Observatory Backpackers - Cape Town

235 Lower Main Road, Cape Town, South Africa, 7925  show map
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Observatory Backpackers - Cape Town

Wi-Fi
Free parking
Kitchen facilities

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
Laundry
TV

Leisure/ TV room

Check-in/ Check-out

Express check-in/ -out

VIP check-in/ -out

Luggage storage

Locker room

Overview

Individual services and a lovely atmosphere make feel like home.

This comfortable hostel is situated about 6 km from V&A Waterfront. Guests will enjoy contemporary and Mexican cuisine of Hello Sailor, which is about 450 meters away.

It is less than 20 minutes by car to Cape Town International airport.

Rooms

Aside from wireless internet, a balcony, a writing table, an iron with ironing board and a separate toilet, rooms have beds with foam pillows, feather pillows and linens. The rooms also have a hardwood floor. Rooms are fitted with single beds and bunk beds. Guestrooms feature access to private bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

This venue offers a communal kitchen for self catering purposes.

Services

Guests are welcome to use a designated smoking place, a car park and a storage room for general purposes.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   11.

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Facilities

General

  • Smoking allowed in designated areas
  • Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Locker room

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen

Media

  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 1 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

hostel Observatory Backpackers - Cape Town Cape Town location
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Hostel Address:

235 Lower Main Road, Cape Town, South Africa, 7925

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City Centre
  • Cape Town
    2.6 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Observatory Railway Station
    1700 ft
  • Salt River Railway Station
    3300 ft
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    4.1 mi
Restaurants
  • Pancho's (cuisine: Mexican)
    1500 ft
  • Hello Sailor (cuisine: Contemporary)
    1400 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    11

Rooms and availability

Shared Bathroom Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

This double room has shared bathroom facilities.

Private Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

This double room has a private bathroom and wooden flooring.

Observatory Backpackers Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • District Six Church2.1 mi

Places of interest

  • Rhodes Memorial1.2 mi
  • Rondebosch Common Nature Reserve1.6 mi
  • Royal Cape Yacht Club1.8 mi
  • MyCiti Bus Stop Foreshore2.4 mi

Train stations

  • Observatory Railway Station1400 ft
  • Salt River Railway Station3000 ft
  • Mowbray Railway Station4300 ft
  • Rosebank Railway Station1.4 mi
  • Woodstock Railway Station1.4 mi
  • Kentemade Railway Station2.2 mi

Convention centers

  • Good Hope Centre2.1 mi
  • Good Hope Centre2.1 mi

Shopping areas

  • The Biscuit Mill4000 ft
  • Cavendish Square Mall1.2 mi

Monuments and Landmarks

  • District Six Mosque2.0 mi

Museums

  • The Heart of Cape Town Museum2300 ft
  • Irma Stern Museum1.2 mi
  • Castle of Good Hope2.3 mi
  • Castle of Good Hope2.3 mi

Universities, Institutes

  • University of Cape Town1.6 mi
  • Cape University of Technology2.1 mi

Theaters

  • Baxter Theatre Centre1.5 mi
  • Artscape Theatre2.4 mi

Golf courses and Country clubs

  • Mowbray Golf Club1.6 mi

Public parking

  • Groote Schuur2700 ft
  • Vincent Pallotti Hospital1.4 mi
  • Cape University of Technology2.1 mi

Local attractions

  • Irma Stern Museum1.2 mi
    Cecil Rd.
  • Devil\'s Peak2.1 mi
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Newlands Rugby Stadium2.4 mi
    8 Boundary Road
  • University of Cape Town1.6 mi
    Private Bag Rondebosch
  • Castle of Good Hope2.4 mi
    Corner of Buitenkant and Strand streets

Near the hostel

  • Cape Town Science Centre1800 ft
    370B Main Road Observatory
  • Old Biscuit Mill4100 ft
    373 - 375 Albert Road
  • The Heart of Cape Town Museum 2800 ft
    Groote Schuur Hospital, Main Road

Restaurants nearby

  • Pancho's1500 ft

    Address: 127 lower main road, Observatory
    Phone: 0214474854

    61% likes this, based on 47 reviews
    Cuisine: Mexican
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 10

  • Linko Restaurant1400 ft

    Address: 88 Lower Main Road Observatory
    Phone: 27 21 447 6509

    72% likes this, based on 12 reviews

  • 1890 House Sushi1600 ft

    Address: Lynton, Trill Road
    Phone: +27 21 447 1450 ‎

    86% likes this, based on 47 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese

  • Hello Sailor1400 ft

    Address: 86 Lower Main Road

    70% likes this, based on 32 reviews
    Cuisine: Contemporary

  • A Touch of Madness - Victorian Quaffery1500 ft

    Address: 12Nuttal Road
    Phone: +27214482266

    55% likes this, based on 50 reviews
    Cuisine: Contemporary
    Price Range: USD 2 - USD 20

Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    11
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How to reach hostel

hostel Observatory Backpackers - Cape Town Cape Town location
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Hostel Address:

235 Lower Main Road, Cape Town, South Africa, 7925

Get directions
City Centre
  • Cape Town
    2.6 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Observatory Railway Station
    1700 ft
  • Salt River Railway Station
    3300 ft
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    4.1 mi
Restaurants
  • Pancho's (cuisine: Mexican)
    1500 ft
  • Hello Sailor (cuisine: Contemporary)
    1400 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    11