Long Street Backpackers

Cape Town, South Africa
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856 reviews
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About Long Street Backpackers

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Located in Cape Town City Centre, this hostel is steps away from Cape Town Museum and Long Street. Kloof Street and Castle of Good Hope are also within 1 mile (2 km). Cape Town Station is 13 minutes by foot.

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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

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


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

Things to do

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

Services and conveniences

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


  • 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


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


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


  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Lockers
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Books


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill

Parking and transportation

  • Parking


  • Desk

Reviews of Long Street Backpackers

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209 Long Street, 8000 Cape Town, Western Cape

What's nearby

  • Bo Kaap Museum0.4 km
  • Greenmarket Square0.4 km
  • District Six Museum0.7 km
  • Castle of Good Hope1.1 km
  • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront2.1 km
  • Green Point Stadium2.3 km
  • Old Biscuit Mill3.8 km
  • Clifton Beaches4.2 km
  • Table Mountain4.2 km
  • Camps Bay Beach4.5 km
  • Newlands Stadium7 km
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens7.2 km



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


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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, 2.5 km 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 17.9 km from Cape Town Intl.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city centre

2.5 km

Nearest airport

Cape Town Intl

Distance to airport

18.0 km