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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My wife and I stayed 12 nights in January. On arrival we were warmly welcomed and offered breakfast despite being several hours before our check-in time. The room was very spacious and well equipped but with no outside space or balcony. The bed was very comfortable with good quality bedding. The Lodge is most unusual in design with an internal...

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Swift Current, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Like many reviews I have read previously, I must say this place is absolutely amazing. The staff were all very friendly and made great recommendations about where to eat and what to tour. The set up of the lodge is beautiful with a pool in the centre "courtyard"and a lovely eating area. The rooms come with a small iPad and...

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for 4 nights and had the most gorgeous room, with two bedrooms and a large terrace and sun deck - truly wonderful! The staff were so lovely and could not do enough for you - Charlee, Godfrey and all we met. They happily arranged taxis, gave recommendations etc and all in all, it was a memorable stay in...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Like all the reviews say, this is a hidden gem! We stayed here for 3 nights and we could've been home from home! The rooms are so comfortable, the staff were always smiling, Pearl's breakfasts were amazing and Coco the dog, well, she was an added bonus! Thank you BHL.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing, amazing guesthouse - we could not fault them for one thing and would highly recommend! My husband and I stayed here for five nights in October 2016 - he prefers big hotels and was skeptical of a guesthouse, but Blackheath completely won him over. I like trying new places, but if we went back to Cape Town, I would...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were traveling with a group of couples from Canada on a South African golf vacation. Blackheath Lodge was our final 3 nights and was the icing on the cake. Antony and staff made sure our every need was taken care of. Four of us used Karl to take us to a golf course about 30 minutes away and he...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

BHL is a little gem! We have just returned from a 15 night stay . At one level it is a very comfortable, quiet, conveniently located up market B & B or boutique hotel. But what makes it great is the friendly, knowledgable, exceptionally helpful and professional staff for whom nothing is too much trouble. I could mention individuals but...

1Thank Geoffrey D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first impression was that the reviews were exaggerated- I was wrong! We spent 4 days ,prior to a cruise, at this delightful establishment. The whole staff went out of their way to help/advise us. Every need was anticipated and fulfilled ( except I couldn't take the dog home with me). This is a quirky and interesting property and the...

1Thank pyperLancashire
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely, quaint guesthouse with superlative service. The guesthouse has 16 rooms, all unique with different attributes; a swimming pool with shaded lounge chairs and all the mod cons. It is really a lovely quiet retreat which is well located close to the beach and the amenities. Special thanks to Godfrey and Joshua for making our stay extra special....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice location for us, we got in very late and the mgmt had two employees waiting for us. Our room was up a narrow spiral staircase , and the staff brought up the bags. Small hotel maybe 16 rooms, we were in #12. At night we could hear the ocean, about 3 blocks away. Beds were comfortable but the most...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blackheath Lodge is a Victorian guest house situated below Signal Hill, a stone's throw from the city, Waterfront and well-known beaches. Stylish bedrooms, excellent personalized service and warm hospitality. Enjoy breakfast on the terrace overlooking the pool and garden. Come home to a sundowner after a busy day of sightseeing or power business dealings, safe in the knowledge that a quiet, comfortable night's sleep awaits you. Airport transfers. Credit Cards. Children 12+. TGCSA 4-Star Guest House. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blackheath Lodge

Address: 6 Blackheath Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: RM937 - RM1,288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Blackheath Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Blackheath Hotel Cape Town Central
Blackheath Cape Town
Blackheath Lodge Cape Town, South Africa
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#1 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#2 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#3 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#3 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Book a sea view room”
 of 5 bubbles LizzieP60, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“They are all so boutique you'd not be disappointed”
 of 5 bubbles Sizzlingshaz, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 12 is a lovely room with sea view but is a climb via spiral staircase”
 of 5 bubbles pyperLancashire, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles johnholiday, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 6 - lovely contemporary space with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles gordone307, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
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