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Big Blue Backpackers

3 stars
Cape Town, South Africa
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Sat 13.04
Wed 17.04

About Big Blue Backpackers

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
Big Blue Backpackers is located in Green Point and within 10 minutes' walk from the famous V&A Waterfront. The Victorian mansion offers free WiFi connection, and it has an outdoor swimming pool. The lodge features dormitory rooms with a shared bathroom, and private rooms with a private bathroom. The rooms are bright and simply furnished with wooden floors. There is a bar at the lodge. A number of restaurants serving a range of different cuisines can be found within 1 km from the property. The front desk at Big Blue Backpackers is open 24-hours a day, and a tour desk is available for guests to use when planning their outings. Free street parking is available. The Cape Town International Airport is 25 km from the lodge.

Latest deals for Big Blue Backpackers

Sat 13.04
Wed 17.04
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Big Blue Backpackers

  • Outdoor pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Golf
  • 24hr front desk


  • Quiet street view
  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Garden view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Sofa
  • Soundproofing
  • Landmark view
  • Lockers
  • Mountain view
  • Tile/marble floor
  • City view
  • Pool view
  • Storage available


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Mobile hotspot device
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans

Services and conveniences

  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Grocery deliveries
  • Shared kitchen
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Dining table

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area


  • Reading light
  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table


  • Private pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Laundry facilities

Family friendly

  • Books, DVDs, music for children

Reviews of Big Blue Backpackers

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7 Vesperdene Road, Green Point, Cape Town, Western Cape

What's nearby

  • Green Point Stadium0.7 km
  • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront0.9 km
  • Bo Kaap Museum1.3 km
  • Greenmarket Square1.5 km
  • District Six Museum2.2 km
  • Castle of Good Hope2.2 km
  • Old Biscuit Mill4.6 km
  • Clifton Beaches4.8 km
  • Camps Bay Beach5.5 km
  • Table Mountain5.8 km
  • Newlands Stadium8.4 km
  • Newlands Cricket Ground8.7 km



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 11:00


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FAQs when booking at Big Blue Backpackers

  • Where is Big Blue Backpackers located?

    Big Blue Backpackers is located at 7 Vesperdene Road, Green Point, 3.4 km from the center of Cape Town. Green Point Stadium is the closest landmark to Big Blue Backpackers.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Big Blue Backpackers?

    Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Big Blue Backpackers.

  • Does Big Blue Backpackers offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Big Blue Backpackers offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Big Blue Backpackers offer free parking?

    Yes, Big Blue Backpackers offers free parking.

  • How far is Big Blue Backpackers from the airport?

    Big Blue Backpackers is 19.7 km from Cape Town Intl.

  • Does Big Blue Backpackers have a pool?

    Yes, Big Blue Backpackers has a pool onsite.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Big Blue Backpackers hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Big Blue Backpackers in Cape Town and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Big Blue Backpackers and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Big Blue Backpackers.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city center

3.4 km

Nearest Airport

Cape Town Intl

Distance to airport

18.9 km