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    Cape Agulhas Backpackers

    C/O Main and Duiker Street, Struisbaai 7285, South Africa
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    • Average3%
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    1 - 5 of 126 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I come from Australia and our backpacking organization is very different from the one they have in South Africa. Backpackers owners are trained for the task and responsible for their actions. What I saw in Cape Agulhas was not at all so professional. We, as...More

    1  Thank thorgy2017
    Reviewed October 17, 2017

    My friend and I stayed for just 1 night here but had a great experience. JP who was working the front desk and bar that evening was really helpful with making plans for the rest of our journey to hogsback and back to cape town...More

    Thank mikegriffin16
    Reviewed October 11, 2017

    It's wise to understand that Backpackers are not hotels and therefore you know you will be paying less, but also getting theoretically less. I decided to go Cape Agulhas and despite very mixed opinions about this place, I decided to give it a shot but...More

    2  Thank ira909
    Response from capeagulhas, Owner at Cape Agulhas BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Ira909, My name is Erin and I am the owner of Cape Agullhas Backpackers. We are so sorry that you did not enjoy your stay here with us a year ago. Just weird that you only write a year after your experience. Are you...More

    Reviewed September 28, 2017

    Our tour brought us to this hostel. We arranged for "en suite" lodging, at a reasonable extra cost. The location is very convenient. It is a secure facility. We visited during the tourist off season. It was not crowded. Some customers enjoyed the billiard table....More

    Thank Robert_Larson72
    Reviewed September 19, 2017

    The beds were comfortable, braai was great and staff were accommodating! Loved the bar area, really enjoyed our drinks and hanging out around the pool. The option to have breakfast was also a nice touch..staff was very helpful with our questions as well. Thanks for...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • $11 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Overberg District >
    • Cape Agulhas >
    • Struisbaai
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    Traveler (105)
    Dining (18)
    Pool & Beach (13)
    Room & Suite (7)
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    "You just never know how you could be treated..."
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    "Try to choose a room in the back, they are nice and very quiet!!"
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    "All are basic but its a Backpackers."
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    "The new building across the main street has a good kitchen, big common area with tv and a great garden..."
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