Long Street Backpackers

Long Street Backpackers

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

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Long Street Backpackers
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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
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • ATM on-site
  • Car hire

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

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Car hire
  • Safety deposit box
  • Room service
  • Tour desk


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

Accessibility and suitability

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


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

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Evening entertainment
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table

Media and entertainment

  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Books


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Lockers
  • Storage available


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill


  • Shared kitchen
  • Bar/Lounge

Parking and transportation

  • Parking


  • Desk

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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


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

FAQs when booking at Long Street Backpackers

  • 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.

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

  • Yes, Long Street Backpackers offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Long Street Backpackers is 18 km from Cape Town Intl.

  • 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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Distance to city centre

2.5 km

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