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Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel

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Welwyn, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for five nights while on business in Capetown. I've stayed in a number of locations in capetown and I guess this hotel was OK. I had booked the slightly larger room and the room is BIG! So much so the desk, bed, sofa, coffee table and two chairs all looked a bit lost. The room was clean,...

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Chaweng, Thailand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic stay at this perfectly located hotel. The rooms are modern, very clean, spacious and great amenities. Breakfasts were really good, with a wide selection and evenings in the lobby are fun for a drink and live music. The hotel is highly recommended and we will definetly be returning.

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this property for 12 nights and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. The entire staff was very friendly and accommodating. The location is great with easy access to local attractions. They serve an excellent breakfast buffet. The room I had was in the Greene Annex and was very spacious and well appointed. I would thoroughly recommend this property. Great...

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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed here a couple weeks ago while on business and I had a really great experience. The location is in the CBD and is in walking distance to many restaurants and shops. The room I stayed in was large with an open plan bathroom and a balcony that overlooks a courtyard. The rooms were very clean and well kept...

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest thank you for your wonderful comments regarding the location, rooms and service! We look forward to seeing you back again soon. Yours in hospitality Paul and The HOTS Team

Reviewed 2 March 2017

Had a brilliant stay! The hotel was clean, room was comfortable and most important to me the staff was helpful and the management looked after us so well. The location is perfect and walking distance or cheap Uber from all the things I needed to do in CT central.

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Excellent hotel of this class...wonderful property and kept extremely clean. Front desk staff is very friendly and welcoming. Breakfast area is spacious and one of the best in a south Africa have experienced. every time I visit cape town you my place

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thanks so much for your wonderful feedback! We strive for a high level of customer service and its great to hear that you were impressed with the hotel. We look forward to your speedy return! Yours in hospitality Paul and the HOTS Team

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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed in the green annexe. This building is detached from the main hotel and there are often people hanging around and begging when you move between the annexe and main building. The guys that checked me in late in the evening were funny and jovial but apart from that the hotel didn't have much feel about it. Would stay...

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest thanks so much for your constructive feedback! Regarding the CBD and area although there are quite a few homeless persons wandering around the CBD we have 24 Hour security and pride ourselves on our security and ensuring the safety of guests. The Central Improvement District together with our security ensure that our area is an extremely safe...

Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The best thing about this place is the location – just a 2-minute walk to the CTICC – very handy if you are in town for a conference. Also, about a 1 minute walk to the nearby Virgin Active gym if you feel the need for a workout (there are no exercise facilities at the hotel). It is a fairly...

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for your valuable feedback! We are pleased that you enjoyed the location, breakfast and overall had a good stay. Regarding the smoking it is a habit which we as an establishment do not endorse at all! All of our rooms are non-smoking rooms and all our common inside areas are also non-smoking. Unfortunately we have...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Rather disappointing booked a luxury room was taken to another section of the hotel outside the main building was given a on the first floor. View was disguisting over seeing a terrible dirty shade with junk dumped. The plus side not work,the TV did not work. The manager on duty showed some interest but no apology and rather unfriendly.

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest thanks so much for the feedback. The Green Annexe section is usually loved by our guests and I'm sorry that the room did not meet your expectations. My managers receive tremendous comments from our guests regarding their service and friendliness and this is extremely surprising to me. I would appreciate more feedback to me in a personal...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Centrally located and convenient for attending the CTICC. Rooms are comfortable and clean. Whilst the quality of the service and accommodation remains high, the level of harassment whilst sitting on the outside patio is not acceptable. You cannot sit outside without being approached by any number of people from the street begging / soliciting money.

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Musicexplore, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thanks so much for your valuable feedback! Thanks for the kind comments about the rooms and service! Regarding homeless people in the CBD this has been taken up with the Central Improvement District and we ensure that we always have 24 hours security. We do pride ourselves on ensuring that safety is of paramount importance. We look...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hollow on the Square is conveniently situated within walking distance of the famous V&A Waterfront, City Centre, Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), and just minutes from other inner city shopping meccas such as Green Market Square, St Georges Mall and the beautiful Flower Market. This trendy modern city hotel offers 56 large semi-self catering en-suite bedrooms with all modern amenities. The eco-friendly addition to the hotel, The Green Annexe, an oasis of 'green'-inspired hospitality, boasts 30 stylishly calm rooms, which have all been created with energy-efficient and environmentally sound materials, without compromising on luxury. The trendy public areas portray a French-chic vibe and include a relaxed lounge and dining area with cocktail bar and patio. For keeping you connected 24-7 we have Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. For the first-time travellers to Cape Town, or for guests who need assistance with anything to do with Cape Town, our friendly Concierge is available to help enrich your stay in the 'Mother City'. Not only do we offer advice, but also a shuttle service and tours within the city and surrounds (booking advisable), car hire and the ease of foreign currency exchange within the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel

Address: 9 Hans Strijdom Avenue, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (Formerly Tulbagh Hotel)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $117 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 86
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#61 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Ask for a room not overlooking the square”
Colin_Welwyn, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask to stay in the new block”
ScottL820816, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“book hallow in the square”
, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good. I definitely like the Green Annex more, but all are good and tastefully decorated.”
elizek2014, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quieter”
lyneatta, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
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