33 South Boutique Backpackers

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  • Description
  • Facilities
Young vibrant staff, adventure-packed days, exciting nights, chilled-to-the-max braais and the comfiest beds also included. Centrally located in the legendary OBZ, the funky and vibey neighbourhood with some of Cape Town’s most adored live band venues, comedy clubs, restaurants, pubs and bars.

'Forget everything you once thought or believed about backpacking and join us on a new and unique journey in Cape Town'

33 South Boutique Backpackers was developed especially for those individuals who have a taste for a real adventure but are not willing to give up their piping hot showers and fresh percale linen.

Because Cape Town is such a great place, we decided to develop a Boutique Backpackers Lodge that is really special. Boutique? Boutique for us is everything stylish, unique and luxurious – and all this you’ll find in the homely atmosphere at 33 South Boutique Backpackers. Since we dedicated our name (33 South) to the geographic location of Cape Town (33 South, 18 East), it’s fitting that each of our rooms is themed after a different culturally rich “Capetonian” neighbourhood.

Whether you choose to spend the night in an extra-sized bed in District 6, the colourful Bo-kaap, Khayalitsha Shack chic or the cool and breezy Kalk bay room (amongst others) Cindy, Kim and the rest of the friendly staff will make sure you feel at home in this spacious Victorian house.

At the reception you’ll not only find a selection of tours, activities and great music, but also insider-info on the best restaurants, surf spots, music festivals and loads of “off-the-beaten-track” adventures.

Comfort, safety and security are top priority. To ensure this, each guest has their very own large locking cupboard with digital code safe, extra-sized bed with the softest fresh linen and the night-watchman Elvis will keep you safe and entertained.

See you soon!

The 33 South Team
  • Minimum Stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 27
  • Check-in: 01:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 6
  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Babysitting Services
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Pets Permitted*
  • Fireplace
  • Wi-Fi
  • ADSL Internet
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Dutch
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans
  • Sotho (Sesotho)
  • Tswana (Setswana)
  • Shona
  • KiSwahili
* Please enquire for further details.

6 Reviews on 33 South Boutique Backpackers

We had a great stay and enjoyed getting settled at the start of our trip to Cape Town at 33 South. The location was close enough to the main road restaurants and bars, but far enough down the street to feel safe and quiet. It was convenient to the train and also easy to park on the street. I'd recommend this place to my friends.


05 February 2014

I really enjoyed my stay. Thanks to the team who made my stay enjoyable. Will definitely be back.


11 December 2013

Clean and central accommodation in Obs for a family of 5. It was a great way for our girls to experience backpacking.


07 February 2013

Nice.


02 January 2013

Lovely people.


03 October 2012
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Price & Availability

ON REQUEST
Thursday 11th September
  • Per Person Sharing:
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  • Per Person:
  • R600
  • Per Unit:
  • R1350
  • Minimum Stay:
  • 2 Nights
 
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Bokaap Private ensuiteX 1
Includes: Breakfast
Experience this spacious Double-ensuite room, themed after the "Bokaap" neghibourhood in Cape Town. “Bokaap” is a neighbourhood in Central Cape Town that is typically Cape Malay. The influences here are from Indonesia, India and the East. There are many Mosques in Bokaap, and apart from singing that erupts throughout these narrow, and brightly coloured streets, the smell of a fresh Briyaani or Bobotie cooking on the stove for hours wafts through the air – delicious! • Digital code built-in safe • Highest quality percale Linen
 
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Crouching TygerX 1
Includes: Breakfast
Sleep in this bright double room, themed after The stunning Tygerberg room. Sitting on the border between Cape Town CBD and the wine-rich Stellenbosch, is the “Boerewors Gordyn” (Directly translated means “Farmer’s sausage curtain”) a metaphorical line which divides the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town from the historically rich Afrikaans neighbourhoods of Tygerberg and Durbanville. • Digital code built-in safe • Highest quality percale Linen • Private Double bed
 
Crouching Tyger
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De WaterkantX 1
Includes: Breakfast
Enjoy the plush interior of this Parisian Printemps inspired bedroom that sleeps eight people, and certainly won’t hold back on Percale linen and Micro-fibre Duvets. With aone “Casier Grande” and a digital code safe per person, it isn’t even a question that all precious possessions will be kept safe. So, until then - Aurevoir, and ciao ciao!
• Large Locker with hangers • Digital code built-in safe • Highest quality percale Linen • Extra-size adult bunk beds
 
De Waterkant
Sleeps 8 Price:
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District 6X 1
Includes: Breakfast
Sleep in this bright room, themed after the musical and culturally rich "District 6" neighbourhood. “Hoesit my bra!” With Table Mountain in their backyard, the people of District six use music to tell the story of South Africa’s past and traditions with enthusiasm and “gees” that is second to none. The spacious “Brooklyn my bra” room celebrates the rhythm and beat of local music and musicians in Cape Town, and gives you an insight into the vibrant and colourful neighbourhood that has it’s origins in 1867. Large Locker with hangers • Digital code built-in safe • Highest quality percale Linen • Extra-size, Extra length adult bunk beds
 
District 6
Sleeps 4 Price:
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Kalk Bay HarbourX 1
Includes: Breakfast
Sleep in this peaceful room, themed after the sleepy fishing village of Kalk Bay. Tranquil, picturesque and steeped in Fishing tradition, Kalk bay harbour envelopes you in a time-warp. Discover the lesser-known way of life of Kalk bay’s locals and the sleepy day-to-day fishing community in this cool and calm six bed room. Percale linen and micro-fibre duvets make every night spent in this room a relaxing experience. Large lockers which reveal the catch of the day, as well as a digital code safe per person, ensure that there’s nothing “fishy” about the security of this room. • Large Locker with hangers • Digital code built-in safe • Highest quality percale Linen • Extra-size adult bunk beds
 
Kalk Bay Harbour
Sleeps 6 Price:
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KhayalitshaX 1
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Sleep in this funky room. themed after Cape Town's largest and wqarmest Township. Bright, vibrant and full of “Vooma,” this four bed room has real personality. Percale linen and quality mattresses ensure a relaxing nights rest that will leave you humming “thu-la-thu – thu la mama” (a traditional Xhosa Lullaby) as you fall asleep. Large Individually locking Lockers and digital code safes for each guest ensure your belongings are kept safe. Hamba kakuhle
• Large Locker with hangers • Digital code built-in safe • Highest quality percale Linen • Extra-size adult bunk beds
 
Khayalitsha
Sleeps 4 Price:
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Bokaap Private ensuite x 1

Includes: B & B

Experience this spacious Double-ensuite room, themed after the "Bokaap" neghibourhood in Cape Town. “Bokaap” is a neighbourhood in Central Cape Town that is typically Cape Malay. The influences here are from Indonesia, India and the East. There are many Mosques in Bokaap, and apart from singing that erupts throughout these narrow, and brightly coloured streets, the smell of a fresh Briyaani or Bobotie cooking on the stove for hours wafts through the air – delicious! • Digital code built-in safe • Highest quality percale Linen

Crouching Tyger x 1

Includes: B & B

Sleep in this bright double room, themed after The stunning Tygerberg room. Sitting on the border between Cape Town CBD and the wine-rich Stellenbosch, is the “Boerewors Gordyn” (Directly translated means “Farmer’s sausage curtain”) a metaphorical line which divides the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town from the historically rich Afrikaans neighbourhoods of Tygerberg and Durbanville. • Digital code built-in safe • Highest quality percale Linen • Private Double bed

De Waterkant x 1

Includes: B & B

Enjoy the plush interior of this Parisian Printemps inspired bedroom that sleeps eight people, and certainly won’t hold back on Percale linen and Micro-fibre Duvets. With aone “Casier Grande” and a digital code safe per person, it isn’t even a question that all precious possessions will be kept safe. So, until then - Aurevoir, and ciao ciao!
• Large Locker with hangers • Digital code built-in safe • Highest quality percale Linen • Extra-size adult bunk beds

District 6 x 1

Includes: B & B

Sleep in this bright room, themed after the musical and culturally rich "District 6" neighbourhood. “Hoesit my bra!” With Table Mountain in their backyard, the people of District six use music to tell the story of South Africa’s past and traditions with enthusiasm and “gees” that is second to none. The spacious “Brooklyn my bra” room celebrates the rhythm and beat of local music and musicians in Cape Town, and gives you an insight into the vibrant and colourful neighbourhood that has it’s origins in 1867. Large Locker with hangers • Digital code built-in safe • Highest quality percale Linen • Extra-size, Extra length adult bunk beds

Kalk Bay Harbour x 1

Includes: B & B

Sleep in this peaceful room, themed after the sleepy fishing village of Kalk Bay. Tranquil, picturesque and steeped in Fishing tradition, Kalk bay harbour envelopes you in a time-warp. Discover the lesser-known way of life of Kalk bay’s locals and the sleepy day-to-day fishing community in this cool and calm six bed room. Percale linen and micro-fibre duvets make every night spent in this room a relaxing experience. Large lockers which reveal the catch of the day, as well as a digital code safe per person, ensure that there’s nothing “fishy” about the security of this room. • Large Locker with hangers • Digital code built-in safe • Highest quality percale Linen • Extra-size adult bunk beds

Khayalitsha x 1

Includes: B & B

Sleep in this funky room. themed after Cape Town's largest and wqarmest Township. Bright, vibrant and full of “Vooma,” this four bed room has real personality. Percale linen and quality mattresses ensure a relaxing nights rest that will leave you humming “thu-la-thu – thu la mama” (a traditional Xhosa Lullaby) as you fall asleep. Large Individually locking Lockers and digital code safes for each guest ensure your belongings are kept safe. Hamba kakuhle
• Large Locker with hangers • Digital code built-in safe • Highest quality percale Linen • Extra-size adult bunk beds

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