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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a private room with bathroom at this hostel, which felt more like a hotel meets hostel. We had the privacy of our own room overlooking the yard (great bed and shower), however we also benefited from the communal vibe and activity list for the week. Highly recommended!

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

So glad you could enjoy your stay! That's exactly the atmosphere our private rooms can provide! The privacy and space of a hotel and the chance to enjoy the vibe of an awesome adventurous hostel!

Cape Town
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Awesome, enjoyed my stay at Atlantic backpacker. Atlantic backpacker is well located, within good working distance of waterfront, long street and major tourist attractions in Cape Town. In my next trip to Cape Town, i will surely choose Atlantic Backpacker

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

Come back anytime! We would love to have you! Returning guests are always in for another awesome and more in depth Cape Town experience, the longer you stay with AP the better!

Cape Town
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really great staff are lovely very helpful with my enquiries including helping me with my transport back to the airport! There was adequate space in the locker to store items just remember to bring your own padlock!

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

Our staff is one of the highlights of Atlantic Point! Glad to see they could improve your experience!

Cape Town
Reviewed 1 week ago

We would like to highlite Benita's work. She had made our stay awesome, explained anything, has always been super friendly and polite. Having her as a intern made our holidays special. More of Benita's kind.

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

Awesome to hear one of staff was able to give you such a good experience!

Hollywood, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

I will first start off with the pros of Atlantic Point Backpackers. It is has an excellent location, close to the V&A Waterfront, the city center, Long Street, etc.. It was clean and rooms were made up everyday. The T.V. in the rooms were also nice Cons - This is a hostel that charges the price of a hotel -...

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad that our location and the cleanliness of the hostel helped you enjoy your stay. We feel that our double en-suite rooms, with a TV, free wifi, breakfast, and a much more personal touch warrant the price that we charge. We are confident, that with our location, our staff, and our amenities, it would...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We kicked off our fortnight in this lovely hostel really close to the hustle and bustle of Cape Town (10mins walk). The hostel is brilliantly organised and the staff fantastically helpful and kind (particularly Polly). We were starting our 'Engageamoon' celebrations there and I had emailed ahead to tell them. They incredibly kindly left us a bottle of champagne, chocolates...

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Congratulations again and enjoy the rest of your travels!

Cape Town
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed staying here, be prepared to be on the adventurous side, and be sure to enjoy the cape and surrounds while you're at it, this place is a gem, would definitely recommend Atlantic Point.

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us so much! Being adventurous is a MUST in Cape Town and we're happy to make those adventures easy to find!

Cape Town
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the beginning I booked for 6 days, but after I've been a couple of days in AP I extended my stay for other 12 days. The position is excellent: 10 minutes by walk to Waterfront, and 10 minutes by car to the City Centre (but you can go also walking in 25 minutes). The cleanliness is perfect. The staff...

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

Having people extend is always awesome and the longer you stay at AP the more fun you have! So happy to hear our location and the efforts of our staff suited your wants and hopefully we'll have you back for another couple weeks soon!

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Atlantic Point is definitely the best hostel experience I have had, not just in Cape Town but anywhere. Some of my favourite things about the hostel: - the rooms are big and spacious, there are lockers with electric points inside (great idea) -the hostel arranges activities for guests every day ranging from hikes, visiting markets, local attractions etc, these are...

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! We do our best to give everyone the same experience you had ranging from people staying 1 day to 2 weeks to 3 months! Can't wait to have you back again in the future!

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mix between a real hostel for backpackers and mid-range couples rooms at the end. We had a room in the other building at the end, which was perfectly fine for the money you pay. Good beds, nice shower, but especially the location is perfect. Walking distance during the day to the Waterfront, a supermarket around the corner plus several good...

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Michael C, Manager at Atlantic Point Backpackers, responded to this review

We're glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! Atlantic Point is a good mix of backpacking/bed and breakfast which allows all ages and groups to fit in comfortably. Because of our space, you can find your own personal space or involve yourself as much as you want! We are in the middle of upgrading our breakfast and we're glad...

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cape Town's most interactive backpackers lodge is designed with you in mind. Situated in trendy Green Point, Signal Hill is our garden. Atlantic Point Backpackers is perfectly positioned 1km from the waterfront and 750m from the new Green Point Stadium.We offer an accommodation experience for all travelers. From double en-suite rooms to co-ed dorms we have something for you. Our staff will assist you with your needs while in Cape Town. AP will hopefully be a highlight of your South African experience ... more   less 

Additional Information about Atlantic Point Backpackers

Address: 2 Cavalcade Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: ₹ 1,354 - ₹ 8,528 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Atlantic Point Backpackers 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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“If you want to pay for a hostel, at a hotel rate”
 of 5 bubbles pgbk87, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 4, 5 or 6 in the other building.”
 of 5 bubbles Marloes-Docter, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Garden rooms tend to be colder during the winter months”
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“Stay in the other building, since the main building could be noisy in the morning, but I never stayed in the main side.”
 of 5 bubbles Queerkl, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
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