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Reviewed 18 January 2007

The Village Lodge Portfolio is a breath of fresh air from staying in your standard guest house or self catering unit. Just between the City and GreenPoint and below Signal Hill they have a trendy Guest House with a great Thai Restaurant and a pool on the roof with the best views of Cape Town. My room was modern and...

2Thank Danish_traveller10
Reviewed 15 January 2007

My main reason for giving the hotel just one star is that from my own personal experience the management treat the paying customer with utter contempt. On the plus side this hotel is in a good location and with the exception of the very smallest rooms it proves nice accomodation. Sadly the negatives greatly outweigh those positives. While making our...

6Thank Davymc72
The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 December 2006

Now we know why we had to settle the whole bill in advance...... in short: we stayed here for 2 nights at X-mas Check in was a hassle, the room was finally available at 3pm! Pool towels were nowhere to be found, and one of the two umbrella's at the rooftop pool area was broken so quite impossible to relax...

5Thank saskia-TRIP
Reviewed 3 November 2006

This is to review the booking process as I have booked but not yet traveled there. Rodney handled the booking very well and it is nice to know that you are being handled by one of the owners of the property. Be aware that the Village Lodge is separate from De Waterkant Village accommodations...these are owned by different people. Some...

2Thank Clipper707
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 9 October 2006

This is a metro-hip boutique hotel in the gay-friendly de waterkaant area of cape town, within a 15-min walk of the V&A waterfront. The village lodge offers studios to rent at low rates - these places are spectacularly appointed with roof decks, private pools, rain-showers, etc. Daily maid service is provided. Breakfast is generally poor-value (and often almost nothing left...

4Thank cgr

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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: $60 - $203 (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
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#67 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Do not agree to a 'single' room - these are glorified servant's quarters.”
 of 5 bubbles notet915, 30 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Don't forget your swimming gear.”
 of 5 bubbles Jbird1610, 26 Dec 2013 | Read review
“do not choose any room”
 of 5 bubbles Mretief, 4 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Room 7 is quiet and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles 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
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 of 5 bubbles Ingmar53, 30 Nov 2011 | Read review
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