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Voted as Lonely Planet’s No 1 Top 10 Best Value Stays for 2014, South Africa’s original, multi award-winning Hostel and Travel Centre is simply Cape Town’s hottest, most social spot to stay.

Stay in our stylishly decorated Afro-chic rooms, offering superior comfort and quality; with shared or private bathrooms, free wi-fi, private electronic safes and in-house ATM. 

Swim in the pool with stunning views of Table Mountain, or meet like-minded international travellers in our buzzy Café & Bar, serving delicious breakfasts and gourmet sandwiches. Feel at home in our well equipped self-catering kitchen.

Making a difference is more than just an initiative of The Backpack, is the way we are, the way we work and the way we live! By staying with us you will be making a difference to the lives of many children.

We are proud of our Fair Trade Accreditation – a trademark awarded to Tourism businesses adhering to Fair Trade principles: fair wages and working conditions; fair operations in the purchasing and distribution of benefits; ethical business practice; respect for human rights; culture and the environment.