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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

the hostel is a few minutes away from the waterfront. A pretty place, quite familiar. The beds where made every day. Showers and restrooms are on the floor and to share with the other guests, but nothing wrong with that.

Thank LLCLars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

I booked a night for four people and we got a room with two single beds and a bunk bed. The staff is very friendly and helpful (and a bit chaotic). There's a pool in the garden, perfect to relax (not all day long). The hostel is near the waterfront, we took the car to get there though. In my... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the house at the side of the hostel in a room designed for 4 with its own bathroom. We paid the equivalent of £30/night. There was also a second double room in the house with its own bathroom. The two rooms shared a large lounge and kitchen. The rooms themselves were a generous size and you could... More 

Thank twjchapman
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015

I stayed here by myself in a single room to explore Cape Town the weekend after the conference I was going to for work ended. When I arrived, Marshall, who checked me in was really helpful - calling up Robben Island to try and get me a ticket and giving me advice on how to get to Table Mountain. I... More 

Thank RachelBL
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2015

If you want an affordable clean place to stay in Cape Town then here is your place! I'm a 20 year old student travelling alone from the UK and the staff here have made me feel so welcome and at home. Anna and all the girls here work so hard to keep the place lovely and clean for all visitors.... More 

Thank Georgia H
Bern, Switzerland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2014

I was renting a room with two friends for about a week. Everything is very clean and the whole property is well secured. Free wifi, well equipped kitchen and a bus station nearby. The staff is awesome, very friendly and helpful with any kinds of questions. Very recommended place to stay at.

2 Thank Judith A
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 10 June 2014 via mobile

Stayed her whilst completing a yachting course at the Waterfront in May 2014. Accommodation was clean and staff friendly. Rooms nice and neat. Nice TV room, with large flat screen tv. Will be back to stay in the near future when I am back in Cape Town.

Thank JHB T
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2014

My family and I (6 people) had to attend a family wedding in Cape Town. We needed affordable value for money place to stay. were pleasantly surprised.Clean comfortable secure Anna was extemely helpful

2 Thank LynneJofre
Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Some lodges are truly flea nests, and I've stayed at many. Not St. Johns, it is truly the cleanest lodge I've stayed at in over 30+ lodges/backpackers. The staff, Anna and Elsie, are great people, very friendly, awesome! Everyone, including Stephanie the Owner, was very helpful in any and all ways. I was on a Super-Yachting / Maritime Training Course... More 

2 Thank waynedobson
Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Ideally located in Green point which is close to the waterfront and only a ten minute drive to Camps Bay. Friendly service and clean rooms made it a great place to stay. The fact that it had a pool area and patio were an added bonus!

2 Thank Victoria A

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service

Additional Information about St John's Waterfront Lodge

Address: 6 Braemar Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $53 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“the rooms facing Breamar Road are cooler on a hot day”
 of 5 bubbles LLCLars, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Swimming Pool facing rooms are large and sunny”
 of 5 bubbles LynneJofre, 5 Jun 2014 | Read review
“They are all good rooms, and all very clean, and that's what I loved about St. John's. I hate a dirty / unhygienic places, and St. John's is a cut above the rest with cleanliness.”
 of 5 bubbles waynedobson, 5 Jun 2014 | Read review
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