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Blue Mountain Backpackers

208 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed there for 10 nights. We were really looking for a safe place to sleep and from our expectations we were satisfied with what we got. The only problem we had was the loud noise outside but because we were desperate for an affordable place to sleep we did not mind it. Otherwise, the receptionist was... More 

Thank misstee274
South Africa
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12 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

It was probably one of the dodgiest backbackers I've been to in South Africa. The only reason I stayed was because the reception guy was pretty cool. Doors didn't lock well, communal showers weren't clean and music was playing loud from across the street.

Thank Mario R

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Found this place via Google and they are quite responsive on email enquiries. I know backpackers are not the quietest place but didn't anticipate te noise level on this one. Not their fault just location, there's hectic bars close by. They supply free ear plugs. Suppose it's near bars has it's advantages, party hard and crawl to your accommodation venue.... More 

Thank Ayanda007
Cairo, Egypt
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

the place is not clean and so noisy but this is what you get for the money. We asked them not to clean the roome as we were afraid of being stolen and one day me and my friend found that all our money was stolen and when we watched the footage we saw the cleaners entering our room and... More 

1 Thank marinaetto
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

We got robbed in the hostel from the cleaners; we have checked the footage and we have seen the cleaners entering our room without our permission and staying there for a while and even without their cleaning tools. No one did anything concerning that matter even the owner didn't care to show up and appreciate us. Certainly never coming here... More 

2 Thank Mina A
Suzhou, China
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Stayed here for a week, price is fair, safety as well every thing you need if you are traveling with little means. Will definitely go there next year. A few shops along the road, and if you are like me and enjoy having a nice full breakfast in the morning, there is a good place 20 meters away.

Thank Malek Z
Phagwara, India
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

if you are visiting capetown to unwind and socialize, this is "the place". one could easily find ways to criticize but otherwise this is a great place to be in. party starts at 3 pm and continues till 4 am. amazing staff. especially the girl who runs this place, Sandy, is very very amazing host. for travellers who wont spend... More 

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Flam, Norway
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

The friendly staff (special thanks to Carlvin) was very helpful in every way. The dorms were great, and location of the backpackers was just perfect. It gave a warm home-feeling instantly, thanks everyone who made my stay the best ever. I stayed two nights longer than planned...

1 Thank AlexBaier
Preston, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

For the price of the hostel and the location you get this really is an ideal place if you aren't planning on spending much time in your room. Admittedly the noise is very loud but if you pay for a hostel on Long Street you aren't really in a position to complain, a bit like jumping into a swimming pool... More 

Thank Callum T
Wilberforce, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

i initially booked into blue mountain because i was in desperate need of somewhere to stay - but i fell in love with the staff, the energy of the hostel and all the people i was able to meet, so i ended up staying there for the entirety of my time in cape town. since i travel alone, it is... More 

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Additional Information about Blue Mountain Backpackers

Address: 208 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $43 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Blue Mountain Backpackers Cape Town, South Africa
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