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Hotel Description

Eco-friendly hostel near Long Street

Cape Town City Centre stay

A stay at this Cape Town City Centre hostel places you within half a mile (1 km) of Long Street and 3 miles (5 km) of Two Oceans Aquarium. Cape Town Stadium and Camps Bay Beach are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Dining options, 2 bars/lounges

This smoke-free hostel features 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, laundry service, and airport shuttle. Free self parking, a coffee shop, and a terrace are also offered.

Free WiFi, luxe bedding

The 50 guestrooms offer free WiFi, premium bedding, and rainfall showerheads. Other amenities include ceiling fans, safes, and showers.

Standard Double or Twin Room, Mountain View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$28* Per night/room Aug 3 - Aug 4

Shared Dormitory, Women only (4 people)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Deluxe Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (4 people)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Quadruple Room

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Basic Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (4 people)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Room, 1 Double or 2 Twin Beds

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. WiFi is free in public spaces. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the eco-friendly Once in Cape Town. Self parking is free. This Cape Town hostel is smoke free.

  • 50 guestrooms or units
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Coffee shop
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) (19.8 km / 12.3 mi)
  • Train station: Cape Town Station (2 km / 1.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Once in Cape Town offers 50 accommodations with safes and ceiling fans. Beds feature premium bedding. This Cape Town hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Communal kitchen access
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Safe
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Yours Truly - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Up Yours - Onsite bar. Open daily.

Hudsons - This restaurant serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Safari on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby
  • Mountain biking on site
  • Health or beauty spa nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 300 per person (one-way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Saasveld Cape Town
  • Saasveld Lodge
  • Saasveld Lodge Cape Town
  • Once Cape Town Hostel
  • Once Hostel
  • Once Cape Town
  • Saasveld Hotel Cape Town Central
  • Once In Cape Town South Africa
  • Once in Cape Town Cape Town
  • Once in Cape Town Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Once in Cape Town Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Cape Town

You should know

  • Once in Cape Town offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Fair Trade Tourism, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.