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Kimberley Hotel Backpackers

Hostel | Roeland street, Cape Town, South Africa 8005

76.9% Overall Rating

19 out of 25 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (02/03/2014)

"did have a nice atmosphere... nice tv room and balcony, bar was good, good food... even though the bar was noisy this was not hearable in our room... even though we did have a toilet in our room (right next to the night…"

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Fax
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Bar(s)
  • BBQ area
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Cape Town?

Contact us directly

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The Kimberley Hotel Backpackers, on the corner of Roeland and Buitenkant Street, has been restored. This Cape Town landmark was built in 1895, and was the starting point for horse-drawn carriages leaving Cape Town for the mining town of Kimberley. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

5 Bed Dorm - Male only (Private bathroom)

Complimentary drink on arrival

5 Bed Dorm - Female only (Private bathroom)

Complimentary drink on arrival

6 Bed Dorm - Male only (Shared bathroom)

Complimentary drink on arrival
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Double (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included, Complimentary drink on arrival

Budget Triple (Shared bathroom)

Complimentary drink on arrival

Twin (Shared bathroom)

Complimentary drink on arrival

About Kimberley Hotel Backpackers

We offer a range of accommodation to suit all needs for the discerning traveler at the most competitive rates. We are situated close to town and a 30 minute walk to the Waterfront .

As well as specializing in large group bookings, we also have various options available for budget conscious travelers.

Be advised that we have a vibrant atmosphere which may be noisy for some.

We operate as an International Backpackers.

Our accommodation establishments offer a wide range of services including: hot breakfasts available from R25
.00 per person, airport shuttle service, laundry facilities, and all linen is provided . We are able to give expert advice on activities and tours from shark cage dives to the best local bars and restaurants. We are a Bazbus agent and can offer tours and activities.

Accommodation Information

The hostel has venues that can offer a conference centers for up to 40 delegates, a coffee shop with internet access, as well as the famous old bar with original woodwork.

From the backpackers, guests can quench their thirst admiring Table Mountain, or take a two-minute walk to the District Six Museum. Being on the edge of the city, it is only a five minute walk to Parliament and the Cape Town Castle, and very close to the famous Cable-way. The backpackers offers 10 bedrooms sleeping 40 people.

All bookings are prepay-able in full over peak periods -please inquire- A refundable R50.00 key deposit is payable on arrival and refunded with the return of your key and receipt

Location Information

Near the City center, close to tourist attractions, night clubs, shopping centers and restaurants.

District Six Museum, Fugard Theater, The Book Lounge, The Cape Town Castle