Wish U Were Here


445 Albert Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

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Wish U Were Here Information

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Located in Cape Town, just a short walk from Salt River Railway Station, Wish U Were Here Lodge and backpackers offers 3-star accommodation and complimentary Wi-Fi. It also provides bicycle rental, me...

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To City Centre1.6 km
Nearest airportCape Town Intl
Distance to airport14.1 km


Check-in time15:00
Check-out time10:00
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+27 214 470 522

Amenities at Wish U Were Here

Top features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Grill
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Shared toilet
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Adapter
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Microwave
  • Snack bar
  • Socket near the bed
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Balcony
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Bathtub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Mountain view
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • City view
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Cleaning products
  • Dustbins
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Free parking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Desk
  • Dining area
  • Dining table
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Storage available
  • Private parking


  • Bicycle hire


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle

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Reviews for Wish U Were Here

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Where is Wish U Were Here?

Find the exact location and address of Wish U Were Here in Cape Town, making it easy to plan your travel logistics. Landmark and ‘Getting Around’ data was last updated on 29 September 2023.

Most Popular Landmarks

Old Biscuit Mill0.3 km
Steenberg Vineyards16.8 km
Boulders Beach29.8 km
Castle of Good Hope3.0 km
District Six Museum3.4 km
Bo Kaap Museum4.2 km

Getting around

Cape Town Train Station1.8 km
Cape Town Intercape Depot12.9 km
Cape Town Hout Bay13.6 km
Cape Town Durbanville21.1 km
Cape Town Simon's Town29.4 km
Cape Town Central Station3.1 km

FAQs when booking at Wish U Were Here

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding bookings, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at Wish U Were Here. FAQs were last updated on 29 September 2023.

How close is Wish U Were Here to the nearest airport, Cape Town Intl Airport?

With a distance of 14.1 km between Wish U Were Here and the nearest airport, Cape Town Intl Airport, the drive typically takes about 0h 10m depending on traffic. Be sure to check traffic trends near the hotel and airport as some areas experience higher traffic than others and can increase your expected travel time.

What is the best way for guests to get from Cape Town Intl Airport to Wish U Were Here?

For the most freedom while visiting Cape Town, consider hiring a car for about $28/day and parking it at Wish U Were Here where they offer parking spaces to hotel guests. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Cape Town Intl Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost-effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

How close is Wish U Were Here from the Cape Town city centre?

Wish U Were Here is 0.4 km away from the centre of Salt River, Cape Town. Consider visiting Newlands Cricket Ground, a popular landmark that can be accessed from Wish U Were Here by various forms of transportation.

What is the Wish U Were Here phone number?

For assistance regarding your reservation at Wish U Were Here please call +27 214 470 522.

Does Wish U Were Here have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Wish U Were Here has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at Wish U Were Here?

10:00. If you require a later check-out we advise discussing it with the front desk as soon as you’re able to. Check-in time is 15:00.

How much does it cost to stay at Wish U Were Here, Cape Town?

Prices at Wish U Were Here will vary depending on when you plan to stay and what room type you require. The average nightly room price recently has been $26, though some users have found rates as low as $16. To see prices for your dates, enter them in the form above.

Is there a restaurant at Wish U Were Here?

Wish U Were Here does have a restaurant. If you’re more interested in drinking than eating, there’s a bar on-site too.

Does Wish U Were Here have a laundry service?

This accommodation does offer laundry services. No need to pack a travel iron either, as the accommodation can provide one.

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