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Long Street Backpackers

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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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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

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Lund, Sweden
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

You cannot ask for a better location on long street. We stayed here a couple of times and the location was great. The service was good and the courtyard is a nice place to relax. Wifi is a small charge and make sure you pick up a blanket before you go to your room as you may miss out otherwise.... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Arriving in Cape Town without accommodation pre-booked on Boxing Day left us with facing a near knock-out string of knock backs from almost every hotel, guest house, and hostel in Cape Town. With spirits dragging along the pavement behind us, we rang what could well have been the last buzzer on Long Street, the aptly named, Long Street Backpackers. Gareth... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Clearly Long Street itself has such a history and is so well known that you could pretty much put anything on the site of this backpackers and it would be busy. The place was really old style backpackers where drinking and partying is the order of the day. The street is noisy but if you get out there into it,... More 

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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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