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Pretoria
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Go thee when on a very low budget with an open minded group of friends that wouldn't necessarily be particularly mindful! Just be There just for sleeping and a shower when you really have to, otherwise there is nothing much to do in the rooms

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Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to review the hostel. Dormitories are set up for guests to have a good nights sleep and therefore we do not want guests socialising in the dorms.

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I loved staying at your place. people very friendly and helpful. I would definitely stay with you again. everything is close by and in walking distance. the food was nice and the place are very clean many thanks for everything

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Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the hostel. We are glad that you enjoyed our food from Randy Warthog.

Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome experience staying at never@home. Big fan of the bar and pool and was more than happy with the food. Rooms were always clean and there was clean linen every day which was a bonus. Best part of the experience was the people, both guests and staff, who were friendly, interesting and from all over the world.

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Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the hostel. It was lovely having you stay with us again and we hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 23 February 2017

Situated in an ideal location, great staff that are friendly and helpful. The hostel also contains a bar with an awesome atmosphere allowing guests to meet and become friends. In addition to this the bar also provides delicious food which comes at a surprisingly cheap price. The rooms are in very good condition with the staff cleaning the rooms daily....

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Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. We hope that you are settled back in Australia and look forward to seeing you again.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The room, bed, atmosphere, staff, and common areas were super basic. Nothing special. The biggest reason for the rating is because this is the only hostel in all the hostels in all the countries I've stayed in that doesn't supply a towel. Not even with a deposit. If you want a towel, they sell them for 150 rand which, as...

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Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the hostel. Towels are supplied in our private rooms as well as our female dormitories - the cost of supplying them is factored into the rate that these guests pay. We are however looking into supplying towels on a daily basis for hire to all dormitory guests.

France
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Nice stay in this hostel... taste the breakfast and drinks but had no time for the pool. Good location and amazing team. I would recommend it to anyone. Only problem is the lack of sockets in the room.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 20 February 2017

good amazing experience perfect location friendly stuff Grocery and liquor store nearby short distance to v&a , good facilities and restaurant around the access card did not work properly all the time tho

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Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the hostel. We are nothing without our amazing team of friendly crew! Your compliments will be shared with them.

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Good, clean, but rather big hostel. That is a personal preference though to stay in smaller hostels which usuallly have more atmosphere. There were little things I missed like a shelf next to your bunk bed to place your glasses or a mobile phone (especially if you have the upper bunk bed) or that no towels could be hired. Rather...

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Nicole W, Manager at Never at Home Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review. We are one of the larger hostels in the country and offer an experience that bridges the backpacking and hotel experience.

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed in a dorm which was small but clean. We forgot our kindle here when we left the city for a week. They found it while cleaning and gave it back to us. Nice and honest people, clean place, rooftop terrace with bar, food and pool. Would recommend it and stay here again.

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Thank you for taking the time to review. I am glad that we managed to return your Kindle to you.

Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a comfortable hostel with good facilities for both catered and self catered. Beds are spacious and comfortable and the place is clean. The staff are helpful and knowledgeable and I would stay here again.

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Thank you for taking the time to review. Cleanliness is a key priority for us. Look forward to seeing you again.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the vibrant Green Point "strip", we are surrounded by trendy restaurants and bars, overlook the Cape Town Stadium and in walking distance of the famous V & A Waterfront, Cape Town CBD and the Seapoint Promenade. Easy access to public transport provides guests with rapid access to Long Street (South Africa's most famous party destination), Table Mountain (a new 7 wonder of the world) and some of the best beaches Cape Town has to offer. We provide a range of accommodation including shared dormitories and double/twin rooms for those looking for something a little more intimate. Separate sanctuary accommodation is also available for females only. The majority of our rooms are en-suite with additional communal bathrooms provided for extra convenience. Basics, necessities like lockers, bedding, heating and air conditioning are supplied in all rooms. Our reception is open 24 hours and safety and security is a key priority. The Randy Warthog, bar and restaurant overlooks the hostel waterhole (swimming pool and sundeck to those in the know). Randy hosts parties and events most days of the week, including traditional braai's (barbeque in South African language). A continental breakfast or a full cooked breakfast is available at the Randy for an inexpensive cost. Additional hostel facilities include a communal kitchen, inside and outside social areas, internet zone and bicycle hire for those with a little more energy. Fast wireless connectivity is available throughout property. Our travel desk guys just love Cape Town and can advise you on all the hot spots and best day trips! They can also advise you on what not to do. A hostel shuttle bus runs daily (for a surcharge) for in house guests, and safe car parking (on request) for those independent types. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Never at Home Cape Town

Address: 107 Main Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa (Formerly Hotel Graeme)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: ₹ 1,231 - ₹ 5,312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Never at Home Cape Town 2*
Number of rooms: 47
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