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    Long Street Backpackers

    209 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good29%
    • Average15%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible5%
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    “long street” (41 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 109 reviews

    Reviewed September 18, 2017

    after six months of travelling around southern africa I have always returned to LSB whenever in Cape Town. I stayed there with friends, and by myself for a solid week and a half. however, I wasn't by myself because by the time I left, the...More

    Thank Alexandra M
    Reviewed August 9, 2017

    LSB, The place to be in Cape Town. Great backpackers, not expensive. Not the best infrastructure you can find but such an amazing staff and vibes ! Since LSB, you can do almost everything by foot (Lion's Head, Table Mountain, Waterfront, Bo kaap,...)

    2  Thank sarahdav63
    Reviewed December 8, 2016

    This place holds some dear memories. It is a wonderful centrally located place for those who want to try restaurants and go to the bars. It was super cheap. We ended up cancelling our other hotels and staying here. wonderful place to make friends and...More

    1  Thank Kare461
    Reviewed December 5, 2016

    If you like drink beer with new friends on the bar then it is nice hostel for you. Place are still alive and noisy. When you prefer quiet place then is better to look somewhere else. Nice location in city centre wih pub and bars...More

    1  Thank Jan H
    Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

    Everyone is helpful, with a great vibe and very friendly atmosphere. The room is nice and cosy, with one bathroom for 5. The wifi costs 20 rands a day and is very effective. Long street is very animated and allows multiple nice encounters. People from...More

    Thank Bruno S
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • $15 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 74
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    • Cape Town >
    • Cape Town Central
    • Also Known As
    • Long Street Backpackers Hotel Cape Town Central ,
    • Long Street Backpackers Cape Town, South Africa
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    Room Tips
    "stay in a dorm - not a private room! youll meet great people"
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    "The rooms in the back side are quieter"
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    "Up at the back."
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    "Room to the back away from Longstreet can be quieter - Longstreet is party street so there is street noise"
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