Wish U Were Here

3 stars 

445 Albert Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

OkayBased on 1,028 reviews


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About Wish U Were Here

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Located in Cape Town, just a short walk from Salt River Railway Station, Wish U Were Here Lodge and backpackers offers 3-star accommodation and complimentary Wi-Fi. It also provides bicycle rental, me...

Good to Know

Check-in time3:00 PM
Check-out time10:00 AM
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+27 214 470 522

Amenities at Wish U Were Here

  • Parking
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Pool
  • Pet friendly
  • Spa


  • Electric kettle
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Grill
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Microwave
  • Snack bar
  • Balcony
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Express check-out
  • Parking
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • TV
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available
  • Private parking


  • Bicycle rental


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Airport shuttle

Reviews for Wish U Were Here

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at Wish U Were Here, providing insights into their experiences. Travelers have left 1,028 reviews of Wish U Were Here to date. Review data was last updated on April 18, 2024.
MediocreBased on 1,028 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Friendly staff and great breakfast (in 50 reviews)
  • "Clean comfy room, crisp clean linen." (in 25 reviews)
  • "Awesome rooms, awesome staff, awesome bar." (in 14 reviews)
Cons -
  • "The room was uncomfortable, the service was slow." (in 13 reviews)
  • Very noisy at night. (in 11 reviews)
  • Area not very good (in 6 reviews)

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Explore Salt River, Cape Town

Wish U Were Here is located at 445 Albert Road in the Salt River neighborhood of Cape Town. Popular landmark data was lasted updated on April 18, 2024.

Most Popular Landmarks

Old Biscuit Mill0.2 mi
Castle of Good Hope1.9 mi
District Six Museum2.1 mi
Bo Kaap Museum2.6 mi
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront2.7 mi
Newlands Stadium2.9 mi
Newlands Cricket Ground3.1 mi
Green Point Stadium3.3 mi
Table Mountain3.7 mi
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens4.4 mi
Clifton Beaches5.0 mi

FAQs when booking at Wish U Were Here

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at Wish U Were Here. FAQs were last updated on April 18, 2024.
  • How close is Wish U Were Here to the nearest airport, Cape Town Intl Airport?

    At just 8.8 mi apart, the expected drive time from the nearest airport, Cape Town Intl Airport, to Wish U Were Here is 0h 17m. The estimated drive time may vary depending on high and low traffic times in the surrounding area. This is especially true for metro areas.

  • What is the best way for guests to get from Cape Town Intl Airport to Wish U Were Here?

    For the most freedom while visiting Cape Town, consider renting a car for about $24/day and parking it at Wish U Were Here where they offer parking spaces to hotel guests. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Wish U Were Here guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Cape Town.

  • How close is Wish U Were Here from the Cape Town city center?

    Wish U Were Here is 0.3 mi away from the center of Salt River, Cape Town. Consider visiting Newlands Cricket Ground, a popular landmark that can be accessed from Wish U Were Here by various forms of transportation.

  • What is the Wish U Were Here phone number?

    For assistance regarding your reservation at Wish U Were Here please call +27 214 470 522.

  • Does Wish U Were Here have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Wish U Were Here has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What is the check-out time at Wish U Were Here?

    10:00 AM is the check-out time at Wish U Were Here. Late check-out may be available, but needs to be agreed with the hotel.

  • How much does it cost to stay at Wish U Were Here, Cape Town?

    Wish U Were Here room prices depend on your dates, room type and availability. The average price found recently is $26/night, with the best deals starting from $20/night. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

  • Is there a restaurant at Wish U Were Here?

    There is a restaurant located in Wish U Were Here. Please contact them for kitchen hours. For drinks at the accommodation, there is a bar available.

  • Does Wish U Were Here have a laundry service?

    Wish U Were Here does have a laundry service. Contact the property for details. There is also an ironing board and iron in the accommodation.

  • How far is Wish U Were Here from South African Sendinggestig Museum?

    South African Sendinggestig Museum in Cape Town is 2.4 mi away from Wish U Were Here.

  • Is Wish U Were Here close to 1 Thibault Square?

    If you want to see 1 Thibault Square while visiting Cape Town, Wish U Were Here is just 2.2 mi away.

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