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CREW OF THE MONTH – SEPTEMBER 2019

This is a month of firsts as we introduce the Star Award which is bestowed upon the employee who did something (or some things) which really stood out. Also, all our of this months winners are actually in some way first-time winners. So please join us for congratulating the following [...]

2019-10-01T15:05:05+02:00Oct 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CREW OF THE MONTH – SEPTEMBER 2019

CAPE TOWN KITE FESTIVAL 2019

This is Africa’s biggest kite festival, featuring amazing professional kiting displays, including giant inflatables, stunt kites and kite fighting. There’ll also be free kite-making workshops, live entertainment, stalls and rides – plenty to keep the whole family happily entertained. Pack a picnic or take your pick of festival fare from [...]

2019-10-01T14:26:41+02:00Oct 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CAPE TOWN KITE FESTIVAL 2019

KFM GUN RUN 2019

This is one of Cape Town’s most popular races, attracting around 20,000 eager runners across routes of various lengths that cater to all fitness levels, from the 5km Fun Run to the 21.1km half marathon. Those fit (and brave) enough to take on the half marathon challenge are treated to [...]

2019-10-01T14:30:36+02:00Oct 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on KFM GUN RUN 2019

ROCKING THE DAISIES 2019

Daisies, as it’s called by the regulars, is South Africa’s biggest outdoor festival. It happens on the Cloof Wine Estate just near Darling, where the spring wildflowers cover the fields. You’ll find gourmet food trucks serving all kinds of tasty treats, a lively campsite filled with festival-goers from around the [...]

2019-10-01T11:47:00+02:00Oct 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ROCKING THE DAISIES 2019

HERITAGE DAY AT THE RANDY

Call it Heritage Day or Braai Day – either way, 24 September celebrates the many cultures that make us uniquely South African, and what better way to celebrate than by uniting around a fire at Randy's for a lekker braai (great BBQ for those who don't know), drinks and great [...]

2019-09-30T10:08:39+02:00Sep 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HERITAGE DAY AT THE RANDY

CREW OF THE MONTH – AUGUST 2019

Even though we are still experiencing some wintery weather, we are just a short few days away from Spring! The days will start getting longer and warmer. Jackets will turn into t-shirts. Flowers will start blooming, whales will start coming to our shores to watch humans. But what our crew [...]

2019-08-28T09:07:43+02:00Aug 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CREW OF THE MONTH – AUGUST 2019

DORMITORY STAY DON’T DO’S

Staying in a dormitory room is a whole lot of fun but there are also a few things to be mindful of when staying with others. Read below our list of things that you shouldn't be doing when staying in a dorm room. DON'T BE THE DORM SLOB Cape Town [...]

2019-08-28T09:07:53+02:00Aug 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on DORMITORY STAY DON’T DO’S

CREW OF THE MONTH – JULY 2019

We had loads going on this month at the hostel and many hostel welcomes and promotions especially at the Randy Warthog. The loyal and hardworking Sandile finally got promoted to Head Chef so he will be running the kitchen while Roelof, a guest turned crew member, has been named the [...]

2019-07-29T10:52:34+02:00Jul 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CREW OF THE MONTH – JULY 2019

A GUEST EXPERIENCE – BY RAQUEL FROM BRAZIL

I just got back from staying at never@home, Cape Town for 5 weeks. I can honestly say that staying at this hostel was the best choice I made. It was only 3 minutes away from the school I was studying at, next to a mini supermarket and a liquor store [...]

2019-07-29T10:28:35+02:00Jul 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A GUEST EXPERIENCE – BY RAQUEL FROM BRAZIL

CREW OF THE MONTH – JUNE 2019

It finally happened. The new Randy Warthog bar has officially been open for almost a week now and the overwhelming consensus is very positive. It's not yet 100% the finished product but it has already been praised by guests and crew alike. It was a huge team effort. Literally every [...]

2019-07-01T06:42:05+02:00Jul 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CREW OF THE MONTH – JUNE 2019
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