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Located in Cape Town, 2 miles from Robben Island Ferry, Zebra Crossing Backpacker has accommodations with a garden, private parking, a shared lounge and a bar. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and a tour desk, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The property is half a mile from the city center and 2.7 miles from V&A Waterfront. All rooms at the hostel come with a shared bathroom and bed linen. À la carte and Full English/Irish breakfast options are available every morning at Zebra Crossing Backpacker. The accommodation has a grill. Table Mountain is 3.3 miles from Zebra Crossing Backpacker, while CTICC is 4 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Cape Town International, 13 miles from the hostel, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Breakfast to go

Private Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
Number of guests
1 twin bed
1 king bed
2 twin beds
3 twin beds
4 twin beds
5 twin beds
6 twin beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


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  • Moloi
    South Africa South Africa
    The owners are just welcoming and caring including the stuff they all bubbly to show that they know how to work with people.i love that and will definitely recommend it .A lot was so good but even though I can't mention them all
  • Abu
    Bangladesh Bangladesh
    Common space. Location. Clean and spacious room. Comfortable bed. Helpful and smiling staffs. Enough wash rooms and bathrooms. Good breakfast in a reasonable price.
  • Edward
    United States of America United States of America
    Katrin the owner and staff are most helpful and accomodating. Area is safe, centrally located

Area info

Amenities of Zebra Crossing Backpacker
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Living Area
  • Dining area
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and costs ZAR 30 per day.
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Baggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Safe
    • Designated smoking area
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • German
    • English

    House rules

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


    From 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM


    From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 7 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

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

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

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

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

    Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

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

    It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

    FAQs about Zebra Crossing Backpacker

    • Check-in at Zebra Crossing Backpacker is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • The prices at Zebra Crossing Backpacker may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Zebra Crossing Backpacker offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Guests staying at Zebra Crossing Backpacker can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.1).

        Breakfast option(s) include:

        • Full English/Irish
        • À la carte
        • Breakfast to go

      • Zebra Crossing Backpacker is 3,100 feet from the center of Cape Town. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.