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48 Trill Road, Observatory 7925 South Africa See on map
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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All reviews cape town great place free breakfast rooms beds beautiful city train station bars and restaurants place is clean back packers make you feel at home thanks guys water crisis night life boutique backpackers hostel atmosphere
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Everything about this place makes it feel like 'home.' From the people to the environment to Observatory as a whole. It's purely amazing! Very clean! Sheets changed daily, light breakfast provided and they're smoker friendly! Love it! 33 South Backpackers are your favourite backpackers favourite!

Date of stay: April 2018
1  Thank JayA1925
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Great vibe, the staff are wonderful and welcoming, they give a lot of good advice on what to do and see in Cape Town and are always there if you need them. It's also very well located close to shops and bars and not too...More

Date of stay: February 2018
1  Thank Alexia D
Reviewed 16 February 2018

33 South Backpackers in Observatory, Cape Town, is the first backpackers I’ve come across that is wheelchair-friendly. It’s refreshing to meet fellow travellers who are happy to help and accommodate ALL South Africans. 33 South Backpackers understand the heart of service and are setting a...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank kayleighandrew
Response from Crew_33South, Manager at 33 South BackpackersResponded 21 February 2018

It was an absolute pleasure to be at your service. Thank you so much for the kind words and we wish you all the best. Warmest Regards KG Monamodi Manager: 33 South Back Packers

Reviewed 10 February 2018

Very good location and impressive customer service by your staff. My review is probably motivated by my exoectation which was that i was coming to a guest house not an hostel facility of an 8man room. Did nit actually see it on the booking website....More

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Date of stay: February 2018
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Happy, the staff and service was good, I would recommend to friends. I had a welcomed stay and the place is really affordable.. I came from Johannesburg without accommodation and accommodation in Cape Town is very expensive but I was really happy to get this...More

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Date of stay: February 2018
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33 South Backpackers is the best way to stay in Cape Town, a true home away from home. We're situated in the heart of Cape Town's vibrant atmosphere, where you're able to enjoy all the Mother City has to offer, More in the cleanest and most affordable of way. This is what backpacking is all about, providing the adventure of hostel residence with the luxury of a hotel. Our outside lounging areas, braai facilities and on-site bar, will have you wanting to spend your day having fun with the friendly staff, our local visitors from the vibrant Observatory (fondly known as Obz) neighbourhood, and fellow guests. Our rooms and dormitories are named after famed Cape Town neighbourhoods, so that you can experience the diversity Cape Town has to offer, without leaving the front gate! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$19 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
33 South Boutique Backpackers
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Observatory
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$19 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
33 South Boutique Backpackers
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Observatory
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Traveller (34)
Room & Suite (12)
Dining (9)
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Ravi S
28 November 2015|
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Response from Crew_33South | Property representative |
Hi there Thank you for your interest to stay at 33Southbackpackers Please check our backing details Banking Details 48 ON TRILL BACKPACKERS (PTY )LTD BANK : NEDBANK SHOP G 40 BANKING HALL CAVENDISH CLAREMONT ACCOUNT... More
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Marie-Lu D
8 April 2015|
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Response from Crew_33South | Property representative |
Marie-Lu We can offer you a Jouge dorm room with a shared bathroom, the price per night is R 160 per night per person which includes a lovely light breakfast of freshly baked muffins, toast, preserves and endless tea and... More
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"This is one of very few backpackers in South Africa that is wheelchair-friendly."
kayleighandrew
15 Feb 2018
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"The two double rooms are lovely and the dorm in the front has lots of sun but is near the street."
WildLubanzi
09 Dec 2017
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"Double rooms are more private but if you are 4 people travelling together the 4 bed dorm is great aswell"
pstar4087
29 Jun 2017
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"All the rooms are have a unique feel, there is a lovely outside double room that would be a bit more quiet."
WildLubanzi
20 Apr 2017
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