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    The Backpackers in Green Point

    18 Thornhill Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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    Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

    Probably the best hostel I have ever been to. Warm and helpful staff, the place feels like a home. Great advice, especially about suncream...would highly recommend it. Lovely decor, a great braai and very inexpensive.

    Thank gaston81
    Response from Amelia K, Front Office Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 27 March 2016

    Hey Naomi Thanks for the smashing review. Sunscreen is like an anniversary, the best way to remember is to forget once! Travel safe Ivor and The B.I.G Family

    Reviewed 19 March 2016

    Second tour in Cape Town and once again stayed at the B.I.G. Not only is Cape Town an amazing city no matter what your travel purpose is, but staying at the B.I.G. adds some extra magic to ur trip. Great atmosphere, very friendly and helpful...More

    Thank Michael H
    Response from Amelia K, Front Office Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 27 March 2016

    Hey There Michael Thanks for the 5. We would love to see Freida after another year too. Thanks Dad! All the best from The B.I.G Family

    Reviewed 19 March 2016

    In my opinion, platforms like AirBnb have taken off recently as they allow people to stay in a "home away from home". With The B.I.G. Backpackers however, there's no need to look anywhere else, because everything about this hostel is nothing short of exceptional. From...More

    1  Thank graemecrompton
    Response from Amelia K, Public Relations Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 27 March 2016

    Hey Graeme ( the south african spelling) Thanks for the review. I hope that Andys tan is fading by now. Enjoy the absinth! Take care brother. Ivor and The B.I.G Family

    Reviewed 17 March 2016

    ""I DIDN'T STAY HERE"" but I visit here to see my friend who I met when I take a capepoint tour. It's location is verrrrrry good. Waterfront is just 5 min distance. And even though they know I didn't stay there, every staffs were so...More

    Thank pdace
    Response from Amelia K, Front Office Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 27 March 2016

    Hey Hey Thank you for taking the time t write about your experience with us. We were lucky enough to have two morning with you. All the best with your travelling. Ivor and The B.I.G Family

    Reviewed 11 March 2016

    My partner and I stayed here for 4 nights in February and loved it. We stayed in the Sailor room which going by the pictures of the doubles on the website, possibly wasn't the best but it was fine, comfortable bed and lovely bathroom (not...More

    1  Thank Kathb1985
    Response from Amelia K, Manager at The Backpackers in Green PointResponded 14 March 2016

    Hello there Kath, A pity you didn't take advantage of the pool to work on your tan :) It makes all of us happy to hear you had a great stay with us at the BIG! Milou and the Big Team

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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$124 (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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