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    Green Elephant

    57 Milton Road, Observatory, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good21%
    • Average12%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

    Friendly staff, very plaisant boss, Noah on top, all the girls very helpfull...large room, good matress, kitchen with everything, Clean... Invitation for lunch with the staff, just great. Small negative : internet and no wifi outside the principale house.

    1  Thank JEROME83
    Reviewed 28 January 2016

    Real budget accomodation that you won't complain about. Not bad at all. Great when you just need accomodation and you are on budget. Convenient. Very convenient, descent and very friendly. You wouldn't miss much. Of course basic. Very basic, not fancy at all. For the...More

    1  Thank Ezra Edward D
    Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

    From the moment I walked through the gate at Green Elephant I was welcomed with smiles and a friendly vibe. I stayed in one of the twin rooms which meant I was looked after by the marvelous Mavis who was just amazing at looking after...More

    2  Thank charlottewinsor86
    Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

    The staff at Green Elephant are brilliant, I love the fact that the reception is 24hrs so there's always someone about if you need anything, all staff were so friendly, chatty & helpful, just what you need in a hostel! We had a private room...More

    1  Thank 24jb9
    Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

    Place looks happy, people and rooms as well :) the near by streets r nice and it doesnt take time to get to downtown wiz minitaxi for example. People at reception help u to the extreme frm tour, to taxi to general questions

    1  Thank Hend L
    33 South Backpackers
    195 reviews
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$ 15 - US$ 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Cape Town >
    • Observatory
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    Peejay2212
    6 June 2016|
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    Response from N3324KYmarios | Reviewed this property |
    To answer your first question yes it is safe, I just would not walk around the area at night. Would recommend either catching a taxi or Uber should you wish to go out at night. Regarding the air conditioner I don't remember... More
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    19 September 2015|
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    Hi, Please our cancellation policy bellow. Cancellation Policy Less than 7 days - 100% of deposit is forfeited. 7 to 21 days - 50% of deposit is forfeited. Over 21 days - 25% of deposit is forfeited.
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    "En-suite rooms are great"
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    "Six person bedrooms are fine, if you require more privacy there are two person rooms and singles"
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    "If you're going to sleep in a dorm room, ask for the all girls dorm room - you'll feel a little safer."
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    "Book early as very popular especially if you want a room"
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