Green Elephant Backpackers

57 Milton Road, Observatory Observatory, 7925 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
+27 214 486 359

RM 50+

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Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
Based on 123 reviews

Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 9.4
  • 8.9
  • 8.7

Good to know

  • Good wifi quality
  • Clean rooms
  • Spacious rooms
  • Friendly service


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    With a stay at Green Elephant Backpackers in Cape Town (Observatory), you'll be minutes from Cape Town Science Centre and Magnet Theatre. This hostel is within close proximity of Heart of Cape Town Museum and Groote Schuur Hospital.


    Make yourself at home in one of the 22 guestrooms.


    Enjoy the recreation opportunities such as a seasonal outdoor pool or make use of other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access.


    Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk and coffee/tea in a common area.

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    • Parking
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Outdoor pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Pets not allowed
    • Designated smoking area
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 123 reviews
    • 10.0 "Excellent value."
    • 9.4 "World class service."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
    • 8.7 "Comfort level is high."
    • 8.4 "Generally very clean."

    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    Based on 62 reviews
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.5 "Location is great."

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 60 reviews
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Good wifi quality"
    "Clean rooms"
    "Spacious rooms"
    "Friendly service"
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