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Long Street Backpackers

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209 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
2 Star accommodation
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For the Cheapest beer on Long Street & a Unforgettable Experience, you've found the right place!! 'If Long Street is the heart of Cape Town, then Long Street Backpackers is the soul, overflowing with creative ...More energy and positive vibes.' - Coast to Coast Backpackers' Guide. We were established in 1993, the first hostel on Long Street. Ever since then it has been our pleasure to offer a sociable, fun atmosphere to our guests. Our free vegetable potjie (traditional stew), every Sunday evening, should not be missed. We have a large, self service kitchen, poolroom, bar, TV room with satellite TV and two big balconies to watch the world go by. Our dorms range from two beds to a maximum of 10 beds. We also have single, double or twin rooms. We can arrange all day tours,garden route tours, adventure tours, safari's, overland trips, car rental, Baz Bus tickets and much much more from our travel desk Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 27 - USD 67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Long Street Backpackers Hotel Cape Town Central
Long Street Backpackers Cape Town, South Africa
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My second stay here. First time ever to play BIERPONG! Obviously we lost. Once a week community braai. Great atmosphere at the hostel. Awesome place to stay. Laundry service good, affordable and quick. Perfect location directly in Long Street! One bathroom for 12 people is...More

Thank JNinSA
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This place may not be the easiest to find if you are in Cape Town for the first time. However, this place is quite convenient for my business trip, as it is less than a mile from the CTICC, which I was there for a...More

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Cool backpacker where to spend some days having fun and meeting nice people. Long Street is REALLY busy and noisy also at night time. So don't expect a relaxing and calm night if you decide to stay here. The people that works here are really...More

Thank PaoloAiello
Reviewed 19 September 2017

after six months of travelling around southern africa I have always returned to LSB whenever in Cape Town. I stayed there with friends, and by myself for a solid week and a half. however, I wasn't by myself because by the time I left, the...More

Thank Alexandra M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

LSB, The place to be in Cape Town. Great backpackers, not expensive. Not the best infrastructure you can find but such an amazing staff and vibes ! Since LSB, you can do almost everything by foot (Lion's Head, Table Mountain, Waterfront, Bo kaap,...)

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"stay in a dorm - not a private room! youll meet great people"
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"The rooms in the back side are quieter"
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"Up at the back."
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"Room to the back away from Longstreet can be quieter - Longstreet is party street so there is street noise"
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