Hostels in Gordon's Bay, South Africa

2 hostels available. Prices start from $12 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Gordon's Bay

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"…We offer different types of accommodation: double rooms and dormitory rooms with bunk beds to suit your budget. It’s the ideal venue to create unforgettable memories! Blue Rock is perfect for … More
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"…Please make prior arrangements if bringing a trailer or your pets. The Yard can accommodate groups of up to 12 people. Groups will then cater for themselves from The Cottage. Please Note that … More

Hostels in Gordon's Bay, South Africa

2 hostels available. Prices start from $12 for a dorm bed.

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 Gordon's Bay

Gordon's Bay, South Africa, is situated around fifty kilometres from Cape Town. The easiest way to get there is by car on the national route N2. Alternatively, you can use a bus service.

The Dutch explorer Robert Jacob Gordon, who lived in the eighteenth century, gave the settlement its name. The town, with a population of sixteen thousand people, is part of the Helderberg region. It is a wine-producing area that takes the name from the impressive Helderberg mountain, which is around twenty-five kilometres from Gordon's Bay. The mountain stands alone with three distinct peaks and is a popular attraction for hikers as well as nature lovers. Bikini Beach in Gordon's Bay is a blue-flag beach; this international certificate shows that this beach meets very high standards.

There are hotels, guesthouses, and some hostels in Gordon's Bay, South Africa. Most places are located close to Gordon's Bay Beach. The accommodations -- including the Gordon's Bay, South Africa hostels -- usually offer free Wi-Fi and free parking. Generally, the Gordon's Bay, South Africa hostels and hotels are comparatively small and cosy -- do not expect big hotel chains with massive buildings.

Water sports are very popular. If you like diving or you just want to try it out for the first time, check out the Indigo Scuba Diving Centre. Mukda Thai Spa is a very suitable place for all the tourists who look for some relaxation. The Crystal Pools Waterfall Hiking Trail is quiet easy. Even if you are not the sportiest hiker, you can make it and enjoy the lovely atmosphere by the pools in the Steenbras River Gorge. The area is closed in winter and opens only from November to April. The Monkey Town Primate Centre is around four kilometres from Gordon's Bay. The place is perfect for animal lovers. You can find monkeys, apes, and many other species of animals. More than two hundred fifty primates and twenty-six different exotic species of monkeys live in this animal centre.

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Gordon's Bay Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Gordon's Bay, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 2
Average dorm price $25
Cheapest Hostel in Gordon's Bay Blue Rock Accommodation with $25
Average rating of all hostels 3.5

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