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Hostel | 18 Thornhill rd., Cape Town, South Africa 8005

97.3% Overall Rating

37 out of 37 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (22/06/2015)

JAN RYAN thinks…

"Location in Green Point hills above V&A waterfront. Walk to/fro Civic Center/Adderley/Train station along Strand (to BIG bear right at Highlevel St, turn right at Cavalcade), Waterkant or Riebeek…"

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Outside area
  • Pets allowed
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 12.48

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

"After your booking is made through HostelBookers we will contact you to ask for further security to confirm your booking with us directly"We require your CVC code inorder to guarantee your booking Groups no bigger than 6 pax can make a booking. If you wish to make a group booking bigger than 6 pax please contact us directly Please note: We have a maximum stay of 2 weeks policy at the BIG.

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GPS-enabled map and directions

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Directions from Cape Town International Airport
Turn left onto Airport Approach Rd
Merge onto N2 Rd/Settlers Wy via the ramp to Cape town
Merge onto De Waal Dr
Continue onto Nelson Mandela Blvd
Continue onto Buitengracht St
Turn right onto Riebeek St
Continue onto Somerset Rd
Turn left onto Upper Portswood Rd
Upper Portswood Rd turns right and becomes Thornhill Rd
It is the BIG house on your right
18 Thornhill Road