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Welcome to Ashanti Backpackers Hostel and Guesthouse Accommodation


One of the most established Cape Town hostels, here at Ashanti Lodge we have single, double rooms and dormitories and our two guest houses around the corner from the Gardens building have beautiful spacious en-suite rooms suitable for young and old.

We are so happy that travel and life in general is back to normal and our bar is back, the dorms are ready and your fellow travellers are here!

We can’t wait to welcome you to Ashanti and to Cape Town!

We look forward to hearing from you.
Call us on + 27 21 423 8721 or send Whatsapp on +27 71 459 2602

Whatever Your Style, We Have The Accommodation To Suit

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Ashanti Backpackers Hostel

With an incredible Table Mountain view, Ashanti Gardens is one of the original Cape Town backpacker hostels that offer budget accommodation options in dormitories and private rooms.

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Ashanti Guesthouses

Victorian guesthouses with beautiful en-suite rooms each with satellite tv, free wi-fi and self-catering kitchen. Secure and quiet and just a few minutes walking into Cape Town city centre.

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Ashanti Travel Online

Ashanti Travel online can advise you on an array of day tours, as well as various adventure activities, car hire, bus tickets,flights, overland tours, and budget safaris.

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I slept like I was in a marshmallow of joy. And for that, I thank you my dear friends of Ashanti. I will always hold a place for you in my soul.

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Why Choose Ashanti?

With over 20 years of experience we feel we have all your needs covered. Come stay with us and become part of the International Ashanti family!

Our hostels each have unique points of attraction, so you have a choice of where to stay – or spend a few days in each!
Free wi-fi, 24-hour reception, laundry and swimming pools
Excellent choice of food and drinks always to be had.
Individual digital safes for every single guest and lockers under each dorm bed.
There is always a traveller around for you to meet and swap stories with… or to make new ones with!
We are friendly and helpful and always willing to help out with some great travel tips.
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What’s happening at Ashanti?

Read all about the latest goings on at Ashanti, as well as info about Cape Town, travel advice, tours and local events.



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