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Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

What a find!!!! ......... We have just had the privilege of staying at Head South Lodge for just over a week and all I can say is that it was just great. The room was comfy, clean and spacious. The staff were friendly and efficient and made us feel very welcome and safe. Brekkie was more than satisfying as well...

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

That is so nice that you took the trouble to post this fabulous review. Much appreciated, and always good to see you guys here in cape Town.

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Deluxe room on top floor very spacious. Within easy walking distance of V & A waterfront and only charged 60R taxi from waterfront on return trip late @ night. Good breakfast. Couldn't fault it and would recommend particularly as much cheaper and quieter than waterfront or city and these attractions are within easy reach.

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

We really appreciate this review. Thanks for taking the time.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 16 March 2016

After being on Long Street in the party zone the Head South Lodge was an oasis! Jeff, the owner, and the rest of the staff were amazing. I would return to the lodge and would definitely recommend this to anyone visiting Capetown. The daily breakfast was excellent. The rooms are restful and super clean. We could walk to the boardwalk...

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for that encouraging review.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We only did an overnight stay, but it was very nice. The location fabulous. Rooms clean comfortable with nice linen decent bed. Personally we had no issues with "noisy" neighbours as some travellers mentioned. The staff friendly. Great value. And absolutely AMAZING breakfast spread for a small place. Dining area a little cramped but an excellent choice for accommodation in...

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for this review. We are delighted you mentioned the breakfast as we do get reviews that say we repeat our breakfasts. If they work for most then we are happy to maintain the spread, but we also feel that we cater for most tastes. Hope to see you soon again.

Willich, Germany
Reviewed 9 March 2016

The Lodge is situated at Main Road. It is in walking distance to restaurants and supermarket. They have a small pool. One should choose rooms upstairs. Unfortunately we had one on the ground floor. Size and equipment was fine but only one small window to a littered place and one big window to the corridor where everyone is walking by....

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for posting this review. Yes, we do host very many photo teams, but very rarely have them using the hotel as a location. We tend to put our guests before the on-site photo shoots. We have renovated two of the downstairs rooms, but yes they are not as great as the upstairs rooms.

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

My fiancée and I spent a wonderful 5 nights at HSL. Our room was enormous and nicely decorated: the cleaning staff kept it immaculate throughout. Wonderful bar for sundowners where we met Jeff, the owner, who gave us some valued tips on good places to eat (all excellent) plus suggestions for our trip after we left Cape Town. All the...

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for this fabulous review. It makes us feel worthwhile. We look forward to your return...one day soon.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 8 March 2016

The stay was extremely pleasant. After two days there I was already beginning to feel like a permanent residence @ home away from home. Staff is friendly, accommodation is amazing, over pleasant service.

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post this review. It put a smile on my face.

Reviewed 7 March 2016

Head South is a great little boutique hotel in Green Point, convenient to pretty much everything in Cape Town. The honor bar is great, as is the breakfast, and the rooms are cozy. What really makes it a great place is the staff, particularly the owner Jeff. He had some awesome recommendations for everything we did, and knew all the...

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for posting this wonderful review. It helps us feel good about what we do for our guests.

Wurzburg, Germany
Reviewed 4 March 2016

We stayed at the guest house for only one night,but were quite happy about that afterwards. The house itself is nice with a pool area and a nice lounge and bar. Also the staff is very nice and helpful. Sadly, we were given room no.1, which had only a small window looking out onto the backyard wall, which didn't close....

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Jeff L, Owner at Head South Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post this review. We are sorry it turned out like it did. Room 1 is one of the 3 standard rooms. They are smaller, and consequently less luxurious than the others, and are priced accordingly. We are attending to the windows by replacing the old friction hinges, and are also installing air-conditioning before next...

Calpella, California
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Great hotel in an excellent position. Wonderful breakfast and extremely helpful staff. Would definitely stay there again Room was comfortable with good wifi and very clean. I would however have liked a room with a view. Make sure you ask for the rooms on the top floor facing the sea

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  • Pool
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Head South Lodge has become one of Cape Town's leading boutique hotels. The combination of its sophisticated style and funky atmosphere over 18 years, has proven to be an attractive mix for all guests. Position and service are the strong points of Head South. Guests are offered recommendations, and assisted with directions to sites within and outside of Cape Town. ... more   less 

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Address: 215 Main Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $101 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Head South Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Nice lodge if you have the right room”
 of 5 bubbles tubab, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
“top floor with a view to the back of the hotel - are quiet and spacious rooms”
 of 5 bubbles LindsayM740, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Room in the centre is quiet. Street facing rooms have a view and balcony. The back of the hotel sees Table Mountain.”
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 of 5 bubbles AntonN505, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
“front street side rooms have water view and back rooms view Signal hill and quitter.”
 of 5 bubbles VerdeNdovo, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Away from the main road and high up to avoid street sounds”
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 of 5 bubbles AntonN505, 3 Apr 2015 | Read review
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