Cape Town is a backpackers paradise, and in most city areas you’ll find little pockets where those travellers gather. This is where you’ll find the heart of Cape Town’s alternative scene: those that brand themselves as travellers and not tourists; the artists, musicians, intellectuals, hipsters, hippies, and young professionals from all walks of life. If you want to know where to stay in Cape Town on a budget, check out these amazingly affordable accommodation options.
33 South Backpackers, Observatory
33 South is located just off the main drag in the vibey, arty suburb of Observatory. The staff are well known for being friendly, It’s clean and tidy, the wifi is fast, and it’s conveniently located near the train station, shops, bars, and restaurants. Bonus: it’s also wheelchair-friendly!
Lighthouse Farm Backpackers Lodge, Oude Molen Village
Lighthouse Farm Lodge is a 3-star backpackers, located in the quaint Oude Molen Eco Village. It’s under 10 minut..