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  • TGCSA Grading: TGCSA 3 Star
  • Accommodation Type: Youth Hostel
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Observatory - the student hub of Cape Town.  Green Elephant Backpackers is in the heart of Observatory, where students from all around the world live together, party together and enjoy the good life.

The attractions are coffee shops, second hand bookshops, pubs, restaurants, a golf driving range, the original Observatory, Groote Schuur Hospital (where the world`s first heart transplant took place, theatres and small art galleries.  The annual Obs Festival is held on the first Saturday in December.

Trendy, young and artistic community. Obs for short - Observatory is Cape Towns bohemian suburb.  It is one of Cape Towns happening suburbs for local bars, live music and health food restaurants.  Bohemian - Socially unconventional; of free-and-easy habits.  (The Pocket Oxford Dictionary).

The neighbourhood - Observatory:
The Green Elephant is situated in the lively student area of Observatory.  We are close to pubs and restaurants, public transport, shops, movies, sports grounds and theatres.

It is well placed for a base in Cape Town while you enjoy the benefits the Cape has to offer.  Being in a student area, the pubs are full of young people and prices are low! It is not as expensive other Cape Town nightlife areas.

Activities:

The Green Elephant is situated in the lively student area of Observatory. We are close to pubs and restaurants, public transport, shops, movies, sports grounds and theatres.

It is well placed for a base in Cape Town while you enjoy the benefits the Cape has to offer. Being in a student area, the pubs are full of young people and prices are low! It is not as expensive other Cape Town nightlife areas.

We offer guided Mountain Walks up Table Mountain with our own in house qualified Mountain guide.

Cancellation Policy:
Less than 7 days - 100% of deposit is forfeited.
7 to 21 days - 50% of deposit is forfeited.
Over 21 days – 25% of deposit is forfeited.
Cancelation policy for groups of 10 or more: If the booking is canceled within 40 days of arrival, the whole deposit is forfeited less what bookings we receive after that.
Facilities & Services available:
Airport Shuttle Service
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Internet Access
Tourism Information Desk
Wi-Fi
Afrikaans
English
Xhosa / Zulu
Other Language
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool

Green Elephant Backpackers is a Youth Hostel in Mowbray Cape Town Western Cape South Africa
Directions:

Take N2 from the Airport - shown on the right, turn right into Main road, Mowbray. Follow Main Road for 2 km and turn right into Milton Road. It is a one way street and The Green Elephant is on the right hand side.

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Rooms and Units Available at Green Elephant Backpackers

6 Bed Dorm Rooms-mixed:
Each dorm bed has a comfortable mattress and all fresh linen is supplied.

6 Bed female Dorm:
A female only dorm

Private single: shared bathroom
Private single: en-suite bathroom
Double: shared bathroom
Double: en-suite bathroom
Budget En-Suite Private Room
Budget Private En-Suite Room in the Main House of The Green Elephant Backpackers

Budget Private Room
Budget Private Room in the Main House of the Green Elephant Backpackers

Dorm Bed in 6 Bed Mixed Dorm
6 sleeper dorm with shared bathroom in Mixed Dorm
Amount of similar units: 4

Dorm Bed in 6 Sleeper Female Dorm
Dorm Bed in 6 bed Female Dorm Room

En-Suite Double Bed Private Room
Private Room en-suite Double Bed
Amount of similar units: 2

En-Suite Twin Bed Private Room
Private En-suite room with 2 single beds
Amount of similar units: 2

Private Room
Private Room shared bathroom
Amount of similar units: 2

Standard Single Room
Private Room shared bathroom

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