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Munich, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

absolutly perfect in any case best , quick and friendly service, nice quiet room, exellent breakfast, nice garden The location at sea point is perfect for travelling to landsend the cape good hope and for jogging,

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Clausk, Thank you very much for the lovely review, we are very happy you have enjoyed your stay at the Olaf's Guest House, it was lovely to have you staying with us. Warm Regards from Cape Town The Olaf's Team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Comfortable, good access, reasonably priced accommodation. Breakfast adequate, nicely prepared. Friendly staff (only saw 2: person handling check in and cook). Welcome refreshing pool. Small but beautiful garden with private areas. Only issues: squeaky floor joists and thin walls. Couple next door, Scandinavian and loud.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello 106Leslief, Thankyou for your lovely review. We promise to look at the issues you menction. Hope to see you again in future. Thank you Cindy/Olafs More 

Lucerne, Switzerland
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived at Olaf's guesthouse, we immediately felt "home" - a very cosy, friendly and nice atmosphere. Everybody was very open, friendly, caring and helpful! We will definitely consider to stay in this guest house once we are in cape town again.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Franziska, Thank you for your lovely view :) Looking forward to having you again. We happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Lovely day Cindy More 

Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Good Location in Cape Town, very friendly, supportive. Nice place to stay also with the possibility sitting together drink some Sherry and plan or review the day. It was also no problem to park the car at the street outside.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Thomas, Thank you for a lovely review :) We looking forward to seeing you again on your next visit. Kind regards Olafs staff/Cindy More 

The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Stayed for a few days in Cape Town in this very rustic hotel. Hop-on-hop-off around the corner; ideal location. Very friendly and helpful staff. Well-presented breakfast. I would recommend this guesthouse to all who like a quite stay in a vibrant city.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Vlaandereninperth, Thank you for your lovely review :) We happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Looking forward seeing you again in future. Best regards Cindy/Olaf's Staff More 

Winterthur, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The staff was friendly and helpful. We liked the tasteful furnishing of living and breakfast room a lot as well as the really delicious breakfast! The central location is ideal to discover Cape Town and nevertheless the rooms are very quiet.

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Hello Sbossh, glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Olaf's. Best regards Cindy/Olafs staff More 

Ada, Michigan
1 review
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

I highly recommend Olaf's. Great location, great facility, great breakfast, great service. The staff was helpful with several requests (getting transportation to the airport, finding a doctor, booking an excursion or two, etc.) and Sea Point is a great place to stay.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Andrew, Thank you very much for the wonderful review, we are pleased that you have enjoyed your stay at our homely guest house. We look forward to having you here with us once again. Kind Regards from warm Cape Town. The Olaf's Team More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Excellent quality accommodation and services. The rooms are large and comfortable, and provided with everything one needs. The staff are helpful and kind, and make you feel very welcome. The location is lovely, just round the corner from the sea and the walk along Sea Point. There is also a stop for the citysightseeing tour bus nearby, which is the... More 

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Fjamesa, Thank you for your lovely review. We happy to hear you have lovely stay with us. Hope to see you soon for your next visit :) Olafs Stuff/ Cindy More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you're looking for a comfortable B&B to stay at, well equipped, with efficient staff and very good value-for-money, then this is one of the best, if not the best, in the Sea Point area. It as also situated close to the Sea Point Promenade, shops and restaurants.

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Olafs2009, Front Office Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Trevor, Thank you for nice review, we happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Hoping to see you again in future. Olafs staff/Cindy More 

Abergavenny, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 September 2016

A warm welcome, even late at night, by arrangement. A friendly atmosphere enhanced by knowledgeable local staff. Excellent breakfast and a comfortable room. A small oasis of old style amongst the new buildings.

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Hello Jane, Thank you for your lovely review :) Hope to see you again for next visit. Olafs Staff/Cindy More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Olaf’s Guest House is easy to find. Our guest house is conveniently situated on Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard, right below Signal Hill, between Beach Rd. and Main Rd. in Sea Point. Olaf’s was built back in 1937, which helps to explain our design, spacious interiors, high ceilings and wooden/tiled floors. And has more recently been renovated and enhanced with touches of up-market African style and charm. We’re just a stone’s throw away from the city center of Cape Town. As well as the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town’s shopping Mecca. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Olaf's Guest House

Address: 24 Wisbeach Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $146 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Olaf's Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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