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Ashanti Lodge Gardens

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11 Hof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cape Town
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In winter is neccesary another heater. You should provide the guest with facilities such us hair drier, breakfast..We loved the bar where we met several people, the waiter was good. The location was good although the recepcionist wasn´t very helpful.

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Durham, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Friendly staff, comfortable and clean rooms, and the breakfast is great! The location is a bit of a walk from the center of town, but it makes for a quieter place at night. Safes and under-the-bed lockers for all of your valuables--can't be beat!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed there on a boys weekend with my much younger brother and his mates. Back packer rates, but with good location close to action, security. Stayed in a dorm (back to boarding school at my age!) but there are single and double bed rooms available. All in all, very presentable especially for younger travelers on a budget. The pub is... More 

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Cape Town
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really appreciate my stay at Ashanti Lodge located close to the city centre. Especially breakfast was very good and I liked. the service of the travel agency with very good options to book amazing tours.

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LisaMas0n, Owner at Ashanti Lodge Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Johanness770 Thanks for your review - I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay at Ashanti and Cape Town. Regards Lisa More 

Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ashanti is close enough to most popular areas when in Cape Town to easily reach there yet just enough distance from the loud city noise to still rest and relax after a long day. You'll feel at home upon entering the gate.

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LisaMas0n, Owner at Ashanti Lodge Gardens, responded to this review

HI Jerome L Thanks for your review- you are always welcome :-) Regards Lisa More 

Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very pleasent stay. It was nice that we could walk a block and go to some nice places to eat and that everything was within a 15 minute drive. People were always cleaning the bathrooms and kitchen which I really appreciated. It was a bit noisy to be downstairs because the floors above us creaked but overall... More 

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LisaMas0n, Owner at Ashanti Lodge Gardens, responded to this review

Hi E7065CRlaurenc Thank you for your review. I am sorry about the creaking floors but it is an old building with wooden floors and there isn't really much we can do about it :-) I am glad that you enjoyed your stay though. Regards Lisa More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a good place to stay although there was not always hot water in the rush hours and lot's of activity before 9 in the morning. But it is generally a good place to stay for a few days and well situated.

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LisaMas0n, Owner at Ashanti Lodge Gardens, responded to this review

HI ajtak2015 Thanks for your review. Unfortunately, we had a geyser issue over the time you were here and none of the guests mentioned to us that there was no hot water so we were not aware of it for days!!! It has now been attended to so now there is plentiful hot water! Regards Lisa More 

Cape Town
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location, near centre of Cape Town - easy, short walking distance. Friendly and helpful staff - for example. Regarding info about activities and booking them. Nice, clean building - well maintained

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LisaMas0n, Owner at Ashanti Lodge Gardens, responded to this review

Hello marybX6548TI Thank you for your review. I am glad you notice all the maintenance we are doing - Ashanti will be even more lovely when we are finished in a few weeks. Safe travels Lisa More 

Cape Town
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is awesome, young friendly and intimate. I've been there two nights and I found them really good. The food is also really good and not expensive. I really suggest it to anyone young and open.

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LisaMas0n, Owner at Ashanti Lodge Gardens, responded to this review

HI daniloc160 Thanks for you review - I am glad that you enjoyed your stay at Ashanti and also enjoyed our facilities. We are not JUST for young people though :-) Regards Lisa More 

Cape Town
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got a new Job in CT and my Boss reconmended to stay at Ahanti for the first time, till I find another Acconmondation. I needed 3 weeks. Two days before I was supposed to check out, the staff told me to leave by tomorrow. So for one night I had no accomondation. ( I found a place). In General,... More 

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HI sarahmF7696LS Thanks for your review. I am so sorry that you were asked to leave, but clearly your reservation must have been incorrect from the beginning as we would never ask someone to leave who has a confirmed booking! We are basically an international backpackers lodge and as such the majority of our guests ARE on holiday and do... More 

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