Discover Budget Hotels in Cape Town – All under $20!

I am lucky enough that I can stay with family and friends when travelling as a Cape Town SEO company. When traveling to Cape Town on a minimal budget, it is wise to look through budget hotels that will fit your needs. Travel is a luxury and it can be really expensive but not if you plan wisely. Get the luxury of travel with the least expenses, perhaps this is the goal of most avid travelers.

Budget hotels are not that bad. You can get a decent bed plus an affordable meal while in Cape Town. Many travel sites will offer accommodations that are within your budget. All you have to do is diligently browse and compare notes.

cape town budget hotelsHere is to help you find the best accommodation in Cape Town.  Lonely planet puts together great choices under $20 per night.

Cape Town Backpackers

Located at New Church Street Tamboerskloof, this hostel welcomes backpackers, travelers, and tourists from different places of the world. They offer decent dorms and rooms with the best views of the town. The cheapest dorm they offer is located in their basement. Though cheap, expect to have a clean bed for the night. Per night accommodation starts at $9, breakfast not included.

ONCE in Cape Town

Located at Kloof street, ‘Once in Cape Town’ offers a cool atmosphere for many travelers. It is common to have dorms that share one big bathroom but this place offers bathroom in every room. Enjoy their courtyard and have fun in their spacious kitchen to cook your own food. Per night accommodation starts at $9, rate includes breakfast – a bonus for many travelers on a budget.

33 South Boutique

Located in Trill Rd Observatory, 33 South Boutique is not exactly what the name suggests. This place offers a cozy Victorian place. You’ll get to cook your own meals in their shared kitchen and have a quiet time in their lovely courtyard.  Hotel staff also offers free tours. Per night accommodation starts at $11, breakfast is not included.

Simon’s Town

Located in Prince Alfred Building at St. George’s Street, Simon’s town offers wide rooms that take the size of a ship that overlooks the harbor. Their staff is great and really serves with a smile. They can help you come up with a list of activities in town. No, you don’t have to walk as they offer bikes for hire at a minimal rate of R200 each day. Per night accommodation is at $13, breakfast not included.

Green Elephant

Located at Milton Road Observatory, Green elephant offers a great option for those looking to escape the busy streets. You can camp at the vicinity and arrange trekking up the Table Mountain with a professional and experienced guide (offered at a rate of R300/person).  Per night accommodation starts at $14 per night, breakfast not included.

Stellenbosch Traveller’s Lodge

Located at the corner of Dorp and Stadler Street, Stellenbosch is highly recommended by many travelers. The place offers bright and neat rooms. Meals are readily available when needed and you get to have some quiet and relaxing time in their garden. You’ll never get bored with a variety of activities to choose from within the vicinity. Per night accommodation starts at $14 per night, breakfast not included.

Long Street Backpackers

Located at Longstreet, it is perhaps among the oldest running hotels in town since 1993. They offer small flats with 4-8 beds and bathroom. The place can hold a group of travelers looking for a place that is cozy and affordable. Per night accommodation starts at $15 per night, breakfast not included.