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About Bohemian Lofts Backpackers

We at Bohemian Lofts Backpackers offer affordable, quirky clean rooms. We offer a free basic breakfast( toast, jam, tea and coffee) and more importantly we offer free WiFi in our communal areas as well as in some of the en-suite rooms. From Obs you can get to the False Bay beaches, West Coast beaches, the centre of Cape Town and so much more. It is a perfect home base for a traveler, a student, an intern or an outreach volunteer.

We overlook Observatory Lower Main Road. From the balcony, you can sit and people-watch, or just soak up the hustle and bustle of the eclectic, arty neighbourhood of Observatory.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 31
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 8 Reviews


  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Important Information

Bookings are subject to availability when the client accepts the quote.

Bohemian Lofts Backpackers Rooms

Reviews for Bohemian Lofts Backpackers

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Priscilla Maliwichi
03 February 2018

The atmosphere was very good. Fellow guest were easy to interact with and the staff were friendly.

Ritah Katwire
16 July 2017

Proximity to facilities was awesome. The staff really were friendly and nice.

Anelisa Mbabama
11 May 2017

The staff was very friendly and the rooms were clean and tidy. I had a great stay at the Bohemian Lofts Backpackers. Would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for decent and affordable accommodation in Cape town.

Sbusiso Mlangeni
18 April 2017

They must put bigger lockers so that we can lock our staff inside.We need tv. we getting bored and nothing to watch.My biggest issue was parking area for vehicles, nothing you have to leave the car on the street. No good at all especially me with company car (Toyota)

John erasmus, South Africa
11 December 2016

Very friendly, understanding staff. I would recommend a stay to anyone.

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Bohemian Lofts Backpackers is 5.8km from the centre of Cape Town , the nearest airport 14.7km (Cape Town International Airport).
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