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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything about this place makes it feel like 'home.' From the people to the environment to Observatory as a whole. It's purely amazing! Very clean! Sheets changed daily, light breakfast provided and they're smoker friendly! Love it! 33 South Backpackers are your favourite backpackers favourite!

Thank Jay A
Property's Favorite Review
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Great vibe, the staff are wonderful and welcoming, they give a lot of good advice on what to do and see in Cape Town and are always there if you need them. It's also very well located close to shops and bars and not too...More

Thank Alexia D
Reviewed February 15, 2018

33 South Backpackers in Observatory, Cape Town, is the first backpackers I’ve come across that is wheelchair-friendly. It’s refreshing to meet fellow travellers who are happy to help and accommodate ALL South Africans. 33 South Backpackers understand the heart of service and are setting a...More

Thank kayleighandrew
Response from Crew_33South, Manager at 33 South BackpackersResponded February 21, 2018

It was an absolute pleasure to be at your service. Thank you so much for the kind words and we wish you all the best. Warmest Regards KG Monamodi Manager: 33 South Back Packers

Reviewed February 9, 2018

Very good location and impressive customer service by your staff. My review is probably motivated by my exoectation which was that i was coming to a guest house not an hostel facility of an 8man room. Did nit actually see it on the booking website....More

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Reviewed February 6, 2018

Happy, the staff and service was good, I would recommend to friends. I had a welcomed stay and the place is really affordable.. I came from Johannesburg without accommodation and accommodation in Cape Town is very expensive but I was really happy to get this...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Free Parking
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Bar/Lounge
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$28 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
$28 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Ravi S
November 27, 2015|
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Response from Crew_33South | Property representative |
Hi there Thank you for your interest to stay at 33Southbackpackers Please check our backing details Banking Details 48 ON TRILL BACKPACKERS (PTY )LTD BANK : NEDBANK SHOP G 40 BANKING HALL CAVENDISH CLAREMONT ACCOUNT... More
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Marie-Lu D
April 8, 2015|
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Response from Crew_33South | Property representative |
Marie-Lu We can offer you a Jouge dorm room with a shared bathroom, the price per night is R 160 per night per person which includes a lovely light breakfast of freshly baked muffins, toast, preserves and endless tea and... More
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"This is one of very few backpackers in South Africa that is wheelchair-friendly."
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"The two double rooms are lovely and the dorm in the front has lots of sun but is near the street."
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"Double rooms are more private but if you are 4 people travelling together the 4 bed dorm is great aswell"
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"All the rooms are have a unique feel, there is a lovely outside double room that would be a bit more quiet."
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