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The Clarendon Fresnaye

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Emmy and her staff provide first class service in a beautiful setting. The accommodations are very comfortable, spacious and welcoming, but don't plan on staying indoors often with so many things to do and see while in Capetown. We stayed in a family suite, complete with a separate bedroom for the children, a large modern bath and pretty patio overlooking...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 15 February 2016

My wife and I stayed here on our honeymoon, and the experience we had was more than we could ask for. The hotel is in a good location to explore the cape locations, such as Camps Bay and the Promenade, and a short drive away from the center of Cape Town. The staff was extremely friendly and professional, and they...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

The Clarendon Hotel Fresnaye is perfectly situated for a Cape Town sojourn. Close to the 'boardwalk' for exercise, brief taxi-rides (essential at night) for many good restaurants and almost on the tour bus route for sightseeing. But what's best is Emmy's hospitality. Nothing is too much trouble and every guest's needs treated as a serious issue. Her personal approach is...

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is a great guest house / hotel made special by fantastic staff, especially Emmy. We have now stayed twice and hope to be back next year. Rooms are excellent as is breakfast. There is an honesty bar plus complimentary tea and cake in the afternoon. There are 2 small swimming pools and a lovely garden area with sun loungers....

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Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Emma is the most helpful and wonderful manager I have ever encountered in a hotel, nothing is ever too much trouble. I would always recommend a stay here The Accomodation is always very comfortable and well appointed. The sister establishment in Bantry bay is also great with great views but Emma makes it worth missing out on the views just...

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france
Reviewed 12 January 2016

location is perfect, 15 minutes from everywhere, the garden is an oasis, the rooms are super confortable, breakfast very good and Amy the manager is an angel suggesting the perfect restaurant, the right outing! you come back after having walked miles and relax in the sun in the garden, then take a refreshing swim before going out for dinner. It...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We were fortunate that the tour guide we booked recommended the Clarendon to us. The hotel was perfect. Our room was huge, beautifully decorated in an airy white, just right for a tropical climate. The bed was very comfortable, the bathroom large and stocked with very nice, natural products. The hotel is small and intimate, great for couples and also...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 28 December 2015

The first impression on arriving at The Clarendon is one of warmth and welcome. Emmy and the rest of the staff are amazing and you are immediately made to feel at home. Afternoon tea was a real treat and our room was lovely. Emmy offered to book dinner for us at a local restaurant and her recommendations were excellent. The...

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2Thank SeptemberAnnie
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Emmy and the straff are great! You feel genuinly welcome from the first minute. The breakfast is to die for.... We got a room at the street side. Can be both good and bad. We had thus no problem with the traffic notice. See if you can secure a room towards the lovely garden & pool area. The space is...

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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2015

After a fabulous stay last year we knew that we wanted to return. We were greeted like old friends. Emmy and her staff were just as we remembered them; they were all so friendly and welcoming. Nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast was just superb; I challenge anyone to find anything wrong with it. There is something for everyone's taste....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • 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: RM695 - RM1,753 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles PoohPrague, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Across the courtyard and up the stairs. It has a great balcony overlooking the courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles grobinsongow, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Get a room away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles 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
 of 5 bubbles ocshaffer, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
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