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10 Kloof Nek Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (City Bowl)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed twice at Amber Tree Lodge, and as I'm planning to head back in early 2015 I will certainly be staying for a third time! I've stayed with a friend and as a lone traveller, both times were equally as good! The hostel offers a variety of accommodation from twins to dorms and last time I was there they... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so glad that this was the hostel I chose out of the hundreds that there are in Cape Town. It is such a great place in a great location. Amber Tree was definitely the perfect choice for me, as a single traveller in South Africa for the first time. There is a homely feel to the place, with... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been traveling away from home for nearly a year, staying in dozens of backpackers and hostels throughout Africa. Amber Tree Lodge is the best one I have found to date. The building doesn't look particularly special from outside, but from the time I entered the front door to the time I checked out, my experience was nothing less... More

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Denver, Colorado
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We loved the location, the kitchen, the staff. We did FREEZE here when temperature dropped to 3 degrees C - no heaters offered. I know that most places in CT don't have central heating, but we were uncomfortable, and the beds weren't very comfortable either. Overall, a good experience, but I would find somewhere warmer to stay in the winter!!

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AmberTreeLodge, Owner at Amber Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Dear valued Guest, I am glad you enjoyed your stay at Amber Tree Lodge and we really appreciate your review. I was very sorry to hear that you were cold in your room: all of our private rooms do have small portable heaters and I am extremely disappointed that the one in your room had been removed - it has... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I had a wonderful time here! I really recommend Amber Tree to anyone considering to visit Cape Town! Amber Tree has a very homely and comfortable atmosphere. There is a satellite TV and a fully equipped kitchen, which was very useful! The beds were cozy and they had a great price range on the rooms as well! It has an... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Amber tree lodge Will really give you that home while away -feeling which is very difficult to find... Stay for a couple of nights and chill with others in the sofas. We really felt like a big family and as long as there's good company you will have a good time. If there's no good company, you can always chill... More

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is a lovely place, with clean and beautiful rooms,eco friendly, super friendly staff, delicious breakfast, nice garden and fantastic view from the balcony. I am looking forward to visiting this gem again! Regards, Merel from the Netherlands

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We loved this place. Yes, it's a backpackers lodge - but much more of a friendly guest house. We had a room on the courtyard and it was totally quiet except for partying in nearby bars on Saturday night - just take earplugs and an eye mask. Friendly, helpful, fun, professional. One of us was reluctant about staying in a... More

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Lusaka, Zambia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

My two friends and I stayed at the Amber Tree Lodge for the duration of our trip to Cape Town and they made our stay feel seamless and very pleasant. The staff were all really friendly and quite eager to help with any questions we had, and you could tell they were very knowledgeable about all the nooks and crannies... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

What a fantastic place! Amazingly comfortable accommodation with fantastic staff and facilities. Really is a place you can just chill and meet other travellers. So homely and clean and just a great environment to stay in. All you can want for a trip to Cape Town is either at the lodge itself or within very close proximity. Restaurants, bars, bus... More

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Address: 10 Kloof Nek Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service
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