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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there for the second time and we really enjoyed our holiday. Apart from the location in the middle of the wine country the lodges are very comfortable and in the middle of the nature.Everything extremely clean and the owners very helpful for your staying.We really enjoyed and hope to go back.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

could have chosen a better place to stay....very organized, very helpful, wonderful central cape town setting everything is only 30min max away. lovely rooms and heated outdoor pool. ideal. would recommend to anybody

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Seoul,
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was really wonderful while my family was staying for five days in Dongola Guest House. It was cean and comfortable. It is located in the middle of Capetown and we could go anywhere within 30-60 minutes by car.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another great start to an excellent trip , if anything it was better than 5 years ago. Excellent, friendly, helpful staff and owners - Mike and Sally are like old friends. The views are breath taking from the pool area and the rooms spotless. We shall return again asap.

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DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Allensies and Robinsises, we are so pleased the work we have put in over that 5 years showed and made a difference to your trip. Hope you enjoyed the Champagne Festival and hope to see you again sooner rather than later! warm regards, Mike, Sally and Natalie.

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this B&B. This is the second time that we have stayed there. So professionally run by the owners with friendly efficient staff to assist. We particularly like the attention to detail. We highly recommend this B&B.

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DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Stephanie, thank you for the lovely review. I do hope you visit again and this time in more pleasant circumstances. Warm regards, Mike, Sally and Natalie.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mike and Sally added a personal touch which made our stay even more memorable. We enjoyed our chats in the morning whilst having breakfast. We definitely going back to Dongola house for our next CT trip

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DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest House, responded to this review

Well you must come back then Sally has loads more stories to tell! Warm regards, Mike

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Rooms were sparkling clean and beautifully furnished, with fresh flowers, HUGE comfortable beds ,air con satellite TV, Fridge and hair drier. Private and sunny terrace, or sun beds alongside the solar heated pool. Breakfast menu was varied and freshly prepared with fruit salad and cereals, personal favourite of the perfectly poached eggs! Mike and Sally are very knowledgeable of the...

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DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Ken, thank you for the stunning review. The fresh flowers where a treat for you because of your recent engagement. We are so glad you had such a good stay on your first visit to South Africa and dearly hope it wont be your last. Warm regards, Mike, Sally and Natalie

Vught, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Very clean, fantastic breakfast, friendly people and of course amazing surounding! We combined it with La Colombe which was a match we absolutely enjoyed! It is a nice room with privacy as well. Beautiful.

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DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Lonneke, so glad you enjoyed your stay as much as your meal at La Colombe. Next time stay longer. Thank you for the lovely review. Warm regards, Mike Sally and Natalie.

Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Lovely house in a good location for exploring Cape Town and vineyards. Mike and Sally are very welcoming hosts ensuring our comfort and attention to detail. Scrumptious breakfasts sitting on the terrace taking in the fabulous views. Thank you.

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DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Duncan thank you for taking the time to write this great review. So pleased that everything was to your satisfaction but we cant take credit for the view! Warm regards, Mike, Sally and Natalie.

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Warm welcoming, with staff remembering your name throughout your stay, delicious breakfast menu ( English Breakfast) personal favorite. I suggest anyone doing there visa to book yourself into great Dogola

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Hi Marco thank you for the review and endorsement. We hope you enjoy your time in the USA. Warm regards, Mike, Sally and Natalie

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are situated in the tranquil Constantia Valley (Cape Town's vineyard) and bordering onto the Grootboschkloof River Walk, a small managed nature reserve with stunning views of Constantiaberg mountain, part of Table Mountain National park. Surrounded by 9 vineyards including the 330 year old Groot Constantia, friendly pubs, superb restaurants, from easy eating to fine dining, golf courses and the magnificent Kirstenbosch botanical gardens. With the M3 Highway only three kilometres away you are minutes, by car, from the V & A Waterfront, Table Mountain, Robben Island, The International Convention Centre both Greenpoint and Newlands stadia or the spectacular beaches of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean seaboards with their quaint quirky villages and hip and happening restaurants; as well as the Central Business Districts of Cape Town, Tokai and Retreat. We are a very convenient base for the American Consulate. We can offer King size, Queen size or Twin, extra length beds with fine percale linen, en-suite bathrooms/shower rooms with bathrobes and eco friendly complimentary bath products, in eight comfortable rooms. Our scrumptious a la carte breakfast menu, can be taken in the tranquil landscaped gardens next to the 9m long solar heated pool or in the cosy dining room both with views of Table Mountain National Park .Graded 4 stars by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa, 2015 Readers Choice Award by Tripadvisor, 2015 Best 4 Star Guesthouse, Western Cape South African Tourism "Lilizela" Awards. The first guest house in Africa to be Classified "Gold" by Greenline Responsible Tourism Rating Programme a Member of Cape Town Tourism and the Constantia Valley Association. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dongola Guest House

Address: 30 Airlie Place, Constantia 7806, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Constantia
Price Range: ₹ 4,793 - ₹ 7,989 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dongola Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Room 4 has a private sunny terrace”
 of 5 bubbles Kenroma, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely. Choose a Garden Room for views.”
 of 5 bubbles 157geraldinet, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view over the wonderful garden”
 of 5 bubbles LaurenOdo, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Definitely the cottage rooms, but I can only imagine all the rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles avrylb, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 for those who enjoy making their own meals every now and then (also has an amazing bath)”
 of 5 bubbles leeludditt, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
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