Riverlodge Backpackers

Address: Alexandra Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8000, South Africa | 4 star lodge
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This 4 star lodge, located in the Maitland Garden Village area of Cape Town, is near Lion's Head, District Six Museum, Castle of Good Hope, and Bo-kaap.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsRiverlodge Backpackers Cape Town

      Reviewed by carlosherbane

      Great place to stay

      Reviewed Aug 7, 2012
      by (35 reviews) Newcastle , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      I orginially booked this place for a couple of nights and then decided o stay for another. Here are the reasons why:

      1) Great location, easy to get to from the city centre (15 minutes on the train which is really cheap especially if you buy a weekly ticket);
      2) Great mix of people both staff and residents, both long term and short term;
      3) Great facilities (especially the kitchen and the showers);
      4) Quiet (as in no noise from the street. This is difficult to find right inthe city centre;
      5) Price: Well I think that speaks for itself;

      I would go back there in a flash having been to other bakcpacckers in the city centre. Great staff, great facilites. Well run.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Riverlodge Backpackers Cape Town

      3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

      Travel Blogs from Cape Town

      A Very Large Climb!!!

      A travel blog entry by philandkylie on Oct 12, 2012

      1 comment, 17 photos

      ... Bay! We had bets that Jess wouldn't make it but to our suprise she did! Ha! 6 hours later we arrived at Mossel Bay and the weather here is beautiful and our hostel is like a surfers paradise! More like a hotel! Spending the next 4 nights here chilling by the pool and beach.

      Whale watching tomorrow :)

      Archie-Blue should enjoy that! PS see if you can spot her in some of the pics - we nearly lost her off Table Mountain!!

      Peace out!



      South of the Equator

      A travel blog entry by penguinchris on Sep 23, 2005

      15 photos

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      If this is your first visit to the region, consider taking some kind of camcorder. We picked up a fairly low spec Sony digital camcorder for under 300 from Amazon. We were able to get some reasonable footage of lots of birds and mammals.

      Expect to take a lot of photos. We ...