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Albergo for Backpackers

3 Reviews
Sleeps 65 in 33 rooms

Albergo for Backpackers is situated in the most amazing spot in Plettenberg Bay. The beach, shops, restaurants and nightlife are all...
Albergo for Backpackers is situated in the most amazing spot in Plettenberg Bay. The beach, shops, restaurants and nightlife are all within easy walking distance. Nothing can beat our stunning views from the balcony where dolphins and whales are often spotted cruising the beautiful bay of Plettenberg Bay.

We make a bonfire every night. Here we will teach you to master the art of a traditional South African outdoor braai. Our television room, with its satellite TV for movie and sport addicts, bar and pool table are located away from the sleeping areas.

At Albergo’s One Stop Action Shop we offer information about all the activities in the area. A shuttle service is available for transport to the various activities.

Plettenberg Bay has the most gorgeous beaches, and idyllic surf spots. We have surfboards for hire and body boards available for free. Then come back to relax in our huge garden with its swinging hammocks and luscious green grass.

We run our own Internet Cafe with a fast ADSL connection, Wi-Fi, VOIP, Webcams and much more.
from R260

Oaksrest Vineyards Guest Farm

2 Reviews
Sleeps 29 in 8 rooms

Oaksrest Vineyards Guest Farm is nestled in the fertile valley of Dwarsriver, 10 minutes’ drive...
Oaksrest Vineyards Guest Farm is nestled in the fertile valley of Dwarsriver, 10 minutes’ drive from Ladismith at the foot of the legendary Towerkop, the second highest mountain peak in the Western Cape, and surrounded by spectacular fruit orchards and wine and table grape vineyards.

Oaksrest Vineyards Guest Farm welcomes the tired soul of the travelling guest. The unhurried pace of country life, splendor and natural beauty of the Klein Karoo, great hospitality and the crisp feel of fresh air will again invigorate and awaken the fire inside.

Oaksrest Vineyards is a three star graded working wine and table grape guest farm and is a versatile venue. It doesn’t only cater as accommodation, but is also a superb venue for different functions; from weddings, birthdays and reunions to seminars and year \-end functions.

The farm has also played host to several successful school leadership and youth camps, and offers a choice of bed and breakfast, self-catering and back packing accommodation which caters for up to a group of 42.
from R300

Forty8 Backpackers Hotel

3 Reviews
Sleeps 54 in 49 rooms

Welcome to Forty8 Backpackers Hotel. It is a luxurious and affordable backpackers hotel located right in the heart of Cape Town's Central...
Welcome to Forty8 Backpackers Hotel. It is a luxurious and affordable backpackers hotel located right in the heart of Cape Town's Central Business District. It is located near to Long Street in Cape Town, which is renowned for it's abundance of street shops, cafe's, bars, pubs, clubs and restaurants.

Forty8 Backpackers is well known for its unique elegance, you won't find trendier economical accommodation near Cape Town's hotspots than our comfortable backpackers hotel. We cater for all travellers from solo or groups visiting Cape Town domestically or internationally as we have rooms to accommodate up to 50 people.

Our backpackers hotel is newly refurbished and modernized. We focus on great service, a clean space, safety and a friendly attitude. When you travel to Cape Town make sure to visit us.

We cater for adventurers of all ages including backpackers, students and groups and we have taken special care to cater for our guests needs. You will find a well-catered for environment to make your stay hassle free. We have a snack bar, free internet access, including Wi-Fi, a communal lounge and kitchen, laundry facilities and free tea and coffee.

Forty8 Backpackers has six Dormitories ranging from four-beds, six-beds, 10-beds and 12-beds in a bedroom and three Private Double bedrooms. A Dormitory room consists of double bunk beds and the Double Room with double beds. The bathrooms are shared one for the females and the other for the males.

We are open 24-hours, 365-days a year. At the reception you can obtain travel information, tour bookings, safety boxes and there is a laundry service. We have our own shuttle services that offer door-to-door pick-up and drop-off, meet and greet services at Cape Town International Airport, tours and transfers to and from different places and destinations.
from R440
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Backpacker Apartments

Sleeps 33 in 7 rooms

Secret Season   Backpacking with a difference, the Backpacker Apartments is in Plettenberg Bay and comprises five apartments. Here a 100m stroll leads you...
Backpacking with a difference, the Backpacker Apartments is in Plettenberg Bay and comprises five apartments. Here a 100m stroll leads you to the shops, restaurants and pubs of Plettenberg Bay’s Main Street. While Central Beach is a short walk away.

For the more private traveller or those who want some me time, our double apartments are just what you need. For those who do not mind sharing we have three dorm style apartments fitted with bunk beds.

Each apartment has a private entrance, a fully equipped for self-catering kitchen, a bathroom, Satellite TV, free Wi-Fi and tea and coffee.
from R320

Jacobs Bay Backpackers "The Plot"

3 Reviews
Sleeps 36 in 13 rooms

Jacobs Bay Backpackers "The Plot" is situated at Jacobsbaai on the Cape West Coast, 160 km north of...
Jacobs Bay Backpackers "The Plot" is situated at Jacobsbaai on the Cape West Coast, 160 km north of Cape Town.

We can sleep up to 30 people in Double Rooms and dorms. Our facilities include a fully equipped kitchen, a lapa with a big screen TV, indoor and outdoor braai areas and an indoor bar. We are a great venue for bachelors, birthday parties, small weddings and team building. There is a projector and music system available; and hot showers and bedding are included.

Jacobsbaai is situated midway between Vredenburg and Saldanha Bay and is an isolated traditional Cape West Coast village. Most of the roads are gravel roads which keeps traffic at a snail's pace; this has resulted in a peaceful little resort town ideal for a weekend getaway or relaxing holiday.
from R280
Located on the first floor, up a flight of stairs, the Cape Dutch Quarters Tulbagh Travellers Lodge...
Located on the first floor, up a flight of stairs, the Cape Dutch Quarters Tulbagh Travellers Lodge offers guests spacious accommodation in clean, well-decorated, bright and sunny rooms.

For your convenience and pleasure, there is a large open-plan communal kitchen and lounge with sofas, satellite TV and CD/MP3 player, as well as cards, board games and free wireless Internet access.

The kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering. Our comfortable spring mattresses are complemented by good quality linen and bedding, which is changed according to the season. All linen is provided, as are both bath and pool towels. A light continental breakfast of toast, cereals and fruit is served either in the kitchen upstairs or at the pool lapa.

Laze the day away at the Quarter's swimming pool or catch a tan on the roof terrace before enjoying a sundowner while watching Tulbagh's Witzenburg mountain range turn from pink to purple.
from R500

Step-Aside George Conference Centre

5 Reviews
Sleeps 68 in 62 rooms

Ideally situated 2 km outside of George, this beautiful conference centre is located at the foot of...
Ideally situated 2 km outside of George, this beautiful conference centre is located at the foot of the majestic Outeniqua Mountains.

Although only a few minutes drive from the center of George and only 10 minutes from the airport, one immediately picks up on the tranquil and relaxed farm feeling. We cater for weddings and conferences of up to 150 guests. Also on offer are self-catering functions for school and sports groups.

Accommodation comprises three dormitories and a flat that can sleep up to 60 guests, and one family chalet that can sleep up to nine guests and also contains a fully-equipped kitchen and living area. An upmarket twin suite with DStv is also on offer.
from R320

Altona Lodge

11 Reviews
Sleeps 39 in 16 rooms

Relax, refresh and revive at this vibrant hostel in the heart of Cape Town’s lively Green Point area. In addition to having a unique vibe,...
Relax, refresh and revive at this vibrant hostel in the heart of Cape Town’s lively Green Point area. In addition to having a unique vibe, it is also only five minutes from the City Centre and is ideally located close to some of Cape Town’s most famous beaches and attractions.

Nestled in the shadow of Signal Hill and Table Mountain, this 19th-century lodge provides two areas for relaxing and socializing, as well as a palm-lined front garden. An easy-going atmosphere and friendly staff will help you make the most of your Cape Town experience.

The Cape Town Stadium is a mere 800 m from us with the V & A Waterfront and Sea Point only a 15 to 20-minute walk away.
from R450

Vicbay Surfari Lodge & Backpackers

16 Reviews
Sleeps 48 in 25 rooms

Vicbay Surfari Lodge & Backpackers is situated on the way to the famous Victoria Bay beach near...
Vicbay Surfari Lodge & Backpackers is situated on the way to the famous Victoria Bay beach near George along the Garden Route. From here you can discover the whole Garden Route area up to Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo.

There are plenty of activities to keep you entertained, both indoors and out. Take advantage of Victoria Bay’s great surfing beach to learn how to surf or master your technique. Situated in a coastal forest, within walking distance from the beach, it is a unique experience which will appeal to the adventurous traveller, nature lover, surfer, and families.

At the end of the day, watch TV in the lounge or challenge your friends and family to a game of pool or table tennis.

We are currently undertaking building and renovations at Vicbay Surfari.We are building a new lounge, bar and entertainment area. Expected completion will be end of June 2014. The building is not disruptive for the current entertainment areas, the problem exist from building noises from time to time during working hours. We apologize for any inconvenience.
from R450

Hout Bay Backpackers

3 Reviews
Sleeps 36 in 8 rooms

Hout Bay Backpacker Lodge is situated a stone’s throw away from Hout Bay Beach with uninterrupted views of beach, habour and the majestic...
Hout Bay Backpacker Lodge is situated a stone’s throw away from Hout Bay Beach with uninterrupted views of beach, habour and the majestic Chapman’s Peak. The lodge is quiet and comfortable, just 20 minutes from Cape Town and on the public transport route.

Our hostel suits budget travellers wanting to experience Hout Bay with its restaurants, harbour, beach, Seal Island, World of Birds and so on; the discerning backpackers requiring a base from which to hike Table Mountain National Park, bike Chapman’s Peak, surf Llandudno; and travellers interested in township tours and meeting volunteers working on community development projects. Local volunteer and language courses are also available.

The dormitories all have en-suite bathrooms, sleeping a maximum of six people per dorm and the communal lounge area has DStv and a large fireplace.

Knowledgable staff are on hand to advise and assist in planning a vast range of activities for you, including surfing, fishing, diving, sailing, kayaking, hiking trails, top restaurants, wine and township tours, pubs and if that’s not enough, there’s loads of live entertainment.

Dune’s Lodge Hout Bay is a 3 Star lodge run together with Hout Bay Backpackers and comprises of four luxury en-suite rooms with DStv and tea and coffee-making facilities. All rooms lead onto private wooden decks with views of Hout Bay Beach, habour and the majestic Chapman’s Peak.
from R170

The Glam

8 Reviews
Sleeps 22 in 10 rooms

The Glam boutique accommodation is nestled in the heart of the Central Business District of Cape Town, only steps away from Green Market...
The Glam boutique accommodation is nestled in the heart of the Central Business District of Cape Town, only steps away from Green Market Square which has seen a vast mix of cultures pass over its ancient cobbles.

The Glam is perfectly located for anyone seeking the pleasure of shopping or the thrill of vibrant night life. We are also in close proximity to the natural scenery the Mother City has to offer, making it the ideal choice when on business.

We offer a variety of beautifully designed rooms. The Glam is about enjoying life, having fun and making your experience memorable.
from R650

Green Elephant Backpackers

5 Reviews
Sleeps 13 in 10 rooms

We are a friendly backpackers with excellent travel information and booking office. A solar heated...
We are a friendly backpackers with excellent travel information and booking office. A solar heated swimming pool complements the hot jacuzzi for great relaxing parties.

We are also leaders in Environmental awareness and have a Grey Water system, solar panels, Extensive recycling and we use the local community for as many supplies as possible.

The computer has ADSL fast internet access for guests. All double rooms have 4 poster beds and the atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable.

The managers are great and the owner himself has travelled over 50 countries around the world, so knows the backpackers needs. The old ex-tree climbing dog Defa is legendary!
from R260

The Suntouched Inn

8 Reviews
Sleeps 16 in 5 rooms

Offering unique Bed and Breakfast style accommodation in the tranquil country village of Napier, The Suntouched Inn is the ideal base from...
Offering unique Bed and Breakfast style accommodation in the tranquil country village of Napier, The Suntouched Inn is the ideal base from which to explore the Cape Overberg region.

The Suntouched Inn offers stylishly decorated double en-suite, twin and family rooms, inspired by our travels. We provide delicious breakfasts, which are included in our rates. We also have wonderful old barn, which has been converted into a self-catering cottage on the premises, sleeping up to six people. Guests are welcome to relax by our swimming pool and make use of our braai facilities or dine in our fully licensed restaurant and lounge bar.

The Suntouched Inn is truly a place to relax, feel at home, yet away from it all, less than two hours’ drive from Cape Town, and only 30 minutes to the beautiful beaches of Arniston, Struisbaai, and Cape Agulhas. Hermanus and Gansbaai are 40 minutes’ drive away. Our local activities include horse riding, hiking, and mountain biking, or just sitting on the verandah and watching the country life roll by. We are also very proud of our village's very own Napier Brewery.
from R650

The Beach Camp

4 Reviews
Sleeps 23 in 11 rooms

Bury your toes in the sand while sipping your favourite drink, staring over the ocean by day and at the campfire at night. With comfortable...
Bury your toes in the sand while sipping your favourite drink, staring over the ocean by day and at the campfire at night. With comfortable bedded tents and A-frame huts, all the necessary equipment and delicious seafood dinners, camping doesn't get much better than this.

The Beach Camp™ is well-protected against the wind and shade is plentiful in the lapa area to protect you against sunburn. Chill Cove is just that, lie on a hammock and snooze the day away or read a book with the Atlantic Ocean in the background.

Accommodation consists of four cosy wooden A-frame huts with beds that can accommodate two people each. In addition, we also have six comfortable tents with two beds in each plus one three-man tent with a double and a single bed. We have a fully equipped kitchen tent with all the necessary pots, pans and all other utensils for braais.

The Beach Camp has a licensed bar for residents only, therefore you are not permitted to bring your own alcohol onto our premises. We do however realize that not everyone enjoys box wine, so if you are particular about the type of wine you drink you may bring your own bottle, a corkage fee applies.

Ablutions include hot showers, toilets, hand basin with hot and cold water and a mirror for the ladies. We are not dependent on electricity and have none by choice. This is a unique experience getting back to nature for those who want to rediscover peace of mind, the healing of nature and slowing down to appreciate the birds, hear the sound of the waves crashing against pink granite rock – the sounds of nature abound.
from R550
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SaltyCrax Backpackers Surf Lodge

11 Reviews
Sleeps 30 in 16 rooms

Special Deal   SaltyCrax Backpackers is located 500m from the beautiful beaches of Blouberg, the perfect place to...
SaltyCrax Backpackers is located 500m from the beautiful beaches of Blouberg, the perfect place to see picturesque views of Table Mountain. We are a 20 minute drive/40 minute bus ride from Cape Town Centre and are able to organise a variety of tours in and around the Western Cape. We are walking distance to major shopping centers, transport terminals, beach, restaurants and bars.

Facilities included are a fully furnished house and kitchen, bedding, Jacuzzi, entertainment area, television and a laundry service that operates daily. We also offer a shuttle service from the Airport.
We have budget dorm accommodation, as well as private rooms which could have shared facilities or a private en - suite bathroom.

Activities that our guests have at their fingertips are: Cape Point Tours, Wine Tours, Shark Cage Diving, Skydiving, Safaris of the big 5, Surfing, Kite Surfing, or just relaxing on the beach getting a tan...
There are so many things one can do around the area in the daytime and the nighttime, with beachfront just 5 minutes away.
from R160

Lighthouse Farm Lodge & Backpackers

6 Reviews
Sleeps 67 in 58 rooms

The Lighthouse Farm Lodge & Backpackers is situated on The Oude Molen Eco Village – A Beautiful...
The Lighthouse Farm Lodge & Backpackers is situated on The Oude Molen Eco Village – A Beautiful site on the last remaining farmland in Central Cape Town. Enjoy a taste of farm style living, with open fields and rivers, spectacular views of The Table Mountain range and breath taking sunsets Devil’s Peak and Lion’s Head from the front door.

The Cape Town City Center is just 10 minutes drive away or easily accessible by train. The Local supermarket is within walking distance. A splendid exhibition of Green Energy, a sense of community, urban agriculture and recreation make us the ultimate work/live/play combination.

Humble and Friendly. The Backpackers offers a ‘Home Away from Home Feeling”, where guests become like family.

Whether its a peaceful weekend get-away you’re after. Or a full on Backpackers experience . You can get it here.
We have cosy and affordable, self catering Dorm Rooms, as well as comfortable Double Rooms and Family units available. A range of facilities and local attractions will make your stay something to write home about.
from R100

Bear Trap Lodge

4 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 5 rooms

Bear Trap Lodge is situated in Grabouw in the heart of the Elgin Valley, overlooking the Groenland Nature Reserve and surrounded by...
Bear Trap Lodge is situated in Grabouw in the heart of the Elgin Valley, overlooking the Groenland Nature Reserve and surrounded by magnificent mountains and natural splendour. Bear Trap Lodge is the ideal base camp for mountain biking, hiking and rowing enthusiasts. The Bear Trap Lodge has a homely feel with large, comfortable rooms, luxurious bathrooms and a country-style kitchen that is fully equipped for self-catering. Come test your limits or just kick back by the fireplace and enjoy some Gluhwein.

All rooms have very comfortable mattresses and bedding to sooth away the pain after an active day in the mountains.

The Elgin Valley is a mountain biking heaven; so whether you’re a beginner wanting to meander around the countryside or an advanced mountain biker training for the Cape Epic, Grabouw has it all. Whatever your level of fitness, experience or adrenalin requirements, Grabouw is the ideal mountain-biking destination for you.

Elgin Valley also caters for hikers; from short strolls through the forestry plantations to multi-day hikes. For those seeking a bit more adventure there is the Suicide Gorge hiking trial situated in the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve.

Eikenhof Dam, situated at the Elgin Grabouw Country Club, boasts some of the best year-round rowing in the Western Cape. Surrounded by the high Hottentots Holland Mountain range, the dam is sheltered by the extreme winds.

Other activities in and around the area include wine tasting, horse riding, kloofing, kayaking, fishing, 4x4 trails, quad biking and Segway Tours.
from R2000
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Amakaya Backpackers

9 Reviews
Sleeps 40 in 34 rooms

Secret Season   Amakaya Backpackers and self-catering accommodation is situated 300 m from Main Street in Plettenberg Bay. This is where you will find...
Amakaya Backpackers and self-catering accommodation is situated 300 m from Main Street in Plettenberg Bay. This is where you will find numerous shops, restaurants, pubs and an open-air market. A few hundred metres further down the road is the popular Central Beach.

After a day's activities relax at our upstairs bar and open-air veranda. From here you can view the magnificent Tsitsikamma Mountains and the bay while you relax with an evening barbecue.

Our Adventure Centre can help you plan your activities in the Garden Route during your stay with us. Transport can be arranged to any of the sights you wish to see. Various tours are also available and you can even plan your own personalized tour.

Free self-help mini breakfast with all bookings, free Wi-Fi, and on-site parking.
from R280

African Heart Backpackers

Sleeps 18 in 13 rooms

Situated under majestic gaze of Table Mountain, Observatory is seen as the cultural hub of Cape Town. African Heart Backpackers, with its...
Situated under majestic gaze of Table Mountain, Observatory is seen as the cultural hub of Cape Town. African Heart Backpackers, with its relaxed vibe and friendly staff, is the ideal bed and breakfast option for guests visiting this Bohemian-style suburb.

This owner-run lodge has an eclectic design sprinkled with personal touches and artworks. There is a variety of creatively styled rooms ranging from backpacker dorms to private rooms. Most rooms make use of shared bathroom facilities.

Guests can enjoy a delicious breakfast as a great start to their day. From the reception desk, guests will be able to book a selection of activities, tours and overland trips. The lodge is run by a team of experienced travellers who will be able to give advice on popular area attractions.

This trendy suburb offers many restaurants, pubs and bars. These are all within walking distance of the lodge, affording guests a great opportunity to experience the culture of this area. The lodge provides the perfect start, or end, to your travels.
from R280

Oasis Shanti

16 Reviews
Sleeps 66 in 26 rooms

This small and friendly backpackers is located in a cheerful old house with a large, shady garden and swimming pool. Set in a leafy and...
This small and friendly backpackers is located in a cheerful old house with a large, shady garden and swimming pool. Set in a leafy and historic neighbourhood, it’s a peaceful place that’s just a short walk from the town centre.

We offer comfortable rooms and some rooms have en-suite facilities. There is a spacious Dormitory and shady Campsites. Enjoy the lazy lounging terrace for scrumptious breakfasts and a starlit barbecue that grills delicious ostrich steaks and vegetarian delights. A roaring fire warms the lounge on cold nights.

We provide maps of Oudtshoorn, discounted entry to local attractions and excellent advice on self-guided routes that take in the local sights, the surrounding farmlands, beautiful waterfalls and the spectacular mountain passes which are high on the list of things to do. Rates include linen, duvets, towels on request and complimentary tea and coffee.
from R140
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