.... More

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Helena, Montana
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Cat and Moose is in an excellent location on Long Street. It is near coffee shops, restaurants, and sights. It is rustic but comfortable. We didn't find it as friendly as most hostels. Cat and Moose is good value and comfortable enough if you just want a place to sleep.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We enjoyed our stay at this basic but amiable backpackers, centrally located in Cape Town. It is quieter than other backpackers in the area with a chilled out vibe. The kitchen is well equipped and the lounge comfortable. We had a huge room out the back away from the street which made our stay very enjoyable.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Lovely hostel. Very clean and chilled out atmosphere. John and Nathan are both very helpful and make you feel at home. Hot showers are great. Great value for money too, I paid about $10 per night to stay in an all female dorm. Most of the people in my dorm were older than me (30s upwards), so it was very... More

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

The Cat and Moose backpackers was my last hostel after travelling the Garden Route of South Africa, and I really had to get used to the difference with those more relaxed, clean and personal backpackers where I stayed earlier. The Cat and Moose is ideally located at Long Street and they can organise a lot of trips for you and... More

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Timisoara
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We had a very good time at this hostel, staff was very helpful, self catering kitchen is big, the room was also big and comfortable, bathrooms was clean, the building is nice and has a very good vibe to it. And being on Long Street, location is great.

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Also Known As:
Cat And Moose Backpackers Cape Town, South Africa
Address: 305 Long Street Cape Town 8003, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
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Ranked #62 of 159 Specialty lodging in Cape Town Central
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