Forty8 Backpackers Hotel - Cape Town

48 Hout Street, Cape Town, South Africa, 8000  show map
 4 stars
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Forty8 Backpackers Hotel - Cape Town

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

Off-site parking

Kitchen facilities

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Welcome drink

TV

Flat-screen TV

Adults only
Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

Overview

Forty8 Backpackers Hotel is a 4-star property only 3.4 km from Table Mountain National Park, Iziko South African Museum and Planetarium and Cape Town Science Centre. All the necessary facilities, including a luggage storage and a designated area for smoking are available.

A 10-minute walk to the center of Cape Town. Guests can share a meal in Savoy Cabbage and Bukhara Restaurant, located about 250 meters away.

20 minutes' drive from Cape Town International airport and 10 minutes' walk to Cape Town train station.

Rooms

Offering 4-bed male Dorm, 10-bed male Dorm, 6-bed female Dorm and Double Room, the hostel ensures a cosy stay. Some of the rooms at Forty8 Backpackers Hotel are fitted with individual climate control, a private balcony, a trouser press, a wardrobe and a CD player. Guests have access to shared bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

The Forty8 Backpackers Hotel has a communal kitchen equipped with a dishwasher and a pantry.

Services

Cars can be rented on site.

Relax

A shared lounge area provides free Wi-Fi and satellite TV.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   9.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Off-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Adults only
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Housekeeping
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Terrace
  • Bottled water
  • Ironing facilities

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen

Media

  • Flat-screen TV

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

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Hostel Address:

48 Hout Street, Cape Town, South Africa, 8000

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City Center
  • Cape Town
    1700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    1700 ft
  • Esplanade
    1.5 mi
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    1.6 mi
Restaurants
  • Fork
    500 ft
  • Roberto's (cuisine: Central European)
    200 ft
Beaches
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    1100 ft
  • Kommetjie
    1100 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    9

Rooms and availability

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      How to reach hostel

      hostel Forty8 Backpackers Hotel - Cape Town Cape Town location
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      Hostel Address:

      48 Hout Street, Cape Town, South Africa, 8000

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Cape Town
        1700 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Cape Town
        1700 ft
      • Esplanade
        1.5 mi
      Underground stations
      • Metropolitan Golf Club
        1.6 mi
      Restaurants
      • Fork
        500 ft
      • Roberto's (cuisine: Central European)
        200 ft
      Beaches
      • Bloubergstrand Beach
        1100 ft
      • Kommetjie
        1100 ft
      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        9

      Forty8 Backpackers Hotel Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Cape Town Parliament - 2000 ft
      • Grand Parade Square - 2700 ft
      • Grand Parade - 2700 ft

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 1400 ft
      • Long Street - 2300 ft

      Places of interest

      • MyCiTi Station Adderley Street - 1000 ft
      • Malay Quarter - 1000 ft
      • MyCiTi Station Thibault - 1400 ft
      • MyCiTi Station Civic Centre - 1700 ft
      • South African National Gallery - 2700 ft
      • MyCiti Bus Stop Foreshore - 3300 ft
      • MyCiTi Station Gardens - 4300 ft
      • Gardens Shopping Centre - 4300 ft

      Convention centers

      • CTICC - 3000 ft
      • Good Hope Centre - 3700 ft

      Shopping areas

      • Cape Quarter - 2000 ft

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • Greenmarket Square - 400 ft
      • Parliament - 2000 ft

      Museums

      • Iziko - Slave Lodge Museum - 700 ft
      • Bo-Kaap Museum - 1700 ft
      • District Six Museum - 2300 ft
      • South African Museum And Planetarium - 3000 ft
      • South African Jewish Museum - 3000 ft
      • Castle of Good Hope - 3000 ft

      Parks

      • The Company's Garden - 2000 ft

      Theaters

      • Fugard Theatre - 2300 ft
      • Artscape Theatre - 3000 ft
      • Labia Theatre - 3700 ft

      Public parking

      • Christiaan Barnard Hospital - 700 ft
      • Cape University of Technology - 4300 ft

      Local attractions

      • Signal Hill - 1.0 mi
        Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
      • Cape Town Stadium - 1.4 mi
        Vlei Road, Cape Town Central
      • Iziko South African Museum and Planetarium - 2.1 mi
        Between Government Avenue and Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town Central
      • Cape Town Diamond Museum - 1.1 mi
        1st Floor, The Clock Tower, Cape Town Central
      • Lion's Head - 1.7 mi
        Cape Town CentralSouth Africa

      Near the hostel

      • Gold of Africa Museum - 900 ft
        96 Strand Street, Cape Town Central
      • Bo-kaap - 1100 ft
        Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
      • Khayelitsha Township - 1100 ft
        Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
      • Iziko Bo Kaap Museum - 1700 ft
        71 Wale St., Cape Town Central
      • Bloubergstrand Beach - 1100 ft
        Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
      • Kommetjie - 1100 ft
        Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
      • St. George's Cathedral - 1300 ft
        5 Wale Street, Cape Town Central

      Restaurants nearby

      • Fork - 500 ft

        Address: 84 Long Street
        Phone: 021 424 6334

        77% likes this, based on 454 reviews

      • Mr Pickwick's - 300 ft

        Address: 158 Long Street

        60% likes this, based on 38 reviews

      • The DISH - 400 ft

        Address: 10 Green Market Square Road
        Phone: 27 21 423 2050

      • Roberto's - 200 ft

        Address: 44 Long Street
        Phone: 021 424 1195

        78% likes this, based on 93 reviews
        Cuisine: Central European

      • Da Capo! - 300 ft

        Address: 52 Shortmarket St

        Cuisine: Italian

      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        9
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      How to reach hostel

      hostel Forty8 Backpackers Hotel - Cape Town Cape Town location
      Show big map »

      Hostel Address:

      48 Hout Street, Cape Town, South Africa, 8000

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Cape Town
        1700 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Cape Town
        1700 ft
      • Esplanade
        1.5 mi
      Underground stations
      • Metropolitan Golf Club
        1.6 mi
      Restaurants
      • Fork
        500 ft
      • Roberto's (cuisine: Central European)
        200 ft
      Beaches
      • Bloubergstrand Beach
        1100 ft
      • Kommetjie
        1100 ft
      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        9