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One World Lodge Reviews

309 Long Street, Cape Town, South Africa

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60 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 100%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 72%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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Matt, the guy who owns the hostel, also owns a travel agency on the first floor and every single recommendation he gave us was amazing! Super helpful guy, would definitely recommend this place to anyone.

  • 19th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Excellent week stay at One World Lodge. Organized my entire week at the Travel center connected to the hostel. It is right on the end of long street so it is super easy to get around to see stuff. The South African Museum is right around the block where you can get on a hop on hop off Red tour. A block away from laundry, Mcdonalds (for free WiFi) and a grocery store. In the winter months, it does get cool. I didn't believe all the warnings and I was in for a shock.

  • 13th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


LOVED this hostel and enjoyed our stay altogether. I can't think of a bad word to say would recommend to anyone!!!


nice place. just in the end of long street. very convenient for everything. matt is friendly and helpful with his lovely little girl small. i'll be back!


Trevor and Matt were nice and helpful. The hostel was small and quiet, but lacked any real atmosphere and was a bit expensive for what it was. It would have been nice to have something included (ie free wifi, breakfast, towels, etc). Wifi was really frustrating, too. Kicked me off every 15 minutes.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your comment. Towels are freely available on request. As for Wifi, unfortunately this is out of our control but if guests report having problems connecting we gladly assist them and we cannot afford to make this free. We are a very small establishment and our rates are very comparable to other hostels and even cheaper than most. We find your comment a bit unfair for the kind of hostel we are. We hope you enjoyed your stay here, hope to see you again

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