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Cape Diem Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Lincoln City, Oregon
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The location of Carpe Diem Lodge is ideal -- we could quickly jump on the N1 or N2 to get anywhere by car. Staff members were solicitous and helpful, easily remembering guests' breakfast preferences and anticipating their needs. The room itself was spacious and comfortable, with a giant bathtub that took the sting out of long hikes.

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Durbanville, South Africa
Reviewed 17 June 2016

spacious room and convenient to everything, but it's below my expectation for a 5-star B&B. I walked to V&A from the lodge and it only took 10 minutes. There're a lot restaurants around. However the breakfast is just so-so and I only saw three people working here.

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Thank Gloriaming
South Africa
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I recently had the privilege of a short stay at Cape Diem Lodge and it definitely made my time in Cape Town very pleasurable. The owner Daniel is a super friendly guy and really knows how to make his guests feel taken care of and ensures all your individual needs are met to the fullest all the time…Nothing is ever...

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1Thank BiancaTA
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Not surprisingly, Cape Diem Lodge delivers on all fronts. Beautifully renovated Victorian Mansion serves well as a luxury retreat. We stayed in the brand new annex. The room was a delight to the eyes, bright breezy, modern yet sophisticated. Checking in was an effortless affair, welcomed by delightful staff. A brief tour and then to the room, crisp linen on...

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Great service, nice people, amazing breakfast, nice and confortable rooms. Daniel and Chante helped a lot with tips for places to go. Dave neighborwood on a walking distance to Waterfront. We celebrated our engagement on the Lodge and We had a very romantic decoration room. Definitely a place to comeback.

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Thank Pedro P
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful guesthouse in green point, within a five minute walk of a supermarket and restaurants. It is about a ten minute walk to the V&A waterfront and it is very easy to get a taxi back. We stayed in the one of the rooms out by the pool, very modern and spacious, breakfast was delicious with a good selection of...

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Thank roundtheworld53
Reviewed 28 March 2016

A lovely end to our honeymoon. It was peaceful, tranquil and relaxing. The service was brilliant from when we arrived to when we left. A complimentary large glass of wine and beer for my husband and I were offered when we arrived, which was much needed after our long drive. The design of the room was really interesting. It was...

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 6 March 2016

lovely hotel very friendly people i Prefer to make wifi catch the swimming pool area the breakfast nice very clean room and comfortable bed the big problem that our room beside office room so :(( its really so Annoying i cant take my nap

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Thank salma222
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Both me and my girlfriend really enjoyed our stay at Cape Diem. Lovely place, fancy rooms (we had the newest rooms i guess), lovely staff and very central in Greenpoint. Close to V&A Waterfront, we walked there in ca 15 mins. If you want to take a taxi its R50. But please upgrade TV-channels :) And there should be wifi...

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Thank Rune S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Carpe Diem for three nights at the end of a three week plus holiday. As this was a five star B&B we had high expectations. Positive points were the pool and surrounds, a peaceful place to relax in bustling Cape Town. The quality of the cooked breakfasts was also excellent when it arrived (see below). The coffee...

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DBalbach, Owner at Cape Diem Lodge, responded to this review

Dear John, thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear that you were not entirely satisfied with your stay. We always try to offer a personal and caring service to our guests. Unfortunately you didn't mention anything to me personally, so we were unable to correct or comment on your complaints. It's the first time that I hear...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Don’t expect the ordinary…”better sleeping, better relaxing, better eating – better Cape Diem LODGE!” In our brand new and stylish Cape Diem LODGE you’ll find victorian charm, mixed with an award winning european interior design and all of that in the heart of vibrant Cape Town. Let us free you from the normal hotel stress. Our fresh, host and easy team wants to treat you like friends and as such, you will be sure to come. The house represents one of the first Farm Houses in Greenpoint, dating back to early 1875, equipped with the latest of modern interior, set in a beautifully landscaped garden with a sparkling pool and a Teak wood sundeck, where you’ll enjoy your rich english breakfast in the morning. It is gently attached to the lower slopes of Signal Hill, overlooking the Bay, Blouwberg Strand, Robben Island and the VA Waterfront and only minutes away from the cities major attractions.Our idea to “relaunche” and converte this victorian jewel from early 1900, in one of Cape Towns most thought after positions, into a luxurious meeting point for friends from around the world, came with a blink of an eye. The complete restoration in 2007/2008 was taking us several month and carried out with the greatest care to details. Influences of old and new, local and global, come together in playful harmony. Our motto: contemporary design in historical surroundings!In the heart of the house, you’ll be able to relax in our cosy and elegant lounge. Enjoy a book and a glas of exquisit south african wine or lay back in front of our open fire place during the winter.Our perfectly appointed rooms are offered in Classic or Superior. The interior is inspired by the new generation of young south african designers. Light and characterised by innumerable details, as well as kingsized beds, innovative bathrooms, state of the art self controled cooling & heating system, LCD Flatscreen TV’s & DVD’s and a fully loaded minibar including south african wines and champagne. Our complimentary wireless Lan internet connection does not only cater our friends on business, but may be enjoyed by everyone. Furthermore, all of our guest rooms are equipped with a CD sound experience, an Nespresso Coffee station, self dial telephones, digital safe, hair dryer, bathrobes + slippers, luxury bath ameneties, shower & bath and so much more… Why not trying out our pillow menu? Challenge us – what more can we get you?We also would like to offer you a personal, secure and hassle free pick-up in a luxury SUV from or to the Airport to the Cape Diem LODGE at a total of only R 450,- for 2 guests/per way. We only ask you for an early reservation and your exact flight details – leave the rest to us!We wish you already today the best possible trip to Cape Town and a very pleasant stay at your Cape Diem Lodge.Warm regards from Cape Town,Your Cape Diem LODGE Team ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cape Diem Lodge

Address: 11 Vesperdene Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $157 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Cape Diem Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“rooms by the pool are better than inside.”
Paar21, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The lodge provides the option of rooms in the main house or two very comfortable rooms in a new extension.”
alexander142, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I had an outside garden room and it was lovely.”
Dobsokar, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Front-facing rooms are sunny but it's hard to block out the ambient light from the street signs at night.”
uberchick99, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The Lodge is in a quiet street so all rooms are good.”
markboltonmark, 16 May 2016 | Read review
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