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Road Lodge East London

Cnr Cheltenham & union Ave | Selbourne, East London 5201, South Africa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Road Lodge is conveniently situated in town and close to the Hemingway mall. The rooms are clean, comfy and well set up. The breakfast buffet was a little limited but still lovely (the croissants are delicious!). The staff were friendly and helpful. We were very happy with our two night stay thank you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff were friendly and efficient. We were greeted with smiles and faces eager to help :) our room was more than enough to accommodate us for our overnight stay. Very nice breakfast in the morning to fuel us for our journey home. Would definitely choose the Road Lodge East London again and highly recommend it to those looking for a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We stayed in East London overnight at the end of one days travelling and ahead of another long drive. We didn't venture very far from the hotel but what was nice was we fancied a picnic so went out to the local Woolworths Food, stocked up on some food and wine and took it back to the hotel's bar area... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge East London, responded to this review

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

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The East London Road Lodge was fine, for my one night stay, en route to a business meeting. Service was positive and friendly, the parking area is large, rooms are small but have the basics for a relaxing snooze and shower. The breakfast area was busy , but kept clean ; and the menu was warm and tasty. If I... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge East London, responded to this review

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

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I enjoy my self at this hotel every time when I am in East London I stay at the Road Lodge it's my home in East London the staff is very friendly the rooms are good I am happy to stay there all the time never mind beach or sea view

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge East London, responded to this review

We thank you for the great review. We're glad that you love staying with us as the Road Lodge East London and that you find the staff to be friendly and helpful. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed our one night stay at this road lodge. It net all my expectations for a road lodge property. Towels were new and thick.room was clean. Staff good.hemmingsway mall not too far. It's a lovely budget hotel in a lovely city. General manager keep it up.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge East London, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent review. We're happy to hear that you loved your stay with us and that you found the staff to be helpful and welcoming. Thank you for the recommendation and we look forward to having you stay with us again. More 

Grahamstown, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I found the room to be very small but it suited our needs. I wouldn't recommend if you intend staying for longer. It is also the first hotel that I found the shampoo came in a packet. Also found it strange that the hotel did not have an elevator.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge East London, responded to this review

Thank you for the constructive review. We're pleased that you found the room to be suitable for your needs. We hope to see you again. More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This place has become like home to me, from a very neat and receptive entrance hall to very friendly staff. My 6 year old just wants to go to ""East London"". She thinks Road Lodge is East London. A few weeks ago she was collecting a piggy bank to finance our "east London" trip. But nutshell, we were happy as... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge East London, responded to this review

We thank you for the positive and informative review. We're glad you and your family enjoy staying at the Road Lodge East London. With regards to the DSTV channels we will look into this issue. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

When going home to East London we hardly ever stay with family but chose to stay at the Road Lodge instead, very convenient and as we have enjoyed the one in CT for years this was an easy option for us. Child friendly with a pool for cooling off, very nice verandah for meeting and greeting friends and family with... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge East London, responded to this review

We thank you for the great review. We're happy that you found the staff friendly and accommodating, and we're glad you had a relaxing time in the pool. We hope you stay with us again soon. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Since ever i started travelling i have never ever been so humiliated,terrified, shocked, by how they operate, staff not friendly, the room yoooooh, horror, the rooms are so dirty, dirty its even an understatement, those rooms need a health inspector, the service is out of warranty, very very pooor

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge East London, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We sincerely apologize for your bad experience. We will most definitely look into this, as we do with these matters. More 

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