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Moosburg, Germany
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed staying in Liberty Lodge because of the great host Ruth and her two very friendly helper Lisa and Nita. Ruth gave us a lot of helpful Information what to see and to do in Cape Town. The Lodge is situated very well in a good surrounding. Several good Restaurants are in walking distance - and we felt safe...

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Ruth P, Owner at Liberty Lodge, responded to this review

Hello M and M! It really was a pleasure to have you stay, both at the beginning and end of your South African adventure and I do appreciate you reviewing the Lodge for me. Relaxing at the end of the day or after supper on the terrace is, I think, an added bonus and a lovely spot to look over...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lodge is a jewel, especially because of Ruth, the warm and welcoming host. She is sharing all her knowledge about Cape Town and gives perfect recommendations for activities and dinners. Rooms are really nice and comfortable, lodge is perfectly located for enjoying the city.

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Ruth P, Owner at Liberty Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Barbara Many, many thanks for your kind words. It was a pleasure to meet you both and I am glad that you found my suggestions so helpful and enjoyed your stay here at the Lodge Wishing you both all the very best for a long and happy future together Ruth

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at this lovely Lodge very much. The perfect clean Lodge has an ideal location in the city, only 25 min walk to the waterfront and just a few 100 m to the center with bars and restaurants. From the amazing roof terrace just like from the rooms in the first floor, you have a nice view...

Thank larsweiss
Ruth P, Owner at Liberty Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Lars I am so pleased you both enjoyed your stay here at the Lodge where I and my staff, Lisa and Nita, aim to make all guests feel at home. I am always happy to give suggestions of where to go and what to see, based on guests' individual wish lists. When you are in a new city only...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole guesthouse-team welcomes every guest very warm-hearted and is very attentive about whatever the guests need. Very nice individual rooms, really good warm and cold breakfast and a wonderful terrace. The guesthouse is situated in a safe neighbourhood where also single female guests can walk out alone at night, the very near Kloof Street offers a lot of good...

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Ruth P, Owner at Liberty Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Melanie! It was a pleasure to have you stay here and thank you for your review. I appreciate your comments about Lisa and Nita, my wonderful staff, who really do look after guests so well. Also, I am glad you felt at ease as a single female when you went out at night for supper. We are so fortunate...

Reviewed 1 November 2016

My sister and I visited for a couple of nights at the end of September. The lodge has great views of table mountain from the balcony. Being just off Kloof street it is close to many places to eat and drink, and is only a 20min walk into Cape Town Centre. Ruth was a very welcoming host with lots of...

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Ruth P, Owner at Liberty Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Alexa Many, many thanks for your review. I am so pleased that you both enjoyed your stay here. I agree, the location of the Lodge is perfect as it is close to all the tourist attractions and just a short stroll to the many restaurants, bars and cafes in Kloof Street. It would be lovely to see you both...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited for 3 nights in September. It was the perfect place to base ourselves in Cape Town. Our room was spacious and comfortable, the most comfortable bed we had in our 3 weeks around South Africa. Ruth, the owner, was lovely and friendly, she spent time with us each morning helping us to plan our day...

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Ruth P, Owner at Liberty Lodge, responded to this review

Hi K and M! Many thanks for your review. Three days in this area is not really enough as there is so much to see and do, but I am pleased I was able to assist in making the best use of your time. I'm glad you liked your room and that you rated the bed as being the most...

Reviewed 27 September 2016

Our group of 6 stayed in three of the four rooms available and Liberty Lodge. We arrived later than expected and the owner (Ruth) was there to greet us and show us to our rooms and was available to answer any and all questions about getting around town. Liberty Lodge is a cozy place to stay and has all the...

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Ruth P, Owner at Liberty Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Jessica Many thanks for sharing the experience of your stay here with the Tripadvisor community. My aim is to offer a homely and comfortable base from which guests can explore Cape Town and surrounding area and I am so pleased you all enjoyed your time here at the Lodge. Lisa and Nita, who have been with me for 10...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Ruth was a very helpful and welcoming host. My room was spacious and immaculate with doors opening onto a verandah with incredible views of the city and the mountains. Breakfasts were freshly made to order by very friendly staff. The whole experience of my four night stay was great.

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Ruth P, Owner at Liberty Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here in the run-up to your family wedding. I am glad you liked your room, the view and last but not least, Lisa and Nita's breakfasts. It was a great pleasure to meet both you and your son and I do hope you will stay...

Hastings on Hudson, New York
Reviewed 21 July 2016

There are a number of beautiful little guest houses in CPT. I've stayed in a number of them, and this one is particularly lovely, especially at the great rates that owner Ruth charges. Nice view from our room, and also from a great terrace where you can hang out - if you get tired of hanging out in your perfectly...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Our stay at Liberty Lodge was fantastic. The room was comfortable and beautifully decorated and had its own terrace with an amazing view of Table Mountain. Liberty Lodge is also very well located, and it only took us a few minutes to get to different sites within the city. Ruth is great and chatted with us at breakfast every morning...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Over the years, this classic Cape Town bed & breakfast has earned an enviable reputation for relaxed and genuine hospitality. Originally a Victorian gentleman's house, Liberty Lodge became a fabric emporium and even a bordello in the 1940s! Today, it combines a skillful mix of Victorian, Art Deco and contemporary decor, with some stunning feature pieces. Perfectly situated to make the most of your Cape Town holiday or business trip, Liberty Lodge sits on the lower slopes between Table Mountain cable car station and Cape Town CBD. Restaurants and cafes abound in trendy Tamboerskloof and tourist sights are in close proximity. The four uniquely decorated rooms are equipped with air-conditioning and heaters, an electronic wall safe, hairdryer, a range of toiletries and most importantly comfortable beds! Complimentary wi-fi and safe on street parking is available. A hearty hot and cold breakfast is served every morning to set you up for the day either inside or outside in the charming ground-floor greenery courtyard. This homely Tamboerskloof Bed and Breakfast provides your respite from a busy day and is run by owner, Ruth Parsons, who extends a warm, personal welcome. Liberty Lodge appeals to young and old, singles and couples, on holiday or working, all of whom know that convivial surroundings and a comfortable bed waits.No Children under 12 allowed!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Liberty Lodge

Address: 33 De Lorentz Street | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Price Range: $114 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Liberty Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Rooms with access to the terrace are preferable”
 of 5 bubbles 20moma, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I recommend the first floor rooms because of the direct access to the terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles , 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The one room on 1st floor may have more noise as it's where breakfast is served better to pick one of the 3 rooms upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles jayost00, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms off the patio were lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles marcbE631LV, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All are fine.”
 of 5 bubbles goldenanorak, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
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