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Discover well-known properties in Cape Town that are favored by visitors more than others. There are 9,105 hotels in Cape Town and price data was last updated on julio 15, 2024. The average price for a hotel in Cape Town is $30/night.
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Oude Molen Eco Village Alexandra Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Ideally located in the prime touristic area of Greater Northern Suburbs, Riverlodge Backpackers promises a relaxing and wonderful visit. Offering a variety of facilities and services, the hotel provides all you need for a good night's sleep. Express check-in/check-out, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, airport transfer are there for guest's enjoyment. Carpeting, linens, mirror, internet access – wireless, non smoking rooms can be found in selected guestrooms. Enjoy the hotel's recreational facilities, including fitness center, golf course (within 3 km), outdoor pool, diving, fishing, before retiring to your room for a well-deserved rest. A welcoming atmosphere and excellent service are what you can expect during your stay at Riverlodge Backpackers.
Airport shuttle
4.8
Okay
1 reviews
Location
2.8 mi from city centre
20 Briza Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Situated less than 1 km from the white sandy beaches of Blouberg, Saltycrax Backpackers offers a variety of accommodation. The property includes zen garden and bonfire area. The rooms are bright and are cooled by a fan. The double rooms contain a refrigerator and some have extra bunk beds and a private bathroom. Wi-Fi is available. The large communal kitchen can be used to prepare meals which can be enjoyed in the garden, during warmer months. Guests can also enjoy a drink at the bar made out of bamboo. Saltycrax staff are available to help organise tours and watersports activities. Local shopping centres and restaurants are within a 10-minute walk from the property. There is free private parking available and the Durbanville Wine Route and V&A Waterfront are within 25-minute drive from the property.
Parking
7.2
Good
374 reviews
Location
7.7 mi from city centre
78 Coral Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
@ Rosie's offers accommodation in Bloubergstrand, a short walk from Blouberg's Beach Boulevard. There is a fully equipped kitchen for self-catering and a dining room table where guests can enjoy their meals. Each room has access to free WiFi. @ Rosie's also has a communal TV room, and a garden with a BBQ and balcony with lovely ocean views. Blouberg is popular for kite surfing and offers views of Table Mountain and Robben Island. There are 5 offside parking spots on the premises and surf gear can be stored in a lock-up gear box. Cape Town city centre, Table Mountain and the V&A Waterfront (starting point to visit the Robben Island Museum) are all within 25 km of @ Rosie's. Bloubergstrand is 400 metres away, while Cape Town International Airport is 30 km from the property. Please note: on all cancellations a R300 administration fee will be charged, also when within the cancelation term. We reserve the right to not refund card fees (transaction costs) in the case of any cancellation or situation where funds need to be reversed back to a credit card. Please keep in mind that we are not a group accommodation.
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9.5
Excellent
13 reviews
Location
8.1 mi from city centre
Harbour Rd & North Shore Drive, Hout Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
8.5
Excellent
4 reviews
Location
0.9 mi from city centre
20 Roos St, Winslow, Gordon's Bay, Gordon's Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
Offering a garden and garden view, The Yard is situated in Gordonʼs Bay, 700 metres from Gordon's Bay Main Beach and 1.7 km from Cayman Beach. Private parking is available on site at this recently renovated property. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with an outdoor fireplace. Featuring a terrace, specific units are air conditioned and have a dining area and a seating area with a flat-screen TV. Every unit comes with a kettle, a private bathroom and free WiFi, while certain rooms are fitted with a patio and some have quiet street views. At the homestay, all units are fitted with bed linen and towels. Barbecue facilities are provided. Bikini Beach is 2.1 km from the homestay, while Heidelberg Golf Club is 16 km from the property. The nearest airport is Cape Town International Airport, 38 km from The Yard.
Free Wi-Fi
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8.5
Excellent
43 reviews
Location
0.3 mi from city centre

Tips for booking hostels in Cape Town

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Cape Town. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on julio 15, 2024.
Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:January
Average price in Cape Town:$30/night
Cheapest price found:$9/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
$9 - $78
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$12 - $50
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Top-rated Cape Town hostels

Browse through properties in Cape Town that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 9,105 properties in Cape Town and data was last updated on julio 15, 2024.
Our users rated these hostels as some of the best places to stay in Cape Town. Take a look at user reviews to learn why these properties were rated the best.
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208 Long Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$15
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179 Main Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
2.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$14
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74 New Church Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$19
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Cheapest hostels in Cape Town, South Africa

Discover affordable stays in Cape Town that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Cape Town can be found for as low as $9 per night. There is currently one property in Cape Town that can be booked for this price. Kimberley Backpackers is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Cape Town. Price data was last updated on julio 15, 2024
Currently, these are the lowest-priced hostels in Cape Town we've come across for the dates selected. Prices can differ depending on the dates selected, so use the search form to browse more options if you have flexibility.
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46 Roeland Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$9
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209 Long Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$9
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57 Milton Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$11
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82 New Church Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$13
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107 Main Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
2.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$16
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11 Hof Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1.8 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$17
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43 Royal Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
12.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$22
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16 St Johns Rd, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
3.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$23
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Other accommodations in Cape Town

Find the perfect theme hotel, hostel or vacation rental for your stay in Cape Town. There are 9,105 properties in Cape Town and price data was last updated on julio 15, 2024. The average price for a hotel in Cape Town is $30/night.
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1 Esplanade Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
4.6 mi from city centre
Airport shuttle
$107
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1 Century City Boulevard, Century City, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
4.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
$67
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108 Main Road St.James, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
13.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$86
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67 Kloof Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
3.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$203
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1.2 mi from city centre
Air Conditioning
$62
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
3.7 mi from city centre
Air Conditioning
$129
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Where to stay in Cape Town

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Facts about staying in Cape Town

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Cape Town to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on julio 15, 2024.
  • What is the cost of a hostel in Cape Town?

    On average, it’s $30/night for a hostel in Cape Town, though $29/night or less would be considered a good deal. The least expensive hostel our users have found recently was for $9/night in Cape Town. Try to avoid booking your hostel in January (the most expensive month). Booking in June (the cheapest month) could save you money.

  • What’s the best hostel in Cape Town?

    Based on our data, Atlantic Point Backpackers is the best Cape Town hostel, with a rating of 9.4/10 from 17 reviews.

  • What hostel is closest to Cape Town Intl Airport?

    If you’re looking for hostels in Cape Town that aren’t far from Cape Town Intl Airport, then the closest one is Kimberley Backpackers, which is 10.9 mi away.

  • What area of Cape Town is most popular to stay in?

    While there are other neighborhoods throughout Cape Town, 3% of HotelsCombined users searched for hostels in City Centre in the past 12 months, making it a popular choice. 91 Loop Boutique Hostel is our most popular hostel in this area.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Cape Town closest to Table Mountain?

    If you’re looking for a hostel near Table Mountain while in Cape Town, then opt for the popular Villa Viva Cape Town with a 8.6/10 review score from 1,145 users. The distance from Table Mountain to Villa Viva Cape Town is 2.5 mi.

  • Should I stay in a Cape Town hostel?

    Staying at a hostel in Cape Town is a great way to save money, as hostels are often less expensive than hotels and vacation rentals. Hostels are ideal for solo travelers due to their dorm-style sleeping arrangements (though some hostels do offer private rooms).

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