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Wilberforce, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

i initially booked into blue mountain because i was in desperate need of somewhere to stay - but i fell in love with the staff, the energy of the hostel and all the people i was able to meet, so i ended up staying there for the entirety of my time in cape town. since i travel alone, it is... More 

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Alexandria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The Bluemountain Backpackers is by far the best place to stay in Long Street. It is perfectly placed to give you access to everything Long street has to offer and has fantastic rooms for you to enjoy. With Wi-fi, Kitchen and lounge to match everything else I would recommend them to anyone looking for a good time.

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Salzburg, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

I gave it 4 as beds really comfortable when you can sleep through night time noise! The place is very sparse and clean yet has no homey comfort as in many other hostels in SA. Great place if you want to join in on long street party seen! Ok place for a few days.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

They say that the people make the place - and its very true. The backpackers has staff who live and breath the Cape town spirit. With their knowledge they know how to guide you in the right direction at the right time to the most amazing experiences. The hostel itself has all the facilities you need and is located in... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

It s got the perfect location right in the middle of long street, it s a great place to party and hang out. The staff is extremely friendly and funny, and the rooms are ok. To anyone who wants to have an awesome time in cape town i can just recommend that place.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Found in The heart of Capetown... amazing friendly and clean. Was early for my check in so they offered a place to leave my stuff until i can check in.. the place is nice and all lol even loved the bathroom humor... Drinks cheap too and close to all the places clubs and restaurant. noise? of course we are here... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We have spent a week in Blue Mountain, paid in advance. The room wasnt very nice, but ok. It could be cleaner tho. We had a room facing bars and night clubs so it was very very noisy at night, the music would only stop around 5am. I usually fall asleep easily so it wasnt such a problem for me... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Staff and place is alright, but it's as loud as a club until 4am. From 7am it's bright daylight in the room. So between 4ish am and 7ish am is the 3h of sleep you can get. Maybe just my room but keep it in mind, would definitely not recommend - plenty of other nice places in Cape Town.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

If you want to be in action ,close to restaurants and clubs then this is place for you .The balcony is pretty cool as you can get view of table mountain too ! Was a great place to stay and quite chilled .the staff were friendly and went out of their way to assist us which was really wonderful .the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Amazing location. You can see table mountain from the balcony and all the best clubs and restaurants are just across the street. The staff (sandy and carlvin) are very nice and accommodating. Very clean. A great place to stay. Highly recommended.

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Address: 208 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $38 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Blue Mountain Backpackers Cape Town, South Africa
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