Cape Town, a coastal city in South Africa considered being the second most populous urban centre in the country after Johannesburg. The city is the also the capital and primate city of the Western Cape province. Due to its designation as the seat of the Parliament of South Africa, it is also considered the legislative capital of the country. Named World Design Capital in 2014 by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design, in the same year, it was also named the best place to visit in the world by America’s New York Times and British’ Daily Telegraph. The city is famous for its harbour, natural setting in the Cape Floristic Region and for such well-known landmarks as Table Mountain and Cape Point. Serves as a popular tourist destination.
Visiting Cape Town on a Budget
While air travel is the fastest and most convenient means of getting to the city, buses, motorcycles and walking on foot are some of the major means of transport in the area. Buses, however, are the cheapest means of transport within the area.
Cheap Hotels in Cape Town
Cape Town boasts of several Top/Luxury/5 Star hotels, some of which include;
A Sunflower Stop Backpackers
This a hostel type hotel for females only with comfortable lodging at budget prices. It is a 12-minute walk from Cape Town Stadium.
Green Elephant Backpackers
The hotel set in the lively Observatory district occupies 3 adjacent buildings. It is 5 km from Cape Town city centre, 12 km from Table mountain and a 10-minute walk from Observatory train station. The hotel uses the mixed dorm hostel style.
Cape Town Lodge Hotel
Set 6 km from the popular Table mountain, this modern Downtown hotel offers warm and efficient services. The hotel is located 4 km from the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and 13 km from Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.
Tips for Choosing a budget hotel
When choosing a budget hotel consider the services and facilities offered by the hotel, the proximity of the hotel to your points of interest, transportation and your budget.
Attractions in Cape Town
-The Cape Wheel
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