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    African Train Lodge

    Monument Station Old Marine Drive, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent11%
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    • Average23%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible39%
    Apr 16, 2017
    “Looks better than it is ”
    Sep 21, 2016
    “My first & last stay”
    Free Wifi
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    Pool
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 38 reviews

    Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

    The staff are really nice and food is good but unless your expecting a budget hostel then this is very disappointing, I booked because it looked good but weren't cheap although cheaper than some but that's the price of Cape Town So this is converted...More

    1  Thank Mark W
    Reviewed April 10, 2017

    We booked tickets for an Atlantic Rail tour to Stellenbosch from here, what a lovely place, friendly staff, clean, comfortable, with some lovely inside décor. I would highly recommend this place to others.

    Thank malc1005
    Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

    Couldn't sleep as the room was too hot and there were mosquitoes all over the place.very old and disgusting not worth the money l paid for and it's a total rip off.old ripped couches hard beds nt worth it

    Thank Rufaro M
    Reviewed February 5, 2017

    Having carefully looked over the website, I unfortunately pre-paid for what was supposed to be a special treat! We were shown the accommodation, which was nothing like expected - tatty, dingy, and generally in a state of disrepair - but as we were there, we...More

    Thank ladylinda2015
    Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

    We checked in early and had to pay for both nights right away. We got guided to our small room. We were really surprised about it and how everything looks really old and not like the pictures on the website! We left our luggage in...More

    1  Thank katy h
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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • $30 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 48
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    • Western Cape >
    • Cape Town >
    • Cape Town Central
    • Also Known As
    • African Train Lodge Cape Town, South Africa
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