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About Forty8 Backpackers Hotel

Welcome to Forty8 Backpackers Hotel. It is a luxurious and affordable backpackers hotel located right in the heart of Cape Town's Central Business District. It is located near to Long Street in Cape Town, which is renowned for it's abundance of street shops, cafe's, bars, pubs, clubs and restaurants.

Forty8 Backpackers is well known for its unique elegance, you won't find trendier economical accommodation near Cape Town's hotspots than our comfortable backpackers hotel. We cater for all travellers from solo or groups visiting Cape Town domestically or internationally as we have rooms to accommodate up to 50 people.

Our backpackers hotel is newly refurbished and modernized. We focus on great service, a clean space, safety and a friendly attitude. When you travel to Cape Town make sure to visit us.

We cater for adventurers including backpackers, students and groups and we have taken special care to cater for our guests needs. You will find a well-catered for environment to make your stay hassle free. We have a bar, free internet access, including Wi-Fi, a communal lounge and kitchen with free tea and coffee.

Forty8 Backpackers has six Dormitories ranging from four-beds, six-beds, 10-beds and 12-beds in a bedroom and three Private Double bedrooms. A Dormitory room consists of double bunk beds and the Double Room with double beds. The bathrooms are shared one for the females and the other for the males.

We are open 24-hours, 365-days a year. At the reception you can obtain travel information and tour bookings. We have our own shuttle services that offer door-to-door pick-up and drop-off, meet and greet services at Cape Town International Airport, tours and transfers to and from different places and destinations.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 6 hours
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 54
  • Check-in: 01:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 6 Reviews

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Room availability and prices

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Reviews for Forty8 Backpackers Hotel

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Hasani Vukeya, South Africa
21 December 2016

Together with my wife (Selline) we enjoyed each moment at your Hotel (Heart of Cape Town) next to long street. We were impressed by eversmiling staff from all departments. We really wanted to extend our stay there but we failed because of flights arrangements.

thabile Modipane, South Africa
06 December 2016

Thank you safarinow for making our holiday successful one,we really enjoy yourself at the hotel,staff was friendly and the place is so neat,you feel like your at home,more especially we want to give a thanks and gratudute to one of the staff member LJ,he is the best he was the when we need any help,once again thank you

Alan Williams, England
13 October 2016

Very friendly and helpful staff.Clean double room and dorm.Showers excellent.Well equipped kitchen.

Don-Jeanne Sinden
13 February 2013

Staff is very friendly, I had my privacy. Rooms could just be a bit more clean. But all in all very fun environment.

Theo Makhathini, South Africa
05 January 2013

Spent 3 nights there, will probably rate is 1 of the best and cleanest backpackers I've stayed at in cape town . Great staff! Only problem is that the kitchen sometimes gets a bit cramped. Will definitely go back.

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Forty8 Backpackers Hotel Map

Forty8 Backpackers Hotel is 0.6km from the centre of Cape Town , the nearest airport 20.4km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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