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The Backpack - Hostel
Top Economy Hotel

74 New Church Street, 8001 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
+27 214 234 530

AED 59+

Overall guest ratings

8.5/10 Excellent
Based on 677 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 9.2
  • 8.8
  • 3.4

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    About

    With a stay at The Backpack - Hostel, you'll be centrally located in Cape Town, convenient to Company Gardens and Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. This eco-friendly hostel is within close proximity of Cape Town Holocaust Centre and Great Synagogue.

    Rooms

    Make yourself at home in one of the 35 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and irons/ironing boards, and housekeeping is provided daily.

    Amenities

    Enjoy recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool and bicycles to rent. This hostel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

    Dining

    Satisfy your appetite at a coffee shop/café serving guests of The Backpack - Hostel. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and luggage storage. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.

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    Amenities

    • Parking
    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • ATM on-site
    • Car hire
    • Internet
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Outdoor pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • Safe
    • Pool table
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Laundry service
    • Coffee shop
    • Pets not allowed
    • Grill
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 677 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.5 "City centre within easy reach, said 95%."
      8.8 "Great parking, according to 88%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 9.2 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      8.7 "87% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.6 "96% thought the service was very professional."
      9.2 "92% said the reception staff was great."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
      5.6 "Only 56% said the rooms were modern."
    • 6.1 "Average value."
    • 3.4 "Internet is poor."
      2.4 "76% said the wifi quality was bad."

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 270 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.0 "Great parking, according to 90%."
    • 9.2 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.1 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      8.7 "87% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.4 "94% thought the service was very professional."
    • 5.7 "Average value."
    • 5.7 "Rooms are ok."
    • 3.9 "Internet is poor."
      2.6 "74% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 67 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 9.2 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.1 "Awesome vibe."
      9.5 "95% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 338 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
    • 9.1 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      8.5 "85% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.7 "Average value."
    • 3.1 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.1 "79% said the wifi quality was bad."
    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
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