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91 Loop
91 Loop
8.8 Excellent
91 Loop Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2.3 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 1,432 reviews
8.8

Set in the heart of the city, 91 Loop Boutique Hostel provides easy access to Cape Town's popular retail and sightseeing areas. The various facilities this chic hostel offers include luggage storage, a tour desk and a 24-hour reception.

Atlantic Point Backpackers
Atlantic Point Backpackers
8.7 Excellent
2 Cavalcade Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3.5 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 407 reviews
8.7

Featuring a shuttle service to Cape Town International Airport, as well as free wireless internet, Atlantic Point Backpackers is a convenient base in Cape Town. It also offers an outdoor pool, bicycle rental and a kids pool.

Ashanti Lodge Backpackers Gardens
Ashanti Lodge Backpackers Gardens
8.4 Excellent
11 Hof Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2.9 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 237 reviews
8.4

Situated in Cape Town, Ashanti Lodge Backpackers offers 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. It is ideally located for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Wish U Were Here Lodge And Backpackers
Wish U Were Here Lodge And Backpackers
6.1 Good
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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1.6 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
GoodBased on 229 reviews
6.1

Located in Cape Town, Wish U Were Here Lodge and backpackers is an easy drive from Table Bay and Parliament of South Africa. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary wireless internet throughout their stay.

Tips for booking a hostel in Cape Town

Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Cape_Town:₹ 2,102/night
Absolute cheapest price found:₹ 373/night
Cheapest day:Friday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
₹ 1,423 - ₹ 3,141
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₹ 1,186 - ₹ 2,906
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Atlantic Point Backpackers
Atlantic Point Backpackers
8.7 Excellent
2 Cavalcade Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3.5 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 

Featuring a shuttle service to Cape Town International Airport, as well as free wireless internet, Atlantic Point Backpackers is a convenient base in Cape Town. It also offers an outdoor pool, bicycle rental and a kids pool.

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91 Loop
91 Loop
8.8 Excellent
91 Loop Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2.3 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 

Set in the heart of the city, 91 Loop Boutique Hostel provides easy access to Cape Town's popular retail and sightseeing areas. The various facilities this chic hostel offers include luggage storage, a tour desk and a 24-hour reception.

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91 Loop
91 Loop
8.8 Excellent
91 Loop Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2.3 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 

Set in the heart of the city, 91 Loop Boutique Hostel provides easy access to Cape Town's popular retail and sightseeing areas. The various facilities this chic hostel offers include luggage storage, a tour desk and a 24-hour reception.

₹ 896
Avg. per night
Atlantic Point Backpackers
Atlantic Point Backpackers
8.7 Excellent
2 Cavalcade Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3.5 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 

Featuring a shuttle service to Cape Town International Airport, as well as free wireless internet, Atlantic Point Backpackers is a convenient base in Cape Town. It also offers an outdoor pool, bicycle rental and a kids pool.

₹ 1,045
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Ashanti Lodge Backpackers Gardens
Ashanti Lodge Backpackers Gardens
8.4 Excellent
11 Hof Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2.9 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 

Situated in Cape Town, Ashanti Lodge Backpackers offers 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. It is ideally located for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

₹ 1,269
Avg. per night
Wish U Were Here Lodge And Backpackers
Wish U Were Here Lodge And Backpackers
6.1 Good
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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1.6 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 

Located in Cape Town, Wish U Were Here Lodge and backpackers is an easy drive from Table Bay and Parliament of South Africa. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary wireless internet throughout their stay.

₹ 1,866
Avg. per night

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Cape Town hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Cape Town?

    Hostels in Cape Town will cost ₹ 2,103 per night on average. However some users found hostels for as low as ₹ 426 per night. A good deal on a Cape Town hostel would be ₹ 1,372 per night or less. Keep in mind that booking in October may be more expensive, whereas booking in July is the cheapest month of the year.

  • What’s the best hostel in Cape Town?

    While there may be other highly-rated hostels in Cape Town, 91 Loop is currently the best, based on 1,432 HotelsCombined reviews and an average rating of 8.8/10.

  • What hostel is closest to Cape Town Intl Airport?

    Wish U Were Here Lodge And Backpackers is 14.1 km away from Cape Town Intl Airport, making it the closest Cape Town hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • What area of Cape Town is most popular to stay in?

    The most popular neighbourhood to stay in Cape Town is Bloubergstrand, according to our data. 20% of users who searched for hostels in Cape Town looked for properties in Bloubergstrand. If you’re interested in staying in Bloubergstrand, consider the Blouberg Backpackers - the neighbourhood’s most popular hostel.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Cape Town closest to Victoria & Alfred Waterfront?

    Atlantic Point Backpackers happens to be the most popular Cape Town hostel near Victoria & Alfred Waterfront among our users. The Atlantic Point Backpackers has a current rating of 8.7 from 407 HotelsCombined travellers. Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is also conveniently located just 1.0 km from this hostel.

  • Should I stay in a Cape Town hostel?

    Aside from the fact that Cape Town hostels tend to be more affordable than other stay types, they also have a more lively social scene. This social environment is perfect for individuals, couples, and even families who are looking to meet fellow travellers in Cape Town.