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8.0

Excellent

4 reviews

4 reviews

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7.3

Very good

Location rating score

Very good location
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Table Mountain 6.6 km
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront 7.4 km
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden 7.5 km
Two Oceans Aquarium 7.5 km
Lion's Head 8.4 km
Signal Hill 8.4 km
Robben Island Museum 19.0 km
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony 28.6 km
Cape Point Nature Reserve 45.8 km
Cape of Good Hope 46.5 km
Nearby landmarks
Pinelands 80 m
Oude Molen Eco Village 190 m
Oude Molen Stables 190 m
Vincent Pallotti Hospital 530 m
Central Square 700 m
Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital 720 m
Chemist Advice 770 m
Pinelands Bowling Club 840 m
Raleigh Park 950 m
Logical Golf Academy 1.2 km

Riverlodge Backpackers

Oude Molen Eco Village Alexandra Road., Greater Northern Suburbs, Cape Town, South Africa, 7405 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers car park free of charge. Conveniently situated in the Greater Northern Suburbs part of Cape Town, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Table Mountain. Rated with 3 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to restaurant, fitness center and outdoor pool on-site.

Highlights

80 meters to public transportation

Check-in/out [express]

Airport transfer

Currency exchange

Bar

Facilities

Airport transfer

Bicycle rental

Car park

Shuttle service

Kids club

Golf course [on-site]

Check-in/out [express]

BBQ facilities

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Cape Town every 5 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money8.0
Distance to city center20 Km
Location rating7.3
Nearest airportCape Town International Airport (CPT)
Distance to airport10.9 km

Rooms available at Riverlodge Backpackers

Family Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 double bed & 1 bunk bed
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10 Bed Dorm Room
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  • Room size: 22 m²/237 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 5 bunk beds
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Double Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 double bed
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Double Ensuite
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 double bed
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Mixed Dorm
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 11 bunk beds
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8 Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 4 bunk beds
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8 Bed Dorm
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 4 bunk beds
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Twin Private En-Suite
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 single beds
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4 Share Dormitory
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 bunk beds
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Twin Private
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 single beds
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Frequently asked questions

Does Riverlodge Backpackers offer airport transfer?

Riverlodge Backpackers provides airport transfer service upon request with an additional charge of 150 ZAR in local currency. To request, check the box on the booking form just before the payment page.

Does Riverlodge Backpackers have a swimming pool?

While relaxing at Riverlodge Backpackers, you can indulge in the swimming pool facility to get your day started the right way with a splash for a rejuvenating morning or evening.

Does Riverlodge Backpackers offer dry cleaning services?

Yes! Riverlodge Backpackers offers dry cleaning service that is available all throughout your stay, ensuring you're always looking your absolutely best in your favorite outfit. Please contact the property for more information.

When was Riverlodge Backpackers built?

Riverlodge Backpackers was built in 1923.

How many rooms does Riverlodge Backpackers have?

Riverlodge Backpackers has a total of 5 rooms.

What is the average rating that past Solo travelers' have given to Riverlodge Backpackers?

Past solo travelers that have stayed at this property have given Riverlodge Backpackers an average rating of 9.2. You can look up more detailed customer reviews and evaluations by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the closest airport to Riverlodge Backpackers?

The nearest airport to Riverlodge Backpackers is Cape Town International Airport, 11.0 km away.

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Overall rating:

8

Excellent
4 reviews
Cleanliness
8.7
Facilities
10.0
Location
7.3
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More about Riverlodge Backpackers

More about Riverlodge Backpackers

Riverlodge Backpackers

Never miss a single attraction in Cape Town when staying at Riverlodge Backpackers. Getting around in Cape Town is easy when staying at this hostel, strategically placed right in the heart of the city.
Every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable by providing the best in services and amenities. Keep up with all your communications easily with the hostel's free Wi-Fi. Getting from and back to the airport can be easily arranged with the hostel's airport transfer services. Car hire and shuttle services provided by the hostel make it easy to plan your day trips, sightseeing, and more around Cape Town.
Guests can enjoy free parking right at the hostel. Front desk services including express check-in or check-out and luggage storage can assist with your needs. Getting tickets for the city's best entertainment is easy through the hostel's tours. Packing light is possible at Riverlodge Backpackers thanks to the hostel's dry cleaning service and laundry service keeping your clothes clean.
Smoking is allowed only in the designated smoking areas provided by hostel.
Designed for comfort, all guestrooms offer a range of amenities to ensure a restful night. For your comfort, some rooms at the hostel are equipped with linen service.


Dining and things to do

Enjoy the morning bliss with a sip of good coffee at the cafe located in the hostel. A variety of convenient and tasty dining options are waiting for you at the hostel, for whenever you get hungry. A memorable night with your travel companions can be had without going far, at the hostel's bar. Do you prefer to cook your own meals? Then you'll love the in-house BBQ facilities and shared kitchen.
Hostel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Spend some time relaxing at the hostel's pool. Check out the hostel's fitness facility to stay fit and firm on vacation. Cool off on hot days by joining water-world activities like fishing and diving.
Casual sporty activities are also available including horse riding. Engage in some easy evening fun with other guests with the hostel's ping-pong table and golf course on site. Get social at the hostel's library, games room and shared lounge and TV area, where you can meet other guests.


Around the property

Experience Cape Town like a true local. Do you like boats? Then be sure to stop by Victoria & Alfred Waterfront located 7.3 km away, where you can visit a local harbor and marina.


Reasons to stay here

Find some of the city's best deals here with rooms 97% cheaper than other options.
Facilities at this hostel are rated higher than 99% of other accommodations in the city.
Find some excellent dining options here, where past guests have rated onsite or nearby dining better than 97% of the city's other accommodations.

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Amenities and facilities

Exceptional
Facilities

10

Languages spoken
  • English
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Billiards
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Fitness center
  • Game room
  • Garden
  • Golf course [on-site]
  • Horseback riding
  • Outdoor recreational features
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Table tennis
  • Tours
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Coffee shop
  • Restaurants
  • Shared kitchen
Services and conveniences
  • Cash withdrawal
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoking area
For the kids
  • Family room
  • Kids club
  • Playground
  • Swimming pool [kids]
Land sports
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
Access
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Pets allowed
Getting around
  • Airport transfer
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [on-site]
  • Rental car
  • Shuttle service
Sports equipment rental
  • Bicycle rental

Location

Oude Molen Eco Village Alexandra Road., Greater Northern Suburbs, Cape Town, South Africa, 7405
Very good
Location

7.3

Public transportation
  • Pinelands
    80 m
  • Ndabeni
    1.3 km
Airports
  • Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    10.9 km
Hospital or clinic
  • Vincent Pallotti Hospital
    530 m
Shopping
  • The Old Biscuit Mill
    3.2 km
Convenience store
  • BP Express
    960 m
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM on-site

What's nearby

Popular landmarks
  • Table Mountain
    6.6 km
  • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
    7.4 km
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
    7.5 km
  • Two Oceans Aquarium
    7.5 km
  • Lion's Head
    8.4 km
  • Signal Hill
    8.4 km
  • Robben Island Museum
    19.0 km
  • Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
    28.6 km
  • Cape Point Nature Reserve
    45.8 km
  • Cape of Good Hope
    46.5 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Pinelands
    80 m
  • Oude Molen Eco Village
    190 m
  • Oude Molen Stables
    190 m
  • Vincent Pallotti Hospital
    530 m
  • Central Square
    700 m
  • Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital
    720 m
  • Chemist Advice
    770 m
  • Pinelands Bowling Club
    840 m
  • Raleigh Park
    950 m
  • Logical Golf Academy
    1.2 km
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Children 0-2 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 3 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out
  • Check-in from14:00
  • Check-out until10:00
  • Reception open until17:00
Getting around
  • Airport transfer fee150 ZAR
  • Distance from city center20 Km
  • Travel time to airport (minutes)10
Extras
  • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)45 ZAR
  • Daily Internet/Wi-Fi fee10 ZAR
The property
  • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes
  • Number of bars/lounges1
  • Number of floors1
  • Number of rooms 5
  • Room voltage220
  • Year property opened1923
  • Most recent renovation2012

Reviews of Riverlodge Backpackers from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
8.0
Excellent
Cleanliness8.7
Facilities10.0
Location7.3
Room comfort and quality4.0
Service7.3
Value for money8.0
High score for Cape Town
Rating
9+ Exceptional (0)
8-9 Excellent (1)
7-8 Very Good (0)
6-7 Good (0)
<6 Below Expectation (1)
Time of the year
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Sep - Nov (1)
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Showing 2 verified guest comments
8.4
Excellent
Annika from Germany
Solo traveler
Mixed Dorm
Stayed 1 night in February 2017

Nice place but out of town”

I really did like this place but the big problem was that you have to take the train for twenty minutes to get into town. This was not that nice especially at night I felt uncomfortable doing so. But besides the location I really liked the place.

Reviewed February 19, 2017

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5.3
SOURAV from India
Business traveler
Stayed 8 nights in November 2013

not good, stay at all. kitchen was not clean, ”

centrally located

not good, stay at all. kitchen was not clean, no privacy.

Reviewed December 05, 2013

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