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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went to Dunkley House two days after I got married about two weeks ago. Breakfasts are simple but nice and location in the Gardens is excellent! Its a short work into town. The room is beautifully designed and the bed and shower are amazing! The bedroom is a 'smart' room but nothing really works. I asked reception to fix...

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed a few times - and like the easygoing ambience of the place - which is a guest house / B&B tucked away in the City bowl in a quiet narrow street. The building is old with some nice features. Service is good/ friendly - bicycles welcome. Some of the decor in the rooms is becoming a bit tired...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms looked great on the website, and most were, but I suspect because we were a Discovery vitality discounted booking, we got put in the dud room. the room was very cramped, the one and only window showed nothing but the bottom of a staircase, the bathroom was dark and had cheap, worn out fixtures. There was also a...

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IlkleyWYorksEngland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Dunkley yet again. It's our ninth time of staying here at the start of our holiday in SA. It's a calm and relaxing place ideally situated for the city centre restaurants and sightseeing....a 15 minute walk to Long Street. The staff are lovely and helpful in booking restaurants etc, and we like The Aqua...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went down for the CTCT and found it very conveniently situated for both the start of the race and the finish at Greenpoint Stadium. The staff were very friendly & helpful and the breakfast was delicious. The rooms are very clean and the linen is lovely.

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Wageningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Wonderfull place, with Personal Touch and service, GREAT meeting with former DUTCH owner and exchanging memories and jokes. GREAT place to stay, HEART and quiet at the same time, so really worthwile to be there!

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dunkleyhouse, General Manager at Dunkley House, responded to this review

Dear Beloved Guest Thank you for your your most valued review. We are glad you really enjoyed your stay with us and its fascinating even more to meet with the Owner and share some memories and jokes. We had a great time with you and loved your great sense of humour. We hope to see you again in the near...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had a great stay and Dunkley House. Despite an initial mix-up with the reservation, the Dunkley House team sorted us out and we enjoyed the clean rooms, tasty breakfast and the great location. Situated on a nice, quiet, safe street but close enough to all the major attractions in Cape Town. Good value for money. Well done Dunkley House!!!

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dunkleyhouse, General Manager at Dunkley House, responded to this review

Thank you for the review.We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. Apologies for the room mix up but it was handled to your satisfaction from your comments. We hope to see you in the near future.

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed in this establishment from the 28DEC16 and checked out today. I booked through discovery as this was one of the four star rated B&Bs. Upon our arrival we were placed in a room which was nothing like the pictures advertised on the discovery/kulula site. We expressed our concern but had no choice and accepted the room. Hereafter we...

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dunkleyhouse, General Manager at Dunkley House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We really apologise for the inconvenience caused by the creeping little creatures of the night. Always a challenge with the old house to decide to rip out the original features(old wooden floors in the room and replace them or patch them up as they end up being hiding places for these small creatures although we...

Mauritius
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Friendly environment. Peaceful place to stay. I real enjoy the place. However need renovation in certain corner of the house. I recommand prople to go there and to enjoy. Thanking to the receptionist and to the cooker

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2016

I have stayed here previously in one of the external rooms and it was lovely. However, I'm not sure if things have generally deteriorated or whether there is quite a marked disrepancy between the quality of the accomodation but the room we stayed in this time was really disappointing considering it was a superior classic. Good: central location, reasonable price...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A jewel in Cape Town's crown, Dunkley House is a shining example of how modern design and styling can enhance a period property's original features. From a family residence built in the early 1900's, we have created an elegant, contemporary boutique guest establishment in a quaint Victorian street in Cape Town's historic old quarter offering luxury accommodation in the City Bowl. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dunkley House

Address: 3B Gordon Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Price Range: RM274 - RM579 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dunkley House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“I liked my room, number 4, spacious and with plunge pool.”
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