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Penthouse on Long

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112 Long Street | 6th Floor Twinnel Building, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

The beds were very comfy the location is exellent the wifi worked everywhere there was also a rooftop bar where you meet and talk to people allover the world. The laundry room was very easy to work with.The staff were friendly too many reasons why i should come back !!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I thought that staying on long st. Means party all night and every day (which is a good option as well).. But it is not necessarily how it must be. The place is tall enough to be away from the noises But only an elevator ride to the main street, where u have tons of parties and lits of cool... More 

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kampala, uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We have stayed at a few backpackers and this by far is the best. Long street is very loud however we didnt hear much of the noise. We stayed in a private room withe shared bathrooms. The rooms are decorated really well and the bed is comfortable. I will say the rooms are a little thin and we could hear... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

You´re welcomed by a sleeping receptionist on the ground floor. The elevator was full of trash. The hostel itself was clean, staff friendly. I did not see the rooftop terrace, nobody showed me around. I did not try the breakfast as it is not served before 7.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We spent few days in the 20 bed room and payed 120 Rand each - breakfast included! Helpful staff and good facilities. Great location and great roof bar located on the top of the building with a great view over the city However, the only issued we had was the cleaning of the kitchen due the lack of people cleaning... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This hostel was in the middle of everything: shops, restaurants, bars, tourist attractions, transportation,etc. The staff was excellent & very helpful with booking day trips and providing information about the area's attractions. The hostel was clean,secure, and beautifully decorated with local artwork. A great rooftop bar!!! You could cook your own meals or a nightly special was offered for purchase.... More 

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Elsloo, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at Penthouse on long. It is a wonderful location with good services and awesome decorated rooms. Also a good opportunity to meet other travellers :) The rooms were nice and clean and I slept very good in the beds (especially after a night in Longstreet!). Don't forget to check out the rooftopbar! They often organize... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I stayed in the 20 bed dorm. It was surprisingly quiet in the room, and in the hostel overall. The beds decent, my ladder was a bit broken. Not a lot if space for bags and it was quite messy. But the hostel has got an amazing rooftop bar! Furthermore, the staff was great! The hostel is located on long,... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Looking for an affordable place without any frills? This is it. Perfect to crash in for a night or two on a budget, but don't expect too much. We were disappointed in its cleanliness (hair all over the bed sheets and pillows, mould in the shower, dirty mats and carpets) and it was pretty noisy. However it's in a very... More 

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Ronneby, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I think overall this was a really nice hostel to stay in. I stayed in the 22 bed dorm for 6 days. They helped me book day trips and I liked the idea to have a whiteboard for the guest to put up there own activites (we climbed mountains one day for an instance). The lockers in the door was... More 

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