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Johannesburg
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Perfect hospitality, the staff was very friendly staff. Warm and welcoming environment, great value for money. Clean facilities, ideal for me stayed one night and really appreciated the self service kitchen facilities.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 9 nights in November and I had a wonderful time. The place is very close to everything, is located 3 blocks away from Main Road, in Green Point, a safe place to walk. I was a solo traveler and walked every day to Waterfront by myself. Cape Town is not Joburg, is safe. The Downtown is... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed overnight and found the rooms and bathrooms very clean and comfortable. The pressed ceilings are stunning! Peter and his staff were so friendly and welcoming. I recommend the omelette for breakfast it was great.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know where to start. We had the friendliest greeting by Wendy, who even went out of her way to pick up a take away meal for us since we arrived late (and exhausted) and weren't sure of the area yet. Check in was effortless and the rooms were a nice size, comfortable and most importantly, clean. The location... More 

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Peter S, Owner at Altona Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and most kind words. It is so nice when efforts from our staff is noticed and commented on. I trust you had a wonderful holiday in South Africa and look forward to welcome you back to Altona one day! Kind regards Peter More 

Krugersdorp, South Africa
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We choose Altona due to its proximity to everything and what a good choice it was. From our first enquiry we received the friendliest welcome from Peter. Check in was quick and effortless, and help with our bags were even offered. We definitely got more than we expected, the rooms were recently redone and felt modern and at the same... More 

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Peter S, Owner at Altona Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Marlieze. Thank you for your review. The wine was a pleasure and thank you for replacing it - I did receive the bottle you left. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and I hope to see you back at Altona in the not too far future! Kind regards Peter More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really cheap but with great value, the host was really friendly, and the Room was cosy eventhough the beds were a bit hard. Location is good and close to restaurants and supermarkets. Well recommended!

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Peter S, Owner at Altona Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Daniel Thank you very much for taking the time to review us and for your recommendation of Altona. I hope to welcome you back in the not too far future! Kind regards Peter More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay at altona, Im not a fan of shared of shared bathrooms but manged with the bathrooms as they were always clean and never flooded with people. Peter is very friendly and his manger very lovely as well taking concern about your day and all. I would recommend it for budget travelers like myself close to seapoint... More 

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Peter S, Owner at Altona Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review on Altona. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your compliments! Kind regards Peter More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great quirky ambience, Felt perfectly safe walking with family to nearby restaurant strip at night. Really nice big room with shared toilet/bathroom. Great Breakfast. friendly host a great introduction to Cape Town.

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Peter S, Owner at Altona Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Henry Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to review us. Hope to welcome you back to Altona one day! Kind regards Peter More 

Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location for tourists i.e. Waterfront shopping & restaurants in walking distance & beautiful ocean esplanade. Staff extra lovely, resourceful & helpful++. Cleanliness & comfort of property = fabulous!

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Peter S, Owner at Altona Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Janeen Thank you so much for your compliments! I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Kind regards Peter More 

Ile-de-France, France
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was perfect: from our arrival quite early on the schedule and yet the room was ready! Yes it's not the Hilton as Peter told us but we haven't booked at the Hilton so it was fine. Everything is clean and tidy although a bit old but they are working on it (some painting and so on were going while... More 

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Peter S, Owner at Altona Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Ilham Thank you for your review! I am happy to report that most of the painting and fixing is now over for a while - it's a never ending process! It is great to hear you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back one day! Kind regards Peter More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Altona’s biggest advantage is its location. The accommodation offered is at ‘entry level’ and we frequently refer to it as ‘two steps up from a Backpackers’. We offer comfortable and clean surroundings. The house, having 18 bedrooms, is ideal for small groups. Historically it has been very popular with Sport and School Groups and fits the pockets of International travellers who seeks budget accommodation without having to compromise their privacy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Altona Lodge

Address: Croxteth Road, Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $30 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Altona Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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