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The Village Lodge

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2007

excellent hotel but I guess having read the reviews that this depends on the accomodation that you book. We Stayed in the "villa" where we had a large quiet room 3 mins from the hotel where we had a great breakfast. staff were very friendly and helpful throughout. the area seemed pretty safe and we walked all over cape town...

2Thank Brightonandrew
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 28 May 2007

Very cute, beautifully decorated hotel in great part of town. Staff and management were very friendly and helpful. Rooms were small but cozy. Breakfast buffets were huge and delicious, with good coffee. Great loungers on the roof and overall a very laid-back vibe to the place.

1Thank gvaguy
New York, NY
Reviewed 13 March 2007

Booked this hotel for our first trip to Cape Town over last New Years. Needless to say this gay village was hopping. Great location close to gay bars and attractions. We had the cheapest room (which was very cheap in comparison to other researched places) and I guess I got what I paid for. The positives... location, we had great...

1Thank clintonuws
Reviewed 6 March 2007

I found this online on Mr and Mrs Smith who described the hotel very well, but even more comprehensive the hotel's website (with floor plans of each cottage). Overall the cottages are perfect: location, style, comfort and space. We booked 80 Waterkant St. A one bedroom apartment on 2 floors with the 3rd floor being the roof deck. Bottom floor-...

1Thank ianandsal
Reviewed 17 February 2007

We stayed at one of the self catering properties - 80 de Waterkant Street - and I can't recommend it enough. Our property was huge for a 1 bedroom flat with separate sleeping, lounging, cooking and eating spaces and an amazing roof terrace. The furnishings were stylish and everything worked just fine. We found everyone really helpful and Tobin was...

1Thank LondonDebster
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 6 February 2007

We stayed in a nice room (the most expensive one with roof terrace) in the lodge. The overall experience was good, but we recognise some of the problems mentioned very well. Staff is sometimes very nice and a bit "special", but not very professional. We had no very good experience with the owners, a bit neutral and not really interested....

3Thank joop1
Reviewed 5 February 2007

Had had a recommendation to go to the Village Lodge ... Well we first checked out the attached Thai Restaurant SoHo - it was nota good experience at all. Some of the staff were unfriendly to the point of rudeness, we waited endlessly to get served (a table of four when the restaurant was half empty ...), horrible loud techno...

5Thank WWBristol
Reviewed 29 January 2007

We booked the Village Lodge portfolio as we have 2 small childen and decided to go for self catering rather than a hotel/B&B so as not to impose them on other holidaymakers enjoying a more relaxing trip! We spent a lot of time and effort to choose a suitable property for the children and booked one of the more comfortable...

5Thank UKNettie
Reviewed 17 January 2007

I have just returned from an amazing trip in South Africa. The highlight of my trip was the safari and my trip to Cape Town. What made Cape Town so special was the Village Lodge. I was recommended this hotel by some friends in Sydney. This is a great designer guest house right in the middle of the Wanderkant a...

Thank Thomas65
Reviewed 17 January 2007

Having read the reviews here I feel I need to add some balance as I enjoyed an excellent stay at the Village Lodge in January 2007. I arrived on New Year's Day at around 13.30hrs. Check in was fine and the lady a delight considering a) my own shocking state and b) that the hotel and area had very obviously...

4Thank qualitytraveller

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centred in the heart of De Waterkant Village The Village Lodge, The Townhouse suites, The Villa and De Waterkant Cottages have gained a strong reputation for providing high quality accommodation. All rooms are en-suite and are equipped with satellite TV, direct dial telephones, safes and wireless internet. The Villa, Townhouse suites and cottages offer guests their own private space with home comforts in unique individually styled properties. Reception, restaurant, pools, bars and designer home style shop. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Village Lodge

Address: 49 Napier Street | de Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $67 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Village Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
The Village Lodge Portfolio Hotel Cape Town Central
The Village Hotel Portfolio
Village Hotel Cape Town
The Village Lodge Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#70 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Do not agree to a 'single' room - these are glorified servant's quarters.”
notet915, 30 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Don't forget your swimming gear.”
Jbird1610, 26 Dec 2013 | Read review
“do not choose any room”
Mretief, 4 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Room 7 is quiet and comfortable”
seagod58, 25 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Ask for one of the rooms with a private terrace.”
  • Room #6 shower
  • Room #6 private terrace
  • small roof-top pool with Table Mountain view
  • Room #6 with access to private terrace
  • Room #6
Ingmar53, 30 Nov 2011 | Read review
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