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Konz, Germany
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8 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel was fine, in a similar way to Ibis hotels. If you simply need a base to explore Cape town,this hotel is a good choice. Very small rooms, small beds. Shower in bathroom was not great. A lack of necessities and niceties, only one towel each was provided, no hand towel, no bath mat, plastic cups, no fridge, no kettle.... More 

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Granada, Andalucia, Spain
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

If you can imagine being in a small, low grade cabin at sea or in an airplane cockpit, you have an idea of the Check inn experience. Everything is shiny and bright. The rooms are clean. But it becomes claustrophobic as there is no space to move around. I kept on knocking my knees on the foot of the bed,... More 

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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I was appalled with the attitude of the guy at the reception. Wanting a room for the night and was told no viewing of rooms after 17h00 Went back next morning and just the reasoning and attitude of the lady at the receptipn was not on. Arrogant staff , will never ever go there ever

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Thank Robert L
Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Can live with the bare minimum but the overwhelming smell of urine was beyond disgusting. And then the 'late night activity' - sounded like a brothel after 12:00 - changing shifts and partners - disgusting is not the word. Mind blowing that you can actually run such a low class establishment is such an ideal location.The investors should be 'proud'... More 

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Reviewed 17 June 2016

I stay here a lot and i work in the hospitality trade myself for 16 years and i must say i was appalled with my last stay at this place.... I usually check out before 11am always and my last stay was utterly disgusting with the way the housekeeper treated us. She came to the room at 10:24 am before... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Please be careful with your posessions here. Best to avoid. Lock up ALL your belongings even if it is not worth much. My perfume disappeared and the staff's got a could not care attitude. True you get what you pay for!

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Mzuzu, Malawi
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2016

A nice place, gives you a beautiful view of nearby hill and the city. From here you can easily go all directions and back without problems. But you can't invite friends, only guests are allowed in. Very excellent accommodation but No meals as of April 2015. Maybe they provide meals now, not sure.

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Rustenburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

this was an excellent budged Hotel Well suited for the Argus Cape Cycle Tour.. I could sit and eat my breakfast while Hubby was sweating in out on the Road and still watch everything not missing out on a thing. The Rooms were Clean and well kept and the Restaurant was a bonus!! Friendly staff with Tasty Food.. Just what... More 

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Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a couple of day's and found the room's were vere clean and serviced every day .The staff on reception were friendly and helpful on informing you on where to go and on points of interest. The food in the Resturant was very good and great value as were the rooms .I hope to be back soon... More 

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Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

After an early flight to Cape Town I arrived at the Check Inn Hotel at 10h00, to my surprise the reception is only open from 12h00. Being left with two hours to wait with a guard after all its a budget hotel So it was understanding. Walking into my room it was tidy and tidy not spacious but it did... More 

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Address: No. 155 Main Road | P.O Box 4, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Number of rooms: 44
Also Known As:
Check Inn Cape Town, South Africa
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“Drive on - turn left in Clyde, turn left in Croxteth - knock on Altona Lodge's door.”
 of 5 bubbles Anette-Bi, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms that face the hill side are nicer, i think”
 of 5 bubbles michaelcW6676UJ, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“I would choose the more expensive offer next time..”
 of 5 bubbles 661lindi, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“No Lift so pick a ground floor room if that's a problem”
 of 5 bubbles wcx250, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Spend a bit extra and choose another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles ebrahima754, 21 Jan 2016 | Read review
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