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1 room, 2 adults

Big Blue Backpackers

7 Vesperdene Road, Green Point, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8051, South Africa

Hostel with outdoor pool, near Cape Town Stadium
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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  • Just an old and uncomfortable facility. Nice stuff.Mar 17, 2020
  • One the nicer hostels I stayed in. I came with wife and 9 yr old son. I was great for…Feb 28, 2020

Big Blue Backpackers

from ZAR 645
  • Double Room (Shared Facilities)
  • Twin Room (Shared Facilities)
  • Family Room (4-Bed with Shared Facilities)
  • Family Room (6-Bed with Shared Facilities)
  • Double Room, Ensuite
  • Family Room, Ensuite (4-Bed)
  • Shared Dormitory (11-Bed)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (8-Bed)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (10-Bed)
  • Shared Dormitory, Men only (7-Bed)
  • Basic Single Room
  • Shared Dormitory (Mix 6 Bed)

What’s around Big Blue Backpackers


  • In Green Point
  • Cape Town Stadium - 11 min walk
  • V&A Waterfront - 16 min walk
  • Two Oceans Aquarium - 18 min walk
  • Long Street - 21 min walk
  • Cape Town International Convention Centre - 22 min walk
  • Cape Town Cruise Terminal - 28 min walk
  • Castle of Good Hope - 32 min walk

Getting around

  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 23 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 25 min walk
  • Cape Town Bellville Station - 19 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 10 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets stay free (dogs and cats only)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking on site

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Barbecue grills
  • Microwave in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • French
  • German

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping

Big Blue Backpackers’s small print

Also known as

  • Big Blue Backpackers Cape Town
  • Big Blue Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Big Blue Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Cape Town


  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
  • We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    FAQs for Big Blue Backpackers

    • Is parking offered on site at Big Blue Backpackers?
      Yes, there's free self parking.
    • Is there a pool at Big Blue Backpackers?
      Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at Big Blue Backpackers?
      Yes, cats and dogs stay free.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at Big Blue Backpackers?
      You can check in from 2:00 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 10:30 AM.

    Recent reviews

    Very good 8,4 From 6 reviews

    Good 6,0
    Sale, les chiens de promene librement dans l'auberge, hostel dans un mauvais état Beaucoup de travailleur.
    azziz, fr3 night trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    The place to be in Cape Town!
    Just wow, the best place we’ve stayed until now! 🙂 If you come to Cape Town and are looking for a place with fun, amazing, honest people, with clean rooms, kitchen to use, bar to make friends and have a dring, clean pool to relax and much much more —> this is the place! Thanks Johnli, Julie and Pascale for this amazing experience, can’t wait to come back to CapeTown and be back at the Big Blue Backpackers. Best, Lark & Olivia
    Larklind, ch4 night trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    ca2 night trip

    Big Blue Backpackers

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