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Long Street Backpackers

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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 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
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Cool hostel with very relaxed and friendly staff. Nice common areas, balcony overlooking Longstreet, and a bar. They have different activities like BBQs, Beer Pong championships and the likes. Reduced fees for laundry service nearby. Good location as lots of tours start nearby. R
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I planned on staying at LSB for a night or two but couldn’t make myself leave! I’ve stayed at over 100 hostels but this one has to be my favourite. As a solo traveller I really appreciate when hostel staff goes out of the way to really include you and the staff here really goes a
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There were so many fun characters at the bar in this place that I rarely went out in Cape Town, although I certainly partied hard!

The staff are extremely helpful and welcoming. This was especially the case with Konrad who even took a group of us to Lions Head and served as a go
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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 not th
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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 conference.

The staff were friendly and professional. They were
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Olá, no inverno o hostel tem aquecedor central? Grata
Unfortunately no place in South Africa has central heating
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hello, my name is augusto from brazil. i need a single room there and wonder how much i will have to pay for. i will there for 29 days . pls answer me back as soon as possible
"stay in a dorm - not a private room! youll meet great people"
"The rooms in the back side are quieter"
"Up at the back."
"Room to the back away from Longstreet can be quieter - Longstreet is party street so there is street noise"
"Try a private room"
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PRICE RANGE
USD 27 - USD 60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
long street backpackers hotel cape town central
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownCape Town Central
NUMBER OF ROOMS
74
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