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209 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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Long Street Backpackers
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has got everything you need with being a tourist in Cape Town. Somewhere comfortable to get your head down, great staff who are really friendly/helpful and it is right in the middle of where you want to be. The place is really safe with codes to get in, keys to the dorms and lockers/safe. With it being in... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying in Long Street Backpackers was one of the highlights of my trip to Cape Town, South Africa. The Backpackers is centrally located and in walking distance from a number of attractions, restaurants and numerous bars and places to party. The two balconies look out onto Long Street which has a vibrant and exciting night life. There are two city... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent location in the heart of Cape Town, walking distance from everything. Staff is wonderful and there is a good vibe among guests. Be aware that it gets loud at night, definitely not for light sleepers, but if you want fun this is the place. Be wary of Marius, he's a menace in beer pong.

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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Great place to stay in party central. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful offering me safety tips and places to go as i was travelling solo. the place is clean and service is good. very good value for money

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Western Cape, South Africa
12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

So every now and again my boyfriend and I go to Cape Town and pretend we're tourists for a day. Twice we've taken longer than we should have to return to the train station and last time that happened we managed to get a room at LSB. And I say "managed" - we squeezed into the very last room they... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

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Lund, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Maybe not the cleanest place on earth, but such a cool place to stay and to meet people. Stayed here all three times in Cape Town. Have a nice bar and they can help you arrange trips ans excursions around Cape Town as well.

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Brooklyn, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Let's start off by saying that during my stay two of my bags were stolen at LSB. I saw the security precautions in place, I DO NOT blame them in any way. Things happen. I can however commend them for the way they did try to help me afterwards. As a South African I can say that I would not... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Located centrally on Long Street (close to shops, restaurants, bars and not too far from Cape Town Station), sporting clean and functional facilities and a friendly atmosphere for solo travelers and groups alike, this place is a solid choice for budget accommodation in Cape Town. The price is very good, the staff friendly and helpful and the building secure. Bar... More 

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Lusaka, Zambia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Long street back packers is where i usually end up when i'm visiting cape town. i really like to have fun and eat and have a quiet or noisy drink in the bar in the evening and long street is close enough to most places i would like to hang out in. the back packer is fun, when you have... More 

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Additional Information about Long Street Backpackers

Address: 209 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Number of rooms: 74
Also Known As:
Long Street Backpackers Hotel Cape Town Central
Long Street Backpackers Cape Town, South Africa

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