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33 South Backpackers

Hostelworld.comUS$26*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$26*
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Cape Town
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

it's a very nice hostel indeed, i couldnt try the bkf unfortunately cause i woke up 0930 so i dont know what it is like my room was noisy cause it was next to the patio and it wasvery noisy it's like 6km from the waterfront

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My room was spacious and comfy. Overall facilities were clean and in good condition. Staff were helpful. Location was ok, some restaurants nearby but I personally didn't feel it was quiet safe at night time.

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Cape Town
Reviewed 1 week ago

33 South is located in a cool part of town slightly off the main backpacker circuit. Near many cool restaurants and bars, you can meet a nice mixture of travelers and locals/university students. The beds are super comfy and the place is kept up well. Highly Recommend!

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Thank Steven E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Property was clean , a bit cluttered but clean. The room was gorgeous and spacious. The staff members were really friendly and helpful. definitely budget friendly. Some of the other guests were a bit noisy so if you're a light sleeper that might be an issue. Overall it was a pleasant experience.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My stay at South 33 was very good! I had a great time. My room and the barthrooms were clean and my bed was very cozy. The stuff members were lovely, helped my with all my issues and booked some tours for me. The area around the hostel was nice, because some restaurants, a supermarket, the train station and bars...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although this is a backpackershotel, and we are middle-aged, we felt very comfortable in our luxury bedroom, very nice and clean, good shower, top! Staff very friendly. A few steps to go to catch the train to the centre of Capetown, very easy ! Nice restaurants in the neighbourhood...everything you need is there. We can recommend this hotel to all...

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Lubanzi
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The 33 South owner and staff are wonderful. They really make you feel at home and there is always a warm welcome. There is a lovely little outside bar where you can enjoy drinks in the evening. The rooms are clean and beautifully decorated. This is the perfect spot to explore all parts of Cape Town. Obs itself is a...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 8 April 2017

As per the heading really. Not in the city centre but still in a good area near some cool cafes and restaurants. And it wasn't to expensive to catch an Uber into the city. Would recommend it to friends.

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Stellenbosch
Reviewed 3 April 2017

One of the best experiences I've had in any hostel in terms of the vibe and people I met - those working at the hostel and also South Africans and foreigners staying there. Good place to meet locals and base to explore Obs. Close to many restaurants and bars. Very relaxed and friendly and cheerful, and cheap decent wine.

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Cape Town
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Great spot in the boho neighborhood of obz. Quiet street and secure. Easy to get to by public transport from city center. Rooms are clean and layout of house has calming energy. Spacious kitchen and good braai spot out back. Staff courteous and engaged. Wicked happy hour! Highly recommended

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about 33 South Backpackers

Address: 48 Trill Road, Observatory 7925, South Africa (Formerly 33 South Boutique Backpackers)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Observatory
Price Range: €13 - €41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 33 South Backpackers 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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“All the rooms are have a unique feel, there is a lovely outside double room that would be a bit more quiet.”
WildLubanzi, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are quieter and have access to Internet”
Anele_Dlamini, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room choices are limited, so book early.”
matthewsB3634GS, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“everything is on one floor including a disabled bathroom so it is wheelchair user friendly, all the rooms have a unique touch.”
10monthsoftraveling, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“They organize the rooms into decorated "districts", all fun! Hostel is on quiet street so no worries about noise.”
taylorl295, 24 Sep 2015 | Read review
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