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Long Street Backpackers

Certificate of Excellence
209 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
Long Street Backpackers
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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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Gaborone, Botswana
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the best time in LSB, Great staff and all good spots within reach. i enjoyed my short stay in the Cape. The place is really safe with codes to get in, keys to the dorms and lockers/safe. With it being in the middle of Long Street, bars and restaurants are just outside the door

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for glam, luxury and fine dining, you are in the wrong place. The Long Street Backpackers is ideal for anyone who is looking for fun, excellent hospitality and a great time. There is an overwhelming feeling of a hangover however. I would advise anyone who is back packing to stay here, it was one of the... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Had the best time in LSB! Love the location and the beer pong games every night in the courtyard. The receptionists are lovely! Claudia is really nice and will help u out with everything you need. Lee and Marios are also so cool. The staff is good in general!! Tho...the internet should be for free (as everybody share the password... More 

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

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 January 4, 2015

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
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

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Lund, Sweden
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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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