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“Lovely stay in Colonial B&B”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Cape Colonial

The Cape Colonial
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The Cape Colonial
Ranked #99 of 156 Cape Town Central B&B and Inns
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“Lovely stay in Colonial B&B”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2012

My wife and I enjoyed our stay and felt very well looked after. Our room although small was clean and comfortable with its own ensuite bathroom.

Breakfast was lovely and Rod and Sabine where perfect hosts

The area is great with lots of nice bars and restaurants just arounf the corner. We had a rental car but the B&B is walking distance from central Cape Town.

We would both Thoroughly recommend staying here.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2011

We enjoyed a wonderful fortnight with Rod and Sabine proving to be excellent hosts. The room was comfortable and the breakfast delicious. As importantly our hosts were friendly and very helpful in booking taxis, restaurants and giving us suggestions and advice. Thoroughly recommended.

  • Stayed November 2010, travelled with friends
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2010

We had a great stay at the cape colonial and Rod has been a very friendly host. The guesthouse offers everything we expected for its class. The food is good and fresh, the place is clean and very quiet. We will surely make another visit in the near future

  • Stayed November 2010
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London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2010

Stayed in the Cape Colonial for the last 3 nights of our 2-week trip. The facilities compare favourably with those we found elsewhere. The location was great: far enough out of town to leave our car unmolested on the street, yet close enough to walk (downhill) to shops & restaurants. The owners are helpful and on-the-scene, which can't be said of all South African expat hoteliers. We will be going back!

  • Stayed December 2009, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2009

Having stayed at the cape Colonial several times i have nothing but praise for this immaculate Guest House.
Staying here you`ll find yourself in a lovely part of CT. Close enough to everything to be able to get almost everywhere on foot but far enough from the main drags to be able to sleep at night.
The building itself is a beautiful Victorian Colonial residence that has obviously been taken care of. It radiates warmth and homeliness both through its attention to detail as well as the attentivness of its owners for whom nothing is too much trouble and who are an unquenchable mine of information on all things Cape Town.
The rooms are full of personal touches, all differently themed and are immaculately clean. They are comfortable, exuding reams of flair and are fun to be in.
Breakfast is perfect...if anywishes are left unfullfilled then just ask and they`ll be granted!
All in all its a wonderfully sweet place to stay. Intimate without in any way encroaching on your privacy, it really is a home from home.
Enjoy!!

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled solo
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Property: The Cape Colonial
Address: 13 Union Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
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Ranked #99 of 156 B&Bs / Inns in Cape Town Central
Price range (per night): ₹ 3,047 - ₹ 4,992
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cape Colonial 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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