Once in Cape Town

  • 73 Kloof Street, 8001 Cape Town, South Africa - View on map
4.1 /5
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Hotel type: Hostel
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Quick description

Located on the vibrant Kloof Street, Once in Cape Town features a bar and garden. Offering free Wi-Fi, it is 500 metres from De Waal Park and 2 km from the Castle of Good Hope.

Once in Cape Town offers single beds in dorms with a shared bathroom or rooms with a private bathroom and TV. King rooms come with views of the mountains. An iPad is available upon request in the communal lounge area.

A light breakfast is available every morning.

Cape Town International Airport is 50 minutes by bus from the property.

Rooms: 45

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. Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

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Double or Twin Room


Bathroom, Toilet, Bath or Shower, Free toiletries, Additional Toilet

Room Amenities

Iron, Wardrobe/Closet, Desk, Safety Deposit Box, Seating Area, Clothes rack, Carpeted, Fan, Heating


Laptop safe, Cable Channels, TV


Towels, Linen


Mountain view, City view

With a private bathroom, this double room comes with cable TV and wake up service. Towels and linen are free.

Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room


Shared Bathroom

Room Amenities

Wardrobe/Closet, Clothes rack, Fan


Linen, Towels/Sheets (extra fee), Towels

This bed comes with a shared en-suite bathroom, fan and chargers.

Double Room with Mountain View

Room Amenities

Clothes rack

Bed in 4-Bed Female Dormitory Room

Room Amenities

Clothes rack

Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room

Room Amenities

Clothes rack

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

Facilities of Once in Cape Town


Cycling, Table tennis, Hiking

Food & Drink

Vending machine (drinks), Vending machine (snacks), Restaurant, Bar, BBQ facilities

Pools and wellness

Yoga classes


Shuttle service (additional charge), Street parking, Airport shuttle (additional charge), Airport shuttle, Bicycle rental (additional charge), Shuttle service, Secured parking

Front-desk/reception area services

ATM/cash machine on site, Luggage storage, Safety deposit box, Tour desk, Lockers, Concierge service, Ticket service, 24-hour front desk

Common areas

Garden, Shared lounge/TV area, Terrace, Shared kitchen, Sun terrace

Entertainment and children services

Books, DVDs, music for children, Board games/puzzles, Evening entertainment, Entertainment staff

Cleaning services

Laundry, Daily maid service

Business facilities

Meeting/banquet facilities


Shops (on site)


Non-smoking rooms, Non-smoking throughout


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


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

Policies of Once in Cape Town


From 14:00 hours


Until 10:00 hours

Children and extra beds

All children are welcome.
One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a child's cot/crib.
One child from 2 to 18 years is charged ZAR 100 per person per night in an extra bed.
One child from 2 to 18 years is charged 100 % of the room stay per night and person when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged 100 % of the room stay per night and person when using existing beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/children's cots permitted in a room is 1.


Pets are not allowed.

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Table tennis

Food & Drink

BBQ facilities
Vending machine (drinks)
Vending machine (snacks)

Pools and wellness

Yoga classes

Front-desk/reception area services

24-hour front desk
Safety deposit box
Tour desk
Ticket service
Luggage storage
ATM/cash machine on site
Concierge service

Entertainment and children services

Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Board games/puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children

Cleaning services

Daily maid service

Overall room rating

    support / service

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