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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We stayed here twice. On our 1st night in Africa in September and again on our last day in Africa in October. The whole place is very modern, chic and clean. Our first stay was great. Our second stay wasn't as good. Here's why: I believe we were in room 112... it was about 11pm and all of a sudden...

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brenna On behalf of Hippo Boutique Hotel, I would like to humbly apologize for the experience with regards to the noise from the room next door and appreciate your honest feedback. Since your stay we have double glazed the windows in that room which would reduce the noise substantially depending on the level of the noise. We would like...

Cape town
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We stayed at Hippo Boutique Hotel midway through our Cape holiday and found when we arrived that we had been upgraded. The rooms are extremely comfortable and our bathroom was fantastic. The whole property is well maintained and the staff friendly and attentive, we dealt with Moline and she was very helpful and ever smiling. It feels more like home...

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback after your recent stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel! We are delighted to hear that you had a good experience. Thank you for choosing to stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind Regards Adine Perel General Manager

Grand Baie
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Hippo Boutique Hotel is such an amazing experience, with everything outside the hotel: restaurants, shops, bars. Room very confortable and spacious. Everyday you can choose where to take your breakfast in 5 differents restaurant. For us, we have been addicted to Knead Bakery ! I really do recommend this hotel.

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Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback after your recent stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel! We are delighted to hear that you had a good experience with regards to our excellent location, amazing restaurants for breakfast and our spacious rooms. Thank you for choosing to stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we look...

Leeming, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Well located, spacious, modern, well serviced and met our needs well. It is secure and has good off street parking. Plenty of quality restaurants are nearby. The staff were very helpful and we will definitely go back there when next in Cape Town.

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the most precious commodity, your time to write down your comments The Hippo team greatly appreciates your positive response to your stay at our unique stunning hotel. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our proficient staff, spacious rooms, superb restaurants for breakfast and brilliant location. We look forward to welcoming you...

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to Cape Town and I arrived at the hotel very late at night. Room was comfortable and spacious. Bathroom light hanging down from its socket and hair in the shower. I had a room at the front and it was quite noisy. Location is very central with just a 1 minute walk to the main...

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of Hippo Boutique Hotel, I would like to humbly apologize for the experience with regards to the noise from the restaurants and the maintenance. We are looking at how to minimize the noise from the restaurants and appreciate your honest feedback. Our actions include double glazing for the windows and insulating the ceiling. We would like to assure...

Reviewed 22 October 2016

Hippo Boutique Hotel is such an amazing experience, with everything outside the hotel: restaurants, shops, bars.Totally recommendable if looking for a good hotel with young and friendly people who talk and interact with. Would definitively stay there again on our next visit.

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback after your recent stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel! We are delighted to hear that you had a good experience with regards to our excellent location, amazing restaurants for breakfast and our spacious rooms. Thank you for choosing to stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we look...

Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Nice and clean place near long street. Good value for money at this place located in the Centre of CT. Can get a bit noisy at night but the rooms are generous and the service is good. I can recommend this hotel.

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

We are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we are looking forward to welcome you back when next your travels take you to Cape Town! Adine Perel General Manager

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The Hippo hotel is in a excellent location just off Kloof Street, it's easy to find and every taxi driver we met knew where it was. It is situated over two bustling, but not overly noises, bars (Jerry's and The Fat Cactus) that both serve excellent food and have a good mix of locals and tourists. The rooms are spacious...

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

The Hippo team greatly appreciates your positive response to your stay at our unique stunning hotel. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our proficient staff, spacious rooms, superb restaurants for breakfast and brilliant location. We look forward to welcoming you back when next your travels take you to Cape Town! Kind Regards Adine Perel General...

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

I booked this hotel after the great reviews on tripadvisor and wasn't disappointed at all. The hotel is easy to find and in a great location. Secure and free parking for your vehicle. Breakfast wasn't included, but there's many bars, restaurants, and cafes close by. The room was very large and clean. Only negative were the beds were uncomfortable, but...

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback with regards to your stay with us at Hippo Hotel in Cape Town. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back when next your travels take you to Cape Town! Kind Regards Adine Perel General Manager

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The Hippo Boutique Hotel is great hotel located on Park Street admits the energetic vide of Kloofnek road. Rooms are spacious and clean. Our room had a bar fridge stocked with beers, wine, creamer, juices, water and chocolate. There was a microwave oven and small bar sink, dishes, cups, tea kettle etc. Bath towels were of great quality and both...

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Thank you for taking the most precious commodity, your time to write down your comments. The Hippo team greatly appreciates your positive response to your stay at our unique stunning hotel. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our proficient staff, spacious rooms, superb restaurants for breakfast and brilliant location. We look forward to welcoming you...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Find yourself in the hub of Cape Town's trendy cafe culture when staying at Hippo Boutique Hotel. This popular hotel boasts 20 standard rooms and 5 exclusive lofts - all spacious air-conditioned rooms are equipped with King sized beds, designer furniture, stainless steel kitchenettes, complimentary parking on the premises as well as 24hour wireless internet access keeping you connected 24 hours a day!On the ground floor you'll find a choice of 3 excellent restaurants catering to every palette, from the best burgers at Jerry's to authentic Thai cuisine at Simply Asia finishing with a Mexican fiesta at Fat Cactus. Hippo is conveniently situated close to the centre of town - an ideal base from where you can explore all Cape Town has to offer you! Our team is well known for their exceptional customer service and are always ready with a smile. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hippo Boutique Hotel

Address: 5-9 Park Road Gardens | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: ₹ 6,022 - ₹ 13,156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hippo Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Hippo Boutique Cape Town
Hippo Boutique Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#11 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#39 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#42 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#42 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Front room we had was not noisy”
 of 5 bubbles mclaren095, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose a non street side room. Room 112 has an adjoining balcony with its neighbour- see my review for full story.”
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  • room 104
  • room 104
 of 5 bubbles BrennaSmith15, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Mini Cooper suite is beautiful and private”
 of 5 bubbles ShaunV28, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take the one at the back of the hotel not facing the street.”
 of 5 bubbles Sendilen, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“choose a room at the back of the hotel to avoid street noise”
 of 5 bubbles wanderer6149, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
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