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Long Street Backpackers

209 Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

+ great location + nice yard - no breakfast what so ever and my food in the fridge got stolen - wifi is 20 rand/day and not functioning very well - uncomfortable bunk beds without blankets - bedbugs...............

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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

If you like mixing sport and parties in one the most amazing street of Africa, this place is for you! Indeed, Gareth is always ready to be challenged at Table Mountains Tennis in the amazing open roof court of the Hostel, and he looses often. You can also dance a lot there, no matter your style, as long as you... More

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Kampala Uganda
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Had a great time at LSB. It is a lively environment with young students to older couples. There are different areas to hangout in including a balcony, library, billiard room, courtyard, TV room and your own room. The 8 person dorm was nice because it was separated into 3 rooms all sharing a semi private bathroom, so you get a... More

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Was threatened by a local inside the hostel for no good reason. Turns out he stays there for free because he knows the operators. Too much bullcrap inside; way better hostels around for the same price.

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Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I recommended this backpackers to my friend for her stay in Cape town, so we made an online reservation for her. While booking in, the girl at the counter (a foreigner) asked for her passport, to which my friend replied: I have my South African ID document and drivers license. The girl then said that, that won't work, as it... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Rooms are good, beds a are good and comfy. First time staying at a backpackers and the experience was better than I thought it would be. staff super friendly, everyone greets you and even people staying there all say hi when they see you, If you just want to sleep, best get a room at the back away from the... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Great chill vibe with friendly and helpful staff, clean and comfy rooms, cozy bar and lovely garden all in the centre of Long St. and the rest of Cape Town. Highly recommended and glad to have taken the recommendation of a fellow backpacker.

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Rio
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Located at the best area of Cape Town, Long St Backpackers is just the best party backpackers in Africa. Excellent and friendly staff, beautiful building, good beds, free towels, nice showers, cute cats and absolutely great parties. I stayed at this place for a long time, made real good friends for life and was heart broken when I had to... More

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mumbai
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49 reviews 49 reviews
40 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

it is all about location this one. good warm place and decent dorms. but it is situated right in long street which is the place for all nightspots in cape town. table mountain is closeby. i was looking for a cheapie and this didnt disappoint.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

This place features in most guides on where to stay in CT. Its because it does it right. Its friendly, chilled and vibey with lots of places to either join in with a gang of new best friends for a game of beer-pong or retreat to a quiet spot to check your emails, read, watch tv or people-watch from the... More

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Also Known As:
Long Street Backpackers Hotel
Long Street Backpackers Hotel Cape Town Central
Long Street Backpackers Cape Town, South Africa
Address: 209 Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
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Ranked #48 of 159 Specialty lodging in Cape Town Central
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