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Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 11 April 2013

During the beginning of April 2013 (autumn in South Africa) I stayed at the Cape Colonial Guest House in Gardens, Cape Town. The exact address is: 13 Union Street. I stayed for one night only as I had to attend a meeting in Cape Town, close to the Company Gardens. My internet search indicated many possible hotels, guest houses and...

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Rod S, Manager at The Cape Colonial, responded to this review

We are sorry that Pieter did not enjoy his 1-night stay with us. The Cape Colonial is a late-Victorian semi-detached town house with many original features such as high pressed ceilings, original fireplaces and stained-glass windows with, we think, as well as many of our guests, loads of character. We do not have “green spaces” and nowhere do we say...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2013

I stayed at the Cape Colonial at the end of an overland tour, and, after weeks of camping was very impressed with the level of comfort, standard of breakfast and the warm, friendly and welcoming owner and lady who worked there. Her name escapes me now but she was so nice. It's also in a great location within walking distance...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2012

This guest house is situated in a very trendy and safe area in Capetown. It was impeccably clean and tidy and quiet. The breakfast was filling and tasty with fruit to start followed by a hot breakfast. Thoroughly recommended.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2012

We stayed at the Cape Colonial for four nights at the end of September and couldn't fault the accommodation and the service. We originally booked slightly different dates (arriving earlier, leaving earlier by one day) and forgot to explicitly request a change with them, but they were able to accommodate us with absolutely no fuss. We arrived early after a...

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Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 14 February 2012

My wife and I enjoyed our stay and felt very well looked after. Our room although small was clean and comfortable with its own ensuite bathroom. Breakfast was lovely and Rod and Sabine where perfect hosts The area is great with lots of nice bars and restaurants just arounf the corner. We had a rental car but the B&B is...

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2011

We enjoyed a wonderful fortnight with Rod and Sabine proving to be excellent hosts. The room was comfortable and the breakfast delicious. As importantly our hosts were friendly and very helpful in booking taxis, restaurants and giving us suggestions and advice. Thoroughly recommended.

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Reviewed 16 August 2010

We had a great stay at the cape colonial and Rod has been a very friendly host. The guesthouse offers everything we expected for its class. The food is good and fresh, the place is clean and very quiet. We will surely make another visit in the near future

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London
Reviewed 2 January 2010

Stayed in the Cape Colonial for the last 3 nights of our 2-week trip. The facilities compare favourably with those we found elsewhere. The location was great: far enough out of town to leave our car unmolested on the street, yet close enough to walk (downhill) to shops & restaurants. The owners are helpful and on-the-scene, which can't be said...

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Munich. Germany
Reviewed 15 December 2009

Having stayed at the cape Colonial several times i have nothing but praise for this immaculate Guest House. Staying here you`ll find yourself in a lovely part of CT. Close enough to everything to be able to get almost everywhere on foot but far enough from the main drags to be able to sleep at night. The building itself is...

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capw town
Reviewed 14 December 2009

My wife and I, other members of our family and friends have all stayed at the Cape Colonial. We have stayed there for all our frequent visits to Cape town and have never been disappointed. The rooms are clean and quiet, the breakfast is great and Sabine and Rod have become friends over the years. We can highly recommend it!

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Additional Information about The Cape Colonial

Address: 13 Union Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Price Range: ₹ 3,044 - ₹ 4,988 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cape Colonial 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“There are only a handful of rooms, so take what they have. I had a twin bed room on the side of the house - top of the stairs on the left.”
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