The B.I.G Backpackers

  • 18 Thornhill Road, Green Point, 8005 Cape Town, South Africa - View on map
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Hotel type: Hostel
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Quick description

Centrally located just a 5 minutes' walk to V&A Waterfront and Sea Point Promenade, The B.I.G Backpackers offers a choice of modern private room or dormitory room accommodation. It features a pool, braai facilities and free Wi-Fi and a free breakfast.

A continental breakfast is served daily. There are 2 fully equipped kitchens for guests to share. Several cafés, restaurants and bars are a 5 minutes' walk away.

B.I.G Backpackers has 2 furnished terraces and outdoor seating areas, indoors there are lounge areas, a library and a games room with a flat-screen TV. Cape Town Aquarium is a 5-minute walk away.

Bicycle hire is available for guests to explore the area. Clifton's beaches, Camps Bay, Signal Hill and Lions Head Hiking Trail are all within a 10-minute cycle from The B.I.G Backpackers.

The tour desk can help to organise any day excursions and an airport shuttle service at a charge. The ferry to Robben Island is a 5-minute walk away. Free parking is available at the hostel.

Rooms: 11

Important information

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

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Double or Twin Room

Bathroom

Shower, Bathroom, Toilet paper, Toilet

Room Amenities

Private entrance, Ironing Facilities, Wardrobe/Closet, Fan

Services/Extras

Towels, Linen

Outdoor/View

Garden view

This bright and airy room comes with garden views and features an en-suite bathroom. The rooms are equipped with a fan and some have a private entrance.

Family Room

Food & Drink

Kitchenette

Bathroom

Toilet, Bathroom, Toilet paper, Shower

Room Amenities

Hardwood/Parquet floors, Wardrobe/Closet, Seating Area, Fan, Ironing Facilities, Air Conditioning

Services/Extras

Towels, Linen

Outdoor/View

Balcony, Terrace, Pool view, Sea view

Accessibility

Upper floors accessible by stairs only

This bright and airy room comes with wooden parquet floors and a balcony with pool and ocean views.

It features a kitchenette, a private entrance, a fan, ironing facilities and an en suite bathroom.

Triple Room

Food & Drink

Kitchenette

Bathroom

Toilet, Toilet paper, Bathroom, Shower

Room Amenities

Fan

Services/Extras

Towels, Linen

Outdoor/View

Landmark view

This bright and airy room comes with wooden parquet floors and views of Single Hill.

It features a kitchenette, a private entrance, a fan, ironing facilities and an en suite bathroom.

Single Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room

Bathroom

Shower, Shared Bathroom, Toilet, Toilet paper

Room Amenities

Fan, Wardrobe/Closet, Private entrance

Services/Extras

Linen, Towels

Outdoor/View

Terrace

This dormitory comes with garden views.

It features a fan, access to a terrace and shared bathroom facilities.

Single Bed in Female Dormitory Room

Bathroom

Toilet paper, Shared Bathroom, Shower, Toilet

Room Amenities

Fan

Services/Extras

Towels, Linen

This dormitory comes with garden views.

It features a fan and shared bathroom facilities.

Classic Double Room with Shower

Bathroom

Bathroom, Toilet, Shower, Toilet paper, Free toiletries, Hairdryer

Room Amenities

Fan, Heating, Wardrobe/Closet, Private entrance

Services/Extras

Towels, Linen, Wake-up service

Outdoor/View

Garden view

Building characteristics

Semi-detached

This double room has a garden view and private entrance

After booking, all of the hotel’s details, including telephone and email address, are provided in the online booking confirmation, confirmation email.

Facilities of The B.I.G Backpackers

Front-desk/reception area services

Ticket service, Lockers, Safety deposit box, Tickets to attractions or shows, Tour desk, Luggage storage, 24-hour front desk,

Common areas

Shared lounge/TV area, Garden, Terrace, Outdoor furniture, Games room, Sun terrace, Shared kitchen, Library, Outdoor fireplace,

Miscellaneous

Non-smoking throughout, Family rooms, Designated smoking area, Non-smoking rooms,

Transportation

Airport shuttle (additional charge), Shuttle service, Street parking, Car hire, Secured parking, Airport shuttle,

Cleaning services

Daily maid service, Dry cleaning, Laundry, Ironing service,

Activities

Hiking, Cycling,

Food & Drink

BBQ facilities, Snack bar, Bottle of water, Chocolate or cookies,

Business facilities

Fax/photocopying,

Pools and wellness

Sun umbrellas, Swimming pool, Outdoor pool (all year), Pool/beach towels, Sun loungers or beach chairs,

Entertainment and children services

Board games/puzzles,

Internet

Free WiFi! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Parking

Free parking! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).

Policies of The B.I.G Backpackers

Check-in

From 15:00 hours

Check-out

From 08:00 Until 11:00 hours

Children and extra beds

All children are welcome.
One child or adult is charged 100 % of the room stay per night and person when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

During your stay, pay with

Contact methods

☎ telephone
@ E-mail

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General

Parking
Free parking
On-site parking
Private parking
WiFi available in all areas

Front-desk/reception area services

24-hour front desk
Safety deposit box
Tour desk
Ticket service
Luggage storage
Lockers
Tickets to attractions or shows

Cleaning services

Laundry
Dry cleaning
Ironing service
Daily maid service

Services

Internet services
WiFi
Free WiFi

Activities

Hiking
Cycling

Food & Drink

BBQ facilities
Snack bar
Bottle of water
Chocolate or cookies

Pools and wellness

Outdoor pool (all year)
Pool/beach towels
Sun loungers or beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Swimming pool

Entertainment and children services

Board games/puzzles

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    Size
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