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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
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  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Ashanti Lodge Gardens

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Located at the foot of Table Mountain, Ashanti Lodge and Travel Centre is your gateway to Cape Town. Well-known for our superb facilities, outstanding service and excellent security, Ashanti Lodge is the fun, friendly, effortless way to discover the Cape ... and more!
Within walking distance of the city centre and close to Cape Town's magnificent beaches, we cater for all accommodation needs from camping and backpacker dorms to private, en-suite rooms in our guesthouse around the corner. We've refurbished our gorgeous Victorian mansion, so as well as clean, comfortable rooms you'll also find a number of handy innovations like individual reading lights, personal safes, charging points and international plug points. The brand-new communal bathrooms are next-level!
Chill out next to our sparkling pool, in our landscaped gardens or on any of our spacious balconies and palm-fringed sundecks - or join the party in our legendary Kumasi Bar with its cool cocktails and fabulous mountain views. Our giant TV shows all the major sporting events or set up your own match over our pool table. You can also get delicious meals in our bar, or you can cater for yourself in our well-equipped communal kitchen. This is where you can get your free basic backpacker breakfast as well.
We'll help you plan your next adventure; whether it's overland, under water or beyond the border. From cross-country safaris to day tours, including hiring cars and booking accommodation, our staff will ensure you get the best from your trip, no matter where you're going in Southern Africa. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 9.2

  • Cleanliness 9.3

  • Facilities 9.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    28 Sep 2019
    Great location and good security. Very clean.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    07 Sep 2019
    Absolutely loved my stay here. As a solo female traveller I didn’t feel anxious at all. The cleanliness and layout of the hostel is great. The staff were friendly and the location was good. Quick walk down the road to the shops and I walked to the main waterfront area daily. Didn’t get hassled or anything. Would definitely recommend this hostel
    New Zealand, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    07 Sep 2019
    Excellent hostel. The building is big, spacious, clean and comfortable. The staffs were very helpful n friendly. Food was good too. Will definitely come back here. Too good.
    India, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    23 Aug 2019
    What a place went to stay here for 2 days ended up here for 12! Everything perfect and the location was amazing.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    04 Jun 2019
    I definitely had a blast. I met some wonderful colleagues, Who I am already keeping in touch with. The staff was very attentive to my every request. And the happy hour bar is a lot of fun.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    24 Jun 2019
    Amazing hostel in a great location.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    01 Oct 2019
    I stayed here for a quick stop over in Cape Twob. Wish I had more time to spend there! The place offers breakfast, on-site bar, pool, lots of spaces to relax and will help you book things to do. Showers and toilets are very clean.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4


    27 Jul 2019
    Really enjoyed my stay here. Amazing staff, and such a wonderul place to spend time in Cape Town. Close to everything, but also very relaxing and comfortable. Has a pool, bar, restaurant, and superb security. Would absolutely stay again.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    28 Mar 2019
    Lovely hostel, at a great price and in a great place
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 8.3


    19 Sep 2019
    Only stayed here one day, but enjoyed it, facilities were good and the place was very clean.
    England, Male, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Jobs Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Utensils
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Internet café
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2008

    3rd, Continent Winners Africa

  • 2006

    3rd, Continent Winners Africa

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