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Riverlodge Backpackers

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms very small, but clean - love the white linen. Friendly staff. Safe parking. Kitchen equipment need an update. Even the Kitty cat was friendly. Sentral located, near city and Canalwalk. For a group this worked.More

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Response from RiverlodgeBackpacker, Manager at Riverlodge BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Suzette Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review, your feedback is very much appreciated. We were very happy to hear that our facilities suited your group's needs and that you enjoyed your stay with us here in Cape Town. While...More

Reviewed April 15, 2018

The accommodation was perfect in terms of the location. Though I could not sleep well on the first day because of unruly behaviour and noise by young people were travelling by bus. Otherwise the rest of my stay was quite and pleasing.More

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Response from RiverlodgeBackpacker, Manager at Riverlodge BackpackersResponded April 24, 2018

Good day Szide Many thanks for taking the time to leave us your review, your feedback is appreciated. We were sorry to hear that your first night's sleep with us was disrupted. Often groups of young people traveling on an organised trip can become very...More

Reviewed April 13, 2018

We stayed just for one night but everything was well organized and staff where helpful and accommodating. Our vehicles were parked outside with trailers and everything was just fine, which was a big concern to us on a long school trip. Thank you and well...More

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Response from RiverlodgeBackpacker, Manager at Riverlodge BackpackersResponded April 24, 2018

Good day Donald We would like to thank you and Lilyfontein School for choosing to stay at Riverlodge Backpackers. We would also like to thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. We are happy to know that everything was in order...More

Reviewed April 9, 2018

The place is central. I had no issues getting Uber as place is central. Staff were very helpful and on point. The knew surrounding activities. The place is just opposite the train station. I had easy run to the start line for my marathon and...More

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Response from RiverlodgeBackpacker, Manager at Riverlodge BackpackersResponded April 23, 2018

Good day nmiyam Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your review. I am very happy to hear that our establishment suited your needs so well. I'm also very pleased to hear that our staff was both friendly and helpful, and...More

Reviewed April 9, 2018

Excellent location, right at the train station. Train goes all the way downtown. Taking the local bus to the waterfront was wonderful. Great staff!!! On the Baz Bus route with a trip to the Cape of Good Hope......More

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Response from RiverlodgeBackpacker, Manager at Riverlodge BackpackersResponded April 11, 2018

Hello Freda Thank you very much for taking your time to leave us a review. I am delighted to hear that our staff are great! That kind of comment makes me very proud as a manager. It certainly seems that you made the most of...More

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lily p
October 13, 2016|
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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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