Hostel Overview

Located within a heritage building with Victorian style architecture, Urban Hive Backpackers is set on buzzing Long Street in central Cape Town. Free WiFi is available throughout.

The hostel offers accommodation options from single, twin and double rooms to various types of dorm rooms, all fitted with sheets and towels upon request. All rooms have access to a shared bathroom, available on each floor.

Guests can prepare meals in the communal kitchen which is equipped with all necessary cooking equipment and a large double story fridge. Drinks can be enjoyed at the bar and the balcony has barbecue facilities.

The 2 balconies offer a 180-degree street view overlooking the upper part of Long Street, and table mountain as a backdrop. There is also a billiard room and TV lounge.

Staff at reception is always at hand to assist and can help you organise trips, airport shuttles and activities in the area.

Long Street offers a variety of restaurants, bars and nightlife options. The Company's Garden is within 5 minutes walk and Greenmarket Square is 550 metres away,

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This double room has a balcony and access to a shared bathroom.

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This single room has access to a shared bathroom.

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This small double room has access to a shared bathroom.

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This double room has access to a shared bathroom.

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Bed in a female dormitory room with bunk beds. The room has a access to a shared bathroom.

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This twin room has a access to a shared bathroom.

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Bed in a dormitory room with bunk beds. The room has a access to a shared bathroom.

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Bed in a dormitory room with bunk beds. The room has a access to a shared bathroom.

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Facilities of Urban Hive Backpackers

General
Parking, WiFi everywhere

Activities
Hiking

Services
Free WiFi, Internet services, WiFi

Food & Drink
Bar, BBQ facilities, Vending machine (drinks)

Transportation
Airport shuttle, Airport shuttle (surcharge), Car hire, Shuttle service (surcharge)

Front-desk/reception area services
24-hour front desk, ATM/cash machine on site, Concierge service, Lockers, Luggage storage, Newspapers, Private check-in/check-out, Safety deposit box, Tour desk

Common areas
Games room, Library, Shared kitchen, Shared lounge/TV area, Sun terrace, Terrace

Entertainment and children services
Evening entertainment

Cleaning services
Daily maid service, Dry cleaning, Ironing service, Laundry

Miscellaneous
Adult only, Bridal suite, Designated smoking area, Non-smoking rooms

Hotel Policies

Check-In
From 13:00 hours

Check-Out
Untill 10:00 hours

Cancellation / Prepayment
Cancellation, prepayment and 'book now pay later' policies vary according to room type. Please check the room conditions when selecting your room above.

Accepted credit cards
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.

The fine print
Please inform Urban Hive Backpackers in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Last updated: 29 Sep 2021 - Update now

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