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Once in Cape Town

73 Kloof street, Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa
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The Place

Hostel

Shared & Private room options

Couples

Groups

Solo travellers

Nearest Wave
2km

Once in Cape Town is an all to star Hostel for the adventurous and young at heart traveller. It is centrally located in Vibey Kloof street, and is a youth hub where locals and travellers can mingle.

Once in Cape Town is a converted hotel to with all the amenities of a budget hotel and the vibe of a backpackers hostel it is best described as a "Poshtel" to and voted one of the top 6 on Lonely Planet.

We are the base for popular Stoked Surf school and their Uber Flex package to a bit of surfing and a bit of city life combined! Pick ups from the hostel can be arranged, plus bus stop and train

Location

Slap bang in the middle of Cape Town to great accessibility to surfing beaches and a walk to the city centre.

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  • Room types
  • Getting there
  • Surf Lessons
  • Waves
  • Terms
Number of people: 140
24-Hour reception
Bath Towels
Beach Towels
DVD
Kitchen
Parking (free)
TV
WIFI (free)
ATM
Cot / high chair
Daily housekeeping
Laundry
Roof top terrace
Sundeck
Surfboard hire
Surfboard Storage Area
Westuit storage area
BBQ Facilities
Breakfast (included)
Dinner (additional)
Hotel bar
Restaurant
Vending machine
Bicycle rental
Diving
Hiking
Horseback riding
Kitesurfing
Mountain biking
Pilates
Ping-pong
Skateboard hire
Snorkeling
SUP
Surf school
Yoga

Extras:

No extra beds allowed in rooms
Dorm Bed
Room Type: Shared - Mixed
Sleeps: 4

Share with friends!

Every room has a private bathroom, Custom to made beds with in to built safety lockers, universal chargers and reading light. Includes free Breakfast on the Go & Free WIFI.

Ladies Dorm
Room Type: Shared - Female
Sleeps: 4

Ladies Only. Share with friends!

Every room has a private bathroom, Custom to made beds with in to built safety lockers, universal chargers and reading light. Includes free Breakfast on the Go & Free WIFI.

Private Room
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

Classic basic hotel room with all the necessary amenities of a 3 star hotel in Cape Town: private bathroom, TV, safe, all linen and towels. Twin beds or King sized bed. Includes free Breakfast on the Go & Free WIFI.

You can never get lost

When you book you will receive our confirmation email with full travel directions of how to get to us.

We provide Airport Transfers from and to Cape Town International and they can be booked in the booking steps.

  • Price for 1-4 people: USD$30
  • Price for more than 4: USD$40
  • - Nearest Airport: Cape Town International
  • - Distance from Airport in kms: 15
  • - Time from Airport in a car: 20 minutes
  • - There is no train from the airport
  • - There is a bus from the airport

Come Surf With Us

Surf Lessons can be added in the booking steps if they are not already included in a package.

Surf Lessons we offer:

Beginner Surf Lessons


Surf conditions in Cape Town:

Beginners:

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Surf Conditions in Cape Townon NOV for BEG level
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Intermediates:

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Advanced:

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Surf Conditions in Cape Townon JUL for ADV level
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Surf Conditions in Cape Townon SEP for ADV level
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Surf Conditions in Cape Townon OCT for ADV level
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Surf Conditions in Cape Townon NOV for ADV level
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Surf Conditions in Cape Townon DEC for ADV level
DEC

Rain

Wetsuits

JAN/FEB

MAR/APR

MAY/JUN

JUL/AUG

SEP/OCT

NOV/DEC

Air Temp (°C)

JAN/FEB

28°

MAR/APR

26°

MAY/JUN

24°

JUL/AUG

20°

SEP/OCT

22°

NOV/DEC

26°

PAYMENT

  • A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
  • Your balance is due at check in.

CANCELLING YOUR BOOKING

  • To cancel go to the MyAccount section and log in or register and you can cancel from within your account.
  • Your deposit is non refundable but can be used for the same property/surf school within one year of your original booking.
  • You can cancel anytime up to 30 days before travelling you will not be charged the balance.

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