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Riverlodge Backpackers, Cape Town

3-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
Oude Molen Eco Village Alexandra Road, Pinelands, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7405, South Africa

3-star Cape Town hostel with bar/lounge
  • Free parking
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From 141 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great location
Fantastic service
Could use a good cleaning
More comfort would be nice

Riverlodge Backpackers, Cape Town

from $20 CAD
  • Basic Twin Room, 1 Bedroom
  • Family Room, Non Smoking
  • Standard Double Room, Non Smoking
  • Classic Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking
  • Classic Twin Room, Non Smoking
  • Exclusive Quadruple Room, Non Smoking
  • Quadruple Room, Mixed Dorm, Non Smoking
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only, Non Smoking
  • Shared Dormitory, Men only, Non Smoking
  • Classic Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Non Smoking
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Non Smoking
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Non Smoking
  • Classic Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Non Smoking
  • Basic Tent
  • Triple Room, Non Smoking

What’s around Riverlodge Backpackers, Cape Town


  • Vincent Pallotti Hospital - 8 min walk
  • South African Astronomical Observatory - 26 min walk
  • Cape Town Science Centre - 40 min walk
  • Groote Schuur Hospital - 43 min walk
  • University of Cape Town - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • Table Mountain National Park - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • Old Biscuit Mill - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • What If The World - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km

Getting around

  • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 9 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 8 min drive
  • Cape Town Bellville Station - 15 min drive
  • Pinelands Station - 19 min walk
  • Koeberg Station - 27 min walk
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts



    • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
    • Check-out time is 10 AM
    The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM.
    Due to drought conditions, water restrictions may apply at this property until further notice. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

    Required at check-in

    • Credit card or cash deposit required

    • Government-issued photo ID required

    • Minimum check-in age is 18

    Travelling with others


    • No cribs (infant beds)


    • Pets not allowed



    • Free self parking


    • Area shuttle *

    Payment types at the property

    * See small print for additional details or extra charges

    At the hostel

    Food and drink
    • Bar/lounge
    • Barbecue grills
    • Front desk (limited hours)
    • Tours/ticket assistance
    • Laundry facilities
    • Designated smoking areas
    • Garden

    In the room

    Freshen up
    • Shower only

    Riverlodge Backpackers, Cape Town’s small print

    Also known as

    • Riverlodge Backpackers Hostel Cape Town
    • Riverlodge Backpackers Hostel
    • Riverlodge Backpackers Cape Town
    • Riverlodge Backpackers Cape Town
    • Riverlodge Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
    • Riverlodge Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Cape Town


    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

    Optional extras

    Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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