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17 on Loader Guest House

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Our guest house is conveniently situated within a 10 minute walk to the city centre, the Cape Town International Convention Centre, the V&A Waterfront, several health spas and some of Cape Town's most popular restaurants and nightclubs. De Waterkant is considered to be a safe area, and is patrolled by security guards 24 hours a day.
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It's been almost five years since we were there, but it still remains one of the nicest B&B stays in our travels. Dirk and the staff really made us feel welcome, even as our schedule didn't quite fit with the normal flow of the guests (we were in a bit of a party mood, coming
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Response from ManageThree, Owner at 17 on Loader Guest House
Responded 30 Nov. 2015
Hi there, Many thanks for your kind message, and review. Just a quick update:- The Guest House, known as 17 on Loader Guest House, closed its doors in 2012. And Dirk and his Team left with its closure back then. TripAdvisor has been informed of this fact on numerous occasions, but have not responded, nor taken down this page. Your review must relate to the new business, which is totally unrelated to this TripAdvisor page. Regards
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OMG. I have seen many guesthouses (pensions like we call it) but this one beats them all. I must have been one of the first that stayed in the new place. Perfect beds, large rooms, wifi, the whole building is full of design stuff. Fantastic breakfast and free smoothies and
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I had a pleasant stay at 17 on Loader. The beds are comfy the rooms are relatively spacious and the environment is peaceful. I would definitely consider 17 on Loader again in the future and have already recommended it to some friends of mine. Thank you.
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It's been a while since this trip but I just came across the photos and I wanted to give Dirk and his guest house the recognition it deserves . Let me start by saying its in an amazing location. Also it's a short walk from bars, restaurants, gyms, and the mighty waterfront (
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I had to cram 3 days & 2 nights of sightseeing, shopping and partying in cape town. 17 on loader was a great place to unwind after each day - Great location - walking distance from Long street, lovely view of table mountain and the city from the roof top... Would definitely go
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very comfy room
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View from the roof to the Table Mountain and Capetown
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USD 78 - USD 295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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