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Forty8 Backpackers Hotel

  • Capacity: 54 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 23:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: 48 Hout Street , Cape Town, 8000, Western Cape
  • All ages welcome
  • From R520 per night (for 2 people)


Welcome to Forty8 Backpackers Hotel a luxurious and affordable backpackers hotel located right in the heart of Cape Town's Central Business District next to the famous Long Street. Long Street in Cape Town 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.

Forty8 Backpackers has 6 Bedrooms Dormitory style ranging from 4 beds, 6 beds, 10 beds and 12 beds in a bedroom and 3 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 cater for adventurers including backpackers, students and groups and we have taken special care to cater to our guests needs. You will find a well catered for environment to make your stay hassle free. We have a snack bar, free internet access - including Wi-Fi, a Communal Lounge and Kitchen with free tea and coffee.

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 pickup and drop-off, Meet and Greet services at Cape Town International Airport, Tours and Transfers to and from different places and destinations.


Free Wifi


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bar
  • Airport Transfers By Arrangement
  • Guest Lounge
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Satellite TV
  • Serviced Daily
  • Free Wifi
  • WiFi

Activities Nearby

  • Bird Watching
  • Wine Tasting
  • Cycling
  • Game Viewing
  • Guided Walk
  • Swimming

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • French
  • Xhosa

Meal Types Offered

  • Teas
  • Meals By Arrangement

Parking Facilities

  • On Street Parking

Payments Accepted Onsite

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash
  • Electronic Bank Transfer

Review Summary

3.7 out of 5from 29 reviews for Forty8 Backpackers Hotel
Value for money


  • 48 Hout Street , Cape Town, 8000, Western Cape
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  • Capacity: 54 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 23:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: 48 Hout Street , Cape Town, 8000, Western Cape
  • All ages welcome From R520  per night (for 2 people) 29 5 1 4 48 Hout Street Cape Town 8000 Western Cape 0860 022 102 14:00-23:00 10:00 -33.921711 18.420588
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