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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

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...

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Thank revitalise
Romsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Tarporley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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...

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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.

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Thank Ann S
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Excellent guest house really well situated with only a short walk/ride to the real centre of town. However it's very quiet with great views. Best of all though is the staff. They are simply the best...in every way. You must take up their recommendations for places to eat. Just a great place to stay. We'll be back.

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Staff exceptionally friendly and attentive. They couldn't do enough for us. Breakfast food was exceptional and lovely setting by the pool. Very warm and cosy environment. Good restaurant recommendations.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The spirit of service at this little guest house is just outstanding! The staff is genuinely concerned about your well-being. The area is quiet and you feel very safe. The small combined shop/restaurant at the corner outside the hotel is nice and friendly. It's easy to get an uber to/from downtown (we went by uber a lot of times in...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We spent 3 nights at Acorn House - great welcome from Sam, Denise & Beate. Lovely room, good breakfast selection and everything carefully cooked and presented. Lots of help with booking taxis, restaurants etc. Would definitely return!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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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: $113 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Acorn House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Rooms at the back are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Bill_Atk, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Cape Town views”
 of 5 bubbles 312lynnd, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The two upstairs rooms that have a shared balcony are great if you're traveling with another couple.”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles rsv92, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The rooms overlooking the pool area are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles JanetP34, 23 May 2016 | Read review
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