The Baobab, also known as the �Tree of Life�, is a symbol of strength, resilience and comfort. It is a source of food, water and shelter in the African Savannah regions. This is what we hope The Baobab on Lower Main will come to represent to all who visit us. We offer clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation aimed mainly at students, young professionals and backpackers. Internet, laundry, Satellite TV and all ensuite rooms on offer.
The Baobab on Lower Main is in Observatory, Cape Town. We are on a bustling corner of this historic suburb, surrounded by small businesses and private homes that are among the oldest buildings in South Africa.
We provide comfortable and affordable accommodation that is ideally located, close to the public transport network (walking distance to the train station, taxis, buses and Jammie Shuttle), and to the humming nightlife that characterises the area. Whether you need transport, groceries, take-out food, pubs, restaurants � it�s all a short walk away.
Our hostel has a no smoking policy.
Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out 11:00
Deposits paid are non refundable.
No pets allowed.
Driving directions to The Baobab on Lower Main from Cape Town International Airport (15.3 km - about 16 minutes)
1. Follow signs for N2 - Cape Town (also called Settlers Way) and join the N2 - Cape Town
2. Continue onto N2 - Cape Town/ Settlers Way for approximately 10 km
3. Take exit 8 toward M57/Liesbeeck Pkwy
4. Turn right at Liesbeek Pkwy/M57 and continue to follow M57 for 2,2 km
5. Turn left at Lower Main Rd.
The Baobab is 90 metres up the road at the corner of Lower Main Rd and Kingsley Rd. Entrance is in Lower Main Road.
Laundry, Linen Included, Towels, Security Lockers, Luggage Storage, Common Room, Breakfast Not Included
The Baobab On Lower Main
377a Lower Main Road
Cape Town, South Africa 7925