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33 South Backpackers

4-star hostel with bar/lounge, near University of Cape Town

  • Free breakfast and free WiFi

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  • 33 South Backpackers
  • Standard Suite, Accessible (BoKaap) - Guest Room
  • Standard Room, 1 Bedroom, Accessible (Tygerberg) - Guest Room
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  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 6 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Bar/lounge
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk

Feel at home

  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service

What’s around

  • University of Cape Town - 33 min walk
  • Cape Town Science Centre - 8 min walk
  • Groote Schuur Hospital - 11 min walk
  • Table Mountain National Park - 12 min walk
  • South African Astronomical Observatory - 12 min walk
  • Old Biscuit Mill - 24 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Standard Shared Dormitory, 1 Bedroom (Khayelitsha)
  • Standard Room, 1 Bedroom, Accessible (Tygerberg)
  • Standard Suite, Accessible (BoKaap)
  • Standard Shared Dormitory, 1 Bedroom (Kalk Bay)
  • Standard Shared Dormitory, 1 Bedroom (Jouge)
  • Standard Shared Dormitory, 1 Bedroom (D6)

Location

  • University of Cape Town - 33 min walk
  • Cape Town Science Centre - 8 min walk
  • Groote Schuur Hospital - 11 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • University of Cape Town - 33 min walk
  • Cape Town Science Centre - 8 min walk
  • Groote Schuur Hospital - 11 min walk
  • Table Mountain National Park - 12 min walk
  • South African Astronomical Observatory - 12 min walk
  • Old Biscuit Mill - 24 min walk
  • Cape Town City Ballet - 29 min walk
  • District 6 - 33 min walk
  • Rhodes Memorial - 34 min walk
  • Vincent Pallotti Hospital - 41 min walk
  • Castle of Good Hope - 3 mi / 4.8 km

Getting around

  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 12 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 6 min drive
  • Cape Town Bellville Station - 17 min drive
  • Observatory Station - 3 min walk
  • Mowbray Station - 15 min walk
  • Salt River Station - 20 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Size

  • 6 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 floor

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 12

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle*

Parking

  • No onsite parking
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Free breakfast daily
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu

In the room

Freshen up

  • Shower only

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Small print

Also known as

  • 33 South Backpackers Hostel Cape Town
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  • 33 South Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • 33 South Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Cape Town

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for ZAR 180 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 180.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)

Policies

This property accepts credit cards.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: ZAR 50.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, 33 South Backpackers does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Sorry, there's no onsite parking at 33 South Backpackers.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in starting at 2:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Ferdinando's Pizza (5-min walk), Reverie Social Table (14-min walk), and Cargill's (2.1 mi).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 180.00 per vehicle roundtrip.
  • No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but GrandWest Casino & Entertainment World (10-min drive) is nearby.
  • 33 South Backpackers has a picnic area.