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De Waterkant Lodge

35 Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed De WaterKant lodge last year and I had a wonderful time. I had taken a car for hire, but as a new person in Cape Town, I did not have a good idea of the local roads. The people who run the hotel spent a long time to explain the city map that helped me traverse around to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This place has a great location within Cape Town with a few nice bars and restaurants nearby to choose from. It is sort of mid way between the Waterfront and long st, so plenty of options all around. The guest house itself is a no fuss sort of place where you pretty much look after yourself. The caretakers aren't there... More 

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johannesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Very nice guest-house in central location in CT. Very large room with beautiful bathroom and over-sized bath-tub. Lots of packing space in the room. Classical feel to it. Excellent value for central CT. Only off-street parking, but bus stop very nearby if needed. Breakfast is minimal. Be warned though they try and charge a fee if you check-in after 17h00... More 

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Darmstadt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I have stayed at the Lodge a number of times. Do try to get a room upstairs. It is central, convenient, parking is not impossible and there is a great yoga studio around the corner. The breakfast is indifferent, but has a great view. many other breakfast options very close by.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Great location in DeWaterkrant which is very central, convenient and vibey. Very clean and well presented rooms. Great value given the location and cleanliness. However our experience was awful and we left early the first morning of a two night stay. When we arrived the welcome was off, we were just made to pay and no real warmth in the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We stayed here as a group of friends and the positives were that we were able to have a little house to ourselves, in a pretty central location. However, the owners have very strange (and strict) rules about check-in hours, and were generally pretty unhelpful. We couldn't have breakfast because they didn't serve it until after we had to leave... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

as they say in real estate: location location location! very nice neighborhood with restaurants, cafes, sloping streets and close to the waterfront. the manager was very nice, as we were a couple of hours late for check-in (too much traffic at cape hope and bad cell phone reception), but we called him 20mins in advance and everything was professionally handled.... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The lodge was ok, dining room was well decorated, location was nice very close to the main road and several bars and coffees, 7-8 min drive from waterfront, 25-30 min walking, The room had no decorations, it had 2 small windows on the top close to the ceiling similar to prison :) Manger was helpful, not so friendly though.

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Stilbaai, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

De Waterkant has become one of the (if not THE) vibrant, exciting areas of Cape Town city Bowl. And the De Waterkant Lodge is a wonderful, clean, luxurious stay for a very reasonable prices. Breakfast is cold, but very good. Rooms are clean and well-equipped. Staff very friendly and efficient. This will be my third stay at the Lodge and... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Very much enjoyed my time here. The hotel is exactly what it says on the tin, it's a small, charming B&B. Each set of rooms has it's own communal sitting room and terrace and it's very comfy. Greatly enjoyed my time here, and the staff were very helpful, especially sorting laudry! Would recommend and definitely stay again! It's also in... More 

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