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7 Vesperdene Road, Green Point, Green Point, 8005 Cape Town, South Africa – Show map
|Double Room with Private Bathroom|
|Family Room with Private Bathroom|
|Double Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Family Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Bed in 11-Bed Dormitory Room|
|Bed in 11-Bed Female Dormitory Room|
|Budget Twin Room|
|Bed in 8-Bed Female Dormitory Room|
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BBQ Facilities, Outdoor Pool (all year), Grounds, Sun Deck
Pool Table, Ping-Pong, Bicycle Rental
Food & Drink
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Wired internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
Car Rental, Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, ATM on site, Lockers, Shared Lounge/TV Area
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Designated Smoking Area
From 12:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Up to two children or adults are charged ZAR 110 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 2.
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.
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
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Located in the trendy suburb of Green Point within 800 metres from the Cape Town Stadium, never@home is a hostel situated 2.5 km from the Cape Town city centre.
Score from 37 reviews Very good
Located in the suburb of Gardens, Amber Tree Lodge offers twin and dormitory accommodation. The hostel has a tour desk and is just 1 minutes’ walk from trendy Kloof Street.
Score from 61 reviews Wonderful
Situated only 10 minutes' walk from the Cape Town Stadium, St Johns Waterfront Lodge offers an outdoor pool, a sun deck and free WiFi. The hostel is 1 km from the V&A Waterfront.
Score from 35 reviews Good
Located in the city centre of Cape Town, BEBE Lodge is just a short stroll away from Green Market Square, 200 metres from the tourism office and the red city sightseeing bus.
Score from 7 reviews Review score
I liked the homey feeling
had a lovely time at the blu bay met some new ppl & the free internet & wifi was very useful
the swimming pool area isn't so neat
The location of the place relative to my places of interest,the people(staff and fellow visitors). The laid back atmosphere.
The photos on the internet must have been taken YEARS ago. Shocking mattressess, and they did not have enough towels for us. The promised towels never arrived the next day either. Rate charged purely on very convenient location.
The room which we booked was double booked, we were then accommodated in another room which was very uncomfortable. We were not compensated as promised for the downgraded room and the inconvenience.
no internet connection in rooms. very poor internet connection in lobby.
The hostel is in a very convenient walking distance to Green Point and to the waterfront - and has a very friendly and inviting athmosphere
Big Blue is a great place to meet people, very good common areas, tv room, computers, bar, pool table/pingpong and the pool, all very good to regain energy to go out again! Really close to Woolworths on main road where minibus takes you every where, myCity buses also available. Go to Waterfront on foot, and you can also go the same way to long street. I will definitely return here whenever I'm in town.
Internet was sometimes difficult to access due to the amount of people connected, but having it for free is a big plus!
good value, great location, friendly staff, neat and clean room
12 year old towels
Nothing at all. The team responsible for the cleaning of the comum areas are really friendly, although the administration of the place does not seems to really care about this.
There were cockroaches in our room. The towels were really old, dirty and torn. The place is not well iluminated and to find our door key we need to use the cellphone light. Wifi does not work and the owners of the place are not so friendly.
The location and the friendliness of staff - the cleanliness of the room
The cockroaches in the showers and only one shower near the room working for several rooms
We had a private room upstairs. Comfy but basic. However it IS a backpackers and you get what you pay for :-)
Great location for this price, nice airy room with wooden floor
Kitchen area as many times in backpackers
Friendly staff, space of the bedroom, privacy, clean, good proximity to waterfront, town, near bus stop, shops, the sea.
first night i was booked into a very small bedroom with no wardrobe no table for studying a very small shower, uncomfortable to wash in. The bigger room i was in from 2nd day had no table also and a wardrobe for hanging clothes.
Cheap Good Location
The bathrooms are really really scary
Nice and helpfull staff. Clean rooms and livingroom. Big kitchen, enough space for everyone. And such a good vibe. We made our stay longer!
Though this is not the Hotel's fault, there is a lot of noise coming from the excavations nearby. Difficult to sleep. Parking is another problem
Wifi doesn´t reach the upper floor properly. Doesn´t have a parking at all, so you have to leave your car on the street at your own risk
We had a small double room on the first floor and it was relatively comfortable the sheets were clean and the room good sized. The hotel is well located an easy 10mn walk from the water front and quite safe at night which is more than a luxury in cape town. For low budget travelers it's more than what you can expect for such a small price !
Cleanliness of showers & toilets, dirty bar and outdoor area, filthy kitchen, most of the guests were contractors who work in SA not backpackers. Stayed for 6 nights, room was not cleaned once and no fresh towels, had to them wash ourselves.
Nice quiet hostel, good walking distance to the waterfront and the city centre.
I have stayed for four nights there. Staff are extremely helpful and kind. Convenient facilities like computer room, ATM etc, comfortable beds, hot and clean showers and toilets. Easy walk into city center and waterfront! Peaceful and quiet surroundings, but few minutes walk to a supermarket and restaurants and shopping places. When I come back to SA, I will stay here again!
The wireless doesn't extend to the bedrooms.
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