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    The Backpackers in Green Point

    18 Thornhill Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 8368
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    Reviewed 28 October 2016

    The B.I.G was one of the best hostels I have ever stayed at, if not the best! They seem to attract a lot of like-minded travellers and everyone got on so well. Being in my late 20s I found it to be a perfect "flashpacker"...More

    Thank Antonia H
    Response from BIGBackpackers, Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 2 December 2016

    Hello lovely Antonia, It makes my heart smile to read this review from you :). You walked in as a stranger and left like a friend. We all miss you at the BIG! Come visit us again! Milou and the Big team

    Reviewed 18 October 2016

    We travelled and stayed here as we had work to do in Cape Town - Brilliantly situated and brilliant service. Breakfasts were great and people friendly. Staff were friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend to those who like hostel life

    Thank Magersfontein
    Response from BIGBackpackers, Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 2 December 2016

    We are so glad that you chose the BIG for your work trip and that you had a nice time with us! Looking forward for your next stay! Kind regards Milou

    Reviewed 30 September 2016

    I had a great time at this hostel. Probably the best hostel I have ever been to. The staff are friendly and helpful. You get the sense that they truly care about your time in Cape Town. There always willing to give suggestions and tips...More

    Thank Pazo0
    Response from Amelia K, Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 4 October 2016

    A BIG thank you for taking the time to send us a lovely review. It was a pleasure having you stay with us! Milou and the BIG Team

    Reviewed 23 September 2016

    Friendly and helpful staff (also funny), beds with crisp white (PERFECTLY clean) duvets and linens, clean white towels, nice breakfast with the option of cooking your own eggs. Also a great traveler vibe, versus a get drunk-and-be-a-jerk vibe. You can have fun, meet other people,...More

    Thank travelwiz13
    Response from Amelia K, Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 4 October 2016

    Hello there, We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the BIG, it warms our heart to read you enjoyed your social and sleep-in time with us :) Hopefully you will come visit us again! Milou and the BIG team

    Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

    Most beautiful hostel I have ever stayed at. What started out as a reservation for 3 nights, ended in staying there my entire stay. The guestoriented service already starts before the c/i, with sending an email asking if you need any assistance with arranging a...More

    Thank Michelle J
    Response from Amelia K, Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 4 October 2016

    Michelllllllllleeee!! Thank you so very much for taking the time to write us such a lovely review! We really enjoyed having you stay at the BIG and we are glad you appreciated the way we operate around the hostel :) . Thanks again for the...More

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    About
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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$25 - US$228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    Harry T
    23 May 2017|
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    Response from BIGBackpackers | Property representative |
    Thanks for your answer Chikku!
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    Melvia S
    29 November 2016|
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    Response from travelwiz13 | Reviewed this property |
    Would be better to email the hostel directly.
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    UniTsh1
    14 July 2015|
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    Response from Amelia K | Property representative |
    Hi UniTsh1 Thanks so much for your inquiry. Unfortunately we are already fully booked for those dates. If you would like to contact me directly through our website or email, I can put you onto our wait-list and should... More
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    "We stayed in the Madiba room, which sleeps 4 (this worked well for our family)"
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    "Rooms on the second floor are only accessible by stairs."
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    "If you can, get the female dorm!"
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    "The private room Sailor is lovely."
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