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The Cape Cadogan

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2013

Stayed in Room 2 on the ground floor at the Cape Cadogan from 3rd to 9th March. Room was generously proportioned with a large double bed and lounge chairs. Bathroom was huge and after the first day the badly marked wash hand basin was replaced with which we were delighted. The large shower area was great. The patio area was...

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Vancouver
Reviewed 5 March 2013

My husband and I recently spent six nights at this very pretty small boutique hotel. We arrived before 9 in the morning having flown in on the red eye from London. Staff showed us to the breakfast area for a nice cup of coffee while they quickly finished readying the room for us. It was much appreciated that we could...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 4 March 2013

I just had the pleasure of staying at the Cape Cadogan February 25th-February 27th. We stayed in room #11. It was simply a wonderful experience. The room was nicely appointed, including our own personal terrace. The location was perfect, the restaurants on Kloof Street are great (Try Saigon and Da Vincci's). The hotel also did a great job of making...

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Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2013

My husband and l stayed at the Cape Cadogan for three nights Feb 4/5/6th.We had room 2 which was a lovely spacious bedroom.As a previous reviewer has pointed out the bathroom basin was badly chipped and yes you can hear noises from reception.This only bothered me on one of the nights.having said that it certainly didnt spoil our stay which...

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Having visited Cape Town on many occasions it was a great find to come across The Cape Cadogan. This very well appointed hotel which is part of a small group was suggested by friends who had stayed with them not only in Cape Town but at one of their game lodges which they also highly rated. I would like to...

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essex
Reviewed 13 February 2013

We booked this hotel as we thought it would be central for restaurants, ie Kloof Street. I can only say the road it's in is a cut-through from Kloof Nek and consequently busy with cars travelling at speed at times, and we never ate in Kloof St! It's part of the travel group, More Quarters and was staffed by various...

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Andy P, General Manager at The Cape Cadogan, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write the above review. It is of course disappointing for me to read the above comments, as it certainly doesn't show up the hotel to the normal standards we are used to achieving. Any complaint is dealt with on an individual basis and I can assure you I take your comments...

San Diegan in Norway
Reviewed 10 February 2013

The reception area ladies who answered all two-hundred of my questions in the short 24-hours I was a resident at the Cape Cadogan ought to receive a prize. They sorted (among other requests) dinner, manicure/pedicure, safe jogging route, SIM card for my phone, lunch, and laundry (at last minute notice). Everything was clean and the property was safe and easy...

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2013

My wife and I loved our stay in the Cape Cadogan. We were made extremely welcome by all the staff in the hotel who went out of their way to ensure we enjoyed our stay and who took a personal interest in recommending local activities, restaurants or tours. Comfortable, large room with our own balcony and a view of Table...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Love this place. The staff, accommodations, the space. Everything was perfect. I looked forward to a tasty treat every night before bed. Perfect location. Comfortable bed. Breakfast was great. Cape Cadogan is unassuming on the outside but perfectly updated on the inside. felt like i was vacationing at a rich friend's house. Everyone was warm and helpful! Thanks a million...

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Though I travel often I rarely take the time to review them online, but the character and warmth of this hotel prompts me to give it my highest recommendation. All of the things I seek in a hotel are present: location, sense of place, tasteful design, spacious rooms, welcoming atmosphere, prompt can-do service, good internet, thoughtful touches and spot on...

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering a rare combination of historic exteriors with classic modern bohemian interiors, it was ‘Victorianised’ in 1912 and declared a National Monument in 1984. Its charm and character is matched with its desirable location amongst the popular restaurants, street cafes and stylish boutique shops of Kloof Street, the heart of Cape Town. More Cape Cadogan is owned and managed by the More Hotels Private Collection. ... more   less 

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Address: 5 Upper Union Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Price Range: RM833 - RM1,574 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Cape Cadogan 4.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
The Cape Cadogan Hotel Cape Town Central
The Cape Town Cadogan
The Hotel Cape Town
The Cape Cadogan Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#13 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#17 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#26 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
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