Facade of Ashanti Lodge Backpackers in Cape Town

Welcome to Ashanti Backpackers Hostel and Guesthouse Accommodation

Ashanti was one of the first backpacker hostels in Cape Town more than 25 years ago and now is a well-known Cape Town establishment offering great budget accommodation options in 3 different properties.

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 newly refurbished en-suite rooms suitable for young and old.

Our safe, secure premises are open 24 hours a day, offer free wi-fi, delicious breakfasts, amazing Table Mountain views and have the friendliest staff around.  

You can visit our travel centre for great advice on getting around Southern Africa and also booking information on care hire, bus tickets, Cape Town adventure activities, Baz Bus, Kruger Park, Garden Route and general African overland safaris.

Ashanti Green Point now offers accommodation on a long stay basis only!

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

We look forward to hearing from you. Available 08h00 – 16h00 Mon-Fri (GMT+2)
Call Us on + 27 21 423 8721

Whatever Your Style, We Have The Accommodation To Suit

Facade at Ashanti Backpackers in Cape Town

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

Ashanti Travel

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.
Read more

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.

Book Now for your Ashanti Experience!…


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.
Number of Guests
Drinks Sold at the Bar
People in the Pool at Once
Number of Beds

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.

Special accommodation deal at Ashanti Guest Houses

November 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Book a 4-night stay at Ashanti Guest House and only pay for 3.  That is a 25% discount!!!   The rooms at our guest houses are a great upgrade from the [...]

  • 8 day garden route beach happy girl Rock the Route

5 Non-Touristy Things to Do in Cape Town

October 25th, 2018|0 Comments

The coastal city of Cape Town is considered a major destination for tourists and expatriates in South Africa. From its beaches and South Atlantic waves, to the vast vistas of inland South Africa, Cape [...]

  • baboon - Whales and wine 2

REVIEW: 2 Day Whale and Wine Tour

October 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Together with two friends, I traveled to Cape Town in 2018 to visit and learn all that I could about this beautiful country. One of the first trips we did outside of the city [...]



Become one of the thousands of traveler's to grace our halls! Best prices and loads of fun - guaranteed!