14 Youth Hostels in Cape Town

14 Youth Hostels in Cape Town

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Cape Town, where Table Mountain watches over the city like a stoic guardian and penguins waddle like they own the beaches, offers hostels that are as diverse as its landscapes. Our guide to the best youth hostels in Cape Town is your ticket to places where you can surf the waves by day and socialize by night, all while staying within a backpacker's budget. 

Short and crisp: Hostels in Cape Town

  1. The BIG - best for Adventure Hostels, Family-Friendly Hostel, Female Solo Traveller, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  2. Villa Viva - best for Adventure Hostels, Female Solo Traveller, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  3. Ashanti Lodge Backpackers - best for Adventure Hostels, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  4. Cape Town Surf Hostel & Lodge - best for Adventure Hostels, Beach Lovers Retreat, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  5. Never At Home Kloof Street - best for Adventure Hostels, Digital Nomads, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  6. WunderLux - best for Youth Hostel
  7. Never@home - best for Adventure Hostels, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  8. CURIOCITY Green Point - best for Adventure Hostels, Female Solo Traveller, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  9. Cobern Street Backpackers - best for Adventure Hostels, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  10. Hout Bay Backpackers - best for Youth Hostel
  11. Urban Hive Backpackers - best for Adventure Hostels, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  12. Serenity Shores Backpackers - best for Family-Friendly Hostel, Youth Hostel
  13. Big Blue Backpackers Lodge - best for Adventure Hostels, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  14. Atlantic Point Backpackers - best for Adventure Hostels, Digital Nomads, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel

Full List of Youth Hostels in Cape Town

On the map: Hostel Locations in Cape Town

We've got your back when it comes to finding a great hostel location in Cape Town. We've gone ahead and mapped out all the hostels for you so you can get a good idea of where they're all at. This map will make your life so much easier!

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Hostel Haven: Choose Your Character

👨👩 Youth Hostel:

Villa Viva

🏆 Overall Best Hostel:

The BIG

🙋‍♀️ Female Solo-Traveler:

The BIG

🤹 Solo-Traveler:

The BIG

👨‍👩‍👦 Family Hostel with Kids:

The BIG

🎉 Party Hostel:

Villa Viva

How much are hostels in Cape Town?

Let us talk about prices. Here is a graph showing you average prices for a bed in a dorm and for a private room. Simply mouse-over to see rates for each month.

Prices can vary a lot, especially on high-season, weekends, and special holidays such as New Years Eve.

Average Dorm Price per Month in Cape Town

Average Dorm Price Graph

Average Private Room Price per Month in Cape Town

Average Private Price Graph

Still not sure? Pick this!

#1 Top Hostel in Cape Town: The BIG

This is the overall best rated hostel in The BIG. The overall rating is 9.4. You cannot go wrong here.

It is your safest bet in case you are not sure which hostel to pick.

The price for a dorm at The BIG starts from $14.18.

Book The BIG here

#1 Best Hostel in Cape Town
The BIG

FAQ about Cape Town Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Cape Town. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

 

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Best Hostel in Cape Town is...

The BIG!

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