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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most affordable place we found. Staff helpful , went above and beyond. A quiet place close to everything we needed. room was clean and neat! would recommend without a doubt. the staff stayed up to let us in when we arrived late. lent us chargers when we needed.

Thank cliare v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was our pleasure to stay in this guest house. We enjoyed everything - starting from perfect location, hospitality and finally the price for it. We would definitely recommend this guest to everyone.

Thank Vida B
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Great location and a cozy and clean place. The staff was always very helpfull and willing to tell us where to go, answering all of our questions. We were so laid back that we forgot we had to leave!! Sorry about the confusion, and thank you Holly and Simon for letting us stay!

Thank Francisca D
Reviewed 22 February 2017

It was my first time in Cape Town and I could've not asked for a better place to stay. Very cozy and welcoming, great staff and perfect location. The city center and the waterfront are within the walking distance and the table mount is just a few minute drive away. There is a food and liquor store and a variety...

Thank Sima J
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We visit them once a year and they never disappoint, every room has a en-suite bathroom and the layout of the rooms are just perfect. Whenever I go to Cape Town this is where I will stay every time. Thank you so much for having us...

Thank LamaVn
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I am a regular visitor to Cape Town. House on the Hill is well placed in a quiet side street but close to the main road, in Greenpoint, providing links to the city centre, waterfront and the beaches of Camps bay. New public buses along this road now go all the way to Hout Bay too. The staff were super...

2Thank nickinsingapore
East Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights, we had two rooms for 5 people. It's a great location near the football stadium and the Victoria mall on the waterfront. The rooms are attractive and clean, everything works, and the wifi is ok. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. They made calls for us for taxis and tours, and recommended nearby...

2Thank GaryMarx
Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 21 July 2016

An excellent location overlooking the Table mountain. A walking distance from V&A waterfront. Rooms were spacious. Felt like a home away from home. Breakfast was great. The staff was very friendly. Area around is very safe and you can visit the waterfront even in the late evening.

3Thank trilochansaini
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at House on the Hill during a 5 day visit in June 2016. Very friendly owners, nice clean rooms, good location and cosy atmosphere. Arranging tours, air port pick-ups (even after long delays) or plain advice about the city, it's all possible. Great value for money!

2Thank Arno S
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The place is exactly like a hostel except that it has private rooms. The bathrooms are very small, just enough for one person to stand. The toiletries are below average. First day, there was clogging in the shower, which they readily repaired. The room had good facilities like refrigerator, extra table fan, kettle, cutlery etc. The breakfast was just average...

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Claudia B, Owner at House on the Hill, responded to this review

Hi Deepika thanks for your review and sorry that House on the hill was not for you. We call ourselves an upmarket Backpacker with all B&B amenities. And that is what you pay for. Sorry that you expected something else. Just one thing, our toiletries are from African Organics, are fully biodegradable and very kind to your skin and the...

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Additional Information about House on the Hill

Address: 5 Norman Rd | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: RM184 - RM311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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House On The Hill Cape Town, South Africa
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“Room number 7 is very close to the braai/entertainment area. This was the best room for me.”
LamaVn, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Set in a side street off the main road, the rooms are quiet.”
nickinsingapore, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had two rooms and both were excellent”
trilochansaini, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Our room was upstairs, so be prepared to carry your luggage up”
happytraveller5360, 18 Nov 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 2 (downstairs) with a double and a single bed.”
clemnise, 10 Jan 2015 | Read review
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