We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 102 Cape Town Central accommodations

St John's Waterfront Lodge

6 Braemar Road, Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Hotel amenities
St John's Waterfront Lodge
Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
You added St John's Waterfront Lodge to your Saves list
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Judith A Bern, Switzerland
Write a Review

17 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (2)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Bern, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was renting a room with two friends for about a week. Everything is very clean and the whole property is well secured. Free wifi, well equipped kitchen and a bus station nearby. The staff is awesome, very friendly and helpful with any kinds of questions. Very recommended place to stay at.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

Stayed her whilst completing a yachting course at the Waterfront in May 2014. Accommodation was clean and staff friendly. Rooms nice and neat. Nice TV room, with large flat screen tv. Will be back to stay in the near future when I am back in Cape Town.

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My family and I (6 people) had to attend a family wedding in Cape Town. We needed affordable value for money place to stay. were pleasantly surprised.Clean comfortable secure Anna was extemely helpful

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Some lodges are truly flea nests, and I've stayed at many. Not St. Johns, it is truly the cleanest lodge I've stayed at in over 30+ lodges/backpackers. The staff, Anna and Elsie, are great people, very friendly, awesome! Everyone, including Stephanie the Owner, was very helpful in any and all ways. I was on a Super-Yachting / Maritime Training Course... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Ideally located in Green point which is close to the waterfront and only a ten minute drive to Camps Bay. Friendly service and clean rooms made it a great place to stay. The fact that it had a pool area and patio were an added bonus!

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Worcester, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

My experience at St. John's was a bit unique: I went to Cape Town with a group of 25 students from my university to complete humanitarian projects and our program director rented out the whole lodge for us. Being there for two months, St. John's completely felt like home :) The facilities provided us with everything that we could have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Perfect place in a good area. Very nice employees. Very helplfull at all times. Best place in Cape Town I've been with a very good service! I even lost my drivers license and they send it back to me to Holland. They even arrenged a barbeque for our group. I could really recommend this place to everyone!

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

A quiet, good situated lodge with nice rooms close to the Waterfront. The rooms are in good condition and very clean. The kitchen is big and has averything you needed besides china tableware. The deck is very nice but the furniture does not resemble the pictures on the homepage. The toilets/bathrooms for the shared rooms seem to be under construction.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

I stayed at St John’s Lodge for 4 nights and had a great time. It was smaller and more chilled out than other hostels that I’ve visited with older clientele. I met some really lovely people who invited me to join them for a BBQ each night of my stay. This was not the place to go for a party... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Los Angeles
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2011

Spent a semester in Cape Town studying and have stayed here multiple times. The staff is really great and accommodating. Great pool, location is in Greenpoint. Not a lot going on in the area (couple bars and restaurants) but it's a short minibus away from Long Street area. Definitely a good standard experience, nothing to write home about, but got... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to St John's Waterfront Lodge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about St John's Waterfront Lodge

Address: 6 Braemar Road, Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline and Odigeo so you can book your St John's Waterfront Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
St John`s Waterfront Hotel Cape Town Central
St John's Waterfront Lodge Cape Town, South Africa

6 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (4)
Pool/beach area (2)
View from room (1)
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (3)
Room/suite (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay