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    Hotel Hotel on St Georges Cape Town
    The ABSA Centre which houses the 3-star Hotel on St Georges was built in 1968. This skyscraper is an Iconic landmark in the City of Cape Town. The building features the largest windows in the city – three quarters of the façade is glass. It is one of a very fee steel framed high rise structures in the country, the majority are concrete framed. The Foreshore area has undergone regeneration and has become the major hub in Cape Town’s Business District. The 3-star Hotel on St Georges is a budget hotel in close proximity to all major tourist attractions in Cape Town.
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    Hotel The Backpack Cape Town
    Voted Best Hostel in South Africa 2008 and third Best Hostel in Africa 2008. Voted No.2 hostel in Africa 2007 and Voted Best Hostel in Africa 2005 by Hostelworld Customers, Selected as Cape Town's best backpacker sleep by Lonely Planet 2005 and 2006!The Hostel has been Accredited by Fair Trade in Tourism (a trade mark awarded to businesses that adhere to fair trade criteria, fair wages and working conditions, fair operations, purchasing and distribution of benefits, ethical business practices and respect for human rights, culture and the environment).Making a difference is more than just an initiative of The Backpack, it is the way we are, the way we work and the way we live. Graded as a 5 Star Backpacker by The South African Grading Council: 'offering superior comfort and quality with a high standard of furnishings and guest care'South Africa's original backpacker and travel agency. Simply the best place to make your travel arrangements! All the facilities you can expect from a great hotel such as stylishly decorated double rooms, some en-suite, private electronic safes. Also on offer are off peak specials,a buzzy internet cafe and WiFi throughout the hostel- a place to meet like-minded international travelers. We now have 10 new luxury rooms! And recently added 3 en-suite Loft rooms with outstanding views of Table Mountain.We Offer:cafe/bar - delicious meals served from 7:30 till lateinternet access - communications centre - pay for what you download only- excellent rates- download pics, VOIP phones with web cams.ATM machine on siteMeet and greet airport shuttle service at a costself-catering kitchen24-hour check-in24-hour securityunlimited kms best car hireSatellite Sports Channel TVAll major credit cards, travellers cheques and foreign currencies accepted.Children welcome in private rooms and only those that can swimNot too laid back, not too loud, guests love The Backpack and it's easy to see why. For years it has stayed ahead of the crowd by constantly adapting, yet always offering top notch accommodation for the price and wonderfully clued-up service from its desk - Lonely Planet 'the most comfortable and best-run in town........one of the best backpacker travel centres around. Recommended.' - Footprints Tuesday Nights: Traditional BBQFriday Nights: Pool competitionsVOLUNTEER PROJECTSWe have a soccer and reading project which we run Monday to Thursdays. If you would like to play soccer or help children with their homework please contact toni@backpackers.co.zaTeach Maths, Science and English. Do an internship or volunteer.Soccer: Is there still magic in those old soccer boots? A group of special boys are keen to find out. These 9 to 15 year olds have the moves to be soccer stars, just not the gear. So, please bring your old soccer boots or even your old team gear!!!You might also have the opportunity to play soccer with these local teams and pass on some of your soccer skills!Knitting: We keep a basket of wool in our café ¡nd lounge and you can knit anything so long as it?s a square or something like a square and then we sew it up and give the blankets to sick babies. You can knit a row or a square or whatever you have time to do - we just pick it up from where its left off and someone will finish it! Or if you have some wool lying about your house or your grandmothers house, bring it along!!
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    Hotel Cape Town Ritz Cape Town
    The 3-star Ritz Hotel Cape Town has the best ocean views in the Sea Point area. The rooms are well appointed in 222 en-suite rooms. The hotel is 300m from the beachfront promenade and 5 minutes drive from the V&A Waterfront and Green Point Stadium. The city bowl and CTICC is only 3 minutes' drive away. The Top of the Ritz is the only revolving restaurant in Cape Town and offers one of the most unique dining experiences in town.
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    Hotel Holiday Inn Express Cape Town City Centre Cape Town
    New hotel opening on the 01st March 2008, ideally located in the centre of Cape Town, South Africa. Situated 2km from the world renowed Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and overlooks the majestic Table Mountain.
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