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The Backpack - Hostel
Top Economy Hotel

74 New Church Street, 8001 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
+27 214 234 530

€16+

Overall guest ratings

8.4/10 Excellent
based on 701 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 9.4
  • 9.0
  • 6.6

Good to know

  • Clean rooms
  • Friendly service
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Great view

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    About

    The Backpack - Hostel offers an airport shuttle (available on request) and puts you just a 5-minute drive from South African National Gallery and Greenmarket Square. The coffee shop/café is the perfect spot for a bite to eat, and after having fun at the outdoor pool, you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Other features include a terrace and a garden.

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    AMENITIES

    • Parking
    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • ATM on-site
    • Car hire
    • Internet
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Outdoor pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • Safe
    • Pool table
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Laundry service
    • Coffee shop
    • Pets not allowed
    • Grill
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    based on 701 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.2 "City centre within easy reach, said 92%."
      7.8 "Great parking, according to 78%."
    • 9.4 "Awesome vibe."
      9.7 "97% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      10.0 "100% said it was a stylish hotel."
    • 9.0 "Incredible bar."
    • 8.9 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.5 "75% thought the service was very professional."
      9.6 "96% said the reception staff was great."
    • 6.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.0 "For only 60%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.0 "Only 60% said rooms were big enough."
      6.0 "Only 60% said the rooms were modern."
    • 4.8 "Internet is poor."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    based on 273 reviews
    • 9.5 "Awesome vibe."
      9.8 "98% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
    • 9.2 "Incredible bar."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      8.6 "86% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.6 "Breakfast is good."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."
      6.0 "Only 60% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.1 "Internet is average."
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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    based on 91 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 9.5 "Awesome vibe."
      9.8 "98% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.6 "Breakfast is good."
    • 6.9 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    based on 336 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 9.1 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."
      5.8 "For only 58%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.0 "Only 60% said rooms were big enough."
    • 4.5 "Internet is poor."
      3.7 "63% said the wifi quality was bad."
    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Good to know
    "Clean rooms"
    "Friendly service"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Great view"
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