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Western Cape, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently stayed at the Road Lodge, Carnival City with a group of dance students and found the accommodation to be relatively affordable, and that it catered to our needs. The staff was extremely accommodating and where they were unable to assist offered suggestions. Children felt safe enough to walk around the complex by themselves and enjoyed their stay.

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Thank Chantal C
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a frequent user of the Carnival City lodge, ive decided to stay with them on the 23rd of July 2016 as I have attended the Tevin Campbell concert. We got back to our room after midnight I was with my 5 year old daughter and mum. The bed was broken in the centre and had no support structure. Nontheless,... More 

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Thank Mellisa N
Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Carnival City, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the review Mellisa. We are so sorry to hear about your experience and will bring it up with hotel management so that it can be dealt with accordingly. This is definitely not the standard we expect from our hotels, especially with regard to the broken bed and the ants. We will follow-up... More 

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Maputo, Mozambique
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

I have been staying there for the past 14 years every time I travelled overseas or a weekend break. Very good value for money. Has always been good and I will continue going back. Only point is that when upgrading the system why you always delete the data and details of regular guests. It avoids wasting time if infos are... More 

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Thank Michel M
Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Carnival City, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Michel and we are so glad that you had a great time with us!Thank you for your feedback on upgrading the system. We do apologise for the inconvenience and delay of this. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Kimberley, South Africa
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67 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Friendly staff and great WiFi makes this a good value for stay budget hotel. Would be nice to have a microwave available to heat up food in the public area . There is some good restaurants and the casino complex. Easy link to the N17 I am not a big breakfast person , but the breakfast is so so in... More 

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Thank BennievdW
Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Carnival City, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are so happy that you enjoyed the convenience of the hotel’s location; and found our staff so friendly - key components that we pride ourselves in! Thank you for your suggestion s- we have taken these comments to heart. We look forward to having you stay with us again. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

My family and I stayed at the lodge over christmas and I must say we really had a great time. We were able to relax and enjoy the calmness. We would have booked for longer but people were really negative on tripadvisor about these lodges. Yes it is not what we are used to with other 4 star hotels. Anyone... More 

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Thank travelbeauties
Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Carnival City, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we are so glad that you had a great stay with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

When we book in lady reception was not very friendly.Shower very small for big people.Room decor not so great.TV remote on string cannot hold in your hand need to bend down.No kettle,No glasses to drink water,Have ice machine down stairs no Ice bucket, Paying R10 for 300 ml water? Will not stay there again.

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1 Thank Ernest B
Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Carnival City, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you for leaving us your review and for staying with us. We sincerely apologise for the reception you received when you arrived. We are also sorry to hear that you were dissatisfied with your stay with us, but we do believe that this hotel offers good value for money in the one star grading category. We are... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We booked a twin room online about three weeks ago, then I phoned to confirm the booking. All was set. Get there, they book us into a wrong room. Not what we paid for. Then get the correct room. Then they double book the room,(not very comforting or safe) and some people come into our room while we are changing... More 

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1 Thank Johan M
Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Carnival City, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you for leaving us your review and for staying with us. We sincerely apologise for the reception you received when you arrived. We are also sorry to hear that you were dissatisfied with your stay with us, but we do believe that this hotel offers good value for money in the one star grading category. We are... More 

Polokwane, South Africa
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55 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Being the entry level accommodation of the City Lodge Hotel Group, all of the Road Lodges countrywide provide superior accommodation at the lowest prices. The cleanliness and hospitality at Road Lodge Carnival City are really noteworthy. It is well-maintained and is comparable with more luxurious accommodation elsewhere. Road Lodges are where we stay wherever possible.

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Thank TravelAddictToo
Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Carnival City, responded to this review

Thank you staying with us and leaving a review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay. We strive to keep all our guests happy when they are visiting our hotels. We hope to see you all back at our hotel soon. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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20 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

The room was just below the standard average Road Lodge. Service was slow. No elevator so you may have to carry luggage up stairs to the 2nd or 3rd floor. Its well priced for the location though as its in the Carnival City Casino and Entertainment Complex. Worth booking in to spend the night if you plan on going to... More 

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Thank Warren W
Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Carnival City, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Warren and we are so glad that you had a great stay with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Maputo, Mozambique
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Comfort place and a quite one. My family happy and we spend a fantastic time at the casino, restaurants and having fun. near there is a shopping center with all goods and service available. we spent 3 nights and the service was good

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1 Thank Ivan_Antonio7
Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Carnival City, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we are so glad that you had a great stay with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This hotel is situated within the hub of the Carnival City Casino Complex with all amenities such as restaurants, cinemas, shopping and entertainment. Located approximately 20 minutes from Johannesburg Airport and 30 minutes from Johannesburg’s CBD. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Road Lodge Carnival City

Address: Carnival City Complex | Off N17 Cnr Heidelberg Road, Brakpan 1541, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Brakpan
Price Range: $42 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Road Lodge Carnival City 1*
Number of rooms: 92
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