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2 Cavalcade Road, Green Point, Green Point, 8005 Cape Town, South Africa – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9/10! (score from 143 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Atlantic Point Backpackers.
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|Double or Twin Room|
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|Double or Twin Room with Shared Bathroom|
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BBQ Facilities, Outdoor Pool, Grounds, Terrace, Sun Deck
Golf Course (within 2 miles), Pool Table, Ping-Pong, Hiking, Mini Golf, Bicycle Rental, Library
Food & Drink
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Car Rental, Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Shared Lounge/TV Area, Daily Housekeeping
Non-smoking Rooms, Heating
French, English, German
From 2:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
Children older than 16 years are welcome.
One child or adult is charged 30 % of the room stay per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
There is no capacity for cribs in the room.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 143 reviews
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Score from 153 reviews Excellent
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Score from 184 reviews Wonderful
Located in the heart of Sea Point, just a short walk from the seafront, V&A Waterfront, this guest house offers luxurious accommodations with surrounding gardens.
Score from 97 reviews Very good
Located between Table Mountain and Three Anchor Bay, A Sunflower Stop is next to Cape Town’s Green Point Common. It has an outdoor pool and offers private and shared accommodations.
Score from 77 reviews Very good
I liked the general atmosphere of AP. The cordiality and friendliness of the staff impressed me although there was some hiccups while they were dealing with my reservation.Never worry guys, I will come back to stay again.
I didn't get reply to some of my mails.
A jalous lady woke up several times during the night the whole hostel by knocking heavily on her and other room doors and shouted loudly on her partner. Nobody of the staff came to calm the situation.
-The location was ideal and close to everything. -You can come and go as you like. -Staff was friendly. -Atmosphere was relaxed and fun.
-The bathroom is shared by all.
- very clean - modern and stylish furniture - high safety - friendly staff - I felt very comfortable in this hostel and I would definitely recommand it!!
- the bereakfast was simple, but everything else perfect :)
The staff was pleasant and totally helpful. Complimentary secure (a major plus) parking area. Nicely decorated room, bright with a very large comfortable bed. If your looking to be close to the V & A, away from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town's downtown then this is the place to be.
The WiFi is poor, and when you can get a signal count yourself as lucky! Private rooms are below the main reception and therefore you hear everything, like living below a dance school. Breakfast is your typical "basic hostel fare".
Really nice staff! Very comfy beds.
WI-FI was super-slow (unusable). I find that other rooms were nicer than mine (I stayed in room Forest)
Everything was just Ok. I guess it's good if you are looking for hostel
WiFi didn't work for several days
was clean, and somewhat helpful. Breakfast was ok but not on time
Terrible Wi-Fi connection, loud even though we were in the newer building. breakfast wasn't on time. the food came at 8:30 because the staff were late or something
I booked this venue two months ago & was due to arrive on the 14th. Unfortunately due to work circumstances i had to cancel my booking 2 days before my arrival. Even though it was a short cancellation period the owner came back to me almost immediately from the time i sent my cancellation email and refunded my full amount paid on the same day. Although i have not had the pleasure of staying at Atlantic Point yet I have been wow'ed non stop by the friendliness and helpful staff & the courteous manner in which every query was handled. I am looking forward to staying with this establishment so much on my visit to Cape Town in the future because of this & will recommend it to anyone.
Nothing, everything was perfect!
We absolutely loved our big spacious bedroom and en suite bathroom-felt like a hotel. Biggest room we have had at a backpackers. Also loved the pancakes in the morning and that there was a variety of things to eat. My fiance would have liked a bit of bacon ha ha (meat lover)
Nothing to complain about.
I m travelling all around the world, and in this place i found a family spirit...the team is always helpfull and wellcoming, and the backpacker is well located. A great spot to have a break time and relax! Ps: Try the famous braii each wednesday,it s a good way to know everyone and it s gorgeous! ;)
Location, For a backpackers place nice and quiet, Private parkingin the garden, Friendly and helpful staff.
The variety of the breakfest Poor wifi
The atmosphere, people and was very comfortable.
I felt let down when the message regarding pick up time for cage diving was not passed on to me despite asking 3 times if anyone had left a message for me. I almost meant I couldn't do diving. Also when I tried to solve this problem one member of staff was on the phone for around 20mins sorting out a personal problem she had.
Location, location, location.
No hangers in the wardrobe.
I had a great time staying at Atlantic Backpackers. Such a great way to meet people to do those adventurous activities with, especially when traveling alone like I was. - I liked how personable the receptionists were. They were fun, friendly and good at their job too. - It was mostly clean. - I loved the nightly hostel activities especially Braai night. They don't do it like that in Australia. Thanks to everyone, I'll recommend you to all my traveller friends. Ausies love Cape Town.
- I didn't like the mouldy toilet & shower I had to use, could be toxic judging from the smell. - Wi-Fi was on & off.
Everything, especially the atmosphere ! Perfect place to stay, clean and nice and you make really good friends there !
great beds, wonderful sheets, nice dorm, very homy hostel, well equipped kitchen, spacious, clean. Good, simple (free) breakfast. The guys at the reception very helpful! I'd definately recommend this hostel!
wifi not working all the time
Good location, basic but clean room, comfortable beds. Good value for money.
The 4 person dorm is nice,some of the staff sind nice.Enough livingspace.
The 4 person dorm is a bit expensive,and there is only one shower.
Friendly, helpful, excellent location
Location is good. They arranged BBQ dinner which was too good. Very poor internet almost no bandwidth due to too many users. You should understand its dormitory arrangment.
Wish the room had air conditioning as it was really hot when we were there
Second visit after seeing some other places around the Cape area, again the staff were all fantastic (desk and support staff) - always going out out of their way to be helpful. Great advice about the local area and even further afield around the Western Cape. In case you haven't checked the map, the hostel is within walking distance of everywhere (stadium, transport, waterfront, restaurants and 2 local supermarkets and another 3 a bit further along (all in different directions though)). It's only a 10-15 min walk (depending on whether you power walk) into the main part of Cape Town. Despite it being handy to everything it was still in a really quiet location. The room was great (esp for a dorm room) and was serviced daily (towels and beds made). Security-wise, there's a punch code combination into get into the room and a large safe/locker for valuables. If some thing was a tiny bit out of order, the staff jumped and had it rectified. The breakfast provided as part of the tariff was excellent (Props to the staff again). There is also a bar (with very reasonable prices and a happy hour), free unlimited wifi, computer access (with broadband internet), a pool and a 5 hole mini golf course - and this is still a hostel!!!!!! Heaps of activities being offered (these change each week) from day trips with tour groups, local pub tours to soccer matches at the stadium to a hostel only Braai mid-week. **Braai Night is worth booking in for too (awesome feed, great value and get to meet pretty much everyone in the hostel). And did I mention that the wifi is one of the best in SA (it is...) :-)
Leaving to go elsewhere
Clean, comfortable, friendly stuff, yummy free breakfast, awesome bar and balcony.
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