Overview of Hostel
We are South Africa's original backpacker, established in 1990. We are an award winning, Fair Trade hostel that invests in people, communities and the environment giving meaningful and relaxed, travel experiences.
The Backpack is perfectly situated in the heart of Cape Town. We are one block fro
From Johannesburg (N1) and Cape Town Airport (N2), continue past the entrance to the Waterfront along Buitengracht Street (M62), towards Table Mountain.
On the corner of Buitengracht and Buitensingel the road becomes New Church. Immediately on your right you will see a parking lot and a large brown building - that's us! Drive around the block and into our parking area. You can't miss it!!!.
Nestled between Table Mountain and the city centre. . Situated near buzzy Long Street and trendy Kloof Street. Museums, Movies and great shopping on our doorstep! If you love food, we are a one minute walk to the award winning restaurants Thali Thali & Chefs Warehouse. We are on the road from the Waterfront to Table Mountain. We are on the Red Bus City Tour Route and a block from our the Public Transport System.
Conditions & Policy
Cancellation Policy This property has a 7 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated above. High Season Cancellation Policy This property has a 30 day cancellation policy with the following terms · If cancelled up to 30 +days - no fee · If cancelled 7-29 days prior to arrival 50% · If cancelled 6 days or less prior to arrival 100% · If cancelled up to 30 +days - no fee · If cancelled 7-29 days prior to arrival 50% · If cancelled 6 days or less prior to arrival 100% This applies to the balances that are due to the hostel on the confirmed booking notice Please note that groups bookings over 9+ people are subject to cancellation. Please contact groups dept for further information. Please Note: South Africans will only be accommodated in private rooms unless by prior arrangement. Waiting to hear further from you. For any further information, please don't hesitate to write or call. Have a nice day.