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Green Elephant Backpackers

3-star Hotel with Outdoor pool

3 stars

57 Milton Road, 7925 Cape Town, Western Cape

+27 214 486 359
7.9
Good

based on 4 reviews

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About Green Elephant Backpackers, Cape Town

Cleanliness
7.0
Location
9.0
Staff
8.0
Value for money
8.0
Overall
8.0
Located in the heart of Observatory in Cape Town, a lively student area, Green Elephant Backpackers offers budget accommodation. It features an outdoor pool and barbecue facilities. The hostel offers simply decorated rooms and dormitory rooms with shared or private bathrooms. Linen are included in the rooms and there is one dorm room exclusively for women. A daily breakfast is served on request, but there are also excellent coffee shops nearby, some with all day breakfasts. Themed dinners including home-made pizzas and chicken curry are served at the property. Green Elephant is the close to Groote Schuur Hospital, pubs, restaurants, public transport, shops, and theatres. A tour desk, a luggage storage space and laundry facilities are available. Guests can use the free WiFi in the public areas or relax in the garden. A vending machine with drinks is also available.

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Double Rooms - Skyline view
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • 24hr front desk
  • Safe
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Body soap
  • Linens

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking

Outdoor

  • Balcony
  • Grill
  • Garden

Services and conveniences

  • Safety deposit box
  • Tour desk
  • 24hr front desk

Dining

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Shared kitchen

Pool

  • Plunge pool
  • Outdoor pool

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities

Bedroom

  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)

General

  • Storage available

Health and safety

  • Safe

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast

Places of interest near Green Elephant Backpackers

Attractions in Cape Town, South Africa curated by momondo

Green Elephant Backpackers location: 57 Milton Road, 7925 Cape Town, Western Cape

Top landmarks

Old Biscuit Mill0.8 mi
Boulders Beach17.9 mi
Newlands Stadium2.3 mi
Castle of Good Hope2.3 mi
Newlands Cricket Ground2.5 mi
District Six Museum2.5 mi
Bo Kaap Museum3.1 mi
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront3.3 mi
Table Mountain3.6 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Mowbray Restaurant - Protea Hotel Cape Town Mowbray0.8 mi
Shakespeare's Restaurant12.6 mi
Thirty7 Showkitchen - The Westin Cape Town2.7 mi
Louis B's Bar and Lounge - The Westin Cape Town2.7 mi
Raleigh's Bar - The Westin Cape Town2.7 mi
North Wharf Restaurant - Protea Hotel Cape Town North Wharf2.8 mi
Oak Leaf Restaurant - Protea Hotel Dorpshuis & Spa Stellenbosch22.1 mi
Stonebreakers Restaurant - Protea Hotel Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge3.6 mi
Towers Restaurant - Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers3.8 mi

Green Elephant Backpackers Reviews

7.9
GoodBased on 4 verified guest reviews
7.3Solo
9.6Friends

Pros +
  • "Staff was amazing, really helpful." (in 50 reviews)
  • Breakfast was super delicious (in 27 reviews)
  • The room was nice and clean. (in 17 reviews)
Cons -
  • room had cockroaches (in 13 reviews)
  • No wifi in my room (in 2 reviews)
  • "This was well kept, taking into consideration that Cape Town has water restrictions." (in 1 review)


Green Elephant Backpackers room booking info

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Check in anytime after 1:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM

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Frequently asked questions

  • How does Green Elephant Backpackers compare to other 3 star hotels in Cape Town?

    Green Elephant Backpackers is typically below the average price of 3 star hotels in Cape Town. On average, you can expect to pay $102 per night in Cape Town. Green Elephant Backpackers typically costs $12 per night, which is $90 cheaper than the Cape Town average.

  • How far is Green Elephant Backpackers from Cape Town Intl?

    Green Elephant Backpackers is 8.3 mi away from Cape Town Intl. You can typically expect your drive time from Green Elephant Backpackers to Cape Town Intl to be 24min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • What is the best way to get to Green Elephant Backpackers from Cape Town Intl?

    Green Elephant Backpackers has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Cape Town Intl to the hotel, but also around Cape Town during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Cape Town are on average $14/day. A very popular option for travelers staying at Green Elephant Backpackers would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Cape Town Intl directly to the hotel.

  • Does Green Elephant Backpackers have a pool?

    Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Cape Town specifically look for hotels with a pool. Green Elephant Backpackers may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • How close is Green Elephant Backpackers to Cape Town city center?

    1.5 mi separate the front steps of Green Elephant Backpackers and the city center of Cape Town where you can keep busy with restaurants, shopping and of course National Library of South Africa, a very popular landmark in Cape Town.

  • What is the phone number for Green Elephant Backpackers?

    If you have questions about Green Elephant Backpackers or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +27 214 486 359.

  • Does Green Elephant Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Green Elephant Backpackers has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Green Elephant Backpackers?

    Green Elephant Backpackers check-out time is 11:00 AM. Late check-out may be available upon request at the reception desk.

  • How much is a room at Green Elephant Backpackers?

    The cheapest deals found start from only $10 per night. The average rate for rooms at Green Elephant Backpackers is currently around $27/night. Enter your dates in the form above to see more.

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