This is a hostel with the most friendly staff you can ever ask for. The owner, Howard is just the nicest guy. I ended up renting the owner's flat. The Green Elephant is neat and offers a good price. Obs is a nice area to spend first few days in Cape Town. I highly recommend this hostel!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- En-suite, private room, dormitories and camping. BazBus Stop. The Green Elephant is the closest hostel to Groote Schuur Hospital, in the heart of Observatory, where University of Cape Town (UCT) students from all around the world live and meet each other. The attractions are pubs, coffee shops, restaurants, a golf driving range, the original Observatory, Groote Schuur Hospital (where the world's first heart transplant took place), theatres and small art galleries. The annual Obs Festival is held on the first Saturday in December. ... more less
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