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Never at Home Cape Town

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107 Main Rd | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8051, South Africa (Formerly Hotel Graeme)
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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place isn't too bad for a hostel. If you're into luxury , don't bother. This place is pretty quiet and clean, but if all you need is a bed and a shower and toilet, then you're good. Close to eateries and market. Walking distance actually. Make sure you have an adapter though, the students are smart and will charge... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all the area is located really good. And also the staff was friendly...a Spar supermarket And a bottle store is next to the hostel. BUT our room hadn't any windows and the feeling inside was very bad. Secondly there is no free parking at the hostel. We paid 40 zar/Day. The bar is Small but nice. We didn't... More 

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Thank Lars L
Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It is disappointing to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. We have upgraded our inventory and will no longer have the 4 share (communal bathroom) dorms. We will now have spacious 4 share en-suite dorms. Parking is available at no cost across the road from the... More 

Limassol, Cyprus
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place! Sparkling clean and new. Great welcome by reception team. Great kitchen. Great Warthog burghers in the restaurant upstairs! There is a Bar, swimming pool, ATM machine inside the premises, secure entrance. Parking at rear. Very close, within walking distance of the Waterfront and a pleasant enough walk into town. Unfortunately, as is my experience of S.Africa, the area... More 

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Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

We are glad to hear that Never At Home was a highlight of your stay in South Africa. We aim to provide a safe, clean environment for our guests. More 

Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we loved the place. all super clean near to the waterfront and a nice bar to chill in the evenings and meet some people. we would definitelly go back. the rooms are new and pretty cool designed with kettle and tv. more than u expect in a hostel. staff at reception sometimes a bit chaotic but friendly

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Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

We are always glad to hear that we are meeting the expectations of our guests! Thank you for the review. More 

Kampala, Uganda
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The first place is stayed at in Cape Town. The place is impeccably clean, and in a superb location, far from the hustle and bustle of long street, yet close enough to walk there. Got a great restaurant, with a lovely, friendly and very passionate Chef named Juan. Loved his food, and he could talk about food for hours. Ate... More 

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Thank Vlad078
Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review the hostel. We work on a best available rate system therefore the rates fluctuate depending on availability and demand. If you reserve a private long enough in advance you will receive an excellent rate. Juan and Mano will receive your compliments and I am sure will be... More 

Cairo, Egypt
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Great location in greenpoint 10 mins walk to the waterfront ... Great staff and very welcoming ! Shoes got stolen from outside the room .. But its my fault its capetown at the end of the day! Supermarket/alchohol stores next door.. Private rooms are very decent and with AC

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Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you. More 

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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Accommodation on par with a boutique hotel. Service excellence. Daily housekeeping. Safe and secure parking. Clean kitchen and facilities. Ample showers and en suite lavatories as well. Fun, vibey, classy and internationally well recommended. I would definitely only stay here for a business or pleasure trip. Central to everything. Shopping, hiking trails, ocean cruises, stadium, fresh produce stores and friendly... More 

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Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you and the review is much appreciated. More 

Cairo, Egypt
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

The staff are very friendly and nice. They arrange all the tours and transportation. I joined a 6 beds room with private bathroom. The room was very clean and beds are very comfortable. Many restaurants very close to the hostel starting from the building next door. Also the super market and the liquor store were just few steps from the... More 

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Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the hostel. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Nice, safe, clean, well located. What else can you ask for? The market is just 8 steps from the front door and you can easily walk around to other places. The staff is always available to help. You have your own card to lock the doors and a locker. Bed is super comfortable and the bar with pool is also... More 

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Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Danielle. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay! More 

Wurzburg, Germany
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

I stayed here for a week with a friend in a doorm room. Rooms are nice and staff cleans them every day. Kitchen is nice. The Hostelbar includes a small restaurant and is next to the pool. There are several restaurants and a supermarket next to the hostel. It´s 5 min walking distance to the stadium and 10 min to... More 

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Thank Fabian A
Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to review the hostel online. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We apologise for waking your friend up, it is however policy that all extensions are communicated with reception and paid for at departure time (11am). I do believe that the incident you refer to was around 15h00... More 

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the vibrant Green Point "strip", we are surrounded by trendy restaurants and bars, overlook the Cape Town Stadium and in walking distance of the famous V & A Waterfront and Cape Town CBD. Easy access to public transport provides guests with rapid access to Long Street (South Africa's most famous party destination), Table Mountain (a new 7 wonder of the world) and some of the best beaches Cape Town has to offer. We provide a range of accommodation including shared dormitories and double/twin rooms for those looking for something a little more intimate. Separate sanctuary accommodation is also available for females only. The majority of our rooms are en-suite with additional communal bathrooms provided for extra convenience. Basics, necessities like lockers, bedding, heating and air conditioning are supplied in all rooms. Our reception is open 24 hours and safety and security is a key priority. The Randy Warthog, bar and restaurant overlooks the hostel waterhole (swimming pool and sundeck to those in the know). Randy hosts parties and events most days of the week, including traditional braai's (barbeque in South African language). A continental breakfast is available at the hostel but not included in the rate. Additional hostel facilities include a communal kitchen, TV room, internet zone and bicycle hire for those with a little more energy. Fast wireless connectivity is available throughout property. Our tour desk guys just love Cape Town and can advise you on all the hot spots and best day trips! They can also advise you on what not to do. A hostel shuttle bus runs daily for in house guests, and safe car parking for those independent types. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Never at Home Cape Town

Address: 107 Main Rd | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8051, South Africa (Formerly Hotel Graeme)
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $19 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Never at Home Cape Town 2*
Number of rooms: 47
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