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Once in Cape Town

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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“free activities”(13 reviews)
“long street”(42 reviews)
“dorm room”(11 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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4 Star Hotel
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All reviewsfree activitieslong streetdorm roomkloof streetfree breakfastown bathroomclean roomscommunal kitchentable mountainlocation is greatbars and restaurantsnice breakfastrooftop bara great place to stayenjoyed my stayyogurtcentral location
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place and vibe. Clean with daily housekeeping. Great bars. We'll organised. They offer free daily activities. So much to do. Extremely friendly and helpful staff. I've just booked for 2 more nights.

Thank Tonia W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I stayed 4 nights in a double room. We were greeted with a big smile, did a sundownder wine night, had great coffee, simpel breakfast and loved all of it. Location is great and the on site bar is very hot also with locals. Would...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible place ! Nat made me feel like i was in a Place Home away from Home and I couldn’t thank her enough. Will definitely come back the next time I’m in Cape Town ! Thank you once again for providing me with the...More

Thank Ida K
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was my first time in CT and also my first trip on my own. I was quite nervous, but when I arrived at Once in CT all my fears disappeared. The workers there are amazing open-minded people! They always offer free activities, a perfect...More

Thank iry14tdb
Response from Eleni G, General Manager at Once in Cape TownResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Once In Cape Town. We are beyond delighted to hear that you loved your stay with us. It is great to hear that you loved your first stop with us and that all the staff were friendly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately I had to stay here on two occasions as it was booked for a tour. The first time my room was nice and pleasant but the noise was very loud. The staff on the other hand were far from friendly and often rude. They...More

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Response from Once R, Duty Manager at Once in Cape TownResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for finding the time to review our Establishment. We are very disappointed to hear that your stay with us on both occasions was not pleasant, we very much appreciate your feedback about our establishment as well as our staff. We have reprimanded our...More

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Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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US$28 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$28 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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28 August 2016|
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Response from Peter A | Reviewed this property |
I'm no expert but I'm sure in the popular areas its as safe as anywhere else. We just walked around and didn't give it a thought.Had a few beers, a meal, was great. However, the next day I was strolling along and suddenly... More
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"Choose this hostel for cozy budget in the city center"
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"If you visit Cape Town in the summer, it can be hot. There is a ceiling fan in the dorm room, but it is not..."
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"Do not get a room on the first floor facing the street. You will be next to, literally, a bar. You can reach..."
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"Keep bags zipped shut to avoid bedbugs in your suitcase!"
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