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Cape Town - A Sunflower Stop

179 Main Road, Green Point, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa

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Location! Location! A clean, bright, happy oasis in the city. All you want and expect from a top hostel.

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Cape Town Hostel

Hostel Cape Town

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Recently refurbished including a brand new kitchen, Sunflower Stop Backpackers Hostel offers relaxing and comfortable accommodation for budget travellers in Cape Town. Nestled between the mountains and the sea, the backpackers hostel is in the perfect location for exploring Cape Town and the beautiful Western Cape of South Africa.

The hostel offers spacious dorms, doubles, twins and quad rooms, a self-catering kitchen and TV lounge. Our luxury backpacker’s hostel offers affordable accommodation for every budget. All the backpacker dormitories have individual secure lockers. Cool off in the refreshing swimming pool, relax at the cosy bar or feast out on the weekly braais.

The city centre, V&A Waterfront and Cape Town's trendy night life are only steps away. A quick taxi ride will take you to Cape Town's stunning beaches (Clifton and Camps bay) or to the world famous Table Mountain.


Prices are non-member prices

Sorry, there is no availability for the dates you have chosen or the hostel is closed. Please refer to the hostel information for contact details and opening dates.

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 14:00 and 00:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 00:00
  • A deposit is payable at check-in.
  • A deposit is payable at check-in. For room keys
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 7 are unable to be accommodated under all circumstances.
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 18 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 5 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • TV room


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers
  • Computer Charges - Free
  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - Free
  • Currency Exchange
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available
  • Locker Type - In Room
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 08:00 to 20:00
From 08:00 to 00:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +27 21 434-6535

Fax. +27 21 434-6501

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • V&A Waterfront (500m to 1km)
  • Cape Town Stadium (Less than 500 m)
  • Urban Park Green Point (Less than 500 m)

See the full list of attractions





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Thu 18 Jul 2019

Thank you very much for your help when I was in particuliar difficulty.


Avatar for Sylvain


Sat 12 Jan 2019

Staff are genuinely friendly. I came to Cape Town for a conference and do some work, and this places combines the best of quietness, party and socialization. Totally recommended!


Avatar for Roxana


Sun 12 Aug 2018

I loved staying at this hostel! Everything is close by, the rooms are clean and very nice. All the staff was so welcoming and doing everything they could to make your stay as nice as possible!


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Thu 17 May 2018

It's a nice place to stay!


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Mon 05 Jan 2015


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (5 to 10km)
  • Beach (1 to 2km)
  • Cinema (500m - 1km)
  • City Centre (1 to 2km)
  • Cycle trails (5 to 10km)
  • Golf course (500m - 1km)
  • Gym (Less than 500m)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (2 to 3km)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Mountainous Area (3 to 5km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (1 to 2km)
  • National / State Park (3 to 5km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m - 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Swimming pool (At or next to the hostel)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (1 to 2km)
  • Water park (2 to 3km)
  • Wooded Area (3 to 5km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

22km to Cape Town International Airport
Sunflower Stop is 2kms from the bus station
Pavement Parking available
The Railway Station is 2kms from us. Cheap Mini Bus taxi's are available from the station to our door
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rugby
  • Scuba / Snorkelling
  • Skateboarding
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Whale Watching

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