8.3

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8.6

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Excellent location - 800 meters to the beach
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Robben Island Museum 10.5 km
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront 10.7 km
Two Oceans Aquarium 11.4 km
Lion's Head 13.1 km
Signal Hill 13.1 km
Table Mountain 16.0 km
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden 19.2 km
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony 42.0 km
Cape Point Nature Reserve 58.9 km
Cape of Good Hope 59.6 km
Nearby landmarks
Blouberg Dental 360 m
Kwik Spar 420 m
BRT Station (Bayside Centre) 550 m
Brander Road Park Playground 560 m
Porterfield Road Park 620 m
Brander Road Park 620 m
Bayside Mall 640 m
Table View Mall 720 m
Medi-Cross Pharmacy 840 m
Sanccob Western Cape - Penguin Rehabilitation Center 1.1 km
Saltycrax Backpackers
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Saltycrax Backpackers

20 Briza Road, Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, South Africa, 7441 - See map
Hygiene Plus
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Safety Features
Staff trained in safety protocol
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Health and Medical
First aid kit
  • 550 meters to public transportation

  • Airport transfer

  • 800 meters to the beach

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Hot tub

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Cape Town every 5 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money7.6
Distance to city center18.2 km
Location rating8.6
Nearest airportCape Town International Airport (CPT)
Distance to airport20.0 km

Rooms available at Saltycrax Backpackers

Very good
Room comfort & quality
8.0
Dormitory 10 Sleeper
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  • Room size: 10 m²/108 ft²
  • Street view
  • 1 bunk bed & 1 single bed
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Multi En-Suite Room(Double/Triple/4 Sleeper)
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed and 1 bunk bed
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Luxury Double Room
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 1 double bed
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Standard Double Room with Bunk Bed
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  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 double bed and 1 bunk bed
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Double Room with Shower
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  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 double bed
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Double Room with Bunk Bed
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  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 double bed and 2 bunk bed...
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Double En-Suite
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 double bed
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Multi Room
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed and 1 bunk bed
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Luxury Double en-suite
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Separate shower/bathtub
  • 1 double bed
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SINGLE ROOM SHARED ROOM
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    Frequently asked questions

    What time is check-in and check-out at Saltycrax Backpackers?

    Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

    How do I get to Saltycrax Backpackers?

    Saltycrax Backpackers is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 350 ZAR. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Saltycrax Backpackers also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hotel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Saltycrax Backpackers has a car park on site, as well as additional parking nearby if the first car park is full. Parking is free for guests. Self-parking is conveniently available at the hotel. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Cape Town with private transportation, the hotel can arrange both taxis or car rental.

    What is the smoking policy at Saltycrax Backpackers?

    Saltycrax Backpackers does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

    What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Saltycrax Backpackers?

    The closest train, metro, or bus station is BRT Station (Bayside Centre), 540 m away from Saltycrax Backpackers.

    What restaurants are nearby Saltycrax Backpackers?

    Saltycrax Backpackers is located in Bloubergstrand, famous for good restaurants such as Supa Sushi, News Cafe and Carlucci's Table View.

    What are popular attractions near Saltycrax Backpackers?

    Saltycrax Backpackers is located in Bloubergstrand area, which is famous for attractions such as Brander Road Park Playground, Porterfield Road Park and Brander Road Park.

    What popular beaches are close to Saltycrax Backpackers?

    Saltycrax Backpackers is located in the Bloubergstrand area, which includes Bloubergstrand Beach and Blouberg Beach.

    What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Saltycrax Backpackers?

    Saltycrax Backpackers is located within Bloubergstrand, which makes it conveniently close to natural sights including Sanccob Western Cape - Penguin Rehabilitation Center, Table View Nature Reserve - Rietvlei Wetlands and Bokkombaai.

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    Overall rating:

    8.3

    Excellent
    118 reviews
    Cleanliness
    7.3
    Facilities
    6.9
    Location
    8.6
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    More about Saltycrax Backpackers

    More about Saltycrax Backpackers

    Ideal for fun and relaxation, Saltycrax Backpackers is located in the Bloubergstrand area of Cape Town. Set 18.2 km from the excitement of the city, this 5-star hotel commands an excellent location and provides access to the city's biggest attractions. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

    The facilities and services provided by Saltycrax Backpackers ensure a pleasant stay for guests. The hotel provides daily housekeeping, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas, family room, BBQ facilities to ensure our guests the greatest comfort.

    In addition, all guestrooms feature a variety of comforts. Many rooms even provide heating, mini bar, fan, television, refrigerator to please the most discerning guest. The hotel offers an excellent variety of recreational facilities, including hot tub, garden. Saltycrax Backpackers is your one-stop destination for quality hotel accommodations in Cape Town.

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    Amenities and facilities
    Good
    Facilities

    6.9

    Most talked about facilities

    Breakfast

    1 mention

    Internet

    1 mention

    Languages spoken

    • English

    Internet access

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
    • Wi-Fi in public areas

    Things to do, ways to relax

    • Bowling alley
    • Canoeing
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Garden
    • Horseback riding
    • Hot tub
    • Massage
    • Nightclub
    • Snorkeling
    • Spa
    • Surfing lessons
    • Tennis court
    • Ticket services
    • Tours
    • Water park
    • Wind surfing
    • Yoga room

    Cleanliness and safety

    • Body thermometer
    • Daily disinfection in all rooms
    • Daily disinfection in common areas
    • Face coverings on staff
    • First aid kit
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
    • Protective screens in common areas
    • Staff trained in safety protocol
    • Temperature check for guests and staff

    Fitness & recreation

    • Game room

    Dining, drinking, and snacking

    • BBQ facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Shared kitchen
    • Vending machine

    Services and conveniences

    • Concierge
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Dry cleaning
    • Elevator
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Fireplace
    • Food delivery
    • Laundry service
    • Luggage storage
    • Safety deposit boxes
    • Smoke-free property
    • Smoking area

    For the kids

    • Family room

    Access

    • Pets allowed
    • Security [24-hour]

    Getting around

    • Airport transfer
    • Car park [free of charge]
    • Car park [nearby]
    • Car park [on-site]
    • Rental car
    • Shuttle service
    • Taxi service

    Available in all rooms

    • Complimentary tea
    • Fan
    • Free bottled water
    • Free instant coffee
    • Refrigerator
    Food and dining
    Breakfast options
    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    Location
    20 Briza Road, Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, South Africa, 7441
    Excellent
    Location

    8.6

    Public transportation

    • BRT Station (Bayside Centre)
      550 m
    • Chempet
      6.2 km

    Airports

    • Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
      20.0 km

    Hospital or clinic

    • Blouberg Dental
      360 m

    Shopping

    • Canal Walk Shopping Centre
      8.6 km

    Convenience store

    • 7 Eleven
      520 m

    Cash withdrawal

    • ATM
      410 m
    What's nearby

    Popular landmarks

    • Robben Island Museum
      10.5 km
    • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
      10.7 km
    • Two Oceans Aquarium
      11.4 km
    • Lion's Head
      13.1 km
    • Signal Hill
      13.1 km
    • Table Mountain
      16.0 km
    • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
      19.2 km
    • Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
      42.0 km
    • Cape Point Nature Reserve
      58.9 km
    • Cape of Good Hope
      59.6 km

    Nearby landmarks

    • Blouberg Dental
      360 m
    • Kwik Spar
      420 m
    • BRT Station (Bayside Centre)
      550 m
    • Brander Road Park Playground
      560 m
    • Porterfield Road Park
      620 m
    • Brander Road Park
      620 m
    • Bayside Mall
      640 m
    • Table View Mall
      720 m
    • Medi-Cross Pharmacy
      840 m
    • Sanccob Western Cape - Penguin Rehabilitation Center
      1.1 km
    Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
    Property policies
    Children and extra beds

    Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

    Minimum age of guests is: 18 year(s).

    Others
    • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
    Some helpful facts

    Check-in/Check-out

    • Check-in from14:00
    • Check-out until11:00
    • Reception open until23:00

    Getting around

    • Airport transfer fee350 ZAR
    • Distance from city center18.2 km
    • Travel time to airport (minutes)39

    The property

    • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes
    • Number of rooms 7

    Reviews of Saltycrax Backpackers from real guests

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    7.7
    /
    10
    Very good
    Cleanliness7.3
    Facilities6.9
    Location8.6
    Room comfort and quality8.0
    Service7.9
    Value for money7.6
    High score for Cape Town
    Rating
    9+ Exceptional (3)
    8-9 Excellent (2)
    7-8 Very Good (0)
    6-7 Good (1)
    <6 Below Expectation (1)
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    10.0
    Exceptional
    LANCE from South Africa
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory 10 Sleeper
    Stayed 1 night in October 2020

    Exceptional”

    Needed a place for a friend everything was perfect didn’t expect such an awesome place for low rates. Well done!

    Reviewed October 31, 2020

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    COLEEN from South Africa
    Family with teens
    Standard Double Room with Bunk Bed
    Stayed 4 nights in October 2020

    Out of this world Backpackers”

    What a pleasant surprise!!! Absolutely stunning place, awesome people and totally exceeded my expectations.

    Reviewed October 17, 2020

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    6.8
    Good
    Kagisho
    Family with young children
    Multi Room
    Stayed 2 nights in March 2019

    Good”

    I am happy

    Reviewed April 02, 2019

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    5.2
    Elijah from South Africa
    Business traveler
    Multi Room
    Stayed 1 night in March 2017

    Bad room ”

    The room was bad poor bed

    Reviewed March 04, 2017

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    8.8
    Excellent
    Zephyr from France
    Business traveler
    Dormitory 10 Sleeper
    Stayed 2 nights in February 2017

    Nice place ! ”

    Very nice place ! People are open to discussions anytime of the day. Close to the beach. Wifi, breakfast, shower, toilets, are perfect. It is a nice place to be when you are a young traveller. Lot of young girls working for the Save Fundation.

    Reviewed February 14, 2017

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    9.2
    Exceptional
    Thomas from South Africa
    Group
    Dormitory 10 Sleeper
    Stayed 2 nights in January 2017

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    Reviewed January 06, 2017

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    8.7
    Excellent
    Andreas from Namibia
    Business traveler
    Multi En-Suite Room(Double/Triple/4 Sleeper)
    Stayed 2 nights in October 2015

    happy”

    price, people,
    Reviewed February 29, 2016

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