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    The Backpack

    74 New Church Street | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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          US$46
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          Overview
          • Excellent66%
          • Very good27%
          • Average5%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
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          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          Special Offer: 4th night free
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          11 - 15 of 569 reviews

          Reviewed 22 April 2017

          We love this place, my husband and son having also stayed at The Backpack 2 years earlier. The staff are friendly and relaxed, and the location couldn't be better, with terrific eateries just around the corner and spectacular views of Table Mountain.

          Thank benison2017
          Response from JadeBackpack, Manager at The BackpackResponded 24 April 2017

          Hi there, thank you for coming to visit us so you can see what your husband and son enjoyed so much two years ago! Hope to see you all again soon. Kind Regards, The Backpack Team.

          Reviewed 21 April 2017

          The Backpack has only one fault: The locks on the small closets in the rooms (for your belongings) don't work. However, I could leave my laptop behind at reception and they watched it for me (they keep it in a room behind them). They also...More

          Thank Bakoyma
          Response from JadeBackpack, Manager at The BackpackResponded 24 April 2017

          Hi there! Wow, thanks for all the praises and we are glad that you were able to get a safe in the end. The lockers in the dorm rooms only work with a specific sized lock, which we sell at the hostel. Kind Regards, The...More

          Reviewed 18 April 2017

          I stayed here 5 years ago and loved it so much, I rebooked. Still love the vibe, the location and the services it offers, but there are a few things that disappointed me. My room smelled musty and damp. Yes, it had just rained, but...More

          1  Thank Mary859
          Response from JadeBackpack, Manager at The BackpackResponded 24 April 2017

          Hi there! Wow, great news that you came back to stay with us after 5 years! We are glad we met most of your expectations and apologise for our shortfalls. We will definitely look into changing the designated smoking areas so that rooms are not...More

          Reviewed 15 April 2017

          Great atmosphere, super nice staff, delicious breakfast, good vibe. I stayed in different rooms during my stay, and all were clean and comfortable. Own bathroom isn’t really worth the extra cost, the shared bathrooms are clean and spacious. I would definitely come back to that...More

          Thank me747
          Response from JadeBackpack, Manager at The BackpackResponded 24 April 2017

          Hi there, thank you for the review and coming to stay with us! We hope to see you soon again. Kind Regards, The Backpack Team

          Reviewed 10 April 2017

          I stayed at the backpack for 4 nights. I had such a good time! I met many people but the best is the staff who will always help and the place is kept clean, its quiet, its my only place I will stay in future....More

          Thank modwyer78
          Response from JadeBackpack, Manager at The BackpackResponded 24 April 2017

          Hey, thanks for the awesome review and we hope you will come back to visit us! Kind Regards, The Backpack Team.

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$28 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Smoking rooms available ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 38
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
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          • Cape Town Central >
          • City Bowl / Tamboerskloof
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          • The Backpack Hotel Cape Town Central ,
          • The Backpack Cape Town, South Africa
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          echomurmur
          You stated that you charge 220R for airport transfer. Is that per person or per vehicle? Thank you.
          26 January 2016|
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          Response from JaneMangnall | Reviewed this property |
          Not sure but you can do better with Uber and get wifi at the airport.
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          Sioned J
          Hi! I noticed that prices are more expensive in October than for September? Is there a reason for this? Do prices drop closer to the time?
          20 July 2015|
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          Response from tembi1 | Property representative |
          our prices do change from time to time seasonally and we also run specials so please watch our web page for exciting specials.
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          MicheleTravel23
          Hi! Do you offer transport to the airport? If so, what is the cost?
          18 February 2015|
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          Response from tembi1 | Property representative |
          we do arrange airport transfers from R220
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          Room Tips
          "4 bed dorm room is close to entry, could be loud but not sure. Most of the privates are near the back and..."
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          "Rooms along the back hallway are smoky."
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          "Book early, it fills up fast."
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          "Rooms on the S/E side have views of Table Mountain."
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