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Blue Skies Backpackers

No-frills Grahamstown hostel with bar/lounge

  • Free WiFi and free parking

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Cradock Road R350, Grahamstown, 6140, Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 5 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Garden
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Multilingual staff

Feel at home

  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Garden
  • Laundry facilities

What’s around

  • Amazwi South African Museum of Literature - 34 min walk
  • South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity - 39 min walk
  • Rhodes University - 2.3 mi / 3.8 km
  • Albany History Museum Complex - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Cathedral of St. Michael and St. George - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
  • St Patrick's Catholic Church - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Basic Cabin
  • Room (7 Sleeper)
  • Room (6 Sleeper)
  • Room (4 Sleeper)
  • Luxury Bungalow
  • Shared Dormitory

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Amazwi South African Museum of Literature - 34 min walk
  • South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity - 39 min walk
  • Rhodes University - 2.3 mi / 3.8 km
  • Albany History Museum Complex - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Cathedral of St. Michael and St. George - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
  • St Patrick's Catholic Church - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Observatory Museum - 2.7 mi / 4.3 km
  • 1820 Settlers National Monument - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Egazini Park - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km
  • African Pride Pumba Private Game Reserve - 16.9 mi / 27.2 km
  • Kwandwe Private Game Reserve - 19.2 mi / 30.9 km
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Cradock Road R350, Grahamstown, 6140, Eastern Cape, South Africa

At a glance

Size

  • 5 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Television in common areas

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Freshen up

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils

Fees & policies

Refundable depositPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Deposit is payable by bank transfer and is due within 24 hours of booking the reservation

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts cash.

Also known as

  • Blue Skies Backpackers Grahamstown
  • Blue Skies Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Blue Skies Backpackers does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Revelations (2 mi), Debonairs (2 mi), and Prime (2.1 mi).
  • Blue Skies Backpackers has a picnic area and a garden.