Welcome to Observatory Backpackers

We are a brand new backpackers established in the bohemian suburb of Observatory, Cape Town. 

Close to the action but out of the noise zone, Observatory Backpackers hostel offers you an opportunity to experience the best of Observatory while enjoying our fantastic hospitality.


Our backpacker offers all the facilities one expects for a great stay: Free wifi, DSTV, fresh cotton linens and a fantastic garden to relax in. 

Observatory Backpackers is a great place to base yourself while exploring Cape Town!

  • Free Wifi
  • Lounge area with satellite TV
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Small breakfast included
  • Outdoor garden and braai (BBQ) area
  • Coffee and tea included
  • Linen and towels provided
  • Excellent travel desk
  • Airport Transfers on request
  • 24 Hour check in
  • Laundry Service