SPRING HAS SPRUNG!! Stay for 3 nights in our Guest House in September and receive crazy discounts - up to 30%!!!! Go to our booking page right now and see all the 2-night specials. Hopefully see you soon!
Have you seen the great specials we have on-line right now? You can get a dorm for as little as R176 per night if you stay for 3 nights. That's less than the price of a pizza and a beer! Go to our booking page right now and see all the 3-night specials. Hopefully [...]
Check out all this wonderful accommodation special we have on offer in our Guest Houses this winter season. With the current winter special you get 25% off the regular room rate, a bottle of wine and a pizza if you stay for 2 days or more until the end August 2019. Check out more info [...]
Nearly half of our planets population (more than 3 billion people) are living in high, medium or low risk malaria areas. Even though there has been a massive progress in curing and preventing this disease, it still causes many deaths each year and unfortunately most of them are here in Africa. When you’re on a holiday you really [...]
Yellow Fever Vaccinations are the only recommended way to make sure you don't contract Yellow Fever. Yellow fewer, like malaria, is a disease which is passed on by mosquito bites. It appears in tropical areas of Africa as well as in Central and South America. Most common Symptoms of yellow fever are: • fever • muscle pain [...]
One of the staff at the best backpackers in Cape Town - Alex Floyd-Douglas - is studying photography and she took some amazing pics of Ashanti the other day. Check out the ones of our new bar and lounge renovation!!
As a backpacker coming to Cape Town, one of the most often-asked questions, is how to get around the city. We have compiled a list of the most common used options so when you are choosing where to stay in Cape Town, make sure that they also know about all of these! 1. Uber Probably [...]
1. Bikinis at the pool at Ashanti - or topless if you are lucky! As a backpacker coming to Cape Town in summer, I am sure that you will be looking for a hostel with a pool! Luckily, both Ashanti Gardens and Ashanti Green Point have one – and most often, with pretty girls [...]
Well, we all know that Backpackers in Cape Town are mostly young and technologically savvy and as such here at Ashanti we realised that we had to create a brand-new up to date website. So when you are looking where to stay in Cape Town we have made it really easy for you to find [...]
As South Africa is one of the best rugby-playing nations in the world, any backpacker visiting Cape Town during the time of the Rugby World Cup is sure to get caught up in the general hype and buzz that surrounds it. Here is a list of some of the best things to do whilst watching [...]