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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“long street”(41 reviews)
“social hostel”(4 reviews)
“bed dorm”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
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2 Star Hotel
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All reviewslong streetsocial hostelbed dormtable mountaingood nights sleepbook toursa great stayplace to stayfree breakfastnight's sleepclean roomskloof streetthe location is perfectstayed here for nightscamps bayafricapartying
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Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 4 nights. The hostel boasts a good location, lovely hot showers and a big self catering kitchen which all came in very handy! The wifi didnt work over the weekend i was there and i felt some of the staff didnt...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Definitely a must for touring groups! Awesome vibe, look, reception, service and home like feel with beautiful old architecture! Great location for a capetown based tour or holiday. Would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

I was planning on staying here two nights then moving on but fell into the crowd/family feel of this place. That said I stayed for over a week just socialising and having a good time. The bathrooms are nice and the staff are super helpful...More

1  Thank Streeve
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Great location, good vibes, awesome roommates and fantastic service! 😃 Thank you for helping me book my tours, and making my capetown experience epic. Can't wait to visit again. It's been rad!!!!! ✌️

1  Thank LaurenColeman
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

Had a great stay with these guys, the staff are all very friendly and helpful. The facilities are top notch with a really nice kitchen and a well stocked bar and a fun atmosphere. It's in a great location. Would certainly recommend!

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
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Laundry Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
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US$ 16 - US$ 86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Price range
US$ 16 - US$ 86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Traveller (32)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Tsungai N
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Response from AndyCTBP | Property representative |
Hi, we're located in the city bowl. you would need a cab or drive to get the two oceans start. Ive done it a few times myself, I normally allow about 30 minutes to get parked in time.
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"Check out time is 10 AM, and keep this in mind during bookings."
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"I am not a smoker so would not be too close to smoking area."
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"Try and stay either on the lower ground level or extended building"
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"private rooms are very nice"
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