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40 Winks Guest House

Booking.comUSD 89*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 103*
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Namur, Belgium
Reviewed 14 July 2014

We booked an apartment in this hotel for 5 nights. Pictures on the website were good. They said "5 minutes from the center and 10 minutes from the ocean". In fact the appartment was on the Main Road (4 lines) very noisy. Just not possible to open a window! The appart himself was "technically" okay but really not nice, a...

1Thank Christine M
Reviewed 29 April 2014

The description and pictures of the apartment has nothing to do with what you actually get. We ended up in an apartment next to a high trafic road, far from the guesthouse, noisy and dusty. We decide to leave and had to find another place to stay. Worst thing is that despite very nice attempts to get a partial refund,...

1Thank Geoffrey D
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2014

I stayed here for 6 nights. The service was good and staff were pleasant. The room was pretty basic and the décor has a lot to be desired. It was like sleeping in your grandmas living room. There were nick nacks everywhere. The internet service was poor as the only place I could access was sitting outside the room. There...

2Thank Darrel G
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 February 2014

It is a 4 star guest house not hotel which I think is different, as far as ratings go. Really convenient location for the city, V & A Waterfront and surrounds. My room was very comfortable, clean and attractive and there was soap, shower gel, coffee, tea etc. TV (only M-net - no DSTV which was a surprise) but the...

1Thank joanmac303
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed 13 March 2013

Shoddy service, terrible breakfast, all staff finish at 4pm and only start again at 7am!! Owner never there. Towels frayed and quite frankly wouldn't let my dog sleep on them. Room was basically in the parking lot with cars shining their lights directly into your bed at night. Dreadful experience and more like a one star!! Baffled how they can...

2Thank Viv K
Reviewed 25 February 2013

I booked a room here the night before. The bedroom is fine. the only amneties in the bathroom was your towel. i am used to better in 4 star hotels. service is awful. oh the people are nice, just not there. i wanted to make phone calls, and was looking for someone to explain how their phone system worked. no...

1Thank Moryl P
Reviewed 21 August 2012

The aircon was not working so was moved to another room. Was given a talking to in the morning on why did I move rooms? not to sure as it was the night managers decision. The breakfast was uninspiring and can not see where the 4 stars come from. Will not visit again One towel for two guests and office...

1Thank elvavisser
Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 1 April 2012

I was not impressed that I had to pay an additional R70 fee for parking. Breakfast was okay, but had to share a table. O, they were out of sausages the first day. Also serve breakfast only from 7:30. By that time Im usually on my way to the site already. My room looked nothing like the pictures on the...

Thank Sanet v
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 6 February 2012

We booked to stay at 40 WINKS after checking online on what Cape Town had to offer in terms of an economical stay in a Guest House with a family room since i was sharing with my 2 adult children.I only saw the ratings after i had booked so was quite worried at what i would find on the ground.We...

1Thank jackie294207
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 28 March 2011

My boyfriend took me to Cape Town for my birthday weekend. When we got to 40 Winks we were given Room 12. The room is right next to the reception hall. So, you hear everything (the ringing phone, the gate buzzer, the early morning breakfast preparations). This place was awful. There is no bathroom door, no windows in the main...

1Thank IzzyElla
winkwink, Manager at 40 Winks Guest House, responded to this review

In reply to your post on TripAdvisor, I am the manager that you spoke to about your "problem check list". You say that I speak a lot, and that, is indeed the truth. However the reason for your unsuccessful verbal engagement with me, is that you felt that the use of abusive foul language would, somehow, miraculously illicit the refund...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
TGCSA 4-Star accommodation, built on old-fashioned ideals, modern-age comforts, quality service, affordable luxury accommodation, delicious breakfast buffet. Need a place to stay two minutes walk from Green Point Stadium... or maybe during Argus Cycle Tour and Two Oceans....or perhaps just a long holiday near the sea, large shopping complexes and Cape Town's major attractions......then 40 Winks Guesthouse is perfect for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 40 Winks Guest House

Address: 2 Ravenscraig Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > Woodstock
Price Range: $101 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 40 Winks Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“suggest garden view 1st floor”
travelspecialist69, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 18 has a private balcony! It's awesome!!!”
loust03, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The outside rooms are great to stay in!”
ChadleyB, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms upstairs in the house are the best.”
876franceskaj, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If possible, try not to get a room directly on the courtyard - you can see into the rooms from carpark/breakfast patio.”
Kwosti, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
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