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Green Elephant Backpackers


| 4.5 Excellent 7 reviews
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About Green Elephant Backpackers

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About Green Elephant Backpackers

 Sleeps 17
Type: Backpacker
Check-in: 1:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM

We are a friendly backpackers with excellent travel information and booking office. A solar heated swimming pool complements the hot jacuzzi for great relaxing parties.

We are also leaders in Environmental awareness and have a Grey Water system, solar panels, Extensive recycling and we use the local community for as many supplies as possible.

The computer has ADSL fast internet access for guests. All double rooms have 4 poster beds and the atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable.

The managers are great and the owner himself has travelled over 50 countries around the world, so knows the backpackers needs. The old ex-tree climbing dog Defa is legendary!

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  • Airport Shuttle
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Jacuzzi/Hot-tub
  • Satellite TV*

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

If booking a double room, please specify if your would like two single beds (a twin room) or one double bed.
If booking a dormitory bed, please specify female only or mixed dorm.

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Guest Reviews

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abdul steyn, south africa
October 2015
As a frequent traveller and Travel and Tourism educator I would like to compliment this establishment for running such a clean and friendly backpackers. A well deserving three stars(but I would give it five:) I enjoyed the facilities as well as amenities available. The friendly staff just adds to the awesome experience.  I travelled alone from Johannesburg yet it never felt like I was alone.I woul... Read more
June 2015
Friendly staff clean and comfortable.
ituen oluwakemi, south africa
February 2014
Prompt with delivery of services. Very friendily staff. The facility getting small for the no of guest that they receive there need for structural expansion.
karabo likhethe, south africa
October 2012
Had a great stay hey, amazing people and amazing service. From the first encounter they made us feel at home, a 1000 thanks to all the Green Elephant people!
gustav krös, south africa
March 2008
My stay at Green Elephant was great. I have stayed in a few backpackers before and Green Elephant is definitely up there with the best.Thanks guys, keep up the good work!

Green Elephant Backpackers location

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Green Elephant Backpackers is 0.5km from the centre of Observatory , the nearest airport 15.2km (Cape Town International Airport).
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