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The Clarendon Fresnaye

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the Clarendon hotel a couple of days ago. Amazing experience and great vibes. Probably one of the best hotel breakfast I Ever had where everything is homemade. The staff is brilliant and will get everything you need. Rooms and very spacious and very comfortable. Really amazing overall.

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We spent three nights recently at The Clarendon. Very friendly and helpful staff and the venue is very well maintained. Due to road work, there was a morning where there wasn't any running water. But the moment we opened our rom door we found a letter from the hotel management and a huge bottle of water. When we had breakfast...

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Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This was the first hotel we stayed in on our South Africa trip and this was the best of the lot. Staff were all very friendly and helpful and as others have said Emmy was fantastic. Emmy was 8 months pregnant and this seemed to have no effect on her bubbly personality and her willingness to help and advise at...

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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

One of my favorites... friendly clean and very comfortable boutique hotel... service is incredible... nothing is a problem... high tea is fantastic and the breakfast delicious... highly recommended ... and manager Emmy is the friendliest and kindest in town x

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Tetbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Great rooms, fantastic breakfast, lovely grounds but all this would be nothing without the fantastic Emmy who is the best manager any business owner could have - she runs it like it is her own ! Wonderful staff too - none of the staff can do enough for you. With peanut butter for breakfast.....what more could you want?

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Le Bugue, France
Reviewed 26 November 2016

It was a pleasure to stay here with such an excellent service and personal care. Emmy is a huge asset - she, in particular, really made our stay special with all her help and advice. Every hospitality business that wants to succeed should have an Emmy!! Our room was spacious and elegant with good cupboard space, a huge comfortable bed,top...

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Recommended by friends this was a little gem. We were bowled over by the incredibly helpful and polite staff and the quality of the whole experience. Breakfast was a flavoursome experience. The hotel is not far from the beach and Sea Point 'high street'. It is also a cheap taxi ride to the waterfront and central CT. We very much...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

From the moment we walked in the door, Emmy and her team were nothing but hospitable and dutiful. Upon arrival they had some birthday cupcakes waiting for us and made us a fresh coffee. The first night they made the recommendation of eating at the Codfather, which didn't disappoint. Unfortunately I've forgotten our room number but we were in the...

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Top service ! Everyone is nicely taking care of you even late at night when you arrive the first night from airport. Very nice General atmosphere. Very good breakfast on the terrasse. They are always ready to help / inform you for any request/question you may have.

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Letchworth Garden City, England
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Arrived late but still had a very friendly welcome. Had asked for some wine to be put in our room - much appreciated as was rather substantial cheese platter suggested by Emmy. Very comfortable room. Easy walk down to the sea front. Superb breakfast.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about The Clarendon Fresnaye

Address: 67 Kloof Road, Fresnaye 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Fresnaye
Price Range: RM660 - RM1,594 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Clarendon Fresnaye 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Any room (we have visited 4 different rooms) is nice.”
PoohPrague, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Across the courtyard and up the stairs. It has a great balcony overlooking the courtyard.”
MarissaX618, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 5, standard room, main floor. Very bright, clean with some view of ocean. No place to sit. Opt for a balcony room if available.”
grobinsongow, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Get a room away from the road.”
Mary N G, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Wifi was a bit spotty in the secondary building, if that is important to you. Second floors may have some seaviews. Gardens are lovely.”
  • Private patio
  • Family suite
ocshaffer, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
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