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    Riverlodge Backpackers

    Oude Molen Eco Village | Alexandra Road, Pinelands 8000, South Africa
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    • Excellent32%
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    “train station” (20 reviews)
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    Free Parking
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    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 115 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My Stay there with my husband was not one of the pleasent one. 1st the room was not tidy, blankets were not clean you could smell that they were not washed after they were used. Pillow had hair from who ever stayed before us. Am...More

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    Response from RiverlodgeBackpacker, Manager at Riverlodge BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Good day Firstly, thank you very much for taking your time to leave us your review. I assure you that as a general practice, all linen is changed and washed and our rooms are cleaned between guests stays. I sincerely apologise if in this instance...More

    Reviewed 16 October 2017

    Was great to stay here. Lovely and tranquil settings. Quiet and peaceful around and places to shop were nearby. Friendly staff that helps where they can. Other places easy accessible from Riverlodge Backpackers. Close to the freeway to get quickly to where you want to...More

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    Reviewed 26 September 2017

    My stay was great.many thanks to the friendly staff and management. The environment was lovely.The price was not bad and wood recommend friends And family together with business colleagues.I will not think twice to book again at river lodge. Many thanks Zain Essa

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    Reviewed 17 September 2017

    What an awesome stay for the group, we wish to revisit the place once again in the future. It is one of the cleanest with friendly staff. We enjoyed our sleep and indeed if we need a place for a group in Cape Town, we...More

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    Reviewed 9 September 2017

    Nice rooms, quite surroundings with a good breez of air. Hoping that next time will also check in that is if we will still be travelling but oit of all iist was nice to spend a night there. Will not forget

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    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Price range
    • US$17 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • Pinelands
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    lily p
    13 October 2016|
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    Response from Petrus W | Property representative |
    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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