The Backpack - Hostel

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

Cheapest
rate per night

8.7

Excellent
based on 703 reviews
The Backpack - Hostel - Cape Town, South Africa
Tue 20/10
-
Wed 21/10
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Value for money

8.6

Distance to city centre

3.0 km

Location rating

9.1

Nearest airport

Cape Town Intl

Distance to airport

18.5 km

Rooms

Tue 20/10
Wed 21/10

Standard rooms

AED 303+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Unknown
AED 303 per night

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Traveller rating

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Overview

With a stay at The Backpack - Hostel, you'll be centrally located in Cape Town, just a 5-minute walk from Kloof Street and 6 minutes by foot from Long Street. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

8.7 Excellent

based on 703 reviews

8.5

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.9

Staff

8.6

Value for money

Check in

14:00

Check out

10:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Free Wi-Fi
Disabled access
ATM on-site
Car hire
Internet
Concierge service
Currency exchange on-site
Gift shop
Laundry facilities
Smoke alarms
Outdoor pool
Bar/Lounge
Hairdryer
Air-conditioned
Airport shuttle (surcharge)
Pool table
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Non-smoking rooms available
Terrace/Patio
Linens
Towels
Grill
Library
Accessible by lift
Balcony
Bottle of water
Carpeted
CD player
City view
Cleaning products
Dining area
Dining table
Electric kettle
Family rooms
Fan
Fire extinguisher
Free toiletries
Garden view
Heating
Kitchenware
Landmark view
Lockers
Mountain view
Non-feather pillow
Outdoor dining area
Outdoor furniture
Pool with a view
Privacy curtain
Private bathroom
Reading light
Safety deposit box
Saltwater pool
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge/TV area
Shared toilet
Shower
Snack bar
Socket near the bed
Stovetop
Tea/coffee maker
Toaster
Toilet
Toilet paper
Towels/sheets (extra fee)
Dustbins
Vending machine (drinks)
Vending machine (snacks)
Wardrobe or closet
Wine glasses
Wi-Fi available in all areas
Daily housekeeping
Fax/photocopying
Packed lunches
Tour desk
Board games/puzzles
Evening entertainment
Garden
Kitchen
Shuttle service (additional charge)
CCTV in common areas
CCTV outside property
24-hour security
Laundry service
Coffee shop
24-hour front desk
Safe
Pets not allowed
Parking (surcharge)
24-hour check-in

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Bar (1)
Pool (2)
Restaurant (1)

Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Bo Kaap Museum 0.8 km
  • Greenmarket Square 1 km
  • District Six Museum 1.2 km
  • Castle of Good Hope 1.6 km
  • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront 2.5 km
  • Green Point Stadium 2.5 km

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