African Heart Backpackers Accommodation in Observatory, Cape Town

African Heart Backpackers

Backpackers Accommodation / Bed & Breakfast at 27 Station Road, Observatory, 7925, Southern Suburbs, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About African Heart Backpackers

Located in Cape Town, African Heart Backpackers is a small lodge offering a high quality standard of backpackers accommodation and facilities. We also offer free WiFi access. On the border of the Table Mountain National Park, this historic building is just 5 km from Long Street and the hostel is less than 6 km from the V&A Waterfront and Table Mountain, while Cape Town International Airport is only 12 km away.


We offer superior guest service from our reception, taking care of anything you need; from booking adventures and onward travels, to where to find the best local music, entertainment and food. With creative decor, the hostel offers a selection of private rooms. Each benefits from a bath or shower room. Bed linen is provided.

Double Rooms En-Suite:
Three of our double-rooms have en-suite bathrooms, comprising a shower, toilet and hand basin for your convenience. The spacious rooms are all uniquely decorated in our Afro-Chic style and equipped with extra comfy spring mattress double beds, bedside tables with reading lights, luggage storage and the odd extra depending on the room.

Twin Room Standard:
Standard double and twin rooms are smaller than the en-suites, uniquely decorated in our Afro-Chic style and equipped with bedside tables with reading lights and luggage storage. Shared bathroom facilities are available.

Triple / Quad Family Room:
For those travelling in small groups who do not want to share dorms with other people, we have several options to accommodate three or four persons in a private room.

Dorm Room:
A backpackers is not a backpackers without a dorm! Our light, spacious dorms comfortably sleeps four to six happy travellers. Each person has their own lockable cupboard and bedside reading lamp. All linen and blankets are supplied. Towels are rented from reception.


• Free, fast internet
• Free breakfast
• Multiple chill out areas
• Cosy fireplace
• Full satellite TV
• Nespresso coffee
• Outdoor braai area
• Shared self-catering kitchen
• Off street parking
• Day trip, overland tour, Bazbus bookings

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Smoking: not allowed

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Tour assistance

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.938878
Longitude: 18.466896

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 13km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Listed on
May 2015 - No guest reviews.

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