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Hippo Boutique Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“kloof street”(30 reviews)
“great location”(52 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Suites
Kitchenette
4 Star accommodation
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All reviewskloof streetbreakfast vouchersgreat locationrestaurants downstairskitchenette areatable mountainlong streetsmall kitchenettechoice of restaurantsoff street parkingsecure parkingrooms are moderngreat rooma great staycamps baybreakfast is serveddefinitely stay here again
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We stayed for 2 nights at The Hippo. We booked in for bed & breakfast, and only found out after we'd booked (from Trip Adviser) that there is no breakfast served in the hotel, We wanted to walk from our room to a breakfast area,...More

Thank jog888
Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 26 March 2018

Guest feedback is imperative for us to ensure whether or not we are meeting and exceeding our guests' expectations. We need to know when we have done right, but more importantly, when we have done wrong! Our swimming pool is closed due to the water...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018

The rooms are very nice, not too expensive and the location is fantastic. All sorts of great restaurants in the area. Get an amazing cocktail at Cause Effect across the street and then walk down a few doors for a superb meal at Thali. Make...More

Thank Mike P
Response from Hippotique, Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 13 June 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 look forward to welcoming you back when next your travels take you to Cape Town!

Reviewed 18 March 2018

We stayed here for 4 nights as part of our honeymoon trip in South Africa and it didn't get off to a good start. The hotel is situated above restaurant bars and this is the main problem. As soon as we checked into the room...More

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Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 23 March 2018

Guest feedback is imperative for us to ensure whether or not we are meeting and exceeding our guests' expectations. We need to know when we have done right, but more importantly, when we have done wrong! Your interest and concern are therefore extremely valuable to...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Having previously stayed at the hippo just over a year ago me and my husband decided to choose hippo again for our 4 nights stay in CT. There are many reasons why we like this hotel but mainly for its location and large rooms. It’s...More

Thank Megmeg9
Response from Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique HotelResponded 23 March 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 spacious rooms, variety of restaurants for breakfast and...More

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

Thank Ralph en José v
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

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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
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
USD 58 - USD 170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#11 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#24 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#41 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#51 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 58 - USD 170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#11 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#24 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#41 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#51 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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Room Tips
"Ask for a room at the back if the noise from the bars and the street will bother you"
RobinHoodNG12
2 million years ago
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"ask for a room in the back off the street (quieter)"
M9636GLmikep
2 million years ago
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"Avoid Room 12! A back room is quieter."
John_monkey007
2 million years ago
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"Get a suite - it's HUGE and so worth it."
Sandy_baby2
2 million years ago
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