Long Street Backpackers

209 LongstreetCape Town8000South Africa
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About Long Street Backpackers

Long Street Backpackers enjoys a location right in the heart of Cape Town and is one of the oldest established hostels in the city. Numerous restaurants, cafes and bars surround it but it also provides an ideal base for those wishing to explore the tourist attractions.

There are 16 rooms that each contain between 2 and 5 beds, these include rooms with double and twin beds. None of the rooms have their own bathroom but all of them have a shared bathroom nearby.

Facilities at the hostel include a bar, a communal kitchen with cooking facilities and utensils and a TV room with cable channels available. There is also Internet access, a pool table and an outdoor terrace with barbecue facilities.

Long Street Backpackers has been voted "The No.1 hostel in Africa" by independent sources.

A laundry is also available and the reception can assist with organising tours and provide maps and guides.


209 Longstreet, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
Telephone: +27(21)4230615 | Fax: +27(21)4231842 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

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Hotel facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Fan
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • Television

Rating Overview

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7.9 /10
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7.9 out of 10 based on 304 reviews