A Sunflower Stop Backpackers, Green Point

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A Sunflower Stop Backpackers Reviews

Hostelz.com Staff Reviewer
Published on Aug 28, 2022
An alternative to staying in the heart of the city is the more upmarket suburb of Green Point where there a number of hostels to choose from, including A Sunflower Stop Backpackers Hostel - Cape Town. The hostel sits right on Main Road, which runs from the city center out to Hout Bay via Camps Bay and Sea Point.

The Location

The seafront is only a ten-minute walk away and the street has many restaurants, shops, a supermarket, and bank ATMs within a five-minute walk.

Rooms and Bathrooms

This neat little place has a smattering of double, twin, and dorm rooms; most of them share ablutions, although there are a few en suite rooms. There are two dorms -- one of six beds and one of eight beds. The wooden bunks are sturdy and the rooms spotless. The mattresses are good, the linen clean and crisp, and the duvets warm. An extra blanket is provided for the Cape Town winters and there's a ceiling fan for the summers. Lockers are provided, for which you need your own padlock, and there is a light for each bed. There are many showers and toilets dotted around the house, all clean, and the hot water is available twenty-four hours a day. The showers are spacious and there are plenty of hooks for clothes.

Common Spaces

As you enter the property from the street through the security door, you'll find the small plunge pool in the front yard, and the tiny bar on your way to the reception desk in the main house. Upstairs, there is a small lounge with comfortable sofas and a flat-screen TV with hundreds of channels. There is free, very fast Wi-Fi that's available throughout the house, including the dorms and the rooms at the back of the house. The guests' kitchen is clean and well looked after. Guests will find a toaster, kettle, sandwich toaster, microwave, cooker, and a cabinet fridge. There is a sitting area by the kitchen with power points for a laptop breakfast. Free tea is available here all day. No meals are available, but there are many eateries and food shops within a five-minute walk.


This is billed on the hostel website as a luxury backpackers, and it is a very nice place to stay. There are boutique hostels in Green Point at a much higher price that might dispute this opinion, but it is very good value for money. It has a coziness and warmth, and it is one of the better budget hostels in Cape Town. Day trips and tours further afield can be arranged here, and it is on the backpackers' Baz Bus route. All in all, this is a very good choice.
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Front of Building
Swimming Pool
Sitting Room
Twin Room En Suite
Family Room
Twin Room


A Sunflower Stop backpackers hostel offers relaxing and comfortable accommodation for budget travellers in Cape Town.

Nestled between the mountains and sea, the backpackers hostel is in the perfect location to enjoy your time in Cape Town and the beautiful Western Cape of South Africa.

Our central location with the city centre and the V&A Waterfront as well as Cape Town's trendy night life just steps away. A quick taxi ride will take you to Cape Town's stunning beaches (Clifton and Camps bay) or to the world famous Table Mountain. We also offer a free Cape Town International Airport pick-up to guests staying for a minimum of 3 days in a dormitory or 2 nights in a private room. This service is available 24 hours a day and 365 days a year!

With spacious dorms, doubles, twins and quad rooms, self-catering kitchen and T.V. lounge, our luxury backpackers offers affordable accommodation for every budget.All the backpacker dormitories have individual secure lockers.

Check out our specialist backpackers tour desk for helpful travel tips and the best prices in town for day trips and adventure tours around the Cape Peninsula (Cape Point, Wine route, township tours and shark cage diving, etc). We also offer booking service for tours around the Garden Route, Kruger National Park safaris and overland safaris throughout the rest of Africa.

So come and make yourself at home with our friendly staff, cool off in our refreshing sun filled swimming pool, relax at the cosy bar or feast out on one of our weekly braais. Whatever your taste, we'll help cater to make your time in Cape Town an unforgettable experience.

Location and Contact


Situated in Green Point, near the waterfront, city and beaches.



Address: 179 Main Road, Green Point, Western Cape, South Africa

A Sunflower Stop Backpackers is listed on the following booking sites:

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Website A Sunflower Stop Backpackers Green Point www.sunflowerstop.co.za
Phone Number: +27 21 43 46 535
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Facilities and Amenities

Groups (10+ people)

Party Hostel

Solo Traveller



Luggage Storage



Airport Pickup

Bike Rental

City Tours

Lockers in Lobby

Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons


BBQ Grill


Board Games

Book Collection/Exchange

Cable TV

Clothes Dryer

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments

Currency Exchange

Entirely Non-Smoking

Evening Entertainment


Hair Dryers

Hot Showers



Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental

Swimming Pool


Walking Tours

Wheelchair Accessible

Service Animals

Max. Age: All Ages

Checkout: 11:00 (11 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 7 AM - 8 PM (07:00-20:00)

Size: Medium (30-60 beds)


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