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  • 13 at Thibault Square

    13 at Thibault Square

    2-star

    Greenmarket Square0.2 miles to city centre

    13 at Thibault Square
  • Hippo Pod Hostel - Adults Only

    Hippo Pod Hostel - Adults Only

    2-star

    Greenmarket Square0.1 miles to city centre

    Guest rating7.2.Good5 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Hippo Pod Hostel - Adults Only
  • 91 Loop

    91 Loop

    2-star

    Greenmarket Square0.3 miles to city centre

    Guest rating8.8.Fabulous27 Hotels.com guest reviews
    91 Loop
  • Big Blue Backpackers

    Big Blue Backpackers

    2.5-star

    Green Point1 mile to city centre

    Guest rating8.4.Very Good9 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Big Blue Backpackers
  • Never at Home Cape Town

    Never at Home Cape Town

    5-star

    Green Point1.3 miles to city centre

    Guest rating9.2.Superb19 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Never at Home Cape Town
  • Saltycrax Backpackers and Adventures

    Saltycrax Backpackers and Adventures

    5-star

    Blouberg Rise7.8 miles to city centre

    Saltycrax Backpackers and Adventures
  • Zebra Crossing Backpackers

    Zebra Crossing Backpackers

    2-star

    Bo'Kaap0.8 miles to city centre

    Guest rating9.4.Exceptional6 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Zebra Crossing Backpackers
  • Hout Bay Backpackers

    Hout Bay Backpackers

    2-star

    Hout Bay9.6 miles to city centre

    Hout Bay Backpackers
  • Once in Cape Town

    Once in Cape Town

    2-star

    Bo'Kaap0.9 miles to city centre

    Guest rating8.6.Fabulous20 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Once in Cape Town
  • Stumble Inn Backpackers Lodge

    Stumble Inn Backpackers Lodge

    2-star

    Stellenbosch Central24.8 miles to city centre

    Guest rating4.0.Fair1 Hotels.com guest review
    Stumble Inn Backpackers Lodge
  • The Yard - Hostel

    The Yard - Hostel

    2-star

    Anchorage Park30.3 miles to city centre

    The Yard - Hostel
  • Strand Guesthouse - Hostel

    Strand Guesthouse - Hostel

    2-star

    Die Bos26.5 miles to city centre

    Guest rating10.0.Exceptional1 Hotels.com guest review
    Strand Guesthouse - Hostel
  • Urban Hive Backpackers

    Urban Hive Backpackers

    2-star

    Greenmarket Square0.5 miles to city centre

    Guest rating7.0.Good21 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Urban Hive Backpackers
  • Trail's End

    Trail's End

    2-star

    Helderberg Rural37.3 miles to city centre

    Guest rating10.0.Exceptional7 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Trail's End
  • Lighthouse Farm Backpackers Lodge

    Lighthouse Farm Backpackers Lodge

    2-star

    Maitland3.9 miles to city centre

    Guest rating10.0.Exceptional2 Hotels.com guest reviews
    Lighthouse Farm Backpackers Lodge
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Booking Cape Town hostels on Hotels.com is an easy and cheap way to stay in Cape Town. We have 46 hostels in Cape Town you can book from just €18/night!

Our most popular hostels are:

1. Trail's End
2. Lighthouse Farm Backpackers Lodge
3. Strand Guesthouse - Hostel
4. Zebra Crossing Backpackers
5. Never at Home Cape Town


Worried about quality? Don't be! Read some of our 233 Cape Town hostel reviews, to make sure the hostel you're thinking about is a good balance between a low price and a nice place to stay.

The following hostels in Cape Town have all be highly rated by our guests:

  • Cleanest: Stoked Backpackers
  • Best service: Lighthouse Farm Backpackers Lodge
  • Most comfortable: Strand Guesthouse - Hostel
  • Best overall condition Strand Guesthouse - Hostel

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