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Long Street Backpackers

209 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I recently visited Long street backpackers, stayed in the dorm and I was very impressed. Marius and Emma were very professional and friendly. The most striking thing was the cleanliness, probably one of the cleanest backpackers that I've stayed in anywhere in the world! Keep up the good work guys!

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Thank Algy D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just like the previous 3 times I stayed in LSB, the past week has been awesome! Staff, atmosphere and fellow backpackers, only positive fibes!! For those complaining about passport rules or party noise: this is longstreet! For a quiet familly holiday you'd better find another place.. and I find it really not that strange that LSB ask for a passport..... More 

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Thank Basten P
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Damn you Longstreet BP! I was going to be winding down, getting ready to leave beautiful SA, and then I got found you! Haha! I stayed for 5 nights and would have stayed longer if I could. There's people around from 8am until midnight to help you with tours, info or serve you drinks in their bar. I am an... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here twice in the last 3 months. Great atmosphere, friendly staff, and intelligent conversation with excellent people traveling from all over the world. Solid selection of rooms, from dorms to private doubles. As a bonus the bar also gets pretty entertaining around 10:30pm if you haven't found anything else fun to do for the evening; which is difficult as... More 

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Thank Daniel S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

LSB is one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in. The staff are a crazy bunch who are always ready for a good time. The building is beautiful with a great view of Long Street and all the amenities you'll need. Be aware though, if you're looking for peace and quite go elsewhere, preferably off long Street entirety. If... More 

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Thank Skye R
New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here a few weeks ago, thankfully only for 1 night! My sheet had a burn hole in and the staff were arrogant. They spent more sitting around playing board games, drinking and smoking with the other staff, that each time the phone rang, no-one wanted to answer it!! On the plus side, the court yard was pretty with pot... More 

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Thank MsCornish
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service we got from Marius, Mike, Emily and Lee was above and beyond, the port of call, we felt safe, secure and welcome and also its situated in the vibey part of the CBD. Free vegan potijie every Sunday or Monday a big plus and Friday braaing day, and the pub is well stocked, will defo's be back.

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

I could write a lot of nice things about this place, but I will go directly to the conclusion: don't think twice, dude! That is the place to stay in Cape Town. Mr. Bubbles, the manager, is very helpful, the staff unique, perfect location and fun guarantee! Enjoy

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Ok first things first. I bar/hostel staff were extremely friendly and very nice people. The place itself is very cool with it bar and pool table and shared guest kitchen and balcony view of long street. The accommodation however wasn't good.... Sheets dirty....insects in rooms and bathrooms....private room and had to walk through dorm to bathroom which was very awkward....the... More 

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Thank Emily B
Kimberley, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Im older than the back packing crowd, but the long street backpackers was actually very nice, its very kitch not what you would expect it has beautiful plants braai area,stunning balconies. When I first heard the word dorm room I was horrified but it was actually not the horror I thought it would be I had full privacy I had... More 

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