Cat and Moose Backpackers Lodge
Established in 1995, we are housed in a historical building built in 1792, one of the original Central Cape Town dwellings. Our charming building is set against the backdrop of the majestic Table Mountain and encloses a leafy, sunny and private courtyard with splash-pool.
The Cat & Moose is within walking distance from the train station and central bus terminus. We neighbor the famous Turkish Baths and early 20th century historical indoor swimming pool. Historical Dutch Company Gardens, South African Museum, Planetarium, National Gallery and Holocaust Museum are all a block away.
Services you need such as a 24 hour convenient store, supermarkets, bars, a variety of restaurants and shopping malls are all within five minutes walk. This is a safe area within City Improvement District. We also provide an overnight Security Guard.
We are open 24/7 each day of the year. Reception is open 7am-10pm where you can also obtain travel information, and make tour bookings. We offer key less entry with security access code. Aside from the facilities below we have a large TV lounge, separate movie/game lounge, pool table, and large balcony overlooking Long Street with a vibrant nightlife and trendy restaurants, bars and lounges. Furthermore travel agencies and bicycle and surfboard hire outlets are situated right next to us.
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Instalaciones & Políticas de Albergue
- Recepción 24 horas
- Seguridad 24 horas
- Traslado al aeropuerto
- Estacionamiento de bicicletas
- Intercambio de libros
- Desayuno no incluido
- Televisión por cable
- Tarjetas telefónicas
- Sala común
- Tipo de cambio
- Servicio de fax
- Mapas de la ciudad gratis
- Wifi gratuito
- Secadores de pelo para alquilar
- Duchas de agua caliente
- Incluye ropa de cama
- Sin límite de hora
- Terraza al aire libre
- Caja fuerte
- IVA incluido
- Mostrador de excursiones
- Alquiler de toallas
Política de cancelaciónEsta propiedad cuenta con una política de cancelación de 1 días. Si no se realiza la cancelación dentro de ese plazo se aplicará un recargo de anulación igual a la primera noche de tu estancia.
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We are a Baz Bus Stop, easy arrival or departure.
ARRIVAL BY TRAIN OR BUS: Train Station or Long-distance Bus terminal is in the same complex in the City Centre, 15 min walk or about R 20 by Taxi waiting outside the arrival point.
ARRIVING BY PLANE: cheapest way to us from the airport is by using MyCiti Airport Shuttle Bus to the City Centre, around R 57, paying in cash, and than either take a metered taxi /about R 20/, waiting outside of MyCiti terminal, or buy a Credit Card style MyCiti Card / costs about R 25/ and continue by using MyCiti bus -F1 line- to stop right in the front of us on Long Street/ bus fare about R 5, must be pre-loaded onto MyCiti Card!/.
If you prefer taxi ride from the airport - cost around R 200, please contact us prior to arrival, or contact Sea View Taxi on 27 21 44 77 333 and quote Cat and Moose rate.
There are many taxis waiting outside Airport Arrivals as well, their charge is negotiable from R 200 onward, but some of them are really dodgy. Taxis booked at info kiosks inside Arrival hall will be more expensive, from R 250, should be reliable.
Cat & Moose Backpackers is situated in a 18th Century building at the top end of Long Street. You will find us on the left hand side just before the historical Turkish Bath and Swimming Pool Complex, opposite massive Lutheran Church, while staring at McDonalds Golden Arches across the Orange Street.
ARRIVING BY CAR :
If you arrive from either the N1 or N2 highways you go straight into Buitengracht Street. Turn Left / coming from N1/ or turn Right/ coming from N2/ into Strand Street and thent again into Long Street/ towards the Table Mountain/and drive until you see Cat & Moose on your left hand side, orange one storey building No.305 Long Street.
Parking anywhere in City Centre is payable per hour during office hours, after hours free. Safe parking - next to us at Shell Garage, per hour or pay for day-night-full 24 hrs, ask for info if needed.
Please call us on 27 21 423 7638 or 27 21 423 9933 if you need info or assistance, 24 hr.