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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Ian and Margaret are excellent hosts. Ours was a spur of the moment visit and we stayed 8 days. No complaints whatsoever. Beautiful surroundings - very central for Waterfront in Cape Town or Cape Point in the other direction. No shortage of wonderful eating places at very cheap prices. We had lovely breakfasts, fruit salad was delicious, then Ian and...

2Thank valweymouth
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2015

We stayed at the lodge for four nights, and were overwhelmed by the kindness and helpfulness of the owners Ian and Margaret. Nothing was too much trouble, they booked us tours to Robben Island, Supplied maps for attractions, and Ian, being a birdwatcher, took us out to Strandfontein, one of the premier sights for bird watching in South Africa, it...

2Thank janechater
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2014

I had a fantastic stay at Makapa Lodge. The room I had, called the Nest is a self catering little bungalow with an incredible view and a very private feeling to it. The other accommodation is at the main building with direct access to the pool and private patio/garden areas as well direct pool access. Ian and Margaret are just...

2Thank McSwede2012
Reviewed 6 October 2014

We stayed in the Garden Room which had the best view of the beautiful garden. The room has very modern feel with TV & a luxurious bath. Location is right off Long Beach Mall. Ian & Margaret were awesome and really knowledgeable about activities in the surrounding area. Thanks guys for making it a pleasant stay.

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Paignton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Ian and Margaret were the most fantastic hosts, as we began our trip in the Cape. From the moment we reached the 'Nest', we relaxed and were able to take in the beautiful surroundings of their garden, which reflects a host of endemic local fauna and flora, as well as a myriad of South Africa's rich birdlife. We were lucky...

Thank kurtdettman
Reviewed 24 April 2014 via mobile

Great place in a stunning location and an absolute birder's paradise - we were treated to Sunbirds and Sugarbirds outside our door every morning. Ian and Margaret are very accommodating hosts with a wealth of local knowledge.

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 9 February 2014

Makapa Lodge is such one of the beautiful and wonderful places we ever stayed! The House Owner are so friendly and warmly People! We never had such a soooo good breakfast and we never had such soooo delicious scrambled eggs with bacon, tomato and cheese. Margret you are the best egg cooker :-) Ian has a lot of wonderfull ideas...

Thank Michael H
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2014

The suite was well planned, with 3 separate areas, good tv choice, wifi once connected worked okay. The breakfast was limited in the choice of non cooked items plus the seating for the breakfast could be improved. Great location for visiting the main sights and good beaches of the peninsula. The nearby shopping Mall was very comprehensive so you should...

Thank Mpfromp
Salt Lake City
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Makapa Lodge is a nice getaway form Cape Town. At the end of a drive in a quaint neighborhood you sit at the edge of Table Mountain National Park (Cape Point section). The area is very quiet and has a great view of the Atlantic Ocean from the pool/breakfast area. We had the room on the north side of the...

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Reviewed 7 August 2013

We wanted to get away from the hustle and bustle of Joburg and Makapa was the ideal place to relax and unwind! The photos on the website didn't do it justice, it was even more perfect in real life! An ideal spot to hideaway away for a few days but also well located should you want to see the sights...

Thank JodieDav

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This friendly Cape Town guest house is nestled against the mountain in Capri Village, Fish Hoek and offers visitors to the city a choice of bed and breakfast suites or a comfortable self catering cottage with beautiful views of the sea and mountains. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Makapa Lodge

Address: 18 Jave Close | Capri Village, Fish Hoek 7975, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Fish Hoek
Price Range: ₹ 3,930 - ₹ 6,616 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Makapa Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“We had the Ground Floor room with terrace and it was superb and very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles jenniferg727, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose poolside or garden rooms - much nicer.”
 of 5 bubbles Colgraff, 27 Nov 2015 | Read review
“ask for poolside or garden”
 of 5 bubbles valweymouth, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The Garden Room has wonderful views of the garden”
 of 5 bubbles janechater, 15 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The Nest is self catering and has stunning views, you are still only 10 yards from the nice and warm pool!”
 of 5 bubbles McSwede2012, 24 Dec 2014 | Read review
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