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Lighthouse Farm Backpackers Lodge

No-frills Cape Town hostel with outdoor pool

  • Free WiFi and free parking
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A1, Oude Molen Eco Village, Cape Town, 7405, Western Cape, South Africa
10.0.Exceptional.
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 20 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Outdoor pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Feel at home

  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Free self parking

What’s around

  • On the riverwalk
  • Vincent Pallotti Hospital - 13 min walk
  • South African Astronomical Observatory - 21 min walk
  • Cape Town Science Centre - 35 min walk
  • Groote Schuur Hospital - 38 min walk
  • Table Mountain National Park - 40 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Basic Shared Dormitory
  • Double Room
  • Twin Room
  • Standard Triple Room
  • Basic Room

Location

A1, Oude Molen Eco Village, Cape Town, 7405, Western Cape, South Africa
  • On the riverwalk
  • Vincent Pallotti Hospital - 13 min walk
  • South African Astronomical Observatory - 21 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • On the riverwalk
  • Vincent Pallotti Hospital - 13 min walk
  • South African Astronomical Observatory - 21 min walk
  • Cape Town Science Centre - 35 min walk
  • Groote Schuur Hospital - 38 min walk
  • Table Mountain National Park - 40 min walk
  • Old Biscuit Mill - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • Cape Town City Ballet - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • District 6 - 3 mi / 4.9 km
  • University of Cape Town - 3.8 mi / 6.1 km
  • Castle of Good Hope - 5.6 mi / 9.1 km

Getting around

  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 10 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 9 min drive
  • Cape Town Bellville Station - 16 min drive
  • Pinelands Station - 24 min walk
  • Ndabeni Station - 26 min walk
  • Observatory Station - 26 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Size

  • 20 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 floor

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 11 AM-8:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Onsite RV/bus/truck parking (fees apply)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Working away

  • Meeting rooms

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

Know thy Farmer - Overlooking the garden, this family restaurant specializes in soul food and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Small print

Also known as

  • Lighthouse Farm Backpackers Lodge Cape Town
  • Lighthouse Farm Backpackers Cape Town
  • Lighthouse Farm Backpackers
  • Lighthouse Farm Backpackers Lodge Cape Town

Optional extras

RV/bus/truck parking is available for an extra charge

Rollaway beds are available for ZAR 160.0 per day

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 200 per person (one-way)

Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 6 and 12 costs ZAR 100 (one-way)

Policies

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, there's free self parking. RV/bus/truck parking is available.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 11 AM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Hoghouse Brewing Company (2.3 mi), Saltwater Grill (2.3 mi), and Cargill's (2.8 mi).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM on request. The charge is ZAR 200 per person one-way.
  • No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but GrandWest Casino & Entertainment World (9-min drive) is nearby.
  • Lighthouse Farm Backpackers Lodge has an outdoor pool and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
10.0.Exceptional.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Eric, 15 night business trip, Feb 1, 2019

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