Overview

The Backpack
Top Economy Hotel

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

RM 115+

Overall guest ratings

8.4/10 Excellent
Based on 712 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 9.1
  • 8.8
  • 4.6

Good to know

  • Clean rooms
  • Friendly service
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Nice building

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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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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 712 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 90%."
      7.8 "Great parking, according to 78%."
    • 9.1 "Incredible bar."
    • 8.8 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      8.7 "87% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.6 "76% thought the service was very professional."
      9.0 "90% said the reception staff was great."
    • 6.6 "Rooms are ok."
      5.6 "For only 56%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were big enough."
      5.0 "Only 50% thought the shower was ok."
    • 4.6 "Internet is poor."

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 270 reviews
    • 9.7 "Excellent amenities."
      9.7 "97% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
    • 9.3 "Incredible bar."
    • 8.6 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      8.6 "86% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.7 "77% thought the service was very professional."
    • 6.6 "Rooms are ok."
      5.4 "For only 54%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.1 "Only 61% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.6 "Average value."
    • 4.9 "Internet is poor."
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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 92 reviews
    • 9.7 "Excellent amenities."
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 9.4 "Awesome vibe."
      9.6 "96% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.5 "Breakfast is good."
    • 6.9 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 348 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 9.1 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.9 "89% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.9 "Generally very clean."
      8.5 "85% said rooms were clean."
      10.0 "100% thought it was clean."
      8.2 "82% said the bathroom was clean."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."
      5.5 "For only 55%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.1 "Only 61% said rooms were big enough."
    • 4.3 "Internet is poor."
      3.5 "65% said the wifi quality was bad."
    Hotel type
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Good to know
    "Clean rooms"
    "Friendly service"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Nice building"
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