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Atlantic Point Backpackers
Atlantic Point Backpackers
9.4 Excellent
2 Cavalcade Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3.5 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 4 reviews
9.4

Featuring a shuttle service to Cape Town International Airport, as well as free wireless internet, Atlantic Point Backpackers is a convenient base in Cape Town. It also offers an outdoor pool, bicycle rental and a kids pool.

Ashanti Lodge Backpackers Gardens
Ashanti Lodge Backpackers Gardens
8.4 Excellent
11 Hof Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2.9 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 244 reviews
8.4

Situated in Cape Town, Ashanti Lodge Backpackers offers 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. It is ideally located for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Wish U Were Here
Wish U Were Here
6.3 Good
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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1.6 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
GoodBased on 169 reviews
6.3

Located in Cape Town, Wish U Were Here Lodge and backpackers is an easy drive from Table Bay and Parliament of South Africa. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary wireless internet throughout their stay.

91 Loop
91 Loop
8.8 Excellent
91 Loop Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2.3 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 1,573 reviews
8.8

Set in the heart of the city, 91 Loop Boutique Hostel provides easy access to Cape Town's popular retail and sightseeing areas. The various facilities this chic hostel offers include luggage storage, a tour desk and a 24-hour reception.

Tips for booking a hostel in Cape Town

Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Cape_Town:₱1,420/night
Absolute cheapest price found:₱252/night
Cheapest day:Friday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
₱962 - ₱2,123
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
₱801 - ₱1,963
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top rated Cape Town hostels

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Atlantic Point Backpackers
Atlantic Point Backpackers
9.4 Excellent
2 Cavalcade Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3.5 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 

Featuring a shuttle service to Cape Town International Airport, as well as free wireless internet, Atlantic Point Backpackers is a convenient base in Cape Town. It also offers an outdoor pool, bicycle rental and a kids pool.

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91 Loop
91 Loop
8.8 Excellent
91 Loop Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2.3 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 

Set in the heart of the city, 91 Loop Boutique Hostel provides easy access to Cape Town's popular retail and sightseeing areas. The various facilities this chic hostel offers include luggage storage, a tour desk and a 24-hour reception.

Cheapest hostels in Cape Town

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Atlantic Point Backpackers
Atlantic Point Backpackers
9.4 Excellent
2 Cavalcade Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3.5 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 

Featuring a shuttle service to Cape Town International Airport, as well as free wireless internet, Atlantic Point Backpackers is a convenient base in Cape Town. It also offers an outdoor pool, bicycle rental and a kids pool.

₱605
Avg. per night
91 Loop
91 Loop
8.8 Excellent
91 Loop Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2.3 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 

Set in the heart of the city, 91 Loop Boutique Hostel provides easy access to Cape Town's popular retail and sightseeing areas. The various facilities this chic hostel offers include luggage storage, a tour desk and a 24-hour reception.

₱605
Avg. per night
Ashanti Lodge Backpackers Gardens
Ashanti Lodge Backpackers Gardens
8.4 Excellent
11 Hof Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2.9 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 

Situated in Cape Town, Ashanti Lodge Backpackers offers 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. It is ideally located for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

₱807
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Wish U Were Here
Wish U Were Here
6.3 Good
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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1.6 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 

Located in Cape Town, Wish U Were Here Lodge and backpackers is an easy drive from Table Bay and Parliament of South Africa. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary wireless internet throughout their stay.

₱1,059
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Cape Town hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Cape Town?

    ₱1,421 per night is how much hostels in Cape Town cost, on average. ₱288 per night was the lowest price recently found by HotelsCombined users - but anything for ₱927 per night or less is a good deal. Cape Town hostel prices fluctuate throughout the year, with October being the most expensive month to book, and in July being the cheapest.

  • What’s the best hostel in Cape Town?

    Based on our data, Atlantic Point Backpackers is the best Cape Town hostel, with a rating of 9.4/10 from 4 reviews.

  • What hostel is closest to Cape Town Intl Airport?

    Wish U Were Here is 14.1 km away from Cape Town Intl Airport, making it the closest Cape Town hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • Should I stay in a Cape Town hostel?

    Hostels in Cape Town tend to have a more active social scene than hotels, so they’re perfect for outgoing travelers looking to meet other people. Cape Town hostels are, on average, cheaper than other stays in the city due to their dorm-style sleeping quarters. However, this means you can spend your money elsewhere such as on local tours and events.