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stourbridge west midlands
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We arrived in Cape Town not really knowing a lot about it, but everyone here welcomed us so warmly it dispelled any fears we had. The breakfasts were really good & the staff lovely. The reception staff were helpful & friendly. We have to return to this fabulous guest house.

Thank yolanda28
Marlborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We (family of 2 adults and 2 children) have just come to the end of a wonderful 5 nights stay at the start of our SA trip. We couldn't have been be happier; our family room was comfortable and spacious; the breakfasts were delicious (especially the homemade breads and muffins); the house itself gorgeous both inside and out; and the...

Thank Alberyfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

Welgelegen Boutique Hotel in Cape Town offers the best possible: quiet, comfortable accommodations on well-kept grounds just a few blocks from one of the city's busiest streets. We spent three nights here upon arrival in Cape Town and used it as our base for a Cape tour, a walking tour of the city's new coffee roasters and artisanal restaurants, and...

Thank Louisa W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Before we arrived I was a little unsure about Welgelegen because some of the photos on various websites don't do it justice. But it was fabulous: warm service, great breakfasts, beautiful outdoor space and sitting area. The type of place that would be as nice to visit in winter as much as summer: felt like a lovely place to tuck...

Thank travellerERH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first wedding anniversary was celebrated in South Africa. First stop, the Welgelegen Boutique Hotel in Cape Town. We had a prearranged photo shoot and at the last minute, the photographer made last minute changes. The manager a the hotel was our savior. She arranged the delivery of my flowers and eased my concerns. The hotel is in a great...

Thank Adrienne W
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This was our first stop on our first holiday in SA. What a great start especially after an eleven-hour non-stop flight (with no in-flight entertainment!!). The Welgelegen is a converted Victorian house on Stephen Street that has then been combined with another " out the back" on Hofmeyr Street. Other reviewers have captured the great taste with which this has...

1Thank dmloclam
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Huge beautiful room with a very large balcony. The view from the balcony, looking down on the courtyard with pool. Views to downtown Cape Town And Table Mountain. Small intimate hotel with huge sitting room and indoor or outdoor eating. Everything very tasteful. Brilliant breakfasts and great staff. Very close to good restaurants, and very well located for sightseeing.

Thank cjlatto
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Superbly placed, divine old fashioned building with a central courtyard and plunge pool. This is one of the most relaxing places I have ever stayed in. Such a calm, relaxed atmosphere, very attentive staff and a superb breakfast on the terrace. Will definitely be calling here again.

Thank Bob186460
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This lovely boutique hotel is located a mere 5 minute walk from the wonderful restaurants of Kloof Street but it is located on a quiet side street. The rooms are small but beautifully appointed and the staff is attentive to your every need. This is a perfect place from which to explore Cape Town. Thank you to Charlie Harper of...

1Thank TorontoJan
Meols, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited Cape Town in February and were lucky enough to stay at home his small hotel straight out of Home and Garden! We were lucky enough to stay for four nights in room 9 with great views of Table Mountain. Room was well equipped with tea making facilities, stocked fridge and free local port. Breakfast was...

1Thank Hezza1955

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  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Welgelegen Boutique Hotel - an urban sanctuary in the heart of Cape Town". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Welgelegen

Address: 6 Stephen Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: ₹ 10,561 - ₹ 15,059 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Welgelegen 4*
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Welgelegen Hotel Cape Town Central
Welgelegen Cape Town, South Africa
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“Second-floor rooms are quiet and private -- but there is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles 343louisaw, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our room was on the interior courtyard and had its own private balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles TorontoJan, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all rooms excellent ground floor room has a small garden”
 of 5 bubbles huggybearBritabroad, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of Table Mountain.”
  • Our view of Table Mountain.
 of 5 bubbles jill305, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room that looks out over Table Mountain - lovely to wake up to!”
 of 5 bubbles familyfun020, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
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