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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.

  • Dorm
    From €11.17
10 or more people?

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

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 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 - Free
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Currency Exchange
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - 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



It's a nice place to stay!


Avatar for Lisa


Mon 05 Jan 2015

Superfreundliches, hilfsbereites Personal! Die Lage ist zur Innenstadt etwas weiter, dafür aber sehr nah zu Waterfront, zum GreenPointPark & zur Seepromenade und es ist dort sicher! Supermarkt u.a. Einkaufsmöglichkeiten um die Ecke:-)


Avatar for Sibylle


Tue 02 Sep 2014



Avatar for INKYEOM


Mon 21 Jul 2014

Ich wuerde wieder dort wohnen.Sauber, sicher, kostenloses wlan.saubere duschen.ich hatte einzelzimmer.das wurde taeglich geputzt.liegt am stadion.zum strand zu fuss 10 min.waterfront 15 innenstadt ca.25 min.oder mit taxi 20 bis 30 rand.die baeckpaeckers in der innenstadt gerade an der longstreet waeren mir zu laut.jeden samstag wird kann dort im vergleich zur touristeninfo guenstig touren buchen.ich bin von dort am strand joggen gewesen.einzigartiges erlebnis


Avatar for Corinna


Wed 04 Jun 2014

Only stayed one night and arrived late in the afternoon and left early in the morning, but the staff was friendly and tried their best to assist me with retrieving info on my onward destination.


Avatar for Jan


Thu 12 Sep 2013


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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