We are arguably the largest Backpackers in Central Cape Town with over 200 Beds, Free Wi-Fi, DSTV, Bar and Pool tables. We are able to accommodate short term and long term lets and welcome everyone from Backpackers to Tourists including Locals and Students.
Come join is in the Mother City!
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- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Air Conditioning
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Breakfast not included
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Free City Maps
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Laundry Facilities
- Luggage Storage
- Mini Supermarket
- Pool Table
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels For Hire
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Cancellation Policy: 48 hours before the arrival
Minimum 2 days notice is required for cancellations.
Long Term lets will require a Damage Deposit and Admin Fee.
Office is open Mon - Fri 8.00 am to 6.00 pm but we have a manned reception desk 24 hours
Breakfast is not included.
No Children or Pets allowed.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From the bus and train station, walk up Adderley street past the Golden Acre Centre, take a right into Wale Street at the top of Adderley, then left onto Long Street.
Walk approx 5 blocks up Long Street to the Rip Curl Store on your left and take a right into Bloem Street. We are situated in the same building as Tommy's Sports Bar on the Corner of Bloem and Loop.
Entrance past Tommy’s Sports Bar on Loop Street
From the Airport you can catch the new My Citi Shuttle bus into Cape Town Central (Civic Centre) and then catch the joining bus route to Gardens and get off right opposite our building on Loop Street.
Bound by Loop, Long, Bloem and Buiten streets, 179 Loop is directly located in the vibrant centre of town, at the foot of majestic Table Mountain and Lion's Head. With Long street just a short stroll away you will never be far from the infamous long street nightlife. You will also be within easy reach of all the local attractions such as; Table Mountain - 5 mins Green Point Soccer Stadium - 10 mins V&A Waterfront (Robben Island) - 10 mins Camps Bay and Clifton - 15 mins