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Observatory Backpackers

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Observatory Backpackers

1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
5 baths
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
5 baths
Sparkling clean3 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

We are a backpackers established in the bohemian suburb of Observatory, Cape Town. Close to the action but out of the noise zone, Observatory Backpackers hostel offers you an opportunity to experience the best of Observatory while enjoying our fantastic hospitality.

Our backpacker offers all the facilities one expects for a great stay: Free wifi, DSTV, fresh cotton linens and a fantastic garden to relax in. Observatory Backpackers is a great place to base yourself while exploring Cape Town!



Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 bunk bed

House Rules

No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 1PM - 10PM


7 Reviews

Chico User Profile
April 2018
Very nice place to stay,WiFi on point and the Yard is perfect for book readers and get fresh air
Kabura User Profile
March 2018
Shawn's backpackers is clean and the staff is responsive and friendly. There's also a decidedly 'homey' feeling to the place, with guests enjoying meals together in the television room and the verandah. I had the pleasure of being there during the Two Oceans Marathon and it was s…
Mateo User Profile
January 2018
the location is in a very nice and relaxed place, and the people of the hostel very friendly, I really liked the place
Orphea User Profile
December 2017
Really cool hostel with beautiful garden area, super friendly hosts and I felt safe at all times. Just a few minutes walking down lower main road and you have cool restaurants, cafes and bars. Would recommend!
Mike Gray User Profile
Mike Gray
December 2017
Perfect place for an affordable place to sleep. The people are friendly and the rooms, bathrooms and communal areas clean and tidy.
Siyabulela User Profile
August 2017
This area is lovely, lively and safe. Close to shopping center, restaurants and night life just up the road on the same street. Value for money!
Ofentse User Profile
May 2018
No issues while I stayed here. Thanks! Back soon! -backpacker

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Hosted by Shawn

Joined in August 2017
Shawn User Profile
11 Reviews
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Response time: within an hour
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