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1 room, 2 adults

Forty8 Backpackers - Hostel

4-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
48 Hout Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8000, South Africa

4-star hostel with bar/lounge, near Long Street
  • Free WiFi
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  • I stayed at Forty8 for 5 nights and it was a very pleasant stay. The staff was very…Jan 9, 2018
  • Nice place situated downtown. Not best area at night but fine during the day. Right…Dec 15, 2018

Forty8 Backpackers - Hostel

from ZAR 700
  • Male's 6 Sleeper Dorm
  • Male 6 Sleeper Dorm B
  • Female's 4 sleeper Dorm
  • Female's 6 Sleeper Dorm C
  • Double Room 7
  • Double Room 8
  • Double Room 9
  • Double Room 10
  • Male's 12 Sleeper Dorm
  • Female's 10 Sleeper Dorm

What’s around Forty8 Backpackers - Hostel


  • In Cape Town City Centre
  • Long Street - 1 min walk
  • Cape Town International Convention Centre - 11 min walk
  • Castle of Good Hope - 11 min walk
  • Kloof Street - 14 min walk
  • Two Oceans Aquarium - 28 min walk
  • Cape Town Cruise Terminal - 30 min walk
  • Cape Town Stadium - 31 min walk

Getting around

  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 16 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 6 min walk
  • Cape Town Bellville Station - 18 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 9 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-5:30 AM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Xhosa

In the room

Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Forty8 Backpackers - Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Forty8 Backpackers Hotel Cape Town
  • Forty8 Backpackers Cape Town
  • Forty8 Backpackers
  • Forty8 Backpackers Hotel Cape Town South Africa
  • Forty8 Backpackers Hostel Cape Town
  • Forty8 Backpackers Hostel
  • Forty8 Backpackers Hotel
  • Forty8 Backpackers - Hostel Cape Town
  • Forty8 Backpackers - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Forty8 Backpackers - Hostel

  • Does Forty8 Backpackers - Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Forty8 Backpackers - Hostel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Are pets allowed at Forty8 Backpackers - Hostel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Forty8 Backpackers - Hostel?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 5:30 AM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Forty8 Backpackers - Hostel?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available.

Recent reviews

Very good 8,4 From 6 reviews

Fair 4,0
清算済みなのにも関わらず、請求してきて(よくあるが)、その後の確認もあいまい。 いい加減さが全面に出ているスタッフで、それが宿に出ている。 ・キッチンはあるけれどシンクがない(水がない、洗えない) ・Wifiはつながらず、「一度リセットしてみて」と頼んでも対応なし ・貴重品入れはベッド下に一応あるものの、金属製の箱のそれは錆ていて、中はごみと埃まみれで死んだゴキブリがいた ・駅もバス停も近く、ロングストリートにも近いので立地だけはよい
jp1 night trip
Very good 8,0
Marie, fr1 night trip
Very good 8,0
jp3 night trip

Forty8 Backpackers - Hostel

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