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Atlantic Point Backpackers
Atlantic Point Backpackers
9,4 Excellent
2 Cavalcade Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3,5 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 4 reviews
9,4

Featuring a shuttle service to Cape Town International Airport, as well as free wireless internet, Atlantic Point Backpackers is a convenient base in Cape Town. It also offers an outdoor pool, bicycle rental and a kids pool.

Ashanti Lodge Backpackers Gardens
Ashanti Lodge Backpackers Gardens
8,4 Excellent
11 Hof Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2,9 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 244 reviews
8,4

Situated in Cape Town, Ashanti Lodge Backpackers offers 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. It is ideally located for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Wish U Were Here
Wish U Were Here
6,3 Good
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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1,6 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
GoodBased on 169 reviews
6,3

Located in Cape Town, Wish U Were Here Lodge and backpackers is an easy drive from Table Bay and Parliament of South Africa. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary wireless internet throughout their stay.

91 Loop
91 Loop
8,8 Excellent
91 Loop Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2,3 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 1 573 reviews
8,8

Set in the heart of the city, 91 Loop Boutique Hostel provides easy access to Cape Town's popular retail and sightseeing areas. The various facilities this chic hostel offers include luggage storage, a tour desk and a 24-hour reception.

Tips for booking a hostel in Cape Town

Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Cape_Town:R452/night
Absolute cheapest price found:R80/night
Cheapest day:Friday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
R306 - R676
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
R255 - R625
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Atlantic Point Backpackers
Atlantic Point Backpackers
9,4 Excellent
2 Cavalcade Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3,5 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 

Featuring a shuttle service to Cape Town International Airport, as well as free wireless internet, Atlantic Point Backpackers is a convenient base in Cape Town. It also offers an outdoor pool, bicycle rental and a kids pool.

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91 Loop
91 Loop
8,8 Excellent
91 Loop Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2,3 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 

Set in the heart of the city, 91 Loop Boutique Hostel provides easy access to Cape Town's popular retail and sightseeing areas. The various facilities this chic hostel offers include luggage storage, a tour desk and a 24-hour reception.

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Atlantic Point Backpackers
Atlantic Point Backpackers
9,4 Excellent
2 Cavalcade Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3,5 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 

Featuring a shuttle service to Cape Town International Airport, as well as free wireless internet, Atlantic Point Backpackers is a convenient base in Cape Town. It also offers an outdoor pool, bicycle rental and a kids pool.

R193
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91 Loop
91 Loop
8,8 Excellent
91 Loop Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2,3 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 

Set in the heart of the city, 91 Loop Boutique Hostel provides easy access to Cape Town's popular retail and sightseeing areas. The various facilities this chic hostel offers include luggage storage, a tour desk and a 24-hour reception.

R193
Avg. per night
Ashanti Lodge Backpackers Gardens
Ashanti Lodge Backpackers Gardens
8,4 Excellent
11 Hof Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2,9 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 

Situated in Cape Town, Ashanti Lodge Backpackers offers 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. It is ideally located for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

R257
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Wish U Were Here
Wish U Were Here
6,3 Good
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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1,6 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 

Located in Cape Town, Wish U Were Here Lodge and backpackers is an easy drive from Table Bay and Parliament of South Africa. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary wireless internet throughout their stay.

R337
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Cape Town hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Cape Town?

    Cape Town hostels are R453/night, on average. However, you may find that prices fluctuate depending on the time of year. In July is often the cheapest month to book, and in October is the most expensive month to book a hostel in Cape Town. Our users recently found hostels for R92/night - which is currently the lowest price. Keep in mind that we would consider anything in Cape Town for R295/night or less a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in Cape Town?

    Atlantic Point Backpackers is the best Cape Town hostel according to HotelsCombined users. Atlantic Point Backpackers has a rating of 9,4/10 from 4 reviews.

  • What hostel is closest to Cape Town Intl Airport?

    Wish U Were Here is 14,1 km away from Cape Town Intl Airport, making it the closest Cape Town hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Cape Town closest to Camps Bay Beach?

    91 Loop happens to be the most popular Cape Town hostel near Camps Bay Beach among our users. The 91 Loop has a current rating of 8,8 from 1 573 HotelsCombined travellers. Camps Bay Beach is also conveniently located just 4,9 km from this hostel.

  • Should I stay in a Cape Town hostel?

    Staying in a Cape Town hostel has many benefits, including cost savings, proximity to the centre of the city, a social and laid-back atmosphere, and similar amenities to hotels (such as Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, or 24/7 check-in). Hostels in Cape Town tend to attract younger, solo travellers, but they can be great for couples and families as well.