A Sunflower Stop

179 Main Road Green PointCape Town8001South Africa
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About A Sunflower Stop

A Sunflower Stop is a hostel in the Green Point district of Cape Town, providing a range of private and shared accommodation with communal facilities including an outdoor swimming pool.

Dormitories consist of six or eight beds large with shared bathrooms facilities, whilst private doubles and twins offer a choice of shared or private bathroom. Dormitories include individual lockers for guests.

There is a communal guest lounge on-site which features a TV. An outdoor sundeck and garden area is a guest favourite during the long summer months.. Complimentary parking and Wi-Fi are also included, plus staff can assist with tour bookings and currency exchange.

A shared kitchen is available for guests to self cater, plus there is an in-house bar and cafe offering a range of beverages.

Cape Town Stadium is located just 15 minutes walk from A Sunflower Stop. The seaside promenade at Three Anchor Bay is 800 metres away. Table Mountain National Park is a ten-kilometre drive from the hostel.


179 Main Road Green Point, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Telephone: +27(21)4346535 | Fax: +27(21)4346501 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Convenience store
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Organized activities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pool bar
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Room safe
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Excellent location

The location of this property is consistently rated as the best aspect of this hostel among guest reviews. Guests enjoy being close to the city centre as well as near Three Anchor Bay and the V&A Waterfront.

Well-equipped kitchen

This hostel includes a communal kitchen for guests and this facility is described as being spacious and in good condition. Guests enjoy having the necessary equipment to prepare meals, plus the free coffee is also greatly appreciated.

Great customer service

Reviews suggest that the customer service at this hostel is of a very good standard. Guests describe the staff as friendly and welcoming, compliments which are given to the reception, cleaning and bar staff. Many guests feel that the attitude of the staff helps to create a welcoming atmosphere at the hostel.

Negative Reviews

Noisy atmosphere

A multitude of reviews mention noise disturbances at this property, particularly in the dormitories. Guests state that this noisy atmosphere can affect the ability to sleep and thus find it to be an inconvenient aspect of the hostel.

Poor shared bathroom facilities

Many reviews point to the shared bathrooms facilities as one of the worst aspects of this hostel. Guests have particularly disliked that the facilities are used by both men and women.

No private alcohol allowed on-site

As this property has its own bar, it is not permitted for guests to bring their own private alcohol on-site. Guests have found this rule to be restrictive and unnecessary.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 536 reviews across the web
8.5 /10
  • hostelbookers
    8.9 /10
  • Expedia
    7.8 /10
  • Hotels.com
    7.8 /10
  • ebookers.com
    8.0 /10
  • SafariNow
    7.0 /10
  • Other Sources
    8.7 /10
8.5 out of 10 based on 536 reviews