The Backpack is an award winning, Fair Trade hostel that invests in people and communities, giving meaningful and relaxed travel experiences.


Situated in the heart of Cape Town, close to Table Mountain and the Waterfront.


Soak up the sun with stun­ning views of Table Moun­tain, lounge about, order cock­tails and have a swim.

Free Breakfast

We offer free continental breakfasts.

Free WiFi

Free Fibre Optic WiFi with good reception throughout the entire hostel.