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The Backpackers in Green Point

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 7 nights before going on an overland tour and absolutely loved this hostel. The 'Afro Chic' room was quiet, spacious, light and bright with a great ensuite and had a lovely private outlook. The B.IG. Is incredibly well thought out and we loved the honesty bar/fridge. Ivor and Daf could not have been more friendly helpful,... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

THE place to stay. I have been in many many backpackerd places but this one is absolutly in the top 3. Staff is more than awesome, they create the perfect vibe. Hostel is clean, safe, well located and awesome. Really want to come back. Already missing it :)

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Curitiba, PR
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a great hostel! They have an amazing structure: two big houses with fully equipped guest kitchens and living rooms with huge comfy couches and this cool moshi area. There's this nice swimming pool and they suggest you lots of things to. Daily they offer free activities, and they have the coolest staff ever! The dorms are very comfortable, and... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in a quiet street in a walking distance from the watherfront, friendly, clean, good breakfast, nice shower, and comfortable family-rooms. A very good choise in Cape Town if you like easy travelling.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived in Cape-Town as our first stop in South-Afrika and stayed at the B.I.G. and I would recommend this to everyone. Great atmosphere and diner together with all the other guests (is an option) so we could hear other people's story's and advice right away. Rooms are clean and nice. I also love the honesty bar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'll preface this review by saying a) I don't wrote travel reviews. I have never been anywhere so overwhelming or underwhelming to warrant a review. Until now; and b) I would like to think I am fairly well travelled having been to all but 1 continent and have some objectivity in this review. Had this place not had the word... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was extremely welcoming, had great information, and provided great service to make the place feel like a family. They even prepared a meal for the entire place. Breakfast was excellent, rooms and common areas were extremely clean. Wi-Fi was strong. One of the best hostels I've ever been in in my 20 years of hostelling internationally.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed there last week and I had an absolute ball and was always helped when needed told off when needed and just had an overall great time I wish I was there longer! To all the staff thank you for making my stay amazing from helping me book tours and funs things to do to cleaning and making the... More 

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Dungannon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for two weeks recently and the place was like home from home!!! I was really nervous but Rita one of the staff members really took me under her wing and I could not have stayed without her, everything from helping with getting sorted with practical things to lending things I needed to just being a friendly face when... More 

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St. Thomas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

I recently stayed at the B.I.G. during a weeklong solo trip in Cape Town. I had originally booked for four nights but after a couple days, extended for the rest of my trip - this place is THAT good. The location can't be beat, the rooms are clean and comfortable, and the staff is incredible. I honestly felt like they... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The B.I.G is a newly renovated boutique backpackers perfectly situated in the centre of Cape Town. It's walking distance from the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Stadium, transport systems, gym facilities, restaurants and coffee shops. It's a short drive to Clifton/Camps Bay beaches as well as the Cape Town CBD. Most of Cape Towns greatest attractions are within close proximity: Table Mountain, Ferry to Robin Island, the aquarium, Sea Point Promenade, Lions Head and Signal Hill. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Backpackers in Green Point

Address: 18 Thornhill Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $26 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Backpackers in Green Point 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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