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Located in central Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, The Backpack is South Africa's original award-winning hostel and travel centre. Here you will find all the facilities you can expect from a great hostel, such as stylishly decorated Afro-chic rooms offering superior comfort and quality, shared or en-suite bathrooms, private electronic safes and in-house ATM; the in-house travel centre will help you plan your perfect African holiday. Accredited Fair Trade in Tourism, at the Backpack making a difference is more than just an initiative, it is the working ethos and motto; you will be making a difference to the lives of many children too through the different ongoing projects.
Enjoy the establishment; swim in the pool with a stunning view of Table Mountain, or meet like-minded international travellers in our buzzy Café / Bar. Long Street, gorgeous Clifton and Camps Bay beaches, Table Mountain, V&A Waterfront and the city centre are all just a stone's throw away, giving you a prime position to explore the Mother City.
The Backpack is kind to the environment and the planet, with worm farms, colour-coded recycling bins, waterwise gardens and projects to support the local community.
What: Accommodation, Backpackers, Travel Services
Where is this: Cape Town
GPS Co-ordinates: S 33°55'38'' E 18°24'38''
Making recycling and re-using super stylish and stunning.