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The Backpack - Hostel, Cape Town

74 New Church StreetCape TownWestern CApe8001South Africa, 800-491-6126

Hostel with outdoor pool, near South African National Gallery
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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Excellent4.3 / 5
Location
Great location
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Vibe
Awesome vibe
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
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The Backpack - Hostel, Cape Town

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

from $13
  • Tent
  • Family Room (4 Person)
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Twin Beds, Private Bathroom
  • Family Room, Private Bathroom (Self Catering)
  • Single Room
  • Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Twin Room, Private Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (4 Bed)
  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (8 Bed)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Private Bathroom (4 Bed)
  • Family Room, 3 Single Beds, Private Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom (3 Bed)
  • Studio, 1 Double Bed (Self Catering)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only, Private Bathroom (4 Bed)
  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Studio, 2 Twin Beds (Self Catering)
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 35 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *

Parking

  • Free self parking (limited)

Also known as

  • Backpack Cape Town
  • Backpack Hostel
  • Backpack Hostel Cape Town

Policies

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 280 per person (one way)

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Billiards or pool table
Services
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
Facilities
  • ATM/banking
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Fair Trade Tourism, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

The Backpack - Hostel, Cape Town’s small print

Also known as

  • Backpack Cape Town
  • Backpack Hostel
  • Backpack Hostel Cape Town

Policies

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 280 per person (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

The Backpack - Hostel, Cape Town

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