Overview

The Backpack - Hostel
Top Economy Hotel

74 New Church Street, 8001 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
+27 214 234 530

$17+

Overall guest ratings

8.3/10 Excellent
Based on 748 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 9.2
  • 9.2
  • 6.7

Good to know

  • Friendly service
  • Nice building
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Great view

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    About

    The Backpack - Hostel offers an airport shuttle (available on request) and puts you just a 5-minute drive from South African National Gallery and Greenmarket Square. The coffee shop/café is the perfect spot for a bite to eat, and after having fun at the outdoor pool, you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Other features include a terrace and a garden.

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    Amenities

    • Parking
    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • ATM on-site
    • Car rental
    • Internet
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Outdoor pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • Safe
    • Pool table
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Laundry service
    • Tennis
    • Coffee shop
    • Airport shuttle
    • Fitness center
    • Pets not allowed
    • Grill
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 748 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.5 "City centre within easy reach, said 95%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      8.0 "Great parking, according to 80%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 9.2 "Awesome vibe."
      9.7 "97% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      10.0 "100% said it was a stylish hotel."
    • 9.2 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.5 "95% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.5 "Bar is amazing."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."
      5.8 "Only 58% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.7 "Internet is average."
      5.0 "50% thought the wifi quality was ok."
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    Overall Rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 291 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 9.3 "Awesome vibe."
      9.8 "98% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 9.0 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.7 "Bar is amazing."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."
      5.5 "For only 55%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.1 "Only 61% said rooms were big enough."
    • 6.1 "Internet is average."
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    Overall Rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 89 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 9.3 "Awesome vibe."
      9.8 "98% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 9.1 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.9 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall Rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 366 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 9.3 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.9 "Vibe was good."
      9.7 "97% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.6 "Generally very clean."
      8.0 "80% said rooms were clean."
      8.9 "89% thought it was clean."
    • 6.8 "Rooms are ok."
      5.6 "For only 56%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 5.3 "Internet is average."
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    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Good to know
    "Friendly service"
    "Nice building"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Great view"
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