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Long Street Backpackers
2 stars

Long Street Backpackers

209 Long Street, 8000 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa
See location+27 214 230 615

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based on 1011 reviews
1,011 reviews
Room type
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Standard Room
Double room

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About Long Street Backpackers

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Located on bustling Long Street in the Cape Town City Centre, Longstreet Backpackers features BBQ facilities and sun terrace. Free WiFi is available. Dormitory, single and double or twin room accommodations are offered. Each room has access to a shared bathroom. There is a shared kitchen and lounge area. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Car hire is available on site and an airport shuttle service is offered at a surcharge. The Company’s Garden is 300 metres from Longstreet Backpackers, while Long Street Supermarket is 77 metres away. The nearest airport is Cape Town International Airport, 21 km from Longstreet Backpackers.

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Long Street Backpackers

  • Adults only
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Night club
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Car hire
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom

Things to do

  • Karaoke
  • Hiking
  • Table tennis
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Evening entertainment
  • Night club


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Dustbins

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Adults only
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Shared kitchen


  • Lockers
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Books


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill

Parking and transportation

  • Parking


  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Reviews of Long Street Backpackers

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209 Long Street, 8000 Cape Town, Western Cape

What's nearby

  • Bo Kaap Museum0.3 mi
  • Greenmarket Square0.3 mi
  • District Six Museum0.5 mi
  • Castle of Good Hope0.7 mi
  • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront1.3 mi
  • Green Point Stadium1.5 mi
  • Old Biscuit Mill2.4 mi
  • Clifton Beaches2.6 mi
  • Table Mountain2.6 mi
  • Camps Bay Beach2.8 mi
  • Newlands Stadium4.3 mi
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens4.5 mi



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Long Street Backpackers

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Average price (weeknight)

Cheapest month to stay with an average 34% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 47% rise in price.
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When to book a room at Long Street Backpackers

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Top tips for your stay at Long Street Backpackers

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Long Street Backpackers, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in May and February.
  • How long should you stay at Long Street Backpackers? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 11 days.

FAQs when booking at Long Street Backpackers

  • Where is Long Street Backpackers located?

    Long Street Backpackers is located at 209 Long Street in City Centre, 1.5 miles from the centre of Cape Town. Bo Kaap Museum is the closest landmark to Long Street Backpackers.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Long Street Backpackers?

    Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Long Street Backpackers.

  • Does Long Street Backpackers offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Long Street Backpackers offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Long Street Backpackers from the airport?

    Long Street Backpackers is 10.9 miles from Cape Town Intl.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Long Street Backpackers hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Long Street Backpackers in Cape Town and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Long Street Backpackers and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Long Street Backpackers.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city centre

1.5 mi

Nearest airport

Cape Town Intl

Distance to airport

11.2 mi