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Cat and Moose Backpackers

305 Long Street Cape Town 8003, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cheap, safe part of town, which is great. But there are no quiet hours, the rooms are quite buggy (lots of mosquitos), and it is LOUD. We didn't sleep for more than an hour at a time for the whole week we were there. If price and safety are your only concerns, you'll be satisfied. But be warned about... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location and the staff are awesome! John, Chris and Jojo were great, very nice and helpful. I really enjoyed my stay there and highly recommend it! Thanks John for booking me a room in the last minute.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

When I got to the backpackers I was told to write my name and ID/passport number in a book ,which can be viewed by everyone.When I ask the guy working there what security protocols they have in protecting my details. The guy got angry and turned the page to show me details, of previous people that have stayed there, and... More 

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Breda, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Josh and jojo are great guys, very friendly, happy and always willing to help, call and look things up for you. The hostel itself is spotless clean and fresh with a great location at the end of longstreet, so the noisiness will not bother you!

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East London, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Creepy men ready to jump at you from the ceiling... No seriously! Very cool though. Conveniently located near bars, restaurants and safe enough to walk and good transport system. The backpacker had character and a charm about it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Stayed at Cat & Moose for a week. The service from the gentlemen (John in particular) at the reception was amazing. The atmosphere is quiet and the small garden and pond gives the place a beautiful ambiance. It's located right in the heart of town and most sites in Cape Town are easily accessible from C&M. However, the rooms are... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

If you want the hero, the legend, the ORACLE of Cape Town, come to Cat & Moose. John can make it stop raining if he has his mind to it. Only bad thing to say about this place is that it's a vortex that sucks you in and won't let you leave. It's the perfect place to meet great people,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The accommodations were very cozy. Hottest showers ever (use the ones downstairs). Nicely equipped kitchen. John, the manager, was extremely helpful and honest with activity recommendations. The location, on top of Long St., was perfect. In the action, but not too loud. Easy walk to lots of food and drink. Very cheap and extended stay (5+ days) discounts. Only complaint,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I spent 4 nights there at a private room. The building was a little old but really clean place and friendly staff. Complete set of utensiles in kitchen. Daily services for room cleaning and you can even ask for "no entry in my room". Great...😊😊😊

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Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

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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Address: 305 Long Street Cape Town 8003, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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