Excellent 8.2
Based on 163 reviews

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Distances to essentials

  • Airports
    • 12.69 km
    • Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    • 134.24 km
    • Robertson Airport (ROD)
  • Bus and rail stations
    • 4.13 km
    • Cape Town Station
    • 4.17 km
    • MyCiti Bus Service Roeland Bus Stop
  • Hospitals and clinics
    • 0.38 km
    • Groote Schuur Hospital
  • Drug stores
    • 0.46 km
    • Alpha Pharm
  • Convenience stores
    • 3.23 km
    • BP Express

More about Green Elephant Backpackers

An overview

Located in the heart of Observatory in Cape Town, a lively student area, Green Elephant Backpackers offers budget accommodation. It features an outdoor pool and barbecue facilities. Green Elephant is the close to Groote Schuur Hospital, and to pubs, restaurants, public transport, shops, and theatres. The hostel offers simply decorated rooms and dormitory rooms with shared or private bathrooms. Linen are included in the rooms and there is one dorm room exclusively for women. A daily breakfast is served on request, but there are also excellent coffee shops, some with all day breakfasts. Themed dinners including home-made pizzas and chicken curry are served on site the property. A tour desk, a luggage storage space and laundry facilities are available. Guests can use the free Wi-Fi in the public areas or relax in the garden. A vending machine with drinks is also provided.
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What they offer

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Services and conveniences

  • Smoking area


  • Pets allowed

Payment types accepted for services

  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Diners Club
  • Visa

Available in all rooms

  • Complimentary bottled water
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Guest policies

  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Verified traveler reviews

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  • Cleanliness 10.0
  • Facilities 10.0
  • Location 10.0
  • Service 10.0
  • Value for money 10.0
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  • Cleanliness 8.3
  • Facilities 7.8
  • Location 8.0
  • Room comfort and quality 8.0
  • Service 8.9
  • Value for money 8.5
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