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Amber Tree Lodge

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10 Kloof Nek Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

great place, nice atmosphere. nice quiet place to hang out. Staff was really nice too. really close to all the nice stuff on long street. The view from balcony and back garden area alone make it worth staying there

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135 reviews 135 reviews
83 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My 2nd stay here, 19 days last August, and now 17 days this March. ATL is located on a quiet street, but near everything, just a couple minutes walk away. Excellence is in the details and ATL nails it every day, day after day. Steve, Wayne, Jo and all the Amber Tree Lodge staff get all the little things right.... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent 5 nights at Amber Tree from late February into March. From the moment I stepped foot into the lodge I was greeted with a big smile from Stephen. He made sure I was familiar with the set up of the lodge and the surrounding neighborhood. He directed me with a map and assisted me with booking tours. I... More 

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Davie, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is great! I liked waking up to my coffee and looking at Table Mountain while readying myself for my adventure of the day. All the action is nearby but far enough away to get a good night sleep. The design of the hostel is great. You can tell the owner takes great care in his design work. The... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Location: Amber Tree is a small hostel located in a safe area in the heart of Gardens. There are a couple of good restaurants and bars just around the corner. Taxy from the airport (20-30minutes) costs you some 250-300R. Also walking distance from lively Long Street and less than 10 minutes by taxy (60R approximately) from the Water Front which... More 

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Wroclaw, Poland
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103 reviews 103 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I might be a bit less ovrrly enthusiastic as other reviewers but I am anyway very pleased with the place and the stay. it is a well groomed deeply cared gor backpackers lodge. The dorms are very well organised, could be improved only on details and only if you really want to look at things to suggest. The kitchen is... More 

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Somerset
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Stayed here for 8 nights in Jan. Hostel is in a great location off Kloof St in close proximity to shops and restaurants. Hostel is about a 30mins walk to the waterfront. Dorm rooms are clean and comfy. Lovely lounge with outside area! Also a nice balcony with a hammock with views of table mountain. Stephen and Wayne were great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Upon arrival I received a warm welcome and all the information needed to get familiar with Cape Town. The accommodation was perfect, especially the garden and the balcony were amazing. Definitely worth recommending to others!

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Thohoyandou, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I have stayed at a few backpackers in Cape Town and Amber Tree definitely has the most to offer. It is close to everything, has a great view, is clean, awesome staff, great value and I can go on. I was traveling with my parents and wanted them to experience backpackers. After reading the reviews, I figured Amber Tree was... More 

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Knysna, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Very nice. Very helpful people work there. Very nice layout. Has Wifi. Great location. I would like to go back there and I would recommend it to anyone. It had a very nice garden. I felt I could spend my whole time just relaxing there.

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