Address: 74 New Church Street - Cape Town, South Africa
Starting from: 19.76 EUR
(indicative price per person, per night)
Eco friendly, Gay friendly
About the property
The Backpack is perfectly situated in the heart of Cape Town. the hostel is within walking distance of many bars, restaurants and popular attractions like Green Market Square, Company’s Gardens and the Bo-Kaap. The Backpack is a 5 minute taxi or bus ride from V&A Waterfront, and 10 minutes from Table Mountain.
The hostel offers dorms, doubles and singles, with shared or private bathroom facilities. All our rooms are individually designed in a funky and fresh style, and bedding is supplied (just bring a towel). All rooms have a safe and free WiFi, and there is parking with 24-hour security available. A meet & greet airport shuttle is available at an additional cost. Children are welcome in private rooms.
Common areas, services and activities
Our Café and bar will keep you fed and watered and there is also a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, a pool table, swimming pool and a cool shop. There is also a laundry, a lugguage storage and an ATM.
Its Travel Center will help you make the most of your stay in Cape Town and beyond. Want to sip wine Cape winelands style? Cycle through a township? Visit historic and cultural sites? Go paragliding? Or even volunteer some of your time to a community project? You can do any of these!
Why you should stay here
The Backpack is not just the hippest hostel in town; staff also work hard to make a positive difference through the way they work, the way they live and the way they are. Whether you get involved actively in one of our projects, or just support us by being our guest, your visit will contribute to making South Africa a better place for everyone.
24 hours check-in
from 07:00 to 21:00
|Security boxes / Lockers||YES|
|Laundry Service||With extra cost|
|Luggage storage||With extra cost|
|Pickups / Shuttle from station||With extra cost|
|Pickups / Shuttle from airport||With extra cost|
|Child bed||250.00 ZAR (per night, per room)|
|Bike Rental||With extra cost|
|TV (common areas)||YES|
|Cable/Satellite TV (common areas)||YES|
|Fridge (common areas)||YES|
|Phone (common areas)||With extra cost|
Important To Know
Children are not allowed in dorms.
Terms and conditions
Mastercard and Visa credit cards are accepted as well as ZAR, US$, Euro and BP Sterling
No children are allowed in the dorms unless entire dorm is booked by family.
WARNING FOR THOSE WITH SMALL CHILDREN: WE HAVE AN UNFENCED POOL.
Right of Admission Reserved
South Africans will only be accommodated in private rooms unless by prior arrangement.
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