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    Riverlodge Backpackers

    Oude Molen Eco Village | Alexandra Road, Pinelands 8000, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent36%
    • Very good33%
    • Average12%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible16%
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    “train station” (20 reviews)
    “eco village” (7 reviews)
    “other guests” (6 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    139 reviews
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    1 - 5 of 107 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We had a good stay, thank you! Very friendly and polite staff, clean crisp bedding and very clean showers. Loved the braai area, quiet and safe accommodation, easy to find and get back onto the road again. Downside .. a LOT of mosquitoes, pack insect...More

    Thank R1683L
    Reviewed May 29, 2017

    It was an awesome stay and considering the fact that it's a self catering accommodation, it was awesome and the cleanliness was well maintained. It also has great amenities for even a night hangout with great space for camping trip. Generally, I enjoyed my stay...More

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    Response from Petrus W, Social Media Marketer at Riverlodge BackpackersResponded June 1, 2017

    Good day :) Thank you for taking the time to leave us your valued review. So wonderful to hear that you were happy with your stay at Riverlodge Backpackers. We would love to see you again in the near future. Warmest regards Riverlodge Backpackers

    Reviewed May 8, 2017

    Full of facilities and staffs are nice, good location, only 3 mins walk from pinelands train station (even though trains are always delayed). Quite far from city center but near airport. Also it's a stop of bazzbus Services. Safe and clean

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    Response from Petrus W, Social Media Marketer at Riverlodge BackpackersResponded May 23, 2017

    Thank you for your valued review! :) It's great to hear that you were pleased with our services. We hope to host you again in the near future and hopefully next time the trains will have resolved their issues! Warm regards Riverlodge Backpackers

    Reviewed May 4, 2017

    Too many moskitos, just south african plugsn Area looks dangerous especially train connection. Around no pubs, no restaurants, no grocery stores. Just nothing in the middle of nowhere. Use just as a emergency sleeping opportunity.More

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    Response from Petrus W, Social Media Marketer at Riverlodge BackpackersResponded May 23, 2017

    Hi russguy918 Thank you for taking the time to review Riverlodge Backpackers. We're sorry to hear that you did not have a great time with us. Did you inquire at our desk about nearby restaurants/shops etc.? If so, you would have discovered that there were...More

    Reviewed April 26, 2017

    Nice place in a quiet area. Premises are good and staff is very helpful. Even though there was some confusion with booking everything was sorted out in the end. Another company handles payment by credit cards, which is complicated especially if you must make a...More

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    Response from Petrus W, Social Media Marketer at Riverlodge BackpackersResponded May 23, 2017

    Thank you for your review :) It makes us happy to hear that our guests had a great stay with us, and that they felt comfortable. Apologies for any confusions and inconveniences caused! Hope to see you in the future! :) Riverlodge Backpackers

    Big Blue Backpackers
    139 reviews
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    A Sunflower Stop
    333 reviews
    #8 of 127 Specialty lodging in Cape Town Central
     
    Wish U Were Here
    128 reviews
    #66 of 155 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Cape Town Central
     
    About
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    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
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    • $20 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 17
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    lily p
    October 13, 2016|
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    Response from Petrus W | Property representative |
    Greetings Lily, Thank you for your inquiry, we are a self catering accommodation and we have private rooms and dorm rooms with shared bathrooms. Private twin rooms for R340.00 a night 4 Bed dorm for R140.00... More
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    "Windy house is nicer, private and quitter,"
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    "thorough cleaning, there were even spider web on the walls. also please put a door mat on the rooms, those..."
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    "Rooms on the inside are of the place are quieter."
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    "Get a room near the awesome shower! 20 mins on the train and you're in Cape Town. R7 one way. Train..."
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