The B.I.G Backpackers

18 Thornhill Road, 8005 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
+27 214 340 688

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9.3

Excellent
based on 955 reviews
The B.I.G Backpackers - Cape Town, South Africa
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Distance to city centre 3.6 km
Location rating 9.3

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  • Excellent
    Aug. 2019
    10.0

    The personal involvement of the entire staff with all there advice to make sure that we felt at home. Specially Daph , of the reception, was very nice.

    Nothing , it was exactly what we had hoped for and what we got ... perfect !!

  • Excellent
    Aug. 2019
    10.0

    The staff are exceptional at introducing solo travelers to each other and facilitating an open atmosphere. The kitchen is great, the rooms are clean and the location is great, but again the staff and atmosphere are really what makes this place special, I really felt at home here and would absolutely recommend this hostel to any traveler visiting Cape Town.

  • Excellent
    Jul. 2019
    10.0

    Friendly staff, they were always available if you needed them. The location is also awesome, near Cape Town stadium and Sea Point. All touristic attractions are nearby, specially V&A waterfront and other nice restaurants. Rooms are comfy and very clean. The breakfast is another plus.

    Water could be free...

  • Excellent
    Jul. 2019
    9.3

    very impressive reception team. sharing the knowledge and information on time

    room needs a heater. and a coffee maker in room

  • Excellent
    Jul. 2019
    10.0

    The staff was so nice. Good atmosphere and great breakfast.

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Overview

Located in Cape Town (Green Point), The B.I.G Backpackers is within a 15-minute walk of Victoria and Alfred Waterfront and Cape Town Stadium. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and a library. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

9.3 Excellent

based on 955 reviews

9.7

Vibe

9.7

Service

8.8

Room

8.8

Breakfast

Things to Know

  • Clean rooms
  • Professional service
  • Friendly service
  • Friendly atmosphere

Check in

2:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Parking
Complimentary breakfast
Free Wi-Fi
Disabled Access
Car rental
Internet
Concierge service
Gift shop
Laundry service
Game room
Outdoor pool
Scuba diving
Snorkeling
No smoking
Air-conditioned
24hr front desk
Safe
Airport Shuttle (Surcharge)
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Terrace/Patio
Hiking
Library
Bar/Lounge
Hairdryer
Pets not allowed
Grill
Laundry facilities

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Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Green Point Stadium 0.6 km
  • V&A Waterfront 1.2 km
  • Bo Kaap Museum 1.3 km
  • Greenmarket Square 1.7 km
  • District Six Museum 2.3 km
  • Castle of Good Hope 2.4 km

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