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The Vagabond

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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ilorin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hosts and are fantastic and professional,the selection of breakfast meet all expectations They are experienced in reading your mood and eating habits,if you did not touched a particular food,they remove from your menu the next day and if you consumed more of a type of food/drink,an extra is provided next time, I really enjoyed my stays

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostess was very friendly and accomodating, the safe didn't work and the room was a bit cramped, the windows and curtains were very dirty, but the breakfast was acceptable. The location was perfect for the purpose I went to Cape Town, I thought the price I paid was expensive for what the place offered. I have stayed in various...

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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I cannot say enough positive things about our stay at the Vagabond hotel. From the minute we stepped through the door, we were welcomed with open arms by the owner, who by the end of our stay became a firm friend. Although small, every inch of the guesthouse is authentically decorated and unlike anywhere I have stayed in Cape Town...

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Room and bed very comfortable and tlike a "home from home" since I live in the UAE, I was in the Arabian Room, decorated accordingly. Kettle supplied with tea and coffee making facilities ,also a small fridge, safe and a/c. Spotless bathroom with shower and washbasin. Adequate breakfast. Host Graziella was very helpful, cheerful and kind.

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Ankara, Turkey
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The vagabond is all we ask from a hotel, the staff , breakfast, cleanliness, safety, good decoration and many more. Especialy Graziella, the owner who helps in every aspect is the real jewel of this property. You should definitely stay here if you go to Cape Town, I am sure i will.

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Salvador, BA
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Very good place to stay. Good localization and rooms. The owner is very kind to. We had a very pleasant stay. Good for families and couples. Dont think twice if u need a place to stay in Cape Town! Enjoy!

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Love the decor of the room, very clean and Grazeila was a great host. Breakfast was nice but even though it was a Continental breakfast I just think it needed a little bit more imagination ( but I am being picky I know) Thankyou

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

visited this pleace once again and it was superb, nice and polite service and the same with the staff, Thank you once again. nice decor and perfect location too. The food was freshly prepared with a lot of love , and it was so tasty , beter then ever.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I found the place to be pleasant, clean and the owner is very friendly and accommodating. We only spent 1 night here, but we will definitely come back if we are in Cape Town for leisure. The breakfast, which is included in the rate was well put together and plentiful. Well done:-)

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Madrid
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Good rooms and beds, but maybe a little expensive for the little facilities it have. Fine to get some rest and wake up early in the morning and go discover the city. Simple breakfast, but it fine. Ms. Graziella very friendly, have some maps of the city.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Vagabond

Address: 5 Richmond Road | Three Anchor Bay, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $95 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Vagabond 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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