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Afrique du Sud Backpackers

Cnr St Johns and Main Rds | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Nelspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

This backpackers is situated in the perfect spot in Sea Point. Lots of shops and restaurants any way you turn. We stayed in a Dorm room which was everything one can expect, decent bunk beds and linen and all for a very reasonable price. This is actually the second time we have stayed here and I can't recommend it enough... More

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Padstow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

This backpackers in my opinion is one of the best places to stay in Cape Town. Its a 10 minute taxi ride to City Centre and a 10 minute taxi drive to the glorious Camps bay and Clifton beaches. The staff are very friendly and will be willing to help in any way you need. The actual set-up of the... More

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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

This is a small backpackers hostel. The bedroom smelt a bit sweaty and musty when we entered but the sheets and towels were clean. The bed squeaked whenever one of us turned over so it was a noisy night. If more amorous intentions were planned I am sure we would have kept everyone awake. Breakfast is included but it you... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I first booked in for a few days in December and ended up staying for over a month! I came to Cape Town to volunteer and the pre arranged accommodation I had fell through. Overall I had a great time at 'the freak' as we called it. I made friends with a bunch of lifeguards who were staying there from... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Avoid this hostel at all costs! It is located on the main road relying Cape Town with Clifton and Camps Bay, with very heavy traffic noise both during the day and at night. You could as well set up your tent down on the pavement for a similar night rest. The facilities are old and outmoded, though basic needs are... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We chose the Afrique du Sud to be our last backpacker on our trip through South Africa and really regretted it. It was dirty and shabby. We don´t have problems with shared bathrooms, especially not in South Africa. But here the toilet was really disgusting and when I stepped into the shower room there was dirty underwear lying on the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

the Twinroom was big and Bright.. great view of lion's head.. the location of the hostel is great.. Close to the sea and if you like to walk.. you can walk to the waterfront.. the staff was really great, helpful and VERY friendly!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Stayed here as a couple for 5 nights, there was easy access to hiking up signal mountain, lions head and table mountain a few blocks behind the backpackers. The rooms and general cleanliness needed attention but the friendly staff made this bearable. Devons walking tour of town was a great day to spend the day.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

As a habitual backpacker, I've stayed at many hostels over the years. I have to say that Afrique du Sud is definitely one of my favorites out of all of them. I've stayed at another hostel in Cape Town, but now that I've found this place, I'll definitely be back. The internet situation is the best in town, and the... More

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

I stayed at Afrique du Sud for a few nights and had a wonderful time. Its in a good location, has friendly and helpful staff (heard its under new management), its clean and safe, we braai'd on the balcony and the kitchen was well equipped. Super cheap with mini bus to the city centre and beaches near by. I also... More

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Address: Cnr St Johns and Main Rds | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Number of rooms: 27
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