Overview

The Backpack - Hostel
Top Economy Hotel

74 New Church Street, 8001 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
+27 214 234 530

S$ 24+

Overall guest ratings

8.3/10 Excellent
based on 740 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 9.1
  • 9.0
  • 6.6

Good to know

  • Clean rooms
  • Friendly service
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Great view

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    About

    The Backpack - Hostel offers an airport shuttle (available on request) and puts you just a 5-minute drive from South African National Gallery and Greenmarket Square. The coffee shop/café is the perfect spot for a bite to eat, and after having fun at the outdoor pool, you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Other features include a terrace and a garden.

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    AMENITIES

    • Parking
    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • ATM on-site
    • Car hire
    • Internet
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Outdoor pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • Safe
    • Pool table
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Laundry service
    • Coffee shop
    • Pets not allowed
    • Grill
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    based on 740 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.4 "City centre within easy reach, said 94%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      8.3 "Great parking, according to 83%."
    • 9.1 "Awesome vibe."
      9.7 "97% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      10.0 "100% said it was a stylish hotel."
    • 9.0 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.9 "Bar is amazing."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.5 "75% thought the service was very professional."
      9.6 "96% said the reception staff was great."
      10.0 "Hotel security was great, thought 100%."
    • 6.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.3 "For only 63%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were big enough."
      5.0 "Only 50% thought the shower was ok."
    • 4.5 "Internet is poor."
      3.6 "64% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    based on 281 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
    • 9.3 "Awesome vibe."
      9.8 "98% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 9.1 "Incredible bar."
    • 8.9 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.8 "Rooms are ok."
      5.4 "Only 54% said rooms were big enough."
    • 4.9 "Internet is poor."
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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    based on 88 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 9.3 "Awesome vibe."
      9.7 "97% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.7 "Breakfast is good."
    • 6.9 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    based on 370 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 9.2 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.7 "Generally very clean."
      8.2 "82% said rooms were clean."
      8.7 "87% thought it was clean."
      7.9 "79% said the bathroom was clean."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."
      6.0 "For only 60%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.4 "Only 54% said rooms were big enough."
    • 4.3 "Internet is poor."
      3.3 "67% said the wifi quality was bad."
    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Good to know
    "Clean rooms"
    "Friendly service"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Great view"
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