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Laudium
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great location and value for money...unfortunately no tea/coffee service in the room. The vending machine was not stocked with any cool drinks all weekend i was there...room was comfy but the TV could be mounted on the wall in front of the bed. Service of staff was good. Overall had a comfortable time.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Cape Town N1 City, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the constructive review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We arrived rather late and without a reservation. Safe parking are on-site. The check-in was quick and friendly; we paid up-front. Our en-suite room was spotless, reasonably equipped and comfortable. The décor was standard and expected from a hotel franchise. The linen, towels and mattresses were all of good quality. A TV, bible, hangers and extra blankets and pillows were...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Cape Town N1 City, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Kardoesie, we appreciate your appraisal of our team, hotel facilities and hotel location. Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed and pleasant review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend overnight at above accommodation due to the fact that the lodge is central. I was however utterly dissapointed when we arrived that our room's window was broken. It could not close leaving us feel unsafe. Another thing which was also not nice was the fact that we could hear everything of the people next door. Shouldn't...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Cape Town N1 City, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We will definitely alert the management of the hotel. Thank you for bringing these matters to our attention.

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I have recently been a big fan of all road lodge/city & town lodge hotels fan reason being that they offer a great deal of service as compared to the price that one pays! The service is impecable,the rooms clean and the breakfast is really good! Will definitely recommend this place for an overnight stay!!

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Cape Town N1 City, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, and we are so happy to hear that you found our staff so efficient and friendly; enjoyed the hotel facilities as well as the breakfast offerings - key components that we pride ourselves on! We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Not the best location. Trucks on highway and trains may effect your sleep. I have been in much better facilities. My first impression was not that good. The staff on duty on arrival did not impressed. I will never let the Company book me in here again.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Cape Town N1 City, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We’re sorry that you did not enjoy your stay. We will consider the points you have raised.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Whilst this is a 'budget' hotel coming at just under $50 a night, the accommodations are satisfactory. I waited a good 5-7minutes whilst the check-in staff seemed too busy on her computer before assisting me. The lobby/reception area had a strong industrial chemical smell reminiscent of a hospital or perhaps even a prison. I was on a non-smoking floor which...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Cape Town N1 City, responded to this review

Thank you for your comprehensive review. While we’re glad you liked our rooms and cleanliness, we’re not so glad to hear about the other aspects of your stay. We will certainly refer the points you have raised to the management of the hotel.

Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Road Lodge is a very nice place, conveniently near the airport you could even walk if you travel light. Very friendly staff and welcoming staff. I had a 2-day stay and enjoyed my time - The downside is that you may not get lunch and dinner in the hotel. So you will have to walk out. The breakfast is great...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Cape Town N1 City, responded to this review

We are absolutely delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and we are pleased to read your appraisal of our team, and services.

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed for four nights. Friendly staff. Neat, clean rooms and bedding. Comfortable bed. Shower worked well. Tiny toilet and basin. Free muffins every morning. Secure parking. Safe area. All round, a very pleasant stay.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Cape Town N1 City, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we are so glad that you had a great stay! We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Benoni, South Africa
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

I was booked into the lodge for business. O my gosh!! The smell of smoke was everywhere!! I was checked into a non-smoking room floor 1, and the smoke smell suffocated me. The friendly staff moved me to the 2nd floor - it was a bit better. But...with open windows after a while, I started with sore ears, throat and...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Cape Town N1 City, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Sorry to hear about your initial room, but we’re glad to hear that our staff did move you and attempt to improve the situation. Alas, smoke is a pervasive smell that is sometimes difficult to fully overcome or control. We will certainly take your comments into consideration.

Panama
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The room is so small the toilet and shower is practically within the room nothing separates it. The basin and toilet are really small which has a slide door , this place is rated 1 star so expect 1 star things. Getting there late at night also looked dangerous . It is not far from the airport.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Cape Town N1 City, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, and on behalf of the hotel we apologise that your experience with us was not exceptional, as it should have been.

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A conveniently located hotel situated in close proximity to the N1 motorway and N1 City retail and office park, between Cape Town and Bellville. 15 minutes to Cape Town’s CBD and the airport, and 20 minutes to the beach and Wine Routes. The N1 City Hospital and Panorama Clinic are also nearby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Road Lodge Cape Town N1 City

Address: Louwtjie Rothman Str | N1 City, Goodwood 7460, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Goodwood
Price Range: €40 - €44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Road Lodge Cape Town N1 City 1*
Number of rooms: 92
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Road Lodge Cape Town n1 City Hotel Goodwood
Road Lodge Cape Town N1 City Goodwood
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“Far end away from stairs if you can!”
Zack_za1, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors have less noise and you have a good view of the airport and the city roads.”
DenisIgua, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms are the best to get to if you have lots of luggage”
dheshann2015, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms face the N1 and parking area; others are south-facing”
WillieOlivier, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back”
672francoisd, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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