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Hippo Boutique Hotel

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The location of this hotel is excellent. About 23 km from the airport. There is a secure parking behind the hotel. The first room we had was ok with a small open kitchen, refrigerator, microwave , safe, etc. Then is suddenly started leaking in the...More

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Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 6 March 2018

On behalf of Hippo Boutique Hotel, I would like to humbly apologise for the experience with regards to the leak in the room. We are trying to locate the problem so we can get it fixed. We would like to assure you that we Hippo...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018

This little boutique hotel is great! The room/suite was HUGE - with a beautifully decorated living room, a cute and well equipped kitchen, and a loft style bedroom/bathroom. Great and easy check in, and very nice staff. Noteworthy is that this is a PERFECT location...More

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Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 28 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback with regards to your stay with us at Hippo Hotel in Cape Town. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our exceptional staff, spacious rooms, superb restaurants for breakfast...More

Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

First time in Cape Town and we stayed here. It was in the right location, everything is close by (table mountain, lions head, camps bay). We had one of the executive suites and it did not disappoint. Very roomy and loved the two-storey decor.More

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Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 28 February 2018

Thank you for the positive review of our hotel. We are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we are looking forward to welcome you back when next your travels take you to Cape Town! Adine Perel...More

Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

What a great hotel and the location is just perfect. We were here for 4 nights and found it easily having driven from the airport. Parking was plenty and easy. The rooms were very spacious with excellent air con which was needed in the heat....More

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Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for the positive feedback with regards to our location, restaurants and hotel rooms. We look forward to welcoming you back to Cape Town and Hippo Hotel. Kind Regards Adine Perel General Manager

Reviewed 5 February 2018

I stayed at the Hippo years ago so was glad to be back and to see Park and Kloof Streets still abuzz. The hotel offers quiet, spacious, and clean rooms at reasonable prices. We didn't opt for breakfast as there are so many places nearby...More

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Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you for the positive review of our hotel. We are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we are looking forward to welcome you back when next your travels take you to Cape Town! Adine Perel...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
USD 56 - USD 193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Best Value Hotel in Cape Town Central
#11 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#24 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#41 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#52 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 56 - USD 193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Best Value Hotel in Cape Town Central
#11 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#24 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#41 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#52 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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faascarol
18 April 2017|
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Response from wanderer6149 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, but ask the hotel directly. I always ask this question myself when booking any hotel. We did not smell any cigarette smoke on the floor we stayed.
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faascarol
18 April 2017|
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Response from Miss A | Reviewed this property |
Hello, so sorry for the late reply. I've only just seen the message you sent 3 weeks ago! I'm not sure about car hire as I've never hired a car on holiday. However, I don't think you will need a car in Cape Town as you have... More
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JimNealon
6 February 2017|
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Response from Elisa G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Jim. I'd suggest posting your question via the hotel's website as well. Maybe they check that communications channel more frequently than here. Enjoy your trip!
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"ask for a room in the back off the street (quieter)"
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"Avoid Room 12! A back room is quieter."
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"Get a suite - it's HUGE and so worth it."
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"Room 113 was very spacious. A little noise from the bar stopped prompt 11pm. We would have the same room..."
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