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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2013

This is a top guest house. We stayed nearly a week. Simon, Julian and Albert keep the place extremely clean and it is very stylishly laid out. The beds were extremely confortable. It is located in a nice suburb of Cape Town called 'The Gardens'. You can walk into town in the evenings with numerous top quality resuaurants in close... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Me and one of my best friends visited Cactus House for several nights during March 2013 and this was an unforgettable experience. Cactus House is super clean, and a comfortable, privately owned gay guest house with service that is beyond amazing. The attention to detail made the stay so special. Julian "the host" kept things orderly and the standards high.... More 

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6 Thank Damond S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2012

Really enjoyed my very short stay, wish I had more time to explore CT...the view is amazing and so are the people. Thanks Julian for being such a great host. This place a just really a fab little jem close to everything and not OTT which is great when you just need to chill out. Will be back soon for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 November 2012

I had a great experience at the Cactus House. The staff couldn't have been nicer or more supportive. They really made the extra effort to ensure I had a great time in Capetown, even helping arrange for sightseeing with a driver for my travel friend and me at the very last minute. Add to that some really amazing meals -... More 

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1 Thank wbic
Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2012

The place is gorgeous! My room was spacious and cozy, with spectacular views of Table Mountain from my balcony. One of my favorite moments in CT was sipping some excellent South African red wine while soaking in the claw foot tub on my balcony watching the sun set on Table Mountain after a long day of hiking. This was followed... More 

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2 Thank Timmi002
Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2012

We were 4 friends who visited Cactus House for 10 nights during the spring of 2012 and this was truly an experience never to forget infact, one of THE BEST we've had in a while. Cactus House is a clean, comfortable, privately owned gay guest house with rooms that are just perfect, service that is beyond excellent and attention to... More 

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4 Thank Chad D
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2012 via mobile

Delicious little boutique situated in the cool and convenient little suburb of Oranjezicht. Fab and Very friendly hosts but not OTT. The breakfasts are home cooked and the setting is very relaxing - quick walk to Kloof Street. Just a lovely place.

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3 Thank TravelsInTechnicolor
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2012

This should be advertized as a smoking b&b, because I felt the smoke pervaded my experience. The owner and his boyfriend smoke inside the house, which I think is against the law in a hotel, certainly if it is not advertised as a smokers paradise. The breakfast was sometimes excellent, and sometimes not. All this inattention to detail (and disregard... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2012

Couple of months ago I had luck to find this place through google maps. My expectations were not really high - I was looking just for a cheaper place to stay and needed not more than a bed. And it was one of those times when my expectations weren't fulfilled absolutely. Julian, Simon and Albert were very welcoming and friendly,... More 

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Taipei
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69 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2012

Clean, decent place to stay. Very good location, attentive staff, filling breakfast. Rooms and bedding were very comfortable.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Cactus House

Address: 4 Molteno Rd., Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Cactus House Cape Town, South Africa
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