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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Thanks Balfour for a lovely three nights stay-over. Apart from the fact that you're situated ideally on the western side of the peninsula close to Clifton Beach, Llundudno, Houtbay and Chapman's Peak. The fact that one can access so many of Cape Towns attractions such as Lions Head, Signal Hill, the Cable Way and the inner city with its multiple...

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Dominique E, General Manager at Balfour Place Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Johan, Thank you for your in depth review. Yes I agree it is madness on public holidays, unfortunately out of our control. However very pleased you had a great time with us :) Have a lovely 2017 safe travels Dominique

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Excellent location and very comfortable. Lovely views and plenty of areas to relax in. Easy to get into town, the surrounding suburbs and the Cape. Welcoming managers and helpful advice for day trips. Convenient place to start or end a holiday if flying into Cape Town Airport.

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Dominique E, General Manager at Balfour Place Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi John, Happy new year. Thank you for your review, I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us :) Kind Regards Dominique

Munich, Bayern, Germany
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at Balfour Place Guesthouse. From our room on the 1st floor we had a great view on Camps Bay beach which is only 5 minutes walking away. Also the breakfast was great - eggs were freshly prepared by the friendly staff.

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Dominique E, General Manager at Balfour Place Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Christian, Thank you so much for your review, we hope to have you stay with us again :) Many thanx Dominique

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to book the honeymoon suite and I must say we weren't disappointed. This place is a hidden gem and within only a few minutes walk to Camps Bay. The room we had was huge with a balcony , sitting area and an enormous bathroom with jacuzzi bath. The views from the balcony looked out over Camps...

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Dominique E, General Manager at Balfour Place Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer, Thank you for your review :) It was lovely to meet you both. Perhaps I should advertise the stairs as our onsite gym ;p. Best wishes and kind regards Dominique

Stocksfield
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Stayed at Balfour Place for one night at the end of a week touring around Cape Town. The location is perfect, and a lovely place to end a holiday in the glamorous Camps Bay. Lovely spacious and contemporary guesthouse with amazing sea views from the bedroom balcony. Great pool to relax by. Fantastic breakfast. Cannot fault it! If in the...

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Dominique E, General Manager at Balfour Place Guesthouse, responded to this review

WE are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us :) Many safe and exciting travels Dominique

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Overall acceptable but no attention to detail. Stayed in the honeymoon suite - shower was dirty, towels were replaced next day but left dirty towels in the room. The kettle in the room doesnt reach a plug so has to be moved to use Standard not aceceptable for the price you pay Loads of stairs, nobody offered to help

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Hello Tessa, Sorry to hear about the issues that you had, we will definitely attend to it. But nonetheless we do appreciate your feedback. Kind Regards and Safe travels Dominique

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We stayed recently at Balfour for a wedding and from start to finish is was great. I am a fussy sleeper and before we arrived Janet was great about sorting out a room with an extra large bed for us. The location is great, just a short walk to the front with lots of restaurants and a little supermarket. There...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We had the most amazing stay at Balfour, the views were stunning from every balcony, the location was perfect just a 2 minute walk from the sea! We had the whole place with a group of friends for a wedding and we couldn't have asked for a better suited place to stay. Would highly recommend x

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Dominique E, General Manager at Balfour Place Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Clare, Thank you for your lovely review. And we know the wedding was a huge success :)

Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Everything was great! The room was very big and clean, the balcony has more beautiful sightseeing. Service and breakfast was excellent. Location was easy to walk at Camps Bay. More restaurants and cafes so close to the hotel.

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Thank you so much for your review. Wishing you many great travels ahead.

Germany
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We got what we have booked. The view from our balcony was awesome (Honeymoon Suite). We had sun the whole day and a beautiful view of the beach and the Lions Head. The only thing i could not understand was, that the water in our Minibar was not included. One bottle per person per day would be enough.

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Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are happy that you enjoyed your room :) Many Thanx Dominique

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Additional Information about Balfour Place Guesthouse

Address: 19 Blinkwater Road, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
Price Range: $100 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Balfour Place Guesthouse 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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