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The Backpackers in Green Point

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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I only spent one night here as I was moving on and meeting up with friends elsewhere, but I would happily stay here when visiting Cape Town. The staff are extremely friendly and willing to help you make the most of your time there, no...More

Thank eggy-hawkeye
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I stayed at the B.I.G. for five nights recently during our first trip to South Africa and were very impressed with the standard of accommodation, the location and, above all else, with the staff. One staff member in particular was incredibly helpful...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed with her daughter and a friend in the girls' dorm and it was perfect for us. Comfortable and clean with a great breakfast included each day. Fridge conveniently stocked with waters and other drinks for purchase at reasonable cost. Each...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

After lots of research I chose to stay at this hostel, and I made the right choice! It's light, clean and airy. I stayed in the 5 bed female dorm (2 bunk and 1 single beds) which had a private bathroom, both clean and spacious....More

Thank PriyaRA
Response from Daphdi, Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 5 March 2018

So awesome to hear you had the best stay with us at the BIG! Thanks for the review, it means the world to us!

Reviewed 15 February 2018

Our family of four had a great stay at the BIG! The staff gave us great recommendations and advice every day and we were able to get around town easily from this location. We walked to the waterfront daily, rented bikes on the beach nearby...More

Thank Schmerto64
Response from Daphdi, Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review!

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Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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US$32 - US$144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$32 - US$144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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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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