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Carmichael Guesthouse

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

I selected this amazing guest house for 2 reasons , the proximity to newlands cricket ground and the reviews that the guest house received ! We were not disappointed , the guest house is stunning but the hosts yves and Valerie and the ladies were so wonderful , they couldn't have been more welcoming , nothing was too much trouble...

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Carmichael G, Owner at Carmichael Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Keith, Thanks a million for your wonderful comment. The satisfaction of our guest is our best reward! As I told you, we are generally blessed with great guests, but I must say that you guys were some of the most pleasant guests we've had. Forever in a good mood, always a kind word and playing the ballgame (not only...

Casablanca
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We spent a week in this amazing guesthouse. The magnificent house, the garden with the pool, the delicious breakfast, every detail in the room... make our stay an extraordinary experience. For sure we will come back to this eden.

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Bien chers amis, Quelle récompense que d'avoir le privilège et la joie de vous recevoir à nouveau à Carmichael Guesthouse....

Purley
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

We three ladies stayed at Carmichael Guest House at Cape Town last week. We had a delightful stay thanks to Yves and Valerie, the owners. The place is beautiful and comfortable. Yves and Valarie are excellent hosts and very helpful and friendly. Thank you Valerie for scrumptious breakfasts. Thanks Yves for your advise and booking endless taxis for us. Wishing...

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Carmichael G, Owner at Carmichael Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear ladies, Valerie & I are so glad that you've enjoyed your stay at large in Cape Town, and at Carmichael Guesthouse in particular. Who knows, I might come and pay you a visit in India in the near future... All the best for 2016. Best regards / Yves

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Beautiful guesthouse with friendly staff and great wholesome breakfasts on the veranda covered in by glass. The rooms are spacious and the gardens are immaculate condition. It was a pleasure to stay over on business and very convenient location.

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Carmichael G, Owner at Carmichael Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Hanli, Thank you for your comment. Hopefully, you'll get to stay more than 1 night next time, allowing you to enjoy our guest house and our service to it's fullest. Wishing you a pleasant festive season. Best regards / Yves

West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2015

I stayed at Charmichael Guest House for 9 days during the month of November 2015. I couldn't have chosen a better place to stay. The accommodation and service was excellent. The owners Valerie & Yves are a charming couple they made me feel so welcome on arrival and nothing is too much trouble for them. They are only too pleased...

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Carmichael G, Owner at Carmichael Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Besides you great review that we'd like to thank you for, we would also like to mention that having to host such pleasant guest is a blessing. You are such a positive person, always in a good mood, forever smiling and happy with everything: THANK YOU! We were so impressed with the amount of activities you did and...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 9 December 2015

I and my wife stayed at Carmichael Guesthouse for five nights in November 2015 and were extremely satisfied. Yves and Valerie were extremely hospitable and helpful throughout our stay, always going the extra mile to reserve transportation, suggest excellent restaurants, provide advice on activities (like when to visit Table Mountain), help check in for flights, etc. They recommended two of...

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Carmichael G, Owner at Carmichael Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear James, Thank you so much for having taken the time to write us this kind comment. Likewise, we've had great pleasure in hosting you and Petra and we thank you for having trusted us in following most of our recommendations. We are so glad you've both enjoyed your stay. Should you come back to Cape Town for another academic...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Carmichael Guesthouse is a spacious traditional house with style. Representing great value, and with very helpful hosts, this is an excellent place to stay, close to the university but also with excellent access to Cape Town, the botanic gardens, and major routes from the city.

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Carmichael G, Owner at Carmichael Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Robert, A warm thank you for these kind few lines. We are glad you chose to even come back for your last night. Hopefully we'll get to see you again in the near future, should you come back for another academic venue at UCT or simply just for leisure. In the meanwhile, keep well. Best regards / Yves

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Just 1 night for a business meeting. Lovely, airy, peaceful rooms. Yves welcomed us to work there in the afternoon after check out until our evening flight. Best breakfast during my week-long visit to 2 other places.

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Carmichael G, Owner at Carmichael Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Catherine, Thank you for having stayed with us and even though it was indeed a quick stay, we are glad that you've got to enjoy our beautiful house and it's facilities. Hopefully you or Sheila will get the opportunity to come back in the near future. In the meantime, keep well. Best regards / Yves

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 23 October 2015

I have one regular client always asking to be booked at Carmichael House. The service is superb! They go out of their way to help you and responding time is always very fast. I had to book 4 nights for my client in November. Unfortunately they were fully booked for one of those evenings. Carmichael House went out of their...

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Carmichael G, Owner at Carmichael Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Nicole, Firstly I would like to thank you for having taken the time to write such pleasant comment. As a travel agent we value such comment. We deal daily with various travel agents, but it's the first time that we've received some feedback. Secondly, a warm thank you for booking Tinashe regularly with us, besides the fact that we...

gauteng
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Nice and clean and very well kept, friendly owners, very safe location and was very suitable for my business trip. I loved the garden layout and their is also a lovely pool for hot days. Rooms are lovely decorated and clean and I also found the owners to be very helpful and accommodating. i would highly recommend Carmichael guesthouse for...

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Carmichael G, Owner at Carmichael Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Diane, A warm thank you for having taken the time to drop us such rewarding comment. Not only were we blessed to host you once, but we had the great pleasure in having you again with your colleagues. It's been a pleasure hosting you all. I am glad that you found our position convenient whilst having to go to...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our Guest House is a stylish Victorian mansion, offering comfortable accommodation with 6 en-suite tastefully decorated rooms. Situated on the slopes of Table Mountain, our guesthouse is within walking distance to the University of Cape Town (UCT). Carmichael Guesthouse is 15 min away from Cape Town city bowl and Cape Town international airport via easily accessible highways. The original stained glass windows, wooden floors and original Victorian fireplaces add warmth and ambiance. You will enjoy the peaceful garden, resting on a long chair by the sparkling swimming pool. The Guest House is very central. Nearby lie Cape Town's most famous touristic attractions such as Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Robben Island, V&A Waterfront, Constantia Winelands, Rhodes Memorial and many more...Golf courses, Cricket and Rugby Stadiums are also just around the corner. Yves, Valerie and their daughters Chloe and Charlotte will ensure that "home from home" feeling. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carmichael Guesthouse

Address: 11 Wolmunster Road | Cape Town, Rosebank 7700, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Rosebank
Price Range: RM339 - RM664 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Carmichael Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“I've always stayed in Room 6, but I have seen all the other guest rooms and there's not a bad one in the bunch.”
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