Cape Town Backpackers
about us

Cape Town BackpackersFollowing an overland trip across Africa a "few" years ago we decided to give up the 9-5 and start a backpackers in Zambia. After staying in loads of places on our travels we decided that we wanted our hostel to be a clean, fun place to stay where you can get great travel advice. We then started our own safaris in Zambia with the principal of "quality safaris at an affordable cost". After all whether you've paid $1000 for a hotel room or a $50 safari tent it’s the same Lion that your looking at.

Using the same principle for our hostels, quality at an affordable price, we've still got Lusaka Backpackers, and now have Cape Town Backpackers as well.

We hope that where ever you stay with us you have a great time, but if you don't stay with us but just want some advice please drop us a line.

Over the years we've had people say nice things about us...

"...incredibly clean and civilised dorms..."
› National Geographic

"The backpacker grows up at this stylish place"
› Lonely Planet

"...excellent budget safaris..."
› Lonely Planet

"...Spotless & Stylish..."
› The Independent Newspaper, London

"...immaculate private rooms..."
› National Geographic

"Puts many mid range hotels to shame"
› Lonely Planet

"A dedication to helping guests..."
› Time Out

"A beautiful lodge ..."
› Lonely Planet

"..front of house compares with any top-notch concierge..."
› Time Out

We hope you have nice things to say about us as well!!!

About Cape Town Backpackers
Spread over 3 buildings, Cape Town Backpackers has a fantastic atmosphere and plenty of style. We have all of the facilities you would expect from a top quality backpackers including Internet access and WiFi, cafe and a self-catering kitchen, a comprehensive travel desk, and a great bar to meet fellow travellers.

About the area
Located halfway between the V&A Waterfront and Table Mountain in the City Bowl, and only a 5 minute walk to Long Street, Cape Town Backpackers is perfect for exploring everything that Cape Town has to offer. Just off Park Road and Kloof Street, this area is renowned for delicious restaurants, busy cafés and trendy drinking spots. Museums, shops, ATMs are all within walking distance and the beautiful beaches are a 5 minute drive away.

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Lusaka Backpackers
contact us
tel: +27 (0)21 426 0200
fax: +27 (0)21 426 0201
Should you have any enquiries, please click here to fill out our enquiry form.
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