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$25
Ashanti Lodge Backpackers Gardens

Ashanti Lodge Backpackers Gardens

2.0 out of 5.0 11 Hof Street, Gardens, Cape Town, Western Cape
This smoke-free hostel features 8 outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant. Enjoy the a rooftop terrace and free perks like continental breakfast and WiFi in public areas. There's a bar/lounge on site, and laundry facilities and free newspapers are also provided.
 
$31
Stoked Backpackers

Stoked Backpackers

2.0 out of 5.0 175 Main Road, Muizenberg, Cape Town, Western Cape
A restaurant and a rooftop terrace are featured at this hostel. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas. A coffee shop, luggage storage, and barbecue grills are also on offer.
 
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Never at Home Cape Town

Never at Home Cape Town

5.0 out of 5.0 107 Main Road, Green Point, Cape Town, Western Cape
This hostel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a poolside bar. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy perks like free self parking and free WiFi. You'll appreciate the area shuttle, library, and computer station.
 
$35
A Sunflower Stop - Hostel

A Sunflower Stop - Hostel

4.0 out of 5.0 179 Main Road, Green Point, Cape Town, Western Cape
A poolside bar and a terrace are featured at this hostel, along with free self parking. WiFi in public areas is free. A garden, a library, and luggage storage are also on offer.
 
$51
91 Loop

91 Loop

2.0 out of 5.0 91 Loop Street, Cape Town, Western Cape
A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hostel. Guests will appreciate free perks like continental breakfast and WiFi in public areas. Self parking, a coffee shop, and a terrace are also offered.
 
$9
Zebra Crossing Backpackers

Zebra Crossing Backpackers

2.0 out of 5.0 82 New Church St, Cape Town, Western Cape
A bar/lounge and a garden are featured at this hostel, along with self parking. WiFi in public areas is free. Luggage storage and a safe deposit box are also provided.
 
$50
Curiocity Cape Town - Hostel

Curiocity Cape Town - Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0 153 Main Rd, Cape Town, Western Cape
This hostel features free WiFi in public areas, barbecue grills, and self parking. There's dry cleaning and multilingual staff can provide around-the-clock assistance.
 
$50
MOY Guesthouse & Backpackers - Hostel

MOY Guesthouse & Backpackers - Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0 61 Somerset Road, Green Point, Cape Town, Western Cape
Free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden are available at this hostel. A picnic area, express check-in, and express check-out are also on offer.
 
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Long Street Backpackers

Long Street Backpackers

2.0 out of 5.0 209 Long street, Cape Town, Western Cape
This hostel features a bar/lounge, free WiFi in public areas, and a terrace. A library, luggage storage, and locker space are also on offer.
 
$28
Big Blue Backpackers

Big Blue Backpackers

7 Vesperdene Road, Green Point, Cape Town, Western Cape
This hostel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free self parking. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the laundry service and free Internet in public areas. Enjoy the outdoor pool and conveniences like a 24-hour front desk and barbecue grills.
 
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Green Elephant Backpackers

Green Elephant Backpackers

3.0 out of 5.0 57 Milton Road, Observatory, Cape Town, Western Cape
This hostel features a seasonal outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas. A garden, luggage storage, and laundry facilities are also on offer.
 
$30
Forty8 Backpackers - Hostel

Forty8 Backpackers - Hostel

4.0 out of 5.0 48 Hout Street, Cape Town, Western Cape
This hostel features a bar/lounge, free WiFi in public areas, and a computer station. Dry cleaning, luggage storage, and concierge services are also on offer.
 

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$115
The Commodore Hotel

The Commodore Hotel

4.0 out of 5.0 Portswood Road, Portswood Square, V and A Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape
4.5/5
(2 Reviews)
A full-service spa, a health club, and a restaurant are all featured at this eco-friendly hotel. Families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities and in-room childcare. Enjoy the seasonal outdoor pool and perks like free self parking and free WiFi.
 
$34
Road Lodge Cape Town International Airport

Road Lodge Cape Town International Airport

2.0 out of 5.0 Adjoining BP Service & Filling Station, at Cape Town International Airport, Cape Town, Western Cape
4/5
(2 Reviews)
This hotel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the laundry service and airport shuttle. A garden and luggage storage are also provided.
 
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Hotel On St Georges

Hotel On St Georges

3.0 out of 5.0 Cnr Riebeeck and St. Georges Mall, Cape Town, Western Cape
Located in Cape Town City Centre, this hotel is steps from St. Georges Mall and Long Street. Victoria and Alfred Waterfront and Greenmarket Square are also within 10 minutes. Cape Town Station is only a 4-minute walk.
 
$83
City Lodge Hotel Victoria And Alfred Waterfront

City Lodge Hotel Victoria And Alfred Waterfront

3.0 out of 5.0 Cnr Dock And Alfred Roads, Cape Town, Western Cape
This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and airport shuttle. Enjoy the fitness center and perks like free self parking.
 
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Best Hostels in Cape Town

The joy of travel is about the sights, the sounds, and most definitely about the food. It’s also about the people. Meeting fellow wise wanderers and hearing their tales, especially when it comes to local food recommendations, is half the fun of any trip. The best way to build an instant travel buddy group? It has to be staying in a hostel.

Forget everything you think you know about hostels. These days, hostels come in all shapes and sizes. They also attract a diverse crowd, from students taking a gap year to middle-aged adults grabbing a sojourn between career shifts. Yes, you’ll still find plenty of the backpacker hostel accommodation that offers a simple bed, roof, and door. But you’ll also discover hostels that offer Wi-Fi and communal living spaces where you can play cards or swap travel stories.

Whether you want a little taste of the high end or are looking to stretch your budget with cheap hostels, Travelocity can help you find the perfect place to crash in Cape Town. Even the best hostels are still very budget friendly, which will help your dollars go as far as your feet can travel. Have you been dreaming of finally strapping a backpack to your body and trekking through unknown countryside? Hostels were practically made for fearless budget backpackers like you.

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$204
The Table Bay Hotel

The Table Bay Hotel

5.0 out of 5.0 Quay 6 Victoria & Alfred, Cape Town, Western Cape
This family-friendly Cape Town hotel is located on the boardwalk, within a 10-minute walk of Victoria and Alfred Waterfront and V&A Waterfront. Two Oceans Aquarium and Cape Town Stadium are also within 1 mi (2 km).
 
$34
Road Lodge Cape Town International Airport

Road Lodge Cape Town International Airport

2.0 out of 5.0 Adjoining BP Service & Filling Station, at Cape Town International Airport, Cape Town, Western Cape
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of University of the Western Cape, Cape Town Science Centre, and Access Park. District 6 and Newlands Stadium are also within 12 mi (20 km).
 
$73
Hotel Verde

Hotel Verde

4.0 out of 5.0 15 Michigan Street, Airport Industria, Cape Town, Western Cape
Situated near the airport, this eco-friendly hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of University of the Western Cape, Tygerberg Hospital, and GrandWest Casino & Entertainment World. Cape Town International Convention Centre and Stellenbosch University are also within 25 mi (40 km).
 

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