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    Observatory Backpackers

    235 Lower Main Road, Observatory 7925, South Africa
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    • Excellent53%
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    • Average8%
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    “cape town” (11 reviews)
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This is pretty much like a lot of other backpackers I have seen around the world: Some people might find it below standard, but it serves the needs of a budget traveller well. It's a low-cost headquarters for your exploration of a city, but does...More

    Thank soerenjonsson
    Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

    We had to scream and shout at the gate for attention. It then took ages to check in with a taciturn non-communicative reception. The room was filthy, the toilet disgusting and covered in stains and hair. The shower stall was dirty and full of litter....More

    1  Thank Gavin P
    Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

    Its a Nice and clean hostel. The staff is very friendly. But the rooms are very basic. And had no heating, so during winter it can be cold. The parking spot had camera's so it seems safe. Also it had good security.

    Thank Frank v
    Reviewed 24 May 2017

    Pros Good and safe location for those people who have a car (public parking in front of the hostel) Friendly staff Quiet dorms (good place to sleep) Clean bathrooms and hot showers Big lockers Full equipped kitchen Cons: Maybe it´s not a good place for...More

    Thank Fábio B
    Reviewed 19 January 2017

    This one of the best ever! After i struggled and struggled to find a place for me and my kids, * phew * finally got this beautiful and amazing place to stay in. My kids and i loved this place so much. We so much...More

    1  Thank natefo K
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    • US$27 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Observatory
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    Room Tips
    "rooms in the back have better view of the mountain but rooms in the front have a porch"
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    "Rooms on the mountain side are quieter."
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    "Suites are amazing and wonderfully private!!!!"
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    "Choose the mountain side rooms for better views and they're quieter."
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