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Kimbo Lodge Backpackers

46 Roeland Street City Bowl, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa See on map
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed my 5 nights there. Dave, the manager, is one of the friendliest persons you'll ever meet. There is a great bar downstairs, and the town center is within walking distance. The interior is a bit dated, but this is one of the oldest...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

It was an old building but good place to stay. Really like this hostel because walkable to Civic Centre and Cape Town bus station, shops, fast foods and District Six museum. Next block from this building is Truth Coffee Roasting cafe (they said the best...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Loved the gorgeous view of Tabletop Mountain whilst showering every morning. Truly special. Thanks to the gracious members of staff and Dave for a welcoming stay! Great value for money, thanks to the team for everything.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank TheNameIsNicky
Reviewed 28 May 2018

A creaky, charming and central "old world" place to stay if you are on a tight budget. I stayed in a 5-bedded (2 bunks, 1 single) room, but there were only the 3 of us. We shared one bath/toilet en-suite. It was adequate for my...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank AbuBenjamin
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Kimbo Lodge Backpackers was my favorite Hostel we stayed at in South Africa. We stayed there for 3 nights. Though this isn't the fanciest place, it was super cheap and had pretty large rooms. I slept well both night (though one of my friends did...More

Date of stay: November 2017
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$13 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$13 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
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"Not a place you will want to spend much time in the room."
27 May 2018
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"rooms on the second floor are more quiet"
10 May 2017
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"Rooms on the second floor are not linked to the balcony and not close to the bar, so are more quiet"
22 Apr 2017
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"Room 11 has a beautiful view of Table Mountain"
18 Apr 2016
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