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Hout Bay Backpackers

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Hout Bay Backpacker Lodge is situated a stone's throw away from Hout Bay Beach with uninterrupted views of beach, habour and the majestic Chapman's Peak. The Lodge is quiet and comfortable, just 20 minutes from Cape Town and on the public transport route. Our hostel suits budget travelers wanting to experience Hout Bay (restaurants, harbour, beach, Seal Island, World of Birds, etc), discerning backpackers requiring a base from which to hike Table Mountain National Park, bike Chapman's Peak, surf Llandudno and travelers interested in township tours and meeting volunteers working on community development projects.The dormitories all have en-suite bathrooms, sleeping a maximum of 6 people per dorm, we also have 4 en suite private rooms and the communal lounge area has DSTV and a large fireplace. Knowledgable staff are on hand to advise and assist in planning a vast range of activities for you, including: surfing, fishing, diving, sailing, hiking trails, top restaurants, wine and township tours, pubs and if that's not enough, there's loads of live entertainment!Loc al volunteer and language courses are also available. Dune's Lodge, Hout Bayis a 3 star lodge run together with Hout Bay Backpackers and comprises of 4 luxury en-suite rooms with DSTV and tea and coffee making facilities. All rooms lead out on to a private wooden deck with views of Hout Bay beach, habour and the majestic Chapman's Peak.
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Free Parking
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 men broke in during the night!!!!! Were able to wander around several rooms around sleeping guests- stole computers , phones, clothing. Thank heavens no-one injured Staff even admitted there have been break-ins before and security fence/gates may have had alarm deactivated or
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100% recommended. My partner and I spent four days and the experience was great. Good atmosphere, share opinions, breakfast, lunch, dinner with other travelers and people from the area. We reserve the private room which is very spacious, own bathroom, double bed and a small
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Can relax here. No theft. Mostly Dutch and German young volunteer groups. Private room not worth it. Rather go stay in a B and B / guest house. Very functional and clean though. Just do not rent a private room. For R 300 more you can stay in a very nice room at a guest house in
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We stayd at the lodge with a group of 15 people for 3 weeks. Hout Bay is beautifull and the location of the lodge very central. The staff is friendly and everything is daily cleaned👌🏻. A great thank you to the staff for taking such good care of us! Cheers from Amsterdam!
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Good location but inadequate parking size. Mixed dorms- hugely inappropriate ensuite shower with see through glass from the room and no other choice of shower. Luckily the man staying in our dorm was very thoughtful and left when we showered. Top of the bathroom open to the
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6 Bed Dorm
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En-suite Bathroom
The view from the terrace
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Stunning views
Hi. Which eating outlets are nearby your facility? Thanks.
Not my facility A close family member stayed there
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Is er wifi aanwezig?
Hi we do have wifi on a pay as you go system.
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"Tip: Splurge for a single or double room, comfortable and quiet."
"Upper floor rooms have the better views, of course"
"for families the family room!!"
"The rooms on the top floor have a nice view over the bay."
"Chose a room with one of the decks stunning sunrise and views"
$59 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownHout Bay
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