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Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is where I would stay again if coming to Capetown. It's right on the Long Street strip, but just up the road so a little quieter. The desk staff were knowledgeable and helpful. The room was okay, if not a bit cold in the winter with no heating. The courtyard is a nice oasis for hanging out and meeting... More 

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Thank nimblenomad
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable stay at Cat & Moose. Rooms are spacious although very cold at this time of year. Location is excellent - on Long Street but still very quiet in the rooms. Staff are very friendly and helpful - thanks! Nice atmosphere and a variety of communal spaces.

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for three weeks over the Xmas period last year. What I like about this place is that compared to the other hostels in the area it has a more chilled out and mellow vibe yet it's in the centre of everything. John, who works here is a top guy and really made sure I was alright. It... More 

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Portoviejo, Ecuador
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This was my first hostel in South Africa and in Cape Town. I enjoyed the week I stayed there. Its location on Long Street is very good: walking distance to supermarkets, shops, bars, restaurants, and some historical places like the St George Cathedral and the Company Gardens, to name just two. There are Myciti bus stops nearby and the Sightseeing... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

We stayed here a total of four nights and would highly recommend this hostel. Our first night was spend in a double on the first floor facing Long Street, which was unfortunately very noisy (being a saturday night). We requested a different room for the next nights which was no problem and ended up in a very nice family room... More 

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Augsburg, Germany
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

My stay at the cat and moose turned out to be much better than I expected. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful,they went out of their way to make it comfortable me, thanks John and Jojo! It really is the best place to stay on Long str. I'm really looking forward to my next visit.

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Gotland, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Cat and moose is a nice place to stay at over the weekend or longer. friendly staff, feeling of being safe and good atmosphere! We stayed both in the dorm and a private room. Just on top of long street which means close to everything!

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2 Thank snubblaraldrig
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Back in February I stayed at Cat & Moose for the third time. The staff is great and always ready to help you with whatever you need. The place may not look like much but all you need is there. I'd recommend it to backpackers and young couples

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Thank Camilla K
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Cat and Moose is the greatest- myself and some friends visited Cape Town for three weeks, first staying in another hostel before moving to the Cat and Moose and we wish we had been here all along! Amazing vibe throughout the hostel, the workers are very, very friendly and eager to help whenever. There is always someone on the desk... More 

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Thank EvangelineFaith
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Cat and Moose was my second experience in a hostel and was great! My friend and I shared the room with 3 girls that we didn't know and was super nice. The room was big, the beds comfy and had a lock, so we didn't have to worry about our stuff at all. The common area had a cool decoration... More 

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Additional Information about Cat and Moose Backpackers

Address: 305 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $11 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Cat And Moose Backpackers Cape Town, South Africa
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