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Dongola Guest House

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star Hotel
We are situated in the tranquil Constantia Valley (Cape Town's vineyard) and bordering onto the Grootboschkloof River Walk, a small managed nature reserve with stunning views of Constantiaberg mountain, part of Table Mountain National park. Surrounded by 9 vineyards including the 330...
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30 Airlie Place, Constantia 7806, South Africa
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17.7 km to Cape Town Intl Airport
33 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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All reviewsmike and sallycape townguest housegreat hostsguinea fowlevery respectperfect place to stayattention to detaileach morningviews of the mountainsrooms are spaciousa wonderful staygarden roomlonger staybeautiful locationsouth africaconstantia vineyards
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I cannot brag enough about Sally, the accommodations, and the staff at Dongola House. The rooms were spotless and service was top priority. I was in awe of the cleanliness of the property. If the view and wonderful rooms are not enough guests are catered...More

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Response from DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded yesterday

Hello Heather Thanks for the super review! It was great to have someone to watch the World Cup with & share a glass of wine at the fire. Glad that you enjoyed your time with the cheatahs too! Warm regards Sally @ Dongola House

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We stayed here for 6 nights during a car tour from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town in Oct/Nov 2017. My wife and I are from Seattle WA and were travelling with my sister from Johannesburg. We are all in our late 60s. We prefer mid-range...More

Thank TimSeattle1
Response from DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 11 November 2017

Dear Timothy, it is now time for you to take up your career as a travel blogger, never have we had such a detailed review at Dongola House. It tops any paid advertorial. We would also like to commend you on your support of our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay with Dongola House was Awesome,Lovely & Excellent. The Breakfast was OUT OF THIS WORLD, as was the VIEW & the ROOMS WAS BETTER THAN 5STAR LUXURY HOTEL! The Staff & Owners are so friendly. I will come Again & Again!!

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Response from DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mandolie, thank you for the wonderful review. We do hope to see you again and again. Warm regards, Mike, Sally and Natalie

Reviewed 4 June 2018

I had a fantastic stay at the Dongola house. Sally and Mike thanks a lot for your hospitality. nice clean rooms and a very personal breakfast every morning. although I went out every day the garden and the pool does give you a nice environment...More

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Response from DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 7 June 2018

Hello Anton Many thanks for your great review - Glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Maybe you should come back when it's a little warmer so you can really appreciate the garden & pool! Warm regards Sally

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

This place was awesome! From the very moment we entered we were greeted like we were family. Natalie is a wonderful person to wake up to each morning. I didn't even have to tell her what I needed. She picked up in our routine and...More

Thank Faith L
Response from DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 25 May 2018

Hi Faith, so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We just love being called Awesome! Natalie is a star and has read the lovely things you said about her. Hope this won't be your last visit to Cape Town and please pass the word,...More

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We are situated in the tranquil Constantia Valley (Cape Town's vineyard) and bordering onto the Grootboschkloof River Walk, a small managed nature reserve with stunning views of Constantiaberg ...More mountain, part of Table Mountain National park. Surrounded by 9 vineyards including the 330 year old Groot Constantia, friendly pubs, superb restaurants, from easy eating to fine dining, golf courses and the magnificent Kirstenbosch botanical gardens. With the M3 Highway only three kilometres away you are minutes, by car, from the V & A Waterfront, Table Mountain, Robben Island, The International Convention Centre both Greenpoint and Newlands stadia or the spectacular beaches of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean seaboards with their quaint quirky villages and hip and happening restaurants; as well as the Central Business Districts of Cape Town, Tokai and Retreat. We are a very convenient base for the American Consulate. We can offer King size, Queen size or Twin, extra length beds with fine percale linen, en-suite bathrooms/shower rooms with bathrobes and eco friendly complimentary bath products, in eight comfortable rooms. Our scrumptious a la carte breakfast menu, can be taken in the tranquil landscaped gardens next to the 9m long solar heated pool or in the cosy dining room both with views of Table Mountain National Park .Graded 4 stars by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa, 2015 Readers Choice Award by Tripadvisor, 2015 Best 4 Star Guesthouse, Western Cape South African Tourism "Lilizela" Awards. The first guest house in Africa to be Classified "Gold" by Greenline Responsible Tourism Rating Programme a Member of Cape Town Tourism and the Constantia Valley Association. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Carol K
18 February 2016|
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Response from DongolaMike | Property representative |
I only found this now thank heaven Ron pointed you in the right direction.
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limey6644
31 July 2015|
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Sorry, no there is no public transport. There is a Red Bus Tour that operates a couple of kilometers from us, to Town. We will happily drop you at the Bus Stop. Kind regards Sally
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"Even the smaller unit is comfortable and well equipped."
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"Some rooms had private patios which got the late afternoon sun, which would be nice"