Fully functional kitchen facilities, Riverview Lodge is able to provide meals for +200 people, with specialty menu’s customized for client needs, from full English breakfast, as well as Lunch and Dinners are available (pre-ordered meals only, 12 hours notice period).
Free Wi-Fi access provided (daily limit), with additional secure pay as you go High Speed Broadband Wi-Fi Hotspots throughout the building.
Laundry and Towels
A Laundry service is across the road, and towels are available on request.
Observatory has its own private security service, called OBS WATCH, and have regular vehicle patrols through our suburb.
Riverview Lodge has secure key pad access and a manager on duty at all times. We also have a 24 hour check in service and ample parking, with a security guard on duty at night.
Eating out in Observatory
Whether its Italian, Thai, Chinese, Portuguese or Fusian food you are after, or pubs, pool bars, night clubs and cinema, they’re all available right on your doorstep.
An excellent Kwik-Spar is across the road from the lodge, while the Pick n’ Pay Supermarket is just up the road.
We will do our best to assist you with any tourist activities you require and offer assistance with:
Small or large group transport needs
Tourist Information as regards things to see and do around Cape Town.
Beds and Bedding
We have large bunk beds, which are ideal for sports teams. The bed rooms are spacious and allow for the large amount of sports equipment that accompany sports teams.
Bed linen is provided, but during our Cape winters, we recommend that groups bring extra blankets with them.
All bedrooms are serviced once a week when the linen is changed, while all the communal public areas like the TV Lounges + bathrooms etc are serviced daily.
Stay with us at the Cape's best budget accommodation
Our main guest lodge, Riverview Lodge, can accommodate up to 180 people in various combinations of single, twin and dorm bedrooms, ideal for sports teams, Universities, Technicons, N.G.O.’s as well as school groups looking for budget accommodation.
We also have several self catering cottages in Observatory, Rosebank and Rondebosch, as well as 8 self catering flats and a number of... Read more