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Abantu Lodge and Backpackers

177 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2011

This place is very basic indeed, but charges the same as the nice backpackers in the same area. There is no reception service until 11am, so i you would like the key deposit back its your problem. Lights in the room didnt work and toilet was broken. No internet, no books, nothing but rooms. The only nice thing is the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2009

One of many backpacker hostels on or around Long Street. We chose this one because it had private twin rooms - my dorm-sharing days are over, I think! We hadn't asked for an ensuite but we got one anyway, which was a nice surprise. The room was fine, obviously very basic but perfectly OK. It had a little balcony thing... More 

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