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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had stayed at Olaf's for 4 nights and had a wonderful time there. I had the Table Bay room which was located upstairs and it included all the basic necessities, it even included a little bar fridge, kettle and all the cool ingredients to make that evening night cap. There is also a microwave downstairs available if need be...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Charming and breakfast was nice. Lots of fresh fruit and custom made eggs for breakfast. I had room "Mouille Point" and the walls were thin. The headboard of the bed shares the wall of the kitchen/office. This means you can hear everything in the morning even though the workers kept their voices low enough it felt like they were in...

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Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very cosy interior and friendly atmosphere. A good "home away from home". Rich breakfast. Helpful staff when we needed restaurants or taxis booked. The pool, however, was nice to look at, but pretty useless - far to small and ice cold.

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Emmendingen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

located very central in sea point, but very quite family owned business with wonderful staff that really make the difference. great and fresh breakfast buffet plus some special requests from the kitchen always possible. Easy to get "uber" or regular taxi. close to the sea and surrounded by many restaurants close by.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Good Afternoon surfbum76, Thank you for the lovely review on tripadvisor. We are pleased you have enjoyed your stay and looking forward to your next visit. Kind Regards Olaf's Guest House

Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful cozy old quest house with large rooms and bathrooms. Kettle, TV and hairdryer in the room. Friendly staff and management. Excellent breakfast. Walking distance from the Sea point Promenade. V&A Waterfront Cape Town few blocks away. Had a lovely 2 day stay.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Good Afternoon ElizeStoop, It was such a pleasure hosting two lovely ladies such as yourself. We are very pleased you have enjoyed your stay at Olaf's Guest House. We look forward to your next visit hopefully longer :-) Kind Regards Olaf's Guest House

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I spent 4 nights at the Guest house, the staff are friendly, and the rooms were clean & neat & a decent spread at breakfast. The location is ideal, as it is very close to the Sea Point Promenade & shops etc. The only thing to keep in mind is parking can be a problem, but that is most places...

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Good Morning Karthi P, Thank you for the splendid review on tripadvisor, it's always good to know that our guests love the superb breakfast, it was a pleasure hosting you at Olaf's Guest House. Please feel free to visit us again in the near future. Kind Regards Olaf's Guest House

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This B and B tried hard with a pleasant lounge and small outside sitting area which got the sun. the staff were very helpful. Sea Point is a good location with excellent local restaurants and it is easy to get to the centre of town. But the bedroom was minute and the bathroom also small. We had moved from another...

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Olafs2009, Owner at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Jacqueline, Thank you for you review, we can't make everybody happy. All guests that book that room like it very much even though it's not the biggest room in the house. They even book it for long stays up to three weeks.

Johannesburg, Michigan
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Very pleasant stay. Homely feel, great location in Sea Point. The room was comfortable, spacious and well equipped and the breakfasts were great. I prefer to stay in a home such as Olaf's than a hotel. The only minor quibble would be the difficulty in finding parking in the street near to Olaf's .....we only managed because we had a...

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Seapoint is quite busy and parking is always minimal.

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Good location for city centre, V&A and bus route to Camps Bay, etc. Quiet peaceful stay, comfortable room with all amenities, friendly staff. Only criticism would be the speed of service for breakfast on second morning.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for feedback and we looking forward to seeing you on your next stay with us and we will try our best to cater for breakfast with a sense of urgency.

Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Absolutely great.Would recommend Olaf's Guest House to anyone.Rooms ,Food Service and management were fantastc.In a secluded and very secure neighbourhood.Wonderful garden patio with refreshing splash pool

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Thank you for such an amazing feedback and we hope to see you on your next visit.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Olaf’s Guest House is easy to find. Our guest house is conveniently situated on Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard, right below Signal Hill, between Beach Rd. and Main Rd. in Sea Point. Olaf’s was built back in 1937, which helps to explain our design, spacious interiors, high ceilings and wooden/tiled floors. And has more recently been renovated and enhanced with touches of up-market African style and charm. We’re just a stone’s throw away from the city center of Cape Town. As well as the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town’s shopping Mecca. ... more   less 

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Address: 24 Wisbeach Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: RM515 - RM775 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Olaf's Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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