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In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi

Guest reviews

3.8/5 Good
32 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Kitchen
Bar
Laundry
24/7 Front Desk

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationGreenmarket Square4 min walk
Popular LocationCape Town International Convention Centre9 min walk
Popular LocationCastle of Good Hope12 min walk
AirportCape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.)20 min drive

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  • Luxury Double En-Suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsLuxury Double En-Suite
  • Standard Double En-Suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Double En-Suite
  • Standard Double Shared

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Double Shared
  • Standard Twin Shared

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Twin Shared
  • Standard Triple Shared

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsStandard Triple Shared
  • Standard Mixed Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsStandard Mixed Dormitory
  • Standard Girls Only Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsStandard Girls Only Dormitory
  • 4 Sleeper Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    More details4 Sleeper Dormitory
  • Standard Twin En-suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Twin En-suite
  • Standard Family En-Suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsStandard Family En-Suite
  • Standard Family Shared

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsStandard Family Shared
  • Standard Single Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsStandard Single Room, Shared Bathroom
  • 2 Sleeper Study Dorm

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    • Sleeps 2
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  • Triple Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsTriple Ensuite

About this area

Cape Town

Located in Cape Town, HomeBase Cape Town Backpackers - Hostel is in the city centre and near a metro station. Castle of Good Hope and Table Mountain are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Lions Head and Camps Bay Beach. Check out an event or a game at Cape Town Stadium, and consider making time for Two Oceans Aquarium, a top attraction not to be missed. Make sure you don't miss outdoor adventures like hiking/biking trails, mountain biking and rock climbing. Our guests appreciate the hostel's location for the nightlife.

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Map
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Greenmarket Square - 4 min walk
  • Cape Town International Convention Centre - 9 min walk
  • Castle of Good Hope - 12 min walk
  • Two Oceans Aquarium - 8 min drive
  • Cape Town Cruise Terminal - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Cape Town Station - 6 min walk
  • Koeberg Station - 7 min drive
  • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 20 min drive

About this property

HomeBase Cape Town Backpackers - Hostel

Cape Town hostel in Cape Town City Centre, walk to Long Street
Along with a bar/lounge, this smoke-free hostel has concierge services and dry cleaning. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and a library are on-site. Rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access and safes.
HomeBase Cape Town Backpackers - Hostel offers 24 forms of accommodation with a safe. This Cape Town hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • German
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Terrace

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

More

  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 220 per person (one way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Property is also known as

HomeBase Cape Town Hotel
HomeBase Hotel
HomeBase Cape Town Hostel
HomeBase Hostel
HomeBase Cape Town Backpackers Hostel

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at HomeBase Cape Town Backpackers - Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, HomeBase Cape Town Backpackers - Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to HomeBase Cape Town Backpackers - Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in begins at 2 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does this property provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of ZAR 220 per person applies.
Where is this property located?
Located in Cape Town City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Long Street and Cape Town International Convention Centre. Castle of Good Hope and Kloof Street are also within 1 mile (2 km). Cape Town Station is 6 minutes by foot.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for HomeBase Cape Town Backpackers - Hostel

3.8
5 - Excellent
7
4 - Good
14
3 - Okay
8
2 - Mediocre
2
1 - Poor
1
3.7
Cleanliness
4.2
Service and Staff
3.5
Property condition

2/5

  • Liked: Staff & service
  • Disliked: Cleanliness, room comfort

They had a pipe burst with no shower water for days we left early. The carpet was very old and beds hard. Staff was very nice and friendly.

Stayed 9 nights in Dec 2018

3/5

  • Disliked: Staff & service, room comfort

Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2018

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 14 nights in Sep 2018

3/5

  • Liked: Staff & service
OK hostel in central location

Best part of this accommodation is the location! Central to nightlife, restaurants and citysightseeing hub. Facilities are not the greatest but cheap enough to look past. Overall decent hostel with a great view!

Stayed 9 nights in Apr 2018

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

very central location and the standard of accommodation was high and good value for the price. Least said about the neighbourhood the better , although it is probably safer than it first appears .

Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2018