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HomeBase Cape Town Backpackers

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“home base”(79 reviews)
“long street”(42 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Rooftop Bar
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Rooftop Terrace
Air Conditioning
1 Star Hotel
Situated in the pulsating City Centre, HomeBase Cape Town is a uniquely themed backpacker accommodation closer to the Greenmarket Square, Table Mountain, Bo-Kaap, South African Museum, City Sight Seeing Buses and the South African National Gallery. All rooms are warmly furnished and...
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Location and contact
37 Strand Street | Cape Town City Centre, 8001, South Africa
17,4 km to Cape Town Intl Airport
237 restaurants are within a 0,5 km radius
1.7 km from Lion's Head
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All reviewshome baselong streetrooftop barstrand streetfree walkingown mealsperfect locationcomplimentary breakfastwell equipped kitchenstaff was very friendly and helpfulnoisy at nightgreen markettrain stationenjoyed my staynight lifemother cityplace to stay
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience! Breakfast was served on time every morning, the upstairs socializing area served for many amazing memories, and the service was very friendly. Would definitely stay there again!More

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Response from HomeBase C, Marketing Manager at HomeBase Cape Town BackpackersResponded 6 days ago

Hi there.. You guys and girls are more than welcome to return whenever you like, we've enjoyed having you here.. The terrace will still be here whenever you feel like you'd like to reminisce on those memories.. :D You have a home here with us,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The backpacker is a very nice place to stay, the bar area is in a perfect spot on the roof and also kitchen very neat and organized. The surrounding places to eat, hang out, etc is also very good, keep it up, oja and the...More

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Response from HomeBase_CPT, General Manager at HomeBase Cape Town BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

Hello John, Thank you so much for choosing Homebase Cape Town as your home away from home. We loved having you stay with us. I will tell Lynton that you loved his kitchen :) Safe travels and please come back soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

HomeBase was great to stay at - was there in winter... weather was a bit rainy but still plenty of chances to be outdoors. Indoors (and at the rooftop bar) gave chances to hang out with staff and guests, all of which were great fun,...More

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Response from HomeBase C, Marketing Manager at HomeBase Cape Town BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for leaving us a review, and a really nice one at that, we appreciate you staying with us, and also for being such a great guest, we hope you know that you are now family, and we always have...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018

I was writing the following day and thought I won't be able to study as i was sharing the room but it was soo quite and i was able to study, the stuff member was so friendly and welcoming and the place was clean and...More

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Response from HomeBase C, Marketing Manager at HomeBase Cape Town BackpackersResponded 11 June 2018

Hi There.. :D Thank you for leaving us a review, we really value your feedback.. We try and make all of our guests feel right at home, and we are glad that you had felt this way.. If you find yourself in Cape Town again,...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018

Safe and very friendly staff and opportunity to meet people from all walks of life....really enjoyed my stay, will do it again. A convenient location few steps away from the buzzing Long street....very central

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Response from HomeBase C, Marketing Manager at HomeBase Cape Town BackpackersResponded 11 June 2018

Hello.. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review.. :) and also for staying with us.. We've enjoyed having you here and hope that you find your way back someday to come and stay with us again.. Have a Safe Journey

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Situated in the pulsating City Centre, HomeBase Cape Town is a uniquely themed backpacker accommodation closer to the Greenmarket Square, Table Mountain, Bo-Kaap, South African Museum, City Sight Seeing Buses ...More and the South African National Gallery. All rooms are warmly furnished and exceptionally decorated with different themes. Guests enjoy spending time at the rooftop with a spectacular view of the Lions head and Long Street. The fully equipped kitchen is shared among guests with great opportunities of meeting with other adventurers. Other communal pluses include the on-site rooftop bar with a pool table for those who enjoy gaming and a shared television lounge. HomeBase Cape Town is 5km away from the Tafelburg Road, ideal for a cycling tour and has stunning views of False Bay and Table Mountain when you reach the top. Conveniently for guests, there's a bicycle rental facility at HomeBase Cape Town. Other activities on the bucket list are Jolly Roger sunset cruise, Hout Bay Market, wine tasting and Mzoli's Butchery. The 24-hour on-site staff is always happy to help guests with tour plans, travel information, recommendations and general inquiries useful to their stay in Cape Town. Less
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Certificate of Excellence
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL FEATURES
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"I stayed in the mixed dorm, which was perfectly fine. It all depends on your roommates.."
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"We had the Beach Cottage, 3 beds. It suited us perfectly."
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"4 beds Dorm"
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"They go bonkers over water use, so be mindful."
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