• Hey everyone!

    I'm visiting cape town with intention to stay. To feel it out and see if I like it I am looking for a backpackers where I can stay. I am a girl traveling by myself so I am looking for a location where it would be safe for me to be able to walk to and from.

    Any suggestions?
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    Long Street Backpackers or
    Carnival Court Backpackers
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    Cape Town Backpackers, its close to Long Street in a safe area
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    Agreed with Janina,
    Then again, depends on your definition of safe, if you like gunfights, barfights, knifefights, dogfights and poetry there's always Parow and Bellville.
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    You will be safe at the back packers suggested. When other couch surfers came to Cape Town they often stayed at: http://www.capetownbackpackers.com/
    It is close to town and safe. I have never been to the ones suggested but I suggest doing a google search on each name, but I have heard they are very cool!

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    im going to cape town next week by myself as well. if you want we can meet us and discover CT together. send me a message if you are interested. :)
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    The above backpackers is great.

    If you looking for some other suggestions try http://www.coastingafrica.com/ , its the guide I normally travel with in Southern Africa. If there any specific places you planing on going in CT, I could suggest something in that area for you.

    Two other suggestions, also on long street: http://penthouseonlong.com/ http://carnivalcourt.co.za/
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    I booked a place! Thanks everyone for your help! I should be in CapeTown this upcoming monday and if I like it I might just stay for a few years ;)

    Cheers!
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    Hey there! I will be living in CT for the next 5 months, joining a volunteer project. Im travelling alone too..so feel free to send a mesage and count on me to discover the city :)
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    hi Jani,
    I can give you a lot of advices, but CPT is very safe.
    i am organising Yoga& Hikes ( with climbing ) in Cape Town up Lionshead and Table Mountain. I am not using the tourist routes, and i am doing Yoga on the Mountains :)
    If you are interested please check my FB Page: Yoga& hike or my webpage: www.inmotion-sd.com.
    Let me know if you are interested .)
    Steff
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    I know this is a bit late but for future people checking I recommend the Atlantic Point Hostel. It's just off Somerset Road in Greenpoint which is in my opinion a safer and quieter alternative to Long Street and just as central (also closer to the beach).
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    Hi Jani. If your intention is maybe to stay in the long run. I completely agree with Dan. Greenpoint is a much safer and quieter alternative to Long Street. Also check out http://www.bigbluebackpackers.hostel.com/. It all very much depends on the type of experience you want

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