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Cape Town Hostels, South Africa

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never@home Cape Town
Hostel | 1.8 km
96%
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never@home represents the next generation of hostels. We are one of the biggest, hippest and most modern in Cape Town. Our management has travelledRead more the globe searching for the coolest ideas to create a hostel that is fun and exciting, yet professionally managed by a team with extensive working experience in some of the best international hostel and hotel brands around the world.

from 14.32 USD
ONCE in Cape Town
Hostel | 1.0 km
No Rating

Once in Cape Town is a hostel for adventurous and young at heart travellers, where you can tailor make your own experience.

from 12.98 USD
Atlantic Point Backpackers
Hostel | 1.5 km
95%
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HostelBookers Award for Excellence 2013- Best in Africa for Atmosphere. Every room has been uniquely decorated and designed to ensure that youRead more have all the comforts of home in a safe and friendly environment. We can accommodate 47 guests in private rooms and dorms, some of which are en-suite and have their own entrances for extra privacy and convenience. Each room is equipped with reading lights, heaters, ceiling fan and private lockers (big enough to fit your backpack and any other valuables).

from 20.45 USD
The Backpack Cape Town
Hostel | 0.8 km
90%
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We are South Africa's original backpacker, established in 1990. We are an award winning, Fair Trade hostel that invests in people and communities,Read more giving meaningful and relaxed, travel experiences. There is a variety of room types, from private en suites to social dormitories, each individually styled for this trendy city hostel. We also have free WiFi, a cafe/bar, and a travel centre so that you can experience Cape Town and its surroundings to the fullest!

from 16.36 USD
Ashanti Lodge Gardens
Hostel | 1.2 km
No Rating

Our recently refurbished Victorian mansion boasts clean, comfortable rooms and handy innovations like individual reading lights, personal safesRead more and international plug points.

from 13.64 USD
91 Loop
Hostel | 0.2 km
100%
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Welcome to our boutique hostel in the centre of Cape Town. You can rest assured you will be sleeping on one of the best beds Cape Town offersRead more .

from 12.95 USD
Zebra Crossing
Hostel | 0.9 km
87%
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Clean, quiet and friendly, Zebra Crossing is situated at the foot of Table Mountain.

from 17.05 USD
The Surf Shack
Hostel | 13.4 km
No Rating

The Surf Shack creates the perfect setting for meeting new & interesting people from all over the world. People that want to live out their passionsRead more for extreme sports, traveling and exploring the amazing places and adventures this beautiful city Cape Town, has to offer. A Surf House & Backpackers, the ultimate place for, extreme sports enthusiasts, travelers, holiday goers and people who are young at heart & chasing the thrill of living free.

from 13.64 USD
Long Street Backpackers
Hostel | 0.3 km
No Rating

Long Street Backpackers is the heart of Cape Town's nightlife with 24h surveillance and fun atmosphere.

from 10.96 USD
A Sunflower Stop
Hostel | 2.0 km
89%
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Graded 4* by Tourism Grading Council, offering free internet and Wi-Fi and known for its cleanliness and friendly staff we are proud to be ofRead more constant assistance to all our guests, always going the extra mile.

from 15.00 USD
Big Blue Backpackers
Hostel | 1.5 km
90%
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A Victorian Mansion situated at the foothills of Signal Hill in the trendy tourist suburb of Greenpoint, a safe 10 minute walk from the worldRead more famous V & A Waterfront....and a few minutes stumble from pubs, restaurants and Capetown's nightlife.

from 12.27 USD
Cat and Moose Backpackers Lodge
Hostel | 0.5 km
87%
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Welcome to the Cat and Moose Backpackers’ Lodge, Cape Town, South Africa - where you arrive as a guest - and leave as a friend!

from 11.25 USD
Green Elephant
Hostel | 4.8 km
90%
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BazBus Stop - The friendliest small hostel, with great staff who enthusiastic about Cape Town and South Africa. Mountain hikes, sundowners, townshipRead more tours with our own staff member and all the welcome you would expect in South Africa. Proudly South African.

from 15.00 USD
Aloha Lodge
Hostel | 7.8 km
No Rating

Aloha Lodge is truly a home away from home! We offer accommodation to everyone's desire, you can choose between one of our Dorms, a double roomRead more or our nice apartment with a small kitchen and en-suite bathroom

from 13.55 USD
House on the Hill Backpackers
Hostel | 1.6 km
No Rating

Split over two beautifully restored town houses, each decorated in its own African style, House on the Hill offers luxurious, intimate accommodation.Read more

from 18.07 USD
Stoked Backpackers
Hostel | 21.3 km
No Rating

We are one of Cape Town's best beach hostels with superb views overlooking the Bay, we are 100m away from Muizenberg Beach.

from 13.64 USD
Daddy Long Legs Art Hotel
Hostel | 0.2 km
No Rating

Stay with us anytime in July and only pay ZAR650 per room per night for one of our Funky Art Hotel Rooms. Subject to availability.

from 27.24 USD
Camps Bay Village
Hotel | 5.1 km
No Rating

from 25.00 USD
Simon's Town Backpackers
Hostel | 30.1 km
87%
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We are in a very centralized location close to all the major tourist attractions of the Cape Peninsula.

from 17.05 USD
The Charles
Guesthouse | 0.7 km
No Rating

Perfectly positioned in the very heart of De Waterkant Village, The Charles is a private, intimate and original guesthouse. From the roofRead more decks of The Charles, guests can enjoy beautiful city views, especially late afternoons when the city lights up and the evenings come alive. The Charles can be described as being ‘The Spirit of the Village’ in a town that surely is ‘The fun Capital of Cape Town.’

from 28.98 USD
Camps Bay Village
Apartment | 5.1 km
90%
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Set against the backdrop of the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range and a stones throw from the most beautiful beaches in Cape Town, Camps Bay ResortRead more is perfectly located for your dream holiday in this idyllic location.

from 40.91 USD
Cape Surf Hostel
Hostel | 13.0 km
No Rating

from 12.95 USD
Backpackers on Castle
Hostel | 0.4 km
60%
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We have taken special care to think about our guests needs so you will find a well catered for environment to make your stay hassle free.

from 11.59 USD
SaltyCrax Backpackers & Surflodge
Hostel | 12.8 km
95%
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Walking distance to Blouberg Beach, Kite Beach, Restaurants, Shopping centers, transport terminals and rolling distance from local Bars/Pubs.Read more

from 17.73 USD
Observatory Backpackers
Hostel | 4.8 km
91%
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Cheers from the newest backpackers hostel in Obs! We're all new, freshly painted, and right next door to all the excitement you could ever need.Read more

from 16.36 USD
Ashanti Guest Houses
Hostel | 1.3 km
No Rating

A newly-renovated Guest House offering its own self-catering kitchen, balcony and private en-suite rooms just 10mins away from the City Centre.Read more

from 20.85 USD
Daddy Long Legs Self-Catering Apartments
Apartment | 0.5 km
90%
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Daddy Long Legs has 5, stylish, self-catering, fully furnished apartments. Spacious and recently refurbished these funky apartments have retainedRead more their old world feel with Oregon wooden floors, exposed brick and ceiling beams and decorated with a hint of contemporary vibrant Africanism.

from 27.24 USD
Light House Lodge
Hostel | 6.8 km
76%
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Cape Town, South Africa, Lighthouse Farm Lodge. Situated in Oude Molen Eco Village - the last remaining farm in central Cape Town.

from 10.91 USD
Urban Hive Backpackers
Hostel | 0.4 km
No Rating

Urban Hive Backpackers offers you good accommodation in Cape Town.

from 9.89 USD
Carnival Court
Hostel | 0.4 km
83%
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Located in trendy ‘Long Street’ in a Victorian building, ‘Carnival Court’ is in the middle of all the action with lots of bars, clubs and restaurantsRead more lining the street. If you enjoy city life, this is the place to be!

from 12.27 USD
District Six Backpackers
Hostel | 1.0 km
No Rating

Backpackers District Six, situated in the rapidly developing new East City precinct of Cape Town, offers various room types for the budget consciousRead more travellers.

from 10.91 USD
De Waterkant House
Hotel | 0.7 km
No Rating

In the heart of the historical De Waterkant Village, is De Waterkant House, elegant and discreet, with a relaxed European feel. De WaterkantRead more House is the pride of the village. This beautifully restored 9 – roomed, Cape Georgian Manor House, with terrace and pool, overlooks the village and accessible Table Bay harbour. De Waterkant House is centrally located, minutes from the Cape Quarter Shopping Centre, the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, restaurants, bars and fashionable nightspots.

from 27.27 USD
Awesome Backpacker
Hostel | 1.9 km
No Rating

Awesome Backpacker is an unprecedented backpacker that evolves each time with every single guest. The interior of the property has its own uniqueRead more story to tell as it was willingly and joyfully designed by volunteers from all over the world.

from 10.23 USD
Wish U Were Here Lodge and Backpackers
Hostel | 4.1 km
No Rating

Wish U Were Here Lodge and Backpackers offers lodging in Cape Town.

from 13.64 USD
Gardens Centre Holiday Apartments
Apartment | 1.4 km
No Rating

Gardens Centre Holiday Apartments provides affordable self-catering accommodation in the leafy suburb of Gardens, in the Cape Town City Bowl,Read more with the best views in town!

from 27.27 USD
MOY
Hostel | 1.1 km
No Rating

Ideal for globetrotters who enjoy a calm, stylish and peaceful environment while travelling. Our luxury, purpose-built bunks are designed forRead more privacy and comfort. Ideal location in the heart of Green Point.

from 18.41 USD
106 On Adderly Student Accomodation
Hostel | 0.4 km
No Rating

Welcome 106 Adderly Student Accommodation located in Cape Town City Centre, we offer quality accommodation only steps away from St. GeorgesRead more Mall, Long Street and Greenmarket Square...

from 47.73 USD
NOMAD Boutique Backpackers
Hostel | 0.6 km
No Rating

from 8.80 USD
V&A Waterfront Apartments
Apartment | 0.0 km
No Rating

Marina Residential offers a collection of one, two and three-bedroom luxury waterfront apartments.

from 59.66 USD
African Soul Surfer
Hostel | 21.2 km
No Rating

African Soul Surfer is set right on the beautiful Muizenberg beachfront.

from 13.64 USD

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88% Avg. city rating Rated by 234 customers

Activities / excursions 95%

Restaurants / eating out 93%

Shopping 85%

Chilling out / relaxing 90%

Getting around / public transport 76%

Sightseeing 94%

Culture 88%

Nightlife / partying 84%

Value for money 88%

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Top rated Cape Town Hostels

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  • 1. 91 Loop 100%
  • 2. never@home Cape Town 96%
  • 3. Atlantic Point Backpackers 95%
  • 4. SaltyCrax Backpackers & Surflodge 95%
  • 5. Daddy Long Legs Self-Catering Apartments 90%

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