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African Heart Backpackers

3-star hostel, convenient to University of Cape Town

  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking

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27 Station Road, Cape Town, 7925, Western Cape, South Africa
8.0.Very Good.
  • The room was hot, no fan in the bedroom. Noise levels from the road was very loud through…

    Jan 15, 2019

  • Hostel was really good and staff were really friendly felt more like living in a big…

    Dec 10, 2018

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 7 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
  • Lobby fireplace

Feel at home

  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Offsite parking reservations required
  • Free self parking
  • Free parking nearby

What’s around

  • University of Cape Town - 36 min walk
  • Cape Town Science Centre - 4 min walk
  • Groote Schuur Hospital - 7 min walk
  • Table Mountain National Park - 10 min walk
  • South African Astronomical Observatory - 15 min walk
  • Old Biscuit Mill - 21 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • En-suites (3)
  • Twin 4
  • Family 5

What’s around

Landmarks

  • University of Cape Town - 36 min walk
  • Cape Town Science Centre - 4 min walk
  • Groote Schuur Hospital - 7 min walk
  • Table Mountain National Park - 10 min walk
  • South African Astronomical Observatory - 15 min walk
  • Old Biscuit Mill - 21 min walk
  • Cape Town City Ballet - 29 min walk
  • District 6 - 31 min walk
  • Rhodes Memorial - 34 min walk
  • Mowbray Golf Club - 42 min walk
  • Vincent Pallotti Hospital - 2.3 mi / 3.6 km

Getting around

  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 12 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 5 min drive
  • Cape Town Bellville Station - 17 min drive
  • Observatory Station - 6 min walk
  • Salt River Station - 17 min walk
  • Mowbray Station - 20 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
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27 Station Road, Cape Town, 7925, Western Cape, South Africa

At a glance

Size

  • 7 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 1 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 11 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free offsite parking nearby; reservations required

Other information

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

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby

Languages Spoken

  • Dutch
  • English

In the room

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

More

  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 200 per vehicle (one-way)

Hygiene and cleanliness

Social distancing measures are in place.

Policies

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

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

  • African Heart Backpackers Hostel Observatory
  • African Heart Backpackers Hostel
  • African Heart Backpackers Observatory
  • African Heart Backpackers
  • African Heart Backpackers Observatory, Cape Town
  • African Heart Backpackers Hostel Cape Town
  • African Heart Backpackers Cape Town
  • African Heart Backpackers Cape Town
  • African Heart Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, African Heart 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.
  • This property confirms that social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 1 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Dolce Bakery (7-min walk) and Devil's Peak Brewing Company Taproom (12-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 200 per vehicle one-way.
  • No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but GrandWest Casino & Entertainment World (10-min drive) is nearby.
  • African Heart Backpackers has a garden and access to a nearby health club.