Riverlodge backpackers Description
River Lodge offers the best of both city and country living. A fantastic backpackers – self catering, clean & homely, high ceilings, wooden floors – cozy in winter, cool in summer. In our large spacious kitchen you can indulge in your favourite pastimes, chilling at the bar, lazing by the fireplace, prepare your favourite meal while watching DSTV, or enjoy our spacious braai facilities. You can relax on the enormous stoep or climb into a quiet hammock on one of our lawns. We boast of having one of the largest in city camp sites in Cape Town, catering for vehicle and tents, safe and secure. The Backpackers dorms are perfect for Volunteer Accommodation (60 pax), sporting groups, school groups, group stays, business and self drives -- we are regularly used by Volunteering Organizations such as Habitat For Humanity, ect. We offer a range of accommodation: 2 bed, 4 bed, doubles and family rooms. Configuration of sleeping facilities can be adapted to specific needs. Camping facilities Ample parking for busses or your hired vehicle Weekly B.B.Q's Hot showers Laundry Service Info Centre Public phone Tour bookings E-mail facilities Car rentals 24-hour security 2 min from public transport Bazz / Backpackers bus route pickups Our talented, resourceful, friendly staff will ensure that both your nights and days are filled with fun activities. Get them to answer your questions and point you in the right direction. Wine lands Day Trip Peninsula Tours Baz Bus Ticket Sales Abseiling Table Mountain Guided Table Mountain Walks Car Hire Great White Shark Cage Diving Aquarium Diving Deep Blue Shark Diving Scuba Diving and more We exchange foreign currency Euro, British Pound, US Dollars, ect. We’ll pick you up free of charge from the airport and bus station ***Conditions Apply*** A minimum stay of 3 consecutive nights in a dorm or 3 consecutive nights in a double applies for free pick-up. Broken stays do not qualify. If your stay does not qualify you for the free pick-up, we will be happy to arrange an Airport shuttle at backpacker prices on your behalf. Trips to the airport are for your account; reception will book on your behalf. WINTER SPECIAL Pay in advance on arrival for 4 consecutive nights and get the 5th night FREE. Offer ends 1 September 2009. This is the place to base yourself and explore Cape Town as we are centrally situated, 12km away from both Cape Town International Airport and City Centre, as well as a 2min walk from Pinelands railway station. Heartbeat away from the N1 and N2.
The Oude Molen Village Need a reason to get to this happening, alternative village? Try these for starters! It oozes Soul in its diverse, eclectic community who live on the old working farm and mill site. It’s Organic with bee-keeping courses, horse riding, organic gardens, farm stall and a wetland bird sanctuary. It’s “To-Do” list includes some unusual tidbits such as workshops (think belly dancing and art studios), volunteering options and a petting zoo.
Riverlodge backpackers Directions
From the Airport: * 10/15 min. from the Airport: - Take the N2 towards Cape Town; - Turn off at Exit 10B Raapenberg Road (Pinelands). - From Raapenberg Road, at the first traffic light, turn left into Alexandra Road. (Left towards Vincent Pallotti hospital) - (Opposite Pinelands Railway Station) Left into Oude Molen Eco Village; - Once in village, turn left , look for our sign board on the building on the right, 10 m from the entrance. From Cape Town Central: * 10 min. from the Cape Town Central: - Take the N2 towards Airport; - Follow the signs to the Airport on Settlers Way. - Take Exit 10 Raapenberg Road (Pinelands). - From Raapenberg Road, at the first traffic light, turn left into Alexandra Road. (Left towards Vincent Palloti hospital) - Left into Oude Molen Eco Village; - Once in village, turn left and look for our sign board on the building on the right, 10 m from the entrance. From Stellenbosch Wine route: * 30 minutes from the Stellenbosch Wine Route: - Take the N1 towards Cape Town; - Take Exit 7 Koeberg Interchange to get onto the M5 to Muizenberg. - From the M5 take the Airport off-ramp, keep left; - Take the Pinelands off-ramp to Raapenberg Road; - Turn left into Alexandra Road. - Left into Oude Molen Eco Village; - Once in village, turn left and look for sign board on the building on the right. Our GPS position: 33° 56' 22.9" S, 18° 29' 22.7" E