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    Once in Cape Town

    73 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town 8001, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent57%
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    “free activities” (13 reviews)
    “long street” (39 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 480 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Stayed here for one night as part of a tour group. I was bunking for three other people from my group. I like the hostel. Staff was friendly, and the bar / restaurant on the lobby level made for convenience. There is an area at...More

    Thank KingmanP
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Loved it here. Very centrally located. My loud&proud room was a bit noisy, but not too bad. All rooms have (very clean!) ensuite bathrooms. Staff is super nice and super fun. I had to leave after 4 nights because it was fully booked, but I...More

    Thank Lara2106
    Response from Eleni G, Front Office Manager at Once in Cape TownResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel. We are delighted that you loved your stay with us and even came back after staying somewhere else in Cape Town. It is always awesome to hear when staff made your stay extra special. We...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    A very nice place to stay, very central and almost everyone that works here is very eager to help with anything and very friendly! I really wanted to change my room (because it smelled of sigar smoke). As soon as there was a room available,...More

    Thank DutchLaura2015
    Response from Eleni G, Front Office Manager at Once in Cape TownResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review Once In Cape Town. We are beyond delighted to hear that you loved your stay with us in Cape Town. It is awesome that it was the start of your holiday and we exceeded your expectations. We...More

    Reviewed 16 October 2017

    Once is very inviting, the facade draws you in ,with lovely plants , the staff are eager and well trained, My room was well laid out with a great view of Table Mountain . Attention had been given to detail and ihe overall vibe is...More

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    Response from Eleni G, Front Office Manager at Once in Cape TownResponded 5 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you loved your overall stay with us. We are very happy to hear that you were happy with the services provided by our staff and we are glad...More

    Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

    Stayed 2 nights, great location - 5 minute walk from Long Street. Above an amazing coffee shop/restaurant/bar. Can get pretty busy and loud at night due to the bar. Staff are really friendly and helpful. The breakfast is pretty good too!More

    Thank Harriet F
    Response from Eleni G, Front Office Manager at Once in Cape TownResponded 16 October 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel. We are very happy to hear that you loved your overall stay with us at Once In Cape Town. It is super awesome to hear that you found all the staff to be friendly and...More

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    About
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$ 23 - US$ 103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 47
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    • City Bowl
    • Also Known As
    • Saasveld Hotel Cape Town Central ,
    • Saasveld Lodge ,
    • Once In Cape Town South Africa
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    Response from Peter A | Reviewed this property |
    I'm no expert but I'm sure in the popular areas its as safe as anywhere else. We just walked around and didn't give it a thought.Had a few beers, a meal, was great. However, the next day I was strolling along and suddenly... More
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    "If you're on the first floor, ask for the non-bar side of the corridor."
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