Hostel in Green Point, South Africa

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Get to know Green Point (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Green Point. To help you make friends with Green Point before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

 Looking out to Robben Island from Green Point Promenade

The community of Green Point is an affluent suburb of the city of Cape Town, South Africa, popular with young professionals and the city’s gay and lesbian community. Located along the Atlantic Ocean, the area promises spectacular views, exciting cultural opportunities, and stylish shopping.

Green Point boasts a thriving arts community, with contemporary galleries, craft markets, and even spectacular urban street design. Tourists especially enjoy the Sea Point Promenade, frequented by travelers and locals alike to take in the beautiful scenery of this part of Cape Town. To sample some of Green Point’s local cuisine, visit the Old Biscuit Mill. This community of shops, restaurants, and cafés provide a perfect showcase of South African products.

To experience more of the natural beautiful of Green Point, visitors staying at a local hostel or hotel can head to Green Point Park – a small indigenous garden featuring an impressive selection of local vegetation. Rondebosch Common is especially stunning in the spring, when this old military camp fills with gorgeous flowers.

There are a couple nature reserves in Green Point, including Tygerberg Nature Reserve northeast of the city centre, and Blaauwberg Nature Reserve, north of Big Bay, which features some beaches that are definitely worth a visit. The Helderberg Nature Reserve, just outside of town, features peaceful hiking paths and plenty of local wildlife.

Anyone looking for a hostel or hotel in Green Point will find tons of options. Visitors here can find a hostel that caters to backpackers, or exclusive hotels for travelers looking for a more upscale accommodation. No matter what your style or budget, there is something for everyone in Green Point.

Getting here is easy – Green Point is a quick taxi, bus, or train ride away from the Cape Town airport. A rental car is recommended for travelers who plan to explore more of Cape Town and the South African coast.

Written by local enthusiast for Green Point hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Green Point hostels Jakob Lombardi

FAQ about Green Point Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Green Point. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Green Point. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Green Point costs on average $14 for a dorm. A hostel in Green Point with private rooms costs on average $51.
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Your Packing List for Green Point

Your Packing List for Green Point

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Green Point 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 Green Point, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$14 Average dorm price
$51 Average private room price
$15 Cheapest hostel in Green Point
1 Party hostels in Green Point
A Sunflower Stop Backpackers is the best rated
7.4 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Cape Town (3 Km / 2 mi.)
Bloubergstrand (12 Km / 7 mi.)
Tokai (18 Km / 11 mi.)
Lakeside (20 Km / 13 mi.)
Muizenberg (22 Km / 14 mi.)
Simon's Town (30 Km / 19 mi.)

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