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City Lodge Hotel Pinelands

44 Raapenberg Road | at Mowbray Golf Park, Pinelands 7450, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Customer focussed, very friendly and professional. Highly recommended for a business visit. Well located, close to the airport and within 15 minutes (early morning traffic included) from Old Mutual's headquarters

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Pinelands, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Stuart and we are so glad that you had a great stay with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This is an excellent hotel and location for business in the southern suburbs. Also for CBD business if you have a car. The proximity to the airport for early departures equally good. Staff always friendly and ready to serve. Good breakfast for a limited service hotel. If you like golf, it is right on Mowbray Golf Course.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Pinelands, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we are so glad that you had a great stay with us! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the convenience of the hotel’s location as well as our breakfast offerings! We look forward to having you stay with us again soon... More 

New Zealand
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34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Stayed at the City Lodge for 1 night and couldn't fault it. The staff were amazing, from check in, bar service, breakfast service and check out. The room was comfortable and we were quite amazed that we didn't hear any traffic noise despite it's proximity to the N2. We were equally amazed to sleep until 8.30 am in the morning... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Pinelands, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review and we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We are happy to hear that you found the hotel staff efficient, the check-in and -out as well as the breakfast service excellent; and lastly that you found our rooms so comfortable - all key components that we pride ourselves in. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I have stayed at City Lodge Pinelands on numerous occasions. I have always found it to be very satisfactory. The service in the coffee shop can be sluggish and on my last trip, i was put into a room with a view of the hotel roof, but all said and done, I find the front desk staff very friendly and... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Pinelands, responded to this review

Hi Justin! Thank you for your continuous support. We are so glad to hear that you had another good stay with us - we will definitely look into the coffee shop service and ensure that it improves. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon! More 

Glion, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I like the City Lodge group hotels - good value for money and 'things work'. I had great experiences and stays in the City Lodge in Unhlanga, however my recent stay in the Pinelands City Lodge felt like a let down. It is situated on the highway and the direct environment feels like a prison. I must say that the... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Pinelands, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your support. We are glad to hear that you found our staff to be very helpful and the rooms satisfactory, but we are however sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the overall environment of this hotel which, although next to the highway, is ideally located for many leisure and business travellers visiting... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The location of the hotel is excellent for the business traveler that needs to attend meetings that are geographically dispersed around Cape Town. Room was in excellent condition (but shows its age). Breakfast was really 5-star, with friendly staff always available to help you. You will find a gym on the bottom floor that is basic, but I could use... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Pinelands, responded to this review

Hi Louis, thank you for the great review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the quality of our breakfasts, our facilities and found our staff friendly and helpful... We look forward to having you stay with us again soon... More 

Durban, South Africa
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32 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

the hotel is conveniently situated between the airport and the city and just of the N2 the reception staff are friendly and warm and go out of their way to make the stay memorable the room was comfortable with all the creature comforts albeit a tad bit small i was given a room overlooking one of the fairways and whilst... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Pinelands, responded to this review

Thank you for such a constructive review! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the convenience and location of the hotel, that the meals you had were enjoyable, and that you found the staff helpful - something that we pride ourselves on. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I stayed here for work recently. not my first time at the hotel. Very nicley placed for business visit to the southern surburbs in Cape Town. staff are friendly and rooms very clean. options to order from in-house menu or from external menu for supper (my personal favourite is the salmnon salad). the only let down with this establishment is... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Pinelands, responded to this review

Many thanks for staying with us. We do refurbish our rooms every few years (at all of our hotels) and this hotel will also be included in this planned programme. We’re glad you like the other aspects of the hotel, especially our friendly staff and clean rooms. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Great hotel with excellent service and extremely friendly staff. At City Lodge Pineland, customer service is the name of their game. The rooms are clean at all times and the staff go an extra mile to make you feel welcome

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Pinelands, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed both excellent service and friendliness from our staff - we're glad they went out of their way to make you feel at home. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

It's not often that you get to stay at a budget friendly hotel and feel like you've had a four star experience when you leave in the morning. The City Lodge Pinelands has the most helpful and friendly staff , clean and crisp bathrooms , rooms and linen. I had a great view encompassing the golf course on my stay... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Pinelands, responded to this review

We thank you for the wonderful review. We're thrilled to hear that you found us excellent for a budget friendly hotel. It's also great that you experienced helpful and friendly service from our staff - something that we pride ourselves on. We're also very happy that you enjoyed the breakfast offerings, and the high standard of the rooms. Thank you... More 

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