Hey Awesome Travelers from all over the world!
Awesome Backpackers is a unique Backpackers hostel that offers the experience to explore the different meanings of Awesome as it’s our second edition in the heart of Capetown. With its very special and inviting atmosphere and beautiful art work on display, Awesome Backpackers can lead your way while expanding your horizon to fall in love with the mother city.
Located in the suburb of vibrant Green Point, Awesome Backpackers allows its guest easy access to the best Cape Town has to offer. The famous V&A Waterfront is just a stone throw away, Green Point Park next to the famous World Cup stadium right across the main road, Sea Point promenade with beautifulocean views 10 min walk away. Take a short walk down Main Road to find a variety of different restaurants and bars. There is a Supermarket and a Liquor Store in 300m walking distance and you are allowed to bring your own alcohol.
Awesome Backpackers offers a diversity of amenities. It has four shared dorms with a different number of beds. Every dorm in Awesome is special and inspired in a unique way to achieve your maximum comfort to get you ready for an awesome day in Cape Town. Awesome 4 can accommodate sixteen guests, with its in suite outdoor garden showers, Awesome 4 is JUST AWESOME for a group of friends or travelers. All dorms are equipped with lockers, reading lights and Air-con / Heaters. free WIFI is available in the whole range of the property. Awesome Backpackers provides a cool and cozy TV Room with a big flatscreen, Netflix, a book exchange and a charging station, pool table and darts and a lot more for your in-house entertainment. All guests have access to the communal kitchen, dining area and braai facilities.
Now to the garden, where you are invited to have a nice chill, play the acoustic guitar next to the bonfire, have a relaxing moment in the hammock and meet other travelers.
In the outside area Awesome kitchen will surprise you with a nice selection of food and snacks, all ingredients are fresh and prepared in a unique way to have a truly pleasant experience, not forgetting Awesome juice bar that offers fresh juice and virgin healthy cocktails, coffee or tea. Feel welcome to pimp up your drink and play@Awesome. We are all about your laughs and enjoyment, leading to your night out in the great mother City. Have a blast in a beer pong tournament or join others doing daily activities with Awesome backpackers.
Our tour desk can always assist you in planing your trip around South Africa.
Awesome Backpackers is a safe-friendly environment for Awesome travelers.
As always, its a pleasure meeting you again ;-).
Welcome to Awesome backpackers II
Have an Awesome stay ;-)
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Security
- Air Conditioning
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Breakfast Not Included
- Cable TV
- Cots available
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Iron / Ironing Board
- Key Card Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Late check-out
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pet Friendly
- Pool Table
- Reading Light
- Reception (limited hours)
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels Included
- Wake-up calls
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 3 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.
Awesome Backpacker Policies & Conditions:
Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival.
Check in from 14:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 12:00 .
Payment upon arrival by cash, debit cards.
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.
Breakfast not included.
Reception is open at 10am to 11pm.
No children allowed unless it is group bookings where we will accommodate the children only for the duration of their stay.
The maximum period of stay is of 14 days.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
Directions from Cape Town International Airport to 161 Main Road Greenpoint.
>Head northeast (260 meters)
>Keep right (800 meters)
>Keep left (300 meters)
>Slight right (350 meters)
>Slight left toward Airport Approach Rd (50 meters)
>Keep right to continue toward Airport Approach Rd (2,1km)
>Merge onto Settlers Way/N2 (10km)
>Keep right to continue on Philip Kgosana Dr/N2 (1,1km)
>Keep right to continue on Nelson Mandela Blvd/N2 (3,2km)
>Keep right to continue on Nelson Mandela Blvd (1,9km)
>Continue onto Buitengracht St/M62 (230meters)
>Use the right 3 lanes to turn right onto Helen Suzman Blvd/M6 (1,5km)
>At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Granger Bay Blvd (20meters)
>Exit the roundabout onto Granger Bay Blvd (70 meters)
>Use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto Main Rd/M61 (500 meters)
>161 Main Road, Greenpoint, Cape Town, 8051
The most convenient way to get to our property while carrying luggage is to use Uber, it only costs R170.00-R220.00 depending on traffic.
Using the public bus is also an option worth exploring. To use the public My Citi bus from the airport you have to purchase a 1 way ticket which costs R100.00.
The bus from the airport will depart to Civic centre>Wigtown>161 Main Road. The bus number to ask for is A01. All the A01 buses will reach our property even though they might take different routes, inevitably the buses will reach our 161 Main Road property. The last bus stop you need to get off at is Wigtown, its a 130m/2min walk to our 161 Main Road property.
Awesome Backpackers is situated on the Main Road of Greenpoint with immediate easy access to a variety of sites nearby. The 2010 World Cup renovated Greenpoint stadium is a stone throw away, its literally a 2 minute walk away. The entire Main road is filled with restaurants, supermarkets and shopping markets. With Sea Point and the Waterfront right on our doorstep and Camps Bay and Clifton Beaches just down the road you will be able to enjoy the Cape Town coastline at its best.