Big Blue Backpackers

Big Blue Backpackers


7 Vesperdene Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

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About Big Blue Backpackers

Big Blue Backpackers provides a comfortable setting while in Cape Town. It also offers an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception.

Big Blue Backpackers offers 21 comfortable rooms th...

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To Downtown3.4 km


Check-in time12:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
PolicyPets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+27 214 390 807

Amenities at Big Blue Backpackers

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Private pool
  • Quiet street view
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Reading light
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Safety deposit box
  • Feather pillow
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Shared bathroom
  • Garden view
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Adapter
  • First-aid kit
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor pool
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Soundproofing
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Landmark view
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Lockers
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Mountain view
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Cleaning products
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Free parking
  • Pool towels
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Pool view
  • Desk
  • Pool with a view
  • Dining table
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available


  • Hiking
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Evening entertainment
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table
  • Water sport facilities (on site)


  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security

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Where is Big Blue Backpackers

Getting Around

Cape Town Train Station1.7 km
Cape Town Cape Town, Wc1.7 km
Cape Town Central Station1.8 km
Cape Town Hout Bay13.1 km
Cape Town Intercape Depot17.7 km
Cape Town Durbanville24.0 km

FAQs when booking at Big Blue Backpackers

Is pricing at Big Blue Backpackers comparable to 3 star hotels in Cape Town?

In Cape Town, the average nightly rate for 3 stars hotels is ₱90. The expected nightly rate for Big Blue Backpackers is around ₱1,461; a price that is 70% cheaper than the city average. HotelsCombined considers Big Blue Backpackers to be a good deal if you’re looking to stay at a 3 stars hotel in Cape Town.

How close is Big Blue Backpackers to the nearest airport, Cape Town Intl Airport?

With no traffic, the 18.9 km drive between Big Blue Backpackers and Cape Town Intl Airport (the nearest airport) will generally only take about 0h 14m. If you’re staying in a metropolitan area, you may see your drive time increase due to busy roads.

Is Big Blue Backpackers considered pet-friendly?

Big Blue Backpackers is pet friendly. Feel free to bring your household pet if you’re staying at Big Blue Backpackers.

Is there a pool at Big Blue Backpackers?

Yes. HotelsCombined users traveling to Cape Town often look for hotels with a pool available. Most hotels have pool hours, so be sure to ask the front desk at Big Blue Backpackers for pool rules and guidelines.

How close is Big Blue Backpackers from the Cape Town city center?

The center of De Waterkant, Cape Town, is just 0.7 km away from the front doors of Big Blue Backpackers. You can find many fellow tourists at places such as Newlands Cricket Ground, which you can get to from Big Blue Backpackers using any means of transportation.

What is the Big Blue Backpackers phone number?

For questions about Big Blue Backpackers and your reservation, contact the front desk directly at +27 214 390 807.

Does Big Blue Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Big Blue Backpackers has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at Big Blue Backpackers?

Check-out should be before 11:00 AM. For checking in at Big Blue Backpackers, guests should plan for any time after 12:00 PM on the day of their scheduled arrival.

How much does it cost to stay at Big Blue Backpackers, Cape Town?

Prices at Big Blue Backpackers will vary depending on when you plan to stay and what room type you require. The average nightly room price recently has been ₱1,461, though some users have found rates as low as ₱640. To see prices for your dates, enter them in the form above.

Does Big Blue Backpackers have a laundry service?

Yes, there are laundry services usually available at Big Blue Backpackers, Cape Town.

How far is Big Blue Backpackers from South African National Gallery?

Big Blue Backpackers is a walkable distance (2.1 km) from South African National Gallery, Cape Town.

Is Big Blue Backpackers close to Cape Town Stadium?

Walking distance - there’s 0.8 km between Cape Town Stadium and Big Blue Backpackers.

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