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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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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

    I stayed there last week and I had an absolute ball and was always helped when needed told off when needed and just had an overall great time I wish I was there longer! To all the staff thank you for making my stay amazing...More

    Thank Kate M
    Response from Amelia K, Front Office Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 8 September 2016

    Hey Kate This is a great review to read. Your personality definitely shines through here. Come back and turn on the Terror. Thanks for everything. Ivor and The B.I.G Family

    Reviewed 28 July 2016

    Stayed here for two weeks recently and the place was like home from home!!! I was really nervous but Rita one of the staff members really took me under her wing and I could not have stayed without her, everything from helping with getting sorted...More

    Thank katey782
    Response from Amelia K, Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 11 October 2016

    Hello Katey! A big thank you coming your way, so lovely from you to take the time to review us, thanks again! So glad Rita and the rest of the team took good care of you . Milou and the BIG Team

    Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

    I recently stayed at the B.I.G. during a weeklong solo trip in Cape Town. I had originally booked for four nights but after a couple days, extended for the rest of my trip - this place is THAT good. The location can't be beat, the...More

    2  Thank JennieRab
    Response from Amelia K, Front Office Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 8 September 2016

    Hey Jennie Thank you for taking the time to write this review . It was a pleasure to have you here and we are glad that you made friends. Keep it real New York Many thanks Ivor and The B.I.G Team

    Reviewed 9 July 2016

    The place is small but looks fantastic- everything is new and clean and beautiful. The staff is young and very friendly and helpful. There is a shared kitchen and a board with activities in Capetown that you can do that changes everyday. The place feels...More

    2  Thank yaellza
    Response from BIGBackpackers, Front Office Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 2 December 2016

    Good day Yael Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to hear that you liked our activities board. tageesh babiet and all that ! Ivor and The B.I.G Family

    Reviewed 5 July 2016

    The rooms: The rooms were good size, each had a separate bath room with shower and soap included. The rooms had plugs to charge phones and lap tops and it had Wifi. Towels were available with a 100 R ($6) deposit. On top of that,...More

    3  Thank Tom A
    Response from BIGBackpackers, Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 2 December 2016

    Hello Tom, Wow! Thank you for such an amazing review! We totally agree with us about the wifi, we are working on it, weve been waiting for fibre internet to get to SA with impatience. The next time you visit us it will be super...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$25 - US$234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • 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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