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College Lodge

16 - 20 Stapelberg Street | Brandwag, Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was not value for money. We didn't plan to spend that much money. We were forced to do so because the owner said the room we booked was on renovation. Therefore we had to take another room. We stood at reception for about an hour. They couldn't find the keys of the new room they suggested which was more... More 

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Munich, Germany
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15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Stayed one night at this lodge while travelling to Cape Town. This lodge is very central located and has even secured parking. Checked in early with no problem, our room was ready. Small room with a small patio and small bathroom. Free WIFI, but not in our room, you have to go to the reception or sit in the garden.... More 

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Vryburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

From the moment we stepped in the service was out of this world and flawless. The personnel was friendly and helpful. Always with a smile and with what we paid per night we thought we are in for bare basics. And the breakfast was great with the cute cat walking around as an added bonus.

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Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Average lodge. Room was confortable and neat. Good location. Service however not good. We paid the full amount for our stay 1 month ahead of our stay. Still we were asked three times if we had paid already. It was as if they were just worried about getting paid. Never once came to ask us if everything is fine during... More 

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Beacon Bay; East London
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

First impressions were good and the friendly staff at reception made one feel very welcome. There seem to be rooms of different standards/quality which is hard to accept if they are rated 'four-star' - one reasonably expects all the rooms to be of a high standard. My first room had urine on the toilet seat and on the floor next... More 

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Excellent service!! Friendly and kind staff members!!! The Cat is so cute and let you feel at home!! The rooms are cosy! The breakfast is lovely!! Clean rooms! College Lodge is quality!!!! The Staff members are awesome! Troubles is the best!!! (Cat) Thank you!!

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Centurion, South Africa
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110 reviews 110 reviews
44 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

My third review for the lodge, and this time I am not coming back. Previous time I was very upset, but I had enough. Front desk service was good. She even agreed on late check out, so I cant complain about her. The room was ok. At least clean this time. Breakfast was the disaster this time. I had a... More 

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Centurion, South Africa
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

My wife and I wanted overnight accommodation in Bloemfontein in Apr '14. I sent an e-mail enquiry and one on their website two days ago. When I didn't receive a reply after a day, I called and a lady, Arne told me the email adress was for the manager and she was away. She gave me another one for Reception.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Terrible attitude. Substandard Rooms. Irrational no-alcohol policy. Unprofessional staff. Overinflated (tripled) rates. Dirty pool. Unfriendly staff. Difficult booking process. Non-communicated three-night booking policy. d

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Pretoria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Must have been in better shape before slip-sliding into grubby and dated. Carpets stained and splotchy. Ceilings, walls and furniture grubby and stained. Courtesy coffee and tea has only two sachets of sugar and no rooibos tea. After a sleepless night went for a walk around the gardens back and front of lodge at 2h00 in the early hours for... More 

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Address: 16 - 20 Stapelberg Street | Brandwag, Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Free State > Bloemfontein
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
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