On the Go travelers realize time is short and they need to be on the move to explore as much as possible. Backpacker accommodation is convenient as its often found in the heart of the city. The general consencus is this form of accommodation may be abit more bare bones, but certainly adds to part of the adventure. Almost as if you were camping indoors

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Cape Town is a backpackers paradise, and in most city areas you’ll find little pockets where those travellers gather. This is where you’ll find the heart of Cape Town’s alternative scene: those that brand themselves as travellers and not tourists; the artists, musicians, intellectuals, hipsters, hippies, and young professionals from all walks of life.  If you want to know where to…

If you’re looking for pocket friendly luxury accommodation, Cape Town is your port of call. Travel is glamorous only in retrospect – Paul Theroux There is no doubt in my mind that Paul Theroux coined this phrase while standing on the bed in a box room, heaving his suitcase in to close the door. All of this unfortunately cannot happen…

So you want to travel on a budget, but you also love style? Time to meet the cool kids of the travel industry. They’re called “poshtels” and they’re a combination of hostels and posh design. Essentially the idea is to invite backpackers to discover in style at superb costs. All while meeting the coolest kids on the block. So how…

Close to pubs, cafes and nightclubs, this Cape Town backpackers is perfect for those who desire an authentic experience of South African culture. Enjoy a pint at Stones, some live music at the Independent Armchair Theatre or check out the Old Biscuit Mill in the neighbouring suburb of Woodstock, its Saturday market being a must-see for all those who love ...

Ashanti Backpackers Green Point is an ideal spot for travelers looking to settle in a quiet spot, sitting just outside the city centre. Green Point is a suburb known for its proximity to the promenade walkway along its beach front as well as its vibrant night life.

Ashanti Lodge and Travel Centre is a backpackers in Gardens, hidden away in the shadow of Table Mountain. It has a mix of dormitories, single and double rooms. Open 24 hours a day with the friendliest staff, it serves as the perfect base for your Cape Town adventure.

Found in the eclectic suburb of Observatory near restaurants, cafes and clubs, Bohemian Lofts exposes guests to a mixture of locals and visitors alike. This Cape Town backpackers lodge is warm and welcoming, the perfect place to make your home on your visits to this amazing country.

Fat Pony Backpackers close to Durbanville is a family-run establishment which caters to all. It is also a riding centre, proving a firm favourite for those who feel comfortable in the saddle.

The Green Elephant Backpackers is located in the vibrant, student area of Observatory, close to the University of Cape Town, as well as a host of great coffee shops, restaurants, bars, shops and theatres. The backpackers is a BazBus stop, perfect for anyone backpacking South Africa, budget travellers, medical interns, volunteers, students, and anyone looking to meet fellow travellers.

Spread between the two tranquil coastal towns of Struisbaai and Cape Agulhas, you’ll find various houses and units belonging to Greens Accommodation. From single units to houses overlooking the ocean, they’ll have the ideal spot.

Found on the verdant slopes of the Hout Bay Valley, Hout Bay Backpackers is a peaceful lodge catering to guests looking for comfortable and affordable accommodation. A perfect spot from which to begin your Cape Town adventure, look no further than this hideaway on the Atlantic Seaboard.

This rustic backpackers' lodge is located in Jacobs Bay, a quaint, protected village halfway between Saldanha and Vredenburg on the West Coast.

Lighthouse Farm Lodge is a 3-star backpackers, located in the sustainable and quaint Oude Molen Eco Village. Less than 10 minutes from Cape Town city centre, this location offers spectacular views of Table Mountain, Devil’s Peak and Lion’s Head.

Set in a great location just next-door to Cape Town city centre, Never@Home is one of the biggest hostels in the Mother City. The backpackers is known for its modern décor, relaxed environment, and professional yet fun management. Never@Home is located on the vibrant Green Point strip where it is surrounded by restaurants, bars and shops. Walk ...

Riverview Lodge is found in the trendy neighbourhood of Observatory, a melting pot of culture and the arts. An authentic Cape Town establishment, this budget lodgings accommodates up to 180 people with 35 single, twin and bunk rooms.

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