Saltycrax Backpackers
Saltycrax Backpackers
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7.9Very good

71 reviews

71 reviews

Location 8.8
Service 8.1
Room comfort and quality 8.0
Cleanliness 7.9
Value for money 7.9
Facilities 7.8
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8.8Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - 590 meters to the beach
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Robben Island Museum
10.5 km
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
10.7 km
Two Oceans Aquarium
11.4 km
Lion's Head
13.1 km
Signal Hill
13.1 km
Closest landmarks
Blouberg Dental
360 m
Kwik Spar
420 m
BRT Station (Bayside Centre)
550 m
Brander Road Park Playground
560 m
Blouberg Beach
590 m

Saltycrax Backpackers

20 Briza Road, Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, South Africa, 7441 - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Conveniently situated in the Bloubergstrand part of Cape Town, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Table Mountain. Rated with 5 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to massage, hot tub and spa on-site.

Highlights

Hygiene Plus

550 meters to public transportation

Airport transfer

590 meters to the beach

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Facilities

Airport transfer

Car park

Shuttle service

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Hot tub

Tennis court

Bicycles

BBQ facilities

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Cape Town every 3 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money7.9
Distance to city center18.2 km
Location rating8.8
Nearest airportCape Town International Airport (CPT)
Distance to airport20.0 km

Rooms available at Saltycrax Backpackers

Very good
Room comfort & quality

8

Dormitory 10 Sleeper
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  • Room size: 10 m²/108 ft²
  • Street view
  • 1 bunk bed & 1 single bed
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Double Room
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  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • Street view
  • 1 double bed
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Quadruple Room
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  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed and 1 bunk bed
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Multi En-Suite Room(Double/Triple/4 Sleeper)
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed and 1 bunk bed
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Double Room with Bunk Bed
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  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed and 2 bunk bed...
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Luxury Double Room
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed and 1 double b...
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Triple Standard Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 double bed
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Deluxe Double Room, Ensuite
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  • Non-smoking
  • Shower
  • 1 double bed
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Multi Room
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed and 1 bunk bed
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Room, Multiple Beds, Shared Bathroom
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  • Non-smoking
  • Shower
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Frequently asked questions

Does Saltycrax Backpackers provide airport transfer?

Saltycrax Backpackers offers airport transfer service upon request with an additional fee of 350 ZAR in local currency. To request, check the box on the booking form just before the payment page.

Does Saltycrax Backpackers offer spa services?

You can benefit from your stay at Saltycrax Backpackers much more by enjoying the property's available spa services that are offered for all its valuable guests to make your evening or night even better.

What kinds of entertainment are available at Saltycrax Backpackers?

Saltycrax Backpackers features a wide range of entertainment facilities which includes water park and bowling alley for your leisure while staying here.

What is the typical travel time to a nearby airport from Saltycrax Backpackers?

The average travel time to get from Saltycrax Backpackers to the airport is 39 minutes, but please keep in mind that the travel time may vary based on traffic, weather conditions, and time of day.

What public parks are nearby Saltycrax Backpackers?

While residing at Saltycrax Backpackers, cherish your early morning or evening walk at nearby park which include Walton P.O.S., Fairmont Park, and Warwick Street Park.

What is the minimum age requirement for guest at Saltycrax Backpackers?

Saltycrax Backpackers only allows guests that are over 18 years old to stay at this property. In case you're looking for child- or family-friendly properties, please navigate to property facilities filter feature and select the "family/child friendly" filter for more options.

What was the average room rate for Saltycrax Backpackers been in the past month?

The typical room rate for Saltycrax Backpackers in the past month is 279.6 ZAR, compared to city's average of 2579.05 ZAR.

What is the verified guest review consensus about Saltycrax Backpackers's Wi-Fi?

100.0% of our past guest reviews have given an optimistic review and comments about this property's Wi-Fi. You can look up on more detailed customer reviews, and comments for Saltycrax Backpackers down in the review section.

What is the average rating that verified Group travelers have given to Saltycrax Backpackers?

Past group travelers that have stayed at this property have given Saltycrax Backpackers an average rating of 7.3. You can look up more in depth customer reviews and remarks by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What do local travelers think about Saltycrax Backpackers?

Past local travelers that have stayed at this property have given Saltycrax Backpackers an average rating of 8.3. You can look up on more comprehensive customer reviews, and feedback for this property down in the review section.

What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Saltycrax Backpackers?

The closest train, metro, or bus station is Kentemade Railway Station, 10371.98 m away from Saltycrax Backpackers.

What time is check-in and check-out at Saltycrax Backpackers?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. You may ask for early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Travelers checking in or out before or after the designated hours may be charged an additional fee.

What people love about Saltycrax Backpackers

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Staff 

    "Staff were friendly, facilities kept clean and an all round relaxed atmosphere."

    Mickey

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    April 12, 2022

  • 9.6

    Exceptional
    Location

    "A top notch layout and extremely spacious dwelling or layover location for any need."

    Louis

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    August 10, 2022

  • 9.2

    Exceptional

    "Great vibes, great atmosphere, leka people staying with you!"

    Cindy

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    May 20, 2023

Property ranking|Compared to 4,149 Cape Town properties
Cheapest price score
Room comfort score
8/10
Location score
8.8/10
Value for money score
7.9/10
Better than
99
%
of Cape Town properties
Better than
98
%
of Cape Town properties
Better than
96
%
of Cape Town properties
Better than
95
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of Cape Town properties
More about Saltycrax Backpackers

More about Saltycrax Backpackers

Saltycrax Backpackers

When you are looking for comfortable and convenient accommodations in Cape Town, make Saltycrax Backpackers your home away from home. A stay at Saltycrax Backpackers ensures an easy access to the lively city and all of its wonders.
Travelers are guaranteed to have a hassle-free stay with all the amenities and services provided by Saltycrax Backpackers. Stay connected throughout your stay with free internet access provided. To help pre-arrange your arrival and departure, airport transfer services can be booked before you even check in. Your explorations of Cape Town can be assisted with taxi, car hire and shuttle services available.
Parking is provided free of charge for guests. You'll have no problem planning out your days and transportation needs with front desk services including concierge service, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. The hostel's ticket service and tours can even help you book tickets and reservations for entertainment and explorations. While lodging at this wonderful hostel, a charming and cozy on-site fireplace will keep you warm on cold days and nights.
Wear your favorite outfits again and again thanks to the dry cleaning service and laundry service offered at Saltycrax Backpackers. In-room conveniences such as room service and daily housekeeping will make staying in a great choice. The hostel is entirely non-smoking. Smoking may only take place in restricted designated areas.
Rooms at Saltycrax Backpackers are designed with the guest in mind. To enhance your stay, some rooms at the hostel come with linen service. The specially-designed rooms at Saltycrax Backpackers offer a layout option like a separate living room. Some rooms have television to keep guests entertained.
You may be assured to know that a refrigerator, instant coffee and instant tea are available in some select rooms. You can stay fresh and clean with toiletries and towels provided in some of the guest bathrooms.


Dining and things to do

What's better than a good cup of coffee? Start every vacation day at the hostel with an energizing cup of quality coffee. Vending machines are on 24 hours a day, so you can grab a snack at any time of day or night. The hostel even has in-house cooking amenities such as BBQ facilities and shared kitchen for its most selective guests.
Whether you're looking for an adventure or are just looking for a way to unwind after a hard day, Saltycrax Backpackers has a range of activities that will meet your needs. Warm up at the end of the day with a visit to the massage, hot tub and spa. Stay wet and wild with fun family water activities like fishing, snorkeling, surfing, diving and wind surfing. You won't need to go far to play some water sports, with the convenience of canoes and water park provided.
Stay active in holiday style with sporty activities including horse riding. Test your skills! Get competitive with your travel group or other guests, at the hostel's yoga room, tennis court, hiking trails and bowling alley. No need to go anywhere after dinner -- play with friends or family at the shared lounge and TV area.


Around the property

Venture outside the hostel and explore Cape Town. Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is located just 10.7 km away, and is a place where you can see the ocean and local boats in the marina.


Reasons to stay here

Spend less here on rooms than you would at 99% of other accommodations in the city.
Verified reviews for this hostel's food and dining options score it better than 97% of accommodations in the city.
This accommodation beats more than 98% of competition in the city on room comfort.

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Amenities and facilities

Very good
Facilities

7.8

Most talked about facilities

Breakfast

1 mention

Internet

1 mention

Languages spoken
  • English
Outdoor
  • Bicycles
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Bowling alley
  • Canoeing
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Game room
  • Garden
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Hot tub
  • Massage
  • Nightclub
  • On-site entertainment
  • Outdoor recreational features
  • Pub crawl
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa
  • Spa/sauna
  • Surfing lessons
  • Tennis court
  • Ticket services
  • Tours
  • Water park
  • Wind surfing
  • Yoga room
Cleanliness and safety
  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Body thermometer
  • Cashless payment service
  • Daily disinfection in all rooms
  • Daily disinfection in common areas
  • Face coverings on staff
  • First aid kit
  • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hotel room service app
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Professional-grade sanitizing services
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Alternative meal arrangement
  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Coffee shop
  • Happy hour
  • Kitchen
  • Room service
  • Shared kitchen
  • Snack bar
  • Vending machine
Services and conveniences
  • Concierge
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Fireplace
  • Food delivery
  • Heating in public area
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Terrace
  • Xerox/fax in business center
For the kids
  • Family room
Access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Safety/security feature
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Service animals are welcome
  • Smoke alarms
Getting around
  • Airport transfer
  • Bicycle parking
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [nearby]
  • Car park [on-site]
  • Rental car
  • Shuttle service
  • Taxi service
Available in all rooms
  • Complimentary tea
  • Fan
  • Free bottled water
  • Free instant coffee
  • Refrigerator

Food and dining

Breakfast options
  • Continental
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Location

20 Briza Road, Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, South Africa, 7441
Excellent
Location

8.8

Public transportation
  • BRT Station (Bayside Centre)
    550 m
  • Chempet
    6.2 km
Airports
  • Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    20.0 km
Hospital or clinic
  • Blouberg Dental
    360 m
Shopping
  • Canal Walk Shopping Centre
    8.6 km
Convenience store
  • 7 Eleven
    520 m
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM
    410 m

What's nearby

Popular landmarks
  • Robben Island Museum
    10.5 km
  • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
    10.7 km
  • Two Oceans Aquarium
    11.4 km
  • Lion's Head
    13.1 km
  • Signal Hill
    13.1 km
  • Table Mountain
    16.0 km
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
    19.2 km
  • Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
    41.7 km
  • Cape Point Nature Reserve
    58.9 km
  • Cape of Good Hope
    59.6 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Blouberg Dental
    360 m
  • Kwik Spar
    420 m
  • BRT Station (Bayside Centre)
    550 m
  • Brander Road Park Playground
    560 m
  • Blouberg Beach
    590 m
  • Porterfield Road Park
    620 m
  • Brander Road Park
    620 m
  • Bayside Mall
    640 m
  • Table View Mall
    720 m
  • Medi-Cross Pharmacy
    840 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

Minimum age of guests is: 18 year(s).

Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out
  • Check-in from14:00
  • Check-out until11:00
  • Reception open until23:00
Getting around
  • Airport transfer fee350 ZAR
  • Distance from city center18.2 km
  • Travel time to airport (minutes)39
The property
  • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes
  • Number of rooms 7

Reviews of Saltycrax Backpackers from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
7.9
Location8.8
Service8.1
Room comfort and quality8.0
Cleanliness7.9
Value for money7.9
Facilities7.8
High score for Cape Town
Rating
9+ Exceptional (10)
8-9 Excellent (4)
7-8 Very Good (0)
6-7 Good (1)
<6 Below Expectation (5)

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10.0
Exceptional
Mickey from South Africa
Solo traveler
Dormitory 10 Sleeper
Stayed 3 nights in March 2022

Exceptional”

Had a great stay at Saltycrax. Staff were friendly, facilities kept clean and an all round relaxed atmosphere. Will definitely be staying here again when I need to travel to Capetown

Reviewed April 13, 2022
9.6
Exceptional
Louis from South Africa
Business traveler
Dormitory 10 Sleeper
Stayed 1 night in August 2022

a Múst TRY ”

A top notch layout and extremely spacious dwelling or layover location for any need. Could definetly ease certain pre-planned events or anticipated family events as few compadre's could all be together from the morning instead of .. Great atmosphere and facilitie/resource's

Reviewed August 10, 2022
10.0
Exceptional
COLEEN from South Africa
Family with teens
Quadruple Room
Stayed 4 nights in October 2020

Out of this world Backpackers”

What a pleasant surprise!!! Absolutely stunning place, awesome people and totally exceeded my expectations.

Reviewed October 17, 2020
10.0
Exceptional
LANCE from South Africa
Solo traveler
Dormitory 10 Sleeper
Stayed 1 night in October 2020

Exceptional”

Needed a place for a friend everything was perfect didn’t expect such an awesome place for low rates. Well done!

Reviewed October 31, 2020
9.6
Exceptional
Precious from South Africa
Solo traveler
Double Room
Stayed 2 nights in April 2022

Exceptional”

Great backpackers had an amazing time there .

Reviewed April 19, 2022
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