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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 16 December 2013

I stayed here 5 nights for a conference at the V&A Waterfront. It takes 5-10 mins to walk there, and the streets felt safe. No air-conditioning, but the room was comfortable room and the staff were very friendly. Would definitely recommend.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 December 2013

Great little guest house. Great location...Close to Main Street of Green Point where there are some good restaurants & not far to V&A waterfront. Staff very friendly & helpful. Would definitely stay again.

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Fair Oaks, California
Reviewed 5 December 2013

Great experience with a 5 night stay at this very pleasant guest house. My room was beautifully decorated and very pleasant. The breakfast was excellent, with good variety, and hot & cold options. Cher was a charming host, who not only was a great source of travel advice, but also shared fascinating cultural and social insights. I did not have...

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Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 3 December 2013

Highly recommended B&B, nice clean rooms, and a very nice host (Cher) Cher is assisting in arranging all types of excursions. We went cycling in Stellenbosh (incl winetasting), cage dived with white sharks + other excursions all arranged by Cher. When we will come back to this beautiful city we will stay at Avatara again. Rune

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 17 September 2013

A very well appointed guesthouse and a good location for the V&A. Only a 10minute walk to the waterfront or just 20rand taxi. The addition of electric blankets was a god send with it being rather chilly in the evenings! Very friendly staff and an excellent breakfast. Would definitely stay here again

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Oviedo, Florida
Reviewed 16 September 2013

It was very clean and the location was safe. The staff was very friendly and helpful. More luxury than you might expect from a bed & breakfast (guest house). Really charming. We slept very good. (I would ask for a room which is not next to the breakfast area.) Overall we would come back and I really can recommend this...

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Funchal, Portugal
Reviewed 23 June 2013

This delightful Victorian-era guest house is in a great location; convenient for access to the Waterfront and V&A and safe for walking, with plenty of shops and restaurants close by. The overall ambiance of Avatara is one of peace and calm and the rooms are furnished for comfort and with more luxury than you might expect from a guest house...

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Milton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 February 2013

We were delighted with our Avatara experience. We arrived 11 hours later than scheduled by rail. Cher was at the train station at 4:00 AM to pick us up and bring us to her absolutely charming B&B. Room immaculate, breakfast great conversation and suggestions excellent. Walking distance to V & A. A lovely example of an old house will high...

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 31 January 2013

I had the pleasure of staying at Avatara at that special time when Cape Town shifts gear ahead of the Festive Season and the city starts to buzz with tourists. I stayed in Room 4, which has its own private balcony which looks on to Signal Hill. Delicate attention to decor detail made the room a tranquil break from the...

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Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
Reviewed 28 January 2013

This is my second time to stay at Avatara and once again, I had a wonderful time in this most beautiful of cities and so much of my joy came from the sense of comfort that Avatara gives me. I was lucky enough to get room #6 which is the nicest of the rooms, with a big bathroom with a...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Looking for that ideal home away from home while you explore Cape Town… Avatara offers this and much more. Situated at the foot of Signal Hill, we are within walking distance to the popular V&A Waterfront, Green Point Stadium, De Waterkant’s Cape Quarter and a 5 minute drive to Table Mountain, CTICC, city centre and the world’s most spectacular beaches. Deli’s, restaurants and shops are all meters away from our doorstep.Tranquil romantic rooms echoing a sophisticated mood from the original Victorian home ensures comfort and convenience. Features include Oregon Pine floors, high old-fashioned ceilings and the rooms are equipped with exquisite crisp linen, flat screen tv’s, heated towel rails and WiFi. We want guests to feel rested and serene, shifting their energy in a positive way while they explore our beautiful city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Avatara Guest House

Address: 25 Leinster Road | Corner York Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $125 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Avatara Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Quiet neighborhood; no elevator, so stairs to 2nd & 3rd floors; this is a lovingly renovated 19th century house with a few creaky floors, but great charm. Some rooms open into public space, but after breakfast the house feels very private.”
 of 5 bubbles donnabM5903SF, 9 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Room nr 1 was spacious and ideal for a couple. It faces the road, but if one closes the blid is very private. It is very close to the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles carmelizar2015, 12 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The room I had, upstairs, with a great balcony (chaise, table and chairs), great bed, clean and comfortable bathroom. I think it is number 3 or 4, but cannot remember. I would recommend upstairs, probably quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 2014lillian2014, 13 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Avoid rooms 2 and 3 as they open only on to the breakfast room all the rest are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Lindyp47, 3 Feb 2014 | Read review
“The upstairs rooms might be more private; the downstairs room opens up into the courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles 408NicolasA, 15 Dec 2013 | Read review
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