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Green Elephant Backpackers Dorm Bed

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Green Elephant Backpackers Dorm Bed

6 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
6 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed

The space

Dorm Bed in 6 Bed Dorm in the main house which has FREE UNLIMTED WI-FI and 24 hour reception.


Wireless Internet
Unavailable: Essentials
This host may not provide some essentials, like pillows, sheets, soap, or toilet paper.

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years) - Unfortunately we don't have sufficient child-friendly spaces.
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events


13 Reviews

Derik User Profile
October 2016
The Green Elephant team is tops, hands down. With a great location, and plenty of Wifi to go around, I ended up extending my stay by another 9 days here. Observatory has a sweet vibe to it and is also very easy to find some neat adventures to partake it while living there. …
Ella User Profile
October 2016
All the staff gave me the warmest welcome ever and could not have been more friendly. As I was just starting my solo trip in Cape Town this was much appreciated. The kitchen is spacious and well equipped with free coffee and tea. The dorms are lovely and the beds were crazy compf…
Barzan User Profile
February 2016
Where to begin? I can now confirm all the good reviews that I have read about this place. An awesome backpackers hostel with super friendly and helpful staff!!! See you soon again!
Tessa User Profile
January 2016
The green elephant is really a hostel were you feel home! Nice staff, beds and a good kitchen and wifi room. The wifi is a bit slow when there are more People on it. From the hostel you can take a local bus to the centre 10 minutes for 7rand. In the evening it is not safe and…
Melissa User Profile
November 2015
I had an incredible stay at the Green Elephant. Truth time! I'm not all too crazy about least not at my age. Walking in, I thought it seems okay. However, I was blown away by the warm and friendly staff immediately. I had the best sleep of my life there with amazing…
Joseph User Profile
May 2015
I got about what I expected for the price...a place to sleep with clean sheets, clean towels, and friendly staff...if you don't mind sharing a bedroom with up to 5 other people, this place totally serves it's purpose...I slept just fine and have no complaints.
Valbona User Profile
April 2015
I had an amazing time at the Green Elephant. The place was very close to the city center, people were very nice, the staff was friendly and helpful. And I really liked the fact that the place was clean. Also the pizza night on Thursday was very cool! Thank you green elephant for …

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Cape Town, South AfricaJoined in May 2011
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51 Reviews
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I am Howard from The Green Elephant Guesthouse and Backpackers in Observatory Cape Town. We would love to have you stay with us.
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