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Ashanti Lodge Green Point
Certificate of Excellence
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
“Great backpackers”
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Great place to stay. Pool and the pancake mix is a big plus! The staff was great with any assistance needed and giving tips on what is fun to do in Cape Town. Walking distance from a lot of shops and nice warm showers all the time. The choice of buying beers there while you chill was also great!

Room Tip: Better pillows maybe
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  • Stayed December 2016, travelled with friends
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Jason-Greenpoint, Manager at Ashanti Lodge Green Point, responded to this review, 21 December 2016
Hi Ruben

Thanks for the review and we are glad you enjoyed the pancakes and beers! They go hand in hand :-)

We hope to see you in the future.

Kind regards,
Jason
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

My husband and I have heard a lot about Ashanti in Cape Town and finally had the privilege of experiencing it ourselves recently. Excellent service, friendly staff, affordable rates, clean and upmarket rooms and amazing food! We would definitely recommend Ashanti Green Point and rate it 10 out of 10!

  • Stayed December 2016, travelled as a couple
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Jason-Greenpoint, Manager at Ashanti Lodge Green Point, responded to this review, 21 December 2016
Hi 87annemarth

Thank you for the review, we love to see satisfied guests.

We are also glad you got to experience Ashanti eventually, we have been around for many years and like to build on our reputation.

Next time you are in Cape Town you know where to stay ;)

Kind regards,
Jason

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

All the sterile charm of a Holiday Inn Express, but it does the job. Two odd things of note: When they say "free pancakes," they mean "free communal bowl of pancake batter but no toppings, and if it runs out before 10 a.m., too bad for you." Also, the top bunks have no safety railings, meaning that if you sleepily roll out of bed you can have a nasty fall. If you get stuck with an upper bunk and then switch to a lower one, don't expect the used bedding to be changed on the one you switch to.

  • Stayed December 2016, travelled solo
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Jason-Greenpoint, Manager at Ashanti Lodge Green Point, responded to this review, 8 December 2016
Hi carolinea129

Thank you for the review, all input helps us improve.

I am sorry to hear that the pancake mix ran out, some people just can't get enough of our pancakes :) We normally do top up the mix, you should have notified us and we would have gladly made some more.

Thanks for your input on the upper bunks, I will speak to the owners and assess our options of how we can make them safer. So far we have never had problems but there is no harm in making it even safer :)

With regards to the change in bedding, if the reception is not notified of the change in bed then the cleaning staff have no way of knowing to change the bedding as to them it just looks like the person who was on the top bunk checked out.

I am sorry to hear about your experience at Ashanti and we will be sure to try improve wherever possible.

Kind regards,
Jason
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

It was welcoming, affordable, conveniently located and safe place to stay while in Cape Town. Walking distance to the waterfront where the city tour buses can be reached. Public transport/buses accessible. The rooms were clean.

  • Stayed October 2016, travelled with friends
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Jason-Greenpoint, Manager at Ashanti Lodge Green Point, responded to this review, 10 November 2016
Hi KalsonAbdi

Thank you for the review, we hope to see you at Ashanti next time you are in Cape Town!

Until then next time... Safe travels!

Kind regards,
Jason
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Ramotswa, Botswana
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Reliable Wi-fi, clean bedding, clean communal, rooms are a bit small, receptionist have a smile to work on and clients should suggest what place to visit to guest etc. there is television with vast channel to choose from, a clean swimming pool and is situated in a good neighborhood.

  • Stayed September 2016, travelled with friends
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Jason-Greenpoint, Manager at Ashanti Lodge Green Point, responded to this review, 13 October 2016
Hi 709kirkm

Thank you for the review, all feedback helps us improve.

I hope that next time you are in Cape Town you will stay with us again.

Kind regards,
Jason
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Property: Ashanti Lodge Green Point
Address: 23 Antrim Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 128 Speciality Lodging in Cape Town Central
Price range (per night): R317 - R1 321
Hotel Class:2 star — Ashanti Lodge Green Point 2*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Newer and super stylish, Ashanti Backpackers Green Point offers an elegant alternative for travellers looking for quieter, more private accommodation in Cape Town. All rates now include breakfast! Green Point is celebrated for its vibrant nightlife and is also within walking distance are the V&A Waterfront and iconic Cape Town Stadium, yet a short distance to the city centre itself. Building on the unrivalled reputation and experience of Ashanti Gardens, the Green Point hostel shows the same attention to detail with superb facilities, outstanding service and excellent security. A variety of accommodation options are available, from backpacker dorms to private en-suite bedrooms; and all are equipped with overhead fans, heaters, fluffy white duvets, individual reading lights and personal safes. All the private rooms also have towels and satellite televisions. An inviting swimming pool, comfortable lounge/ TV room and a drink at reception are some of the relaxing communal areas on offer. Breakfast can be ordered if you so desire, but a fully equipped kitchen is available for self-catering. You can even make use of the barbeque (braai) if you fancy cooking in a more South African style. ... more   less 
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