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Simon's Town Backpackers

Prince Alfred Building, 66 St. Georges Street

Highlights

  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Common Room
  • Travel Desk

Important Information

We ask for sociable people to grace our place with their friendliness. Simon's Town Boutique Backpackers supports sharing of music, food, outings, photos and everything people should do together.

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From $17

This hostel (Only 40 km from Cape Town city) is close to everything Simon's Town has to offer. It's the last town before you reach Cape Point, and offers centralised access to all the best attractions of the Cape Peninsula.

Activities include:

Surfing, fishing, diving, sailing, sea kayaking, hiking trails, pub crawls, top restaurants, cycle rentals, Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, whale-watching, beach horse riding, caving expeditions, wine and township tours and if that's not enough theres loads of live entertainment daily!

We also give the best travel tips in the business - for free!

There's lots to do at this awesome spot so check it out - Simon's Town is Great!

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Important Information

We ask for sociable people to grace our place with their friendliness. Simon's Town Boutique Backpackers supports sharing of music, food, outings, photos and everything people should do together.

This hostel (Only 40 km from Cape Town city) is close to everything Simon's Town has to offer. It's the last town before you reach Cape Point, and offers centralised access to all the best attractions of the Cape Peninsula.

Activities include:

Surfing, fishing, diving, sailing, sea kayaking, hiking trails, pub crawls, top restaurants, cycle rentals, Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, whale-watching, beach horse riding, caving expeditions, wine and township tours and if that's not enough theres loads of live entertainment daily!

We also give the best travel tips in the business - for free!

There's lots to do at this awesome spot so check it out - Simon's Town is Great!

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Great 82%

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

About half a mile from the train station and close to all the restaurants and bars, Boulders beach is about a 20 min walk away. The train from Cape Town took just over an hour and only cost about £1.20, the track runs right next to the sea. Our room was clean and nicely furnished, as was the whole building, better than we expected. It had a kitchen and bar but no safe or cafe / restaurant. The staff were friendly and helpful. If you want to visit Cape point you can either hire a bike (but its a long ride) or hire a car (best bet). There is no public transport there apart from a taxi which will cost you. Simonstown has a couple of free museums to visit and has a slower pace than the hustle and bustle of Cape Town.

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4
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4
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
3
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

I loved it here, staying in a mixed dorm which opened out onto the communal balcony with great sea views. The communal bathroom had just been refitted and was superb. The dorm was basic with 6 (bunk) beds, clean and comfortable. The kitchen was well fitted out and there were two computers for internet access.
Not always someone on hand for advice and info, but when found, they were friendly and helpful.
Good location, just a short walk from the main town area with a handy pub which had great food.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
3

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

This place is great. We didn't really hang out there except when we were in our room, but really liked our room(double/ensuite) which had doors opening to a long, communal balcony. It's just a short walk to the Wharf where there are some small boutiques and a few good restaurants. The penguins are about a 35 minute walk away.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
4

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Hotel Amenities

  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Tours/Travel Desk

general

  • Towels for Hire

communications

  • Card Phones

parking

  • Bicycle Parking

inroom facilities

  • Reading Light

sport& leisure

  • Cable TV
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