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Acorn House

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04/07/2017 05/07/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 5 days in May and fortunately we had the balcony room overlooking Cape Town. It has a comfortable queen size bed with en-suite and TV. The rooms are large, but basic but if you require a cup of tea the staff are really helpful and will bring a tray to your room (usually with a delicious...

Thank Bambi1964
Lakeland, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed here several times, often with groups. Beautiful property, delightful staff, excellent breakfast. They happily arrange for taxis and tours, offer advice on things to see and do. Overall a great place to stay when in Cape Town!

Thank malcolmmanners
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first stay at the Acorn House. The hospitality and friendliness are simply outstanding. The house feels like a home, with charming rooms with old wooden floors and very tasteful furniture. The rooms are spotless. The breakfast is delicious and it's all amazingly very affordable. I give this place a 10 and can recommend anyone to stay there,...

Thank Piotrahm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon arrival, after a large flight, I was greeted by Stewart and a much needed glass of wine. The house is beautiful and accomodations very comfortable. Breakfast was great and I loved having it in the porch by the swimming pool. The staff was very helpful with tips and helped me with reservations. Acorn is a lovely place, in a...

Thank MJoão C
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This guest house is superbly situated in a quiet suburb on high ground beneath Table Mountain. We were looked after with genuine warmth by the lovely staff (Asisipo, Thabiso, Stan, and Oliver), who on one evening managed to get us a table at a restaurant that was fully booked. Everything, including breakfast, was of a high standard and showed great...

Thank Michael T
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We stayed at Acorn House for 6 nights. I have to agree with recent reviews: this is an excellent choice within easy reach of the city centre, Table Mountain and other attractions. The welcome could not have been warmer and all staff were extremely helpful throughout our stay. Our ground-floor room was located towards the rear of the house and...

Thank revitalise
Romsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Guests needs are priority in this lovely house. Denise and Stan were most helpful in arranging our activities and restaurants. Nothing was too much trouble. The rooms are spacious and very comfortable with lovely artistic touches. Breakfasts on the terrace are delicious. Well situated for access to central Cape Town and Table mountain and beyond.

Thank Viv R
Tarporley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Stan and Denise made us feel genuinely welcome from our first meeting and were always on hand to provide advice on where, when and how to visit the tourist hotspots. Variety and quality of breakfast was excellent and there is a handy deli restaurant across the road for the times when you want to eat locally.

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We had read previous reviews and wondered if it was as good as said.It was!! All staff excellent particularly Stan and Denise. Breakfast by the pool idyllic and plenty of choice.staff recommended restaurants and all we tried were top quality. Arranged bookings at a moments notice and assisted with transport when needed. We spent 5 days -could easily have stayed...

Thank Kevin T
Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

A wonderful stay. So many lovely little luxuries. The staff very friendly, helpful and informative. Breakfast was brilliant so many choices. I can highly recommend. Both Denise and Stan particularly helpful.

Thank Ann S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cape Town at its best! Set on the slopes of Table Mountain, Acorn House offers spectacular mountain, city and harbour views and provides convenient access to Cape Town's numerous places of interest. Stroll through the fragrant garden. Indulge in an opulent breakfast around the pool. Browse the well stocked wine cellar. Simply enjoy the charming house, 100 years old and still fresh. Close to popular restaurants. All tours and transfers arranged with pleasure. Free WiFi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Acorn House

Address: 1 Montrose Avenue | Oranjezicht, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $117 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Acorn House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“ask for the balcony room”
Bambi1964, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quieter.”
Bill_Atk, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Cape Town views”
312lynnd, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The two upstairs rooms that have a shared balcony are great if you're traveling with another couple.”
JoanRN_48, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Download UBER before traveling to South Africa. UBER is cheap in South Africa. Might just have to hunt for wifi”
rsv92, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
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