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The Cape Colonial

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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is central, clean and comfortable. Within walking distance of the centre of town. If you aren't keen on walking you can get a MyCiti card and catch buses but the walk is easy and through the lovely gardens around government buildings. You can hear noise from residents above if you are in the downstairs room but it is...

Thank Andrew B
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Cape Colonial for 4 night over Christmas. The place is very centrally located. The room and bathroom was nice and big. However the property next door was very close to the outside window which made the room very dark. As there is no aircon in the room and the location of the window there is no...

Thank Wendy M
Montagu, South Africa
Reviewed 15 February 2016

very good central location. The house is very well finished and clean. We had a downstairs room and there was a lot of noise from people moving around in the rooms above. We wanted to leave at 08h30 but the owner was not available for us to pay so we had to come back and pay later , this was...

Thank christinefolan
Reviewed 26 November 2014

Stayed one night on a business trip. Disappointed in the value for money for the following reasons: i) There is no breakfast served. Only a muffin and a rusk. ii) There is no satellite TV, only a few local terrestrial channels with very poor reception. iii) The Wifi was intermittent and often not working. iv) the sheet on the bed...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 19 January 2014

My husband and I stayed at Cape Colonial for our honeymoon and loved it. It is centrally located on a safe, quiet street with easy access to convenient tour buses. The owners are extremely helpful in planning days around Cape Town. The breakfast provided each morning was wonderful and the guest house is located a short walk from dozens of...

1Thank Emily L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2013

We stayed at the cape colonial for 3 nights and I would highly recommend this beautiful B & B. The rooms were clean and well presented and perfect for what we needed. This B & B was perfectly located to access the main city and all the sights of Cape Town. We had a hire car and could always park...

Thank Noel B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2013

I stayed at this guest house for just 1 night. I was collected at the airport promptly by Tania who links in with a number of places. This cost 250R. The room was very comfortable, nice bed, good sized bathroom, TV. I was able to get the red top bus close by for a whistle stop tour of cape town...

Thank tzetchy
Bruges, Belgium
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Unfortunately I got hospitalised after the first night (nothing to do with The Capa Colonial, i hasten to add - a bug I caught back home). Rod helped to reschedule the holiday plans of my travel companion so that at least she had a great stay. I stayed for only 2 nights, but found the room + bathroom very comfortable,...

Thank Anne-Marie R
Casablanca, Morocco
Reviewed 29 August 2013

I was in The Cape Colonial by the ed of February 2013 for 5 days. The building in an old Victorian house and Rod, the owner, is really helpful. Breakfast is really good and complete. The rooms (especially the room downstairs) is perfect! After 2 weeks camping in South Africa, having such confortable mastress was like sleeping in heaven! I...

Thank Nesquiky
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2013

Stayed here as I needed somewhere central for work, and it offers great rates for single travellers. I was working all during my stay and the dining area made for a perfect place to set up my laptop and beaver away all day and evening. The hosts were charming and accommodating, and served a great breakfast. They were at the...

1Thank R P

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Additional Information about 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
Price Range: RM207 - RM339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cape Colonial 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Get an upstairs room if noise is an issue for you.”
AndrewB741, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book an upstairs room”
christinefolan, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on the second floor with a balcony. It was a fantastic, quiet room and we loved sitting outside drinking wine at night.”
286emilyl, 18 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Very quiet and safe neighbourhood.”
Anne_MarieR848, 15 Oct 2013 | Read review
“There are only a handful of rooms, so take what they have. I had a twin bed room on the side of the house - top of the stairs on the left.”
RP356, 28 May 2013 | Read review
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