Hostels in Cape Town, South Africa

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91 Loop
8.6 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 1,098 reviews
8.6

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 a concierge, luggage storage and a 24-hour reception.

Kimberley Backpackers
7.2 Good
46 Roeland Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2.0 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
GoodBased on 20 reviews
7.2

This 3-star hostel is set in the centre of Cape Town, a few minutes walk from Parliament of South Africa and the District Six Museum. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and massage services.

Never at Home Green Point
8.9 Excellent
107 Main Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3.8 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 902 reviews
8.9

Located in Cape Town, the hostel is a short walk from Cape Town Stadium and provides a swimming pool. It is conveniently positioned for guests wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Big Blue Backpackers
7.7 Good
7 Vesperdene Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3.4 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
GoodBased on 477 reviews
7.7

Big Blue Backpackers provides a comfortable setting while in Cape Town. It also offers an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception.

Atlantic Point Backpackers
8.4 Excellent
2 Cavalcade Road, Green Point, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3.5 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 382 reviews
8.4

This vibrant hostel in Cape Town offers complimentary wireless internet, as well as a bowling alley and an outdoor pool. It is ideally located for those wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.

The Backpack - Hostel
8.6 Excellent
74 New Church Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3.0 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 534 reviews
8.6

At the base of Table Mountain, The Backpack is located close to Cape Town's famous tourist attractions. It offers an outdoor pool, a swimming pool and complimentary Wi-Fi access.

Ashanti Lodge Backpackers Gardens
8.3 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 204 reviews
8.3

Providing a shuttle service to Cape Town International Airport, as well as free wireless internet, Ashanti Lodge Backpackers is a comfortable base in Cape Town. It also provides an outdoor pool, bicycle rental and a 24-hour reception.

Tips for booking hostels in Cape Town

Cheapest month:February
Most expensive month:November
Average price in Cape Town:₹ 142,827/night
Cheapest price found:₹ 734/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Saturday
₹ 995 - ₹ 3,188
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
₹ 1,474 - ₹ 1,882
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Facts about staying in Cape Town

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

    Hostels in Cape Town will cost ₹ 1,753 per night on average. However some users found hostels for as low as ₹ 801 per night. A good deal on a Cape Town hostel would be ₹ 1,552 per night or less. Keep in mind that booking in April may be more expensive, whereas booking in June 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, The Backpack - Hostel is currently the best, based on 534 HotelsCombined reviews and an average rating of 8.6/10.

  • What hostel is closest to Cape Town Intl Airport?

    Wish U Were Here 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 City Centre, according to our data. 4% of users who searched for hostels in Cape Town looked for properties in City Centre. If you’re interested in staying in City Centre, consider the 91 Loop - 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 8.4 from 382 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.