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All reviewsgay guest houseold victorianother guestscooked breakfast on offergay districtdirect access to the pooltable mountainshared balconysmall guest househome away from homekloof streetsuperior roomrooms are spaciousbreakfast tableevery morningnice breakfastfelt like home
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Having just stayed here for 4 nights and I can only say good things about Cactus House. This being our first visit to Cape Town, we were made to feel very welcome and were treated as friends rather than guests. Julian is a lovely host,...More

Thank Dutchguy65
Response from molteno5, General Manager at Cactus HouseResponded 6 February 2017

Hello Eric and Willem It was truly a pleasure hosting you. You were contributed hugely to the atmosphere in the house with your vibrant energy and we certainly look forward to having you back real soon. Take care and best wishes Julian and the team

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed in this 6 room guesthouse for 3 nights and found the hosts Julian and Shireen very welcoming and taking wonderful care of us. The room we stayed in has a wonderful view on table mountain, which is at a brisk walks distance. The...More

Thank Charly_CH
Response from molteno5, General Manager at Cactus HouseResponded 19 January 2017

Charly_CH Thank you for your kind feedback. It was more than a pleasure hosting you guys and we would have you back anytime. Take care till next time Best wishes Julian and the team

Reviewed 18 January 2017

Thank you to Simon ,Jullian and the rest of there team for making my holiday From been invited to dinner on Christmas Eve to breakfast on my patio to doing my washing (ironing) without me asking and arranging a car and driver what more could...More

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Thank Gregdub
Response from molteno5, General Manager at Cactus HouseResponded 19 January 2017

Dear Greg Thank you for sharing this great review and for staying with us. You have certainly contributed a great energy whilst being here and we look forward to having you back real soon. PS. Thank you for the delicious chocolate brownies you baked. :-)...More

Reviewed 17 January 2017

i had a very good time during my stay in Cactus House. The rooms are very nice, well furnished and with beautiful views over Table mountain. The entire house and the gardens are also very nice and the breakfast delicious. The tenants, Jules and Simon...More

Thank Carlos B
Response from molteno5, General Manager at Cactus HouseResponded 18 January 2017

Carlos, Thank you for sharing these kind and complementary words. What a wonderful and pleasant guest you were and we would most certainly be more than delighted to host you again in the future. Take care and kind regards Julian and the team

Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

By far the best hospitality in all my travels! I have been to many guesthouses and hotels around the world but i have to hand the Gold medal to Jules and his team. Clean, Great location, Fabulous parties, Smart conversation, Brilliant food, Superb wine, Best...More

Thank Janny L
Response from molteno5, General Manager at Cactus HouseResponded 11 January 2017

Janny, what an honour to have had you share in the festivities here at Cactus House. It was so good having you here and know that you are welcome anytime. We look forward to your next visit and wish great success and all that is...More

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"Our room at the front of the guest house had a nice patio and was very large."
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"best available"
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"The 2 front rooms have a beautiful view of Table Mountain and balconies!"
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"We had room 3 at the front of the hotel with a balcony."
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