Train Lodge

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  • Description
  • Facilities
  • Important Information
Train Lodge is situated in Cape Town and offers unique and affordable accommodation in ten vintage railway coaches. The coaches are original and fully revamped to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The Train Lodge is within close proximity of Cape Town station, including the My Citi bus terminal and the national touring bus terminal.

The accommodation is in two-and four-berth compartments where you can opt for a choice of single or double bed cabins. The bathroom facilities have been built behind and separately from the coaches, designed to be easily accessible and private. The locomotive bar and cocktail lounge areas are fitted with flat-screen TVs with DStv, a swimming pool and a braai area. Our pride and joy is our restaurant situated in one of the coaches, where you can experience our delicious food from our a la carte menu.

Our cigar lounge is a favourite part of our venue for parties and functions. It is open to the public from 10 am daily until late at night. The lounge has comfortable couches and a fireplace making it a cosy and relaxed environment, and we screen all major sport events. Our swimming pool area has bar facilities offering sundowners, and is ideal for groups of up to 65 people. We can arrange any tour, as well as transfers, transport bookings and travel advice.
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 48
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 1
  • Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant
  • On-site Parking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.


Please have a valid ID or passport and proof of payment on arrival. Non smoking rooms.No pets allowed.

Please note that the triple and quad rooms operate on a sliding-scale.

1 Reviews on Train Lodge

We were looking forward to staying in what we thought would be an interesting train conversion. What we experienced was extremely run-down accommodation. Communal toilet door had no lock and the other toilet in our carriage had the seat ripped off and lying on the floor. The door to the outside shower (which only had cold water) was locked and nailed shut. We were told we could use the shower across the platform outside another carriage. No soap or paper towels in the toilets. The previous evening the hotel had hosted what the front-desk clerk told us was a "rave" involving about 450 people on the platform between the coaches. Broken bottles and cigarette butts littered the floor. At 2.00pm, when we checked in, it looked as if cleanup had just begun ... and never finished! The photograph representing the platform lounge is not accurate as the furniture (torn and dirty) was not fit to sit on. Apart from the bar, the entire operation was shoddy and well below second-rate. We would never recommend this hotel to anyone.


13 August 2014

Price & Availability

ON REQUEST
Thursday 11th September
  • Per Person Sharing:
  • R450
  • Per Person:
  • R600
  • Per Unit:
  • R1350
  • Minimum Stay:
  • 2 Nights
 
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Quad RoomsX 4
Includes: Room Only
These rooms feature four single beds. There are full bathrooms situated outside and a communal lounge and dinning area. Please note that this room operates on a sliding-scale. For one guest staying it is R250.00 per night. Guest two,three and four pay R180.00 respectfully per night.
Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom
Beds Single beds
Other No Smoking in Rooms
 
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Sleeps 4 Price:
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Double RoomsX 4
Includes: Room Only
These rooms each have a double bed and storage underneath for luggage. All bedding is provided. There are full communal bathrooms between the coaches.
Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom
Beds Double beds
Other No Smoking in Rooms
 
Double Rooms
Sleeps 3 Price:
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Twin RoomsX 4
Includes: Room Only
These rooms are comfortably furnished with two single beds and storage underneath the beds for luggage. All bedding is provided. There are full communal bathrooms between the coaches.
Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom
Beds Twin beds
Other No Smoking in Rooms
 
Twin Rooms
Sleeps 2 Price:
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Triple train compartmentX 4
Includes: Room Only
These rooms each feature three single beds. There are full bathrooms situated outside and a communal lounge and dinning area. Please note that this room operates on a sliding-scale. For one guest staying it is R250.00 per night. Guest two and three pay R200.00 respectfully per night.
Bathroom Facilities Separate toilet
Beds Single beds
 
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* This data is a guide and is subject to change. Please confirm rates and availability by requesting a quote.

Double Rooms x 4

Includes: Room Only

These rooms each have a double bed and storage underneath for luggage. All bedding is provided. There are full communal bathrooms between the coaches.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom
Beds Double beds
Other No Smoking in Rooms

Twin Rooms x 4

Includes: Room Only

These rooms are comfortably furnished with two single beds and storage underneath the beds for luggage. All bedding is provided. There are full communal bathrooms between the coaches.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom
Beds Twin beds
Other No Smoking in Rooms

Triple train compartment x 4

Includes: Room Only

These rooms each feature three single beds. There are full bathrooms situated outside and a communal lounge and dinning area. Please note that this room operates on a sliding-scale. For one guest staying it is R250.00 per night. Guest two and three pay R200.00 respectfully per night.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Separate toilet
Beds Single beds

Quad Rooms x 4

Includes: Room Only

These rooms feature four single beds. There are full bathrooms situated outside and a communal lounge and dinning area. Please note that this room operates on a sliding-scale. For one guest staying it is R250.00 per night. Guest two,three and four pay R180.00 respectfully per night.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom
Beds Single beds
Other No Smoking in Rooms

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