Oak Lodge Residence
Oak Lodge Residence is a Stylish Self Catering backpackers situated in Gardens Cape Town and is equipped for communal Convenience and Comfort. The building was built in 1850 and has a rich history that mixes in with growth and urbanization of Cape Town.
Oak Lodge offers both dormitories and great private accommodation, coupled with communal facilities and excellent amenities for any traveller looking to stay in Cape Town. We are within walking distance to the night life of Cape Town in Long Street and the City centre and our on-site tour office will help you with any of the exciting tours South Africa has to offer. We have an on-site bar and a beautiful sun deck with a magnificent view of Table Mountain and Lions Head. We are an inexpensive alternative for those merry travellers who are keen to meet like-minded people as well as enjoying a great all round experience so come relax and enjoy everything Cape Town has to offer!
We are ideally situated in the quiet leafy suburb of Oranjezicht, on the lower slopes of Table Mountain, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, yet only a ten minute walk through the scenic Company Gardens, to the city centre.
Many of Cape Town’s major attractions, like Table Mountain, the V&A Waterfront, Robben Island Museum, District Six Museum, Clifton Beach and Camps Bay Beach are all no more than a five to ten minute drive away. A variety of unique restaurants and pubs, as well as the Gardens Shopping Centre, are right on our doorstep. We also have an on-site tour desk to help you with any tours and excursions you would like to do.
Every aspect of the lodge is SHARED - shared dorm rooms, shared bathrooms, shared kitchen and entertainment facilities.
Beautiful Oregan wood staircase in the entrance / fully equipped kitchen / great entertainment area with bar and snooker table and darts and outdoor braai area as well as roaring fireplace indoors for Winter times.
31 beds in double bunks and twin beds.
Metal security basket fitted under each bed to lock your valuables away (bring a lock)
All linen and duvets and pillows are included and there are superb mattresses on each bed.There is a R 200-00 deposit for Duvets+cover and access key.
Laundry facilities on premises, wash / dry and fold for R120.00
Free WIFI throughout the hostel.
Secure off street parking is available at an extra cost.
Breakfasts can be organized for large groups, otherwise it is self-catering.
Full daily maid service is also included..
We operate a travel desk advising on tours and further travel on the property.
We have a taxi service available to our guests at about R 10-00 per km
Airport shuttles: Please email us at email@example.com if you require an airport transfer.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Airport Transfers
- Bicycle hire
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Breakfast Not Included
- Cable TV
- Card Phones
- Ceiling Fan
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free City Maps
- Free WiFi
- Games Room
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Iron / Ironing Board
- Jobs Board
- Key Card Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Late check-out
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Postal Service
- Reception (limited hours)
- Safe Deposit Box
- Steam Room
- Swimming Pool
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Towels Not Included
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
During High Season 15 October until 10 April - we require you to pay a further 40% of your balance due after booking
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From the airport N2:
Follow the highway into CAPE TOWN -
On hospital bend (on a sharp curve) move across to the left hand side of the road and follow M3 DE WAAL DRIVE into Cape Town.
Take the M3 CABLE WAY turnoff to the left into Jutland Avenue
Go past the Gardens Shopping centre on the left and move across into the left lane BEFORE the traffic lights.
At the traffic lights turn left into BREDA Street
We are second block on the left -Number 21
From City centre/Waterfront/N1
Find Buitengracht street follow it up towards the mountain
At a set of robots turn left into Buitensingle.
Go down a steep slope and follow the road around past the Mount Nelson (You are now in Mill Street)
and at the second set of robots (FIRST NATIONAL BANK on the corner) turn right into BREDA street.
If you go past the Gardens shopping centre on the right, you have gone to far.
We are on the left - number 21
We are on the lower slopes of Table Mountain walking distance into the city.
We are 19km from the airport.
We are 600m into Long street which is the Party Street of Cape Town.
There is a small shopping centre around the corner from us 200m away.
There are many International restaurants around us within walking distance/short taxi ride.
The Waterfront and beaches are 5km away.