We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Ikhaya Lodge

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Ikhaya Lodge
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

64 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 52: English reviews
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this place. It's in a lovely quaint area of Cape Town with a nice view of Table Mountain. Room was comfortable with an outdoor covered balcony. The staff were helpful and friendly and of course breakfast is included as seems to be the case in Africa. It's walking distance to shops and a street market with nice souvenirs. Overall...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Andrea2963
Guestrelations58, Manager at Ikhaya Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, How lovely to learn that you loved you stay. We are in a special spot in the City Bowl and we enjoy sharing it. We hope you are enjoying memories of Cape Town and thank you for your recommendation. Best wishes, iKhaya Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Stayed for a few nights on arriving in Cape Town. I'll not pretend any different - we knew that this was a budget hotel and we weren't expecting anything else. Fortunately Ikhaya Lodge proved to be a comfortable and peaceful place to stay. The staff were friendly, car parking was easy due to the public car park just outside, the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank SomeoneHasMyName
Guestrelations58, Manager at Ikhaya Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted that you found our property to be value for money and a peaceful and friendly place to stay. These are among the key offerings we offer and to have you recommend us is the best reward. Best wishes, iKhaya Team

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect location in the city to access restaurants, nightlife and main attractions. Lovely helpful staff. Nice hot breakfast. But the rooms are the best, big, breezy, clean and and beautiful African feel. Big soft king bed, hot water shower, excellent view of Table Mountain. Good bar across the road. Everything you need to enjoy Cape Town at your footsteps!

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank michaelaiello
Guestrelations58, General Manager at Ikhaya Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your gracious review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you loved the rooms as much as we do for their out-of-town safari feel. That you also enjoyed the ambiance of Dunkley Square which is quaint and peaceful and also blessed with vibey restaurants that offer delicious food. We...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I really enjoyed my short stay at the Ikhaya Lodge, more so because of the homely feel of the place - from the African setting and the staff here who are exceptionally friendly. Special thanks to Idah who went the extra mile to make sure my stay here was more than comfortable.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Daisy55592
Guestrelations58, General Manager at Ikhaya Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your wonderful and warm sentiments. We are blessed with a ideal location and each person who walks through our doors is an opportunity for us to share our warm and vibey lodge and this beautiful city, both of which we call home. We hope that when you are next in Cape Town, you...

Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The best at Ikhaya lodge are the superfriendly people running it! But then there are also the rooms decorated with a lot of wood artwork, making you feel like you are on a safari. I especially liked the little winter garden in front of each room, where you can relax, with view on table mountain. Perfect!!!

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank 735antjek
Guestrelations58, General Manager at Ikhaya Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to read your review and how generously you describe our team! Thank you so much!! We really enjoy welcoming people to iKhaya and sharing this beautiful city we live in. We value your review in it's detail and hope that when you come this way again, you will stay with us. Kind regards, Team iKhaya

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The staff were exceptionally friendly, accomodating and helpful. A special word of thanks to Ruth who was a super star when I locked my keys in my car. She is a super star. We did however battle to connect with WiFi in the apartment.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank DebraMoss
Guestrelations58, General Manager at Ikhaya Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Debra, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and for being so generous. It was our pleasure to have you and your daughter stay and to assist you on that bumpy start to the day. We hope your onward journey was without event and that if you do return to Cape Town, that we will...

Kristiansand, Norway
Reviewed 20 March 2016

The hotel was very nicely located, near restaurants, gardens and museums. It had excellent service. The room was much smaller than in the description on internet and had no balcony as was promised when we made the reservation. There was no TV or air condition in the room, only a fan on the floor. But in spite of this the...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Dagny G
Guestrelations58, General Manager at Ikhaya Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dagny, Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. It is always a pleasure for us to see a guest take time to share their experience at iKhaya. Thank you also for your balanced review on our venue. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. As you mention we have rooms that have balconies with sliding doors whilst...

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We felt the good customer focus from initial email contacts prior to booking. Mr Frank met us at the airport as arranged and found the Eng/SA cricket match on the radio for us. Chido gave us a lovely warm welcome and Idah was a great help with everything we wanted to do. A clean well run place.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Travalyn
Guestrelations58, Manager at Ikhaya Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Travalyn, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. It a pleasure to know that from the get go, you felt warmly received and attended to. We hope you enjoyed listening to the match and that you the 2015/2016 Cricket Season will prove to be exhilarating! Best wishes!

Reviewed 15 December 2015

In walking distance of center, nice restaurants in vicinity. Staff is absolutely friendly and helpful. Rooms comfortable enough with a good value for money! Safe parking! Parks and many things to visit close.

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Urs Z
Guestrelations58, Manager at Ikhaya Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Urs, Wow! Thank you, this is quite accolade and we are delighted. As a team we take great pleasure in ensuring that our guest feel welcome and amongst friends, whilst providing a comfortable stay. Thank you for the vote of confidence and we hope to see you again in the future. All the best!

Hilversum, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Small but cosey room. Waking up and look at Table Mountain, what else can you wish? All major intertesting points can be reached by foot. Vewrey kind manager gave us excellent tips for going around in this beautiful city Rita & Peter van der Linden

 Report
Helpful?
5Thank B4813PKpeterv
Guestrelations58, Manager at Ikhaya Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Rita and Peter, Thank you very much for posting a review of your stay. Table Mountain is a stunning delight and we take great pleasure in sharing the view. We are delighted that you agree that it is very satisfying and that our location also offers a great deal in its proximity to the key attractions in our beautiful...

46 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (14)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
View from Room (4)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (32)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (16)
Viewed
Room/Suite (8)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Other (4)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Cape Town Central hotels
City Bowl
Fritz Hotel
Fritz Hotel
#70 of 106 in Cape Town Central
199 reviews
Sweet Ocean View Guesthouse
#62 of 106 in Cape Town Central
167 reviews
Upperbloem
#45 of 106 in Cape Town Central
261 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Parliament Hotel
#34 of 106 in Cape Town Central
515 reviews
Spring Tide Inn
#64 of 106 in Cape Town Central
116 reviews
Antrim Villa
#21 of 106 in Cape Town Central
391 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Ikhaya Lodge

Address: Wandel Street | Dunkley Square, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Price Range: £54 - £107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ikhaya Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Odigeo, Priceline, Hotels.com, Cheap Tickets and Agoda so you can book your Ikhaya Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Ikhaya Lodge Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#8 Best Value Hotel in Cape Town Central
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Ikhaya Lodge staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
Malaysia
over a year ago
Bromborough, United Kingdom

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Ikhaya Lodge staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Front room with Table Mountain view if you can get.”
 of 5 bubbles Andrea2963, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a room overlooking Table Mountain - great views!”
 of 5 bubbles SomeoneHasMyName, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Excellently located. Great apartments for family holidays. Home away from home.”
 of 5 bubbles DebraMoss, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Pay a bit more to get a balcony and bigger room.”
 of 5 bubbles dagnyg2016, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“great view of table mountain”
  • room with a view
  • room with a view
  • table mountain
 of 5 bubbles maritaw2014, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay