Green Elephant Backpackers

Green Elephant Backpackers

57 Milton Road, 7925 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
+27 214 486 359

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based on 162 reviews

Green Elephant Backpackers
Sun 22/5
Mon 23/5
ProviderNightly total$55

About Green Elephant Backpackers

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi, Breakfast, and Parking for free
Situated in Cape Town, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Cape Town Science Centre and within 3 miles (5 km) of University of Cape Town and Castle of Good Hope. Groote Schuur Hospital and Table Mountain National Park are also within 15 minutes. Observatory Station is 9 minutes by foot and Salt River Station is 17 minutes.

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Rooms available at Green Elephant Backpackers

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Mon 23/5
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Amenities at Green Elephant Backpackers

  • Outdoor pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safe
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Shared kitchen
  • Breakfast included
  • Vending machine (drinks)

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Body soap
  • Linens

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Balcony
  • Grill
  • Garden

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Designated smoking area


  • Plunge pool
  • Outdoor pool

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Laundry facilities


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 metres)


  • Storage available

Health and safety

  • Safe

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast

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57 Milton Road, 7925 Cape Town, Western Cape

What's nearby

  • Old Biscuit Mill1.4 km
  • Newlands Stadium3.6 km
  • Castle of Good Hope3.7 km
  • Newlands Cricket Ground3.9 km
  • District Six Museum4 km
  • Greenmarket Square4.5 km
  • Bo Kaap Museum5 km
  • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront5.3 km
  • Table Mountain5.8 km
  • Green Point Stadium6.3 km
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens6.3 km
  • Camps Bay Beach8.2 km



Check in anytime after 13:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Green Elephant Backpackers

  • Green Elephant Backpackers is located at 57 Milton Road in Observatory, 2.4 km from the centre of Cape Town. Old Biscuit Mill is the closest landmark to Green Elephant Backpackers.

  • Check-in time is 13:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Green Elephant Backpackers.

  • Yes, Green Elephant Backpackers offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Yes, Green Elephant Backpackers offers free parking.

  • Green Elephant Backpackers is 13.3 km from Cape Town Intl.

  • Yes, Green Elephant Backpackers has a pool on-site.

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Distance to city centre

2.4 km

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