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Obviouzly Armchair Backpackers & Pub

Hostel | 135 Lower Main Road, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa 7925

77.6% Overall Rating

5 out of 7 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (09/05/2012)

Bolanle Akerele thinks…

"its in the heart of the city, staffs are very friendly, there is a kitchen where u can cook your meals, the environment is neat"

Read all Obviouzly Armchair Backpackers & Pub reviews


  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Fax
  • Late check-out
  • Wake-up calls
  • BBQ area
  • Café
  • Communal kitchen
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

“PLEASE NOTE : If you book your stay for the World Cup 2010 (June – July 2010), you will be contacted by the property management within 72hrs of making the booking. You will be required to pay a further 40% of your booked stay as pre-payment. Only then will your booking be officially confirmed by the property. The agency 10% deposit is non-refundable.” 3 day minimum stay Non refundable 50% deposit. Full payment by 1 May 2010. A 10% discount applies if you either stay for 30 nights or 2

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 7 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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We are situated in the heart of vibrant Observatory. The recently refurbished landmark red building is now the home of Obviouzly Armchair Backpackers and Pub - the funky, fun, and cool place to be. Read more

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About Obviouzly Armchair Backpackers & Pub

You can chill on the upstairs balcony or lounge, enjoy the outside cafe area, or be entertained in our vibe 'old school pub' with unique features, eclectic décor and amazing music. Whilst relaxing in your favorite armchair or sitting around the bar watching live sport you can enjoy local dishes from our restaurant or chat to the locals and travelers.

We offer a welcoming free drink on arrival, friendly service, 24 hour security, internet access, transport, tours, in-house events and many more great offers. Our rooms are comfortable and spacious and we are a five minute walk from the train station. We look forward to meeting you and making your African travel experience memorable.

Accommodation Information

Special booking conditions for Fifa World Cup
Non refundable 50% deposit..
A 10% discount applies if you either stay for 30 nights or 2 weeks

Location Information

Table Mountain 10 km
University of Cape Town 4 km
Robben Island 12 km
V and A Waterfront 8 km
Newlands Rugby Stadium 8 km
Newlands Cricket Grounds 8 km
River Club Golf Course 2 km
Cape Town CBD 8km
Beaches 12km