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Set in Cape Town, 1.9 miles from Robben Island Ferry, Zebra Crossing Backpacker offers accommodation with a bar, private parking, a shared lounge and a garden. Boasting a tour desk, this property also provides guests with a barbecue. The accommodation features a shared kitchen and free WiFi.

At the hostel all rooms include a shared bathroom and bed linen.

Guests at Zebra Crossing Backpacker can enjoy a continental breakfast.

V&A Waterfront is 2.7 miles from the accommodation, while Table Mountain is 3.3 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Cape Town International, 12.4 miles from Zebra Crossing Backpacker, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Zebra Crossing Backpacker has been welcoming guests since 12 Sept 2018.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian

Private parking available on-site


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Room type
1 single bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
3 single beds
4 single beds
5 single beds
6 single beds
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beaches
  • Broken Bath Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Milton Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Rocklands Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Three Anchor Bay Beach

    8.6 Fabulous beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Sunset Beach

    8.6 Fabulous beach
    1.7 miles from property
  • Queens Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Do you hv TV n fridge in the room?
    Hi. Our rooms are basically furnished and don't have fridge or TV. We have a communal kitchen with fridge and a living room with TV.
    Answered on 27 September 2021
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes, we do offer luggage storage.
    Answered on 14 September 2019
  • hi do you have a braai area
    Hi. Yes we do have braai facilities to use on our patio.
    Answered on 27 October 2021
  • hi my name is Thulisile I would like to know how to book for 3 children and 2 adults
    Good day Thulisile, We have a family room with 5 single beds inside that you may book. Kind Regards Doniel
    Answered on 18 October 2021
  • Hi can you accomodate 30 guest and do you have a kitchen
    Good day, Yes we are able to accommodate 30 people in shared dorm rooms, double bed rooms, twin rooms or family rooms of 4 or 6 beds. We have shared..
    Answered on 9 May 2022
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Facilities of Zebra Crossing Backpacker
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Living Area
  • Dining area
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and costs ZAR 30.0 per day.
  • Parking Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Safety deposit box
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English

House rules

Zebra Crossing Backpacker takes special requests - add in the next step!


12:00 - 20:00


08:00 - 11:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 7 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Zebra Crossing Backpacker accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform Zebra Crossing Backpacker in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.