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Olaf's Guest House

Booking.comUS$ 126*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago

Warm and friendly staff. I will definetly go back and see them again. Located around the corner from the beach. Capetown is a "must see" and while you are there go to Simontown and see Kap Good Hope..

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for such an amazing response and we looking forward to see you soon on your next visit.

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay at Olaf's Guest House regularly. Raymond and his team always exceed expectations. Perfect for both business and recreation and in great location near many great restaurant's. Breakfast is awesome.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello DalehF4698RG, Thank you for your lovely review, much appreciated. Looking forward to having you again. Have a great day. Kind regards Cindy/Olaf's staff

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this Guest House very good and can only really fault it on having only street parking, but this appears to be normal in Cape Town ! The breakfast food range was excellent and the staff were extremely friendly.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Peter William P, Thank you very much for the lovely review on tripadvisor, we are very pleased you have enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to a longer yet superb holiday at Olaf's Guest House. Kind Regards Olaf's Guest House

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had stayed at Olaf's for 4 nights and had a wonderful time there. I had the Table Bay room which was located upstairs and it included all the basic necessities, it even included a little bar fridge, kettle and all the cool ingredients to make that evening night cap. There is also a microwave downstairs available if need be...

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Kaveshan Thank you for such an amazing feedback and we hope to see you soon on your next stay Kind regards Olafs Guest House

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charming and breakfast was nice. Lots of fresh fruit and custom made eggs for breakfast. I had room "Mouille Point" and the walls were thin. The headboard of the bed shares the wall of the kitchen/office. This means you can hear everything in the morning even though the workers kept their voices low enough it felt like they were in...

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Christeeth, Thank you for enjoying your stay with us and we hope to host you soon and I suggest upstairs will be more convenient for you Kind regards Hazel

Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very cosy interior and friendly atmosphere. A good "home away from home". Rich breakfast. Helpful staff when we needed restaurants or taxis booked. The pool, however, was nice to look at, but pretty useless - far to small and ice cold.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Anders We are glad to have given you a warm homely experience at our guest house and we are look forward to your next visit hopefully soon. kind regards Hazel/Olafs Staff

Emmendingen
Reviewed 10 April 2017

located very central in sea point, but very quite family owned business with wonderful staff that really make the difference. great and fresh breakfast buffet plus some special requests from the kitchen always possible. Easy to get "uber" or regular taxi. close to the sea and surrounded by many restaurants close by.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Good Afternoon surfbum76, Thank you for the lovely review on tripadvisor. We are pleased you have enjoyed your stay and looking forward to your next visit. Kind Regards Olaf's Guest House

Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Beautiful cozy old quest house with large rooms and bathrooms. Kettle, TV and hairdryer in the room. Friendly staff and management. Excellent breakfast. Walking distance from the Sea point Promenade. V&A Waterfront Cape Town few blocks away. Had a lovely 2 day stay.

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Good Afternoon ElizeStoop, It was such a pleasure hosting two lovely ladies such as yourself. We are very pleased you have enjoyed your stay at Olaf's Guest House. We look forward to your next visit hopefully longer :-) Kind Regards Olaf's Guest House

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I spent 4 nights at the Guest house, the staff are friendly, and the rooms were clean & neat & a decent spread at breakfast. The location is ideal, as it is very close to the Sea Point Promenade & shops etc. The only thing to keep in mind is parking can be a problem, but that is most places...

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Good Morning Karthi P, Thank you for the splendid review on tripadvisor, it's always good to know that our guests love the superb breakfast, it was a pleasure hosting you at Olaf's Guest House. Please feel free to visit us again in the near future. Kind Regards Olaf's Guest House

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This B and B tried hard with a pleasant lounge and small outside sitting area which got the sun. the staff were very helpful. Sea Point is a good location with excellent local restaurants and it is easy to get to the centre of town. But the bedroom was minute and the bathroom also small. We had moved from another...

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Olafs2009, Owner at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Jacqueline, Thank you for you review, we can't make everybody happy. All guests that book that room like it very much even though it's not the biggest room in the house. They even book it for long stays up to three weeks.

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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Olaf’s Guest House is easy to find. Our guest house is conveniently situated on Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard, right below Signal Hill, between Beach Rd. and Main Rd. in Sea Point. Olaf’s was built back in 1937, which helps to explain our design, spacious interiors, high ceilings and wooden/tiled floors. And has more recently been renovated and enhanced with touches of up-market African style and charm. We’re just a stone’s throw away from the city center of Cape Town. As well as the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town’s shopping Mecca. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Olaf's Guest House

Address: 24 Wisbeach Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: ₹ 7,046 - ₹ 11,183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Olaf's Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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