The eco-friendly property provides easy access to a museum and a gallery.
Table Mountain is 3.3 km from the hostel and The Heart of Cape Town Museum is 8 km away. The venue is set in City Bowl district, within about 5 minutes' walk of Blakes Bar and Saigon that serve assorted delicacies.
The Backpack - Hostel offers 33 rooms fitted with free wireless internet, heating, cable TV with on-demand movies, a laptop-compatible safe and a personal computer for a comfortable stay in Cape Town. Beds in the comfortable rooms are equipped with lockers, feather pillows and linens. Rooms are fitted with king size beds, single beds and twin beds. Family bathrooms with hairdryers, free toiletries and bath sheets are provided for guests' use. They feature showers and walk-in showers.
The hostel has a communal kitchen. Its facilities include an electric kettle, a fridge and a toaster.
Fast access to Cape Town International airport within 20 km is provided.
Such hostel facilities as currency exchange, a luggage storage, a designated smoking place, a safe deposit box and a souvenir shop are available on-site.
An outdoor swimming pool, free self parking and a sea water pool will make a stay in Cape Town a very pleasant one.