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The B.I.G Backpackers in Green Point

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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
2 Star accommodation
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All reviewsgreen pointhome away from homemeet other travellerscommon areasfree breakfastdouble roomlocation is greatother guestswe've stayednice breakfaststay in cape townfantastic staystayed here for nightslong streetsouth africaivorhostel
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Reviewed yesterday

We (my wife and I) stayed on this hostel twice... when we started our trip for a couple of nights, then again after coming back from Franschhoek. That tells you how much we liked it. This was our honeymoon but both of us try to...More

Thank Carlos L
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was my third time in South Africa and my third time staying at the B.I.G. I was there in 2014 and 2015 and can't find anywhere better to stay in Cape Town, or anywhere! They really make you feel at home, they remember your...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It doesn’t get any better than The BIG in cpt. I stayed here in July 2018 for a few nights in their private ensuite room. Well designed space, amazingly comfortable, well appointed , the front desk team and owner, are super hospitable . Will be...More

Thank Bheki D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is quite simply the best backpackers I’ve stayed in, anywhere, in the last 25 years, lovely rooms, great location, fabulous staff, breakfast included, Tuesday night braai was delicious. Great job 😃.

Thank Anna O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

BIG has great facilities and even better staff. The rooms and common areas are kept clean and a simple breakfast is available every morning with the ability to make your own food as well. They also have special optional dinners with amazing food. But the...More

Thank lmb0108
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$33 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$33 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (148)
Room & Suite (180)
Dining (26)
Pool & Beach (15)
Amenities (27)
Family and Play Areas (7)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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Harry T
23 May 2017|
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Response from BIGBackpackers | Property representative |
Thanks for your answer Chikku!
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Melvia S
29 November 2016|
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Response from travelwiz13 | Reviewed this property |
Would be better to email the hostel directly.
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UniTsh1
14 July 2015|
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Response from Amelia K | Property representative |
Hi UniTsh1 Thanks so much for your inquiry. Unfortunately we are already fully booked for those dates. If you would like to contact me directly through our website or email, I can put you onto our wait-list and should... More
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"Ask for room facing away from parking lot"
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"Views aren't the best, but the top floor is probably the most quiet during the day!"
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"We stayed in the Madiba room, which sleeps 4 (this worked well for our family)"
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"Rooms on the second floor are only accessible by stairs."
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