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Jambo Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My stay at Jambo Guest House was amazing! Barry and Mina were so kind and helpful,suggested places to visit while in cape town! The rooms were cosy and the beds?? The beds were perfect!!! Jambo is definitely the guest house to go to!

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1Thank ssibol_818971
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our room and bathroom were perfectly clean and bed comfortable. It was quiet. The room was big enough to feel comfortable. The breakfast had all the things you want: muesli, cut fruit, muffins, cheeses, etc. Barry and Mina are friendly and helpful. They were also happy to accommodate our request for a late check out. They are well located in...

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1Thank Gregg H
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Jambo Is a great place to stay to capture the true spirit of Cape Town and surrounding areas. Barry and Mina made us feel right at home and shared their extensive knowledge of their hometown and Africa. This amazing couple has lovingly transformed a 130-year-old house into an enticing oasis filled with personal touches, great furnishings, fine food and infectious...

1Thank Stephen W
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Granted we stayed in the winter, but we found the room cold. Mina was away but I understand she is a great hostess. The location was central, however, we were woken by door bells at 2:00 in the morning (a few times) with people looking for vacancy.

2Thank Lora G
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Life goes by so quickly but somethings you don't forget. Four years ago in July 2012 ( not the may 2015 date below) we went to explore south Africa. The Zambezi Safari and Travel Company had recommended Jambo Guest House and we were not disappointed. Lovely little guest house in a great location in Cape town. Barry and Mina were...

1Thank ManchesterNickW
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We stayed twice at Jambo Guest House and will surely come back. It is a small guesthouse with just a handful of rooms, all individually and creatively furnished and decorated. The small, but absolutely beautiful small garden with a pond and even a jacuzzi made us forget that we are actually in vibrant city. But what makes Jambo most unique...

Thank discovertheworld_13
Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Jambo Guest House is featured in the traveling book "Unusual & Unique overnight directory" as the only guesthouse in South Africa. If there was a book called "Unusual & Unique hosts directory" Barry and Mina would be in that one as well. Thank you for 3 wonderful days full of stories, kindness and guitarplay in the bar.

Thank michaelpaterson2016
Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Mina's and Barry's home is a fairytale come true. Every room has it's own beautiful decor and the garden is a little piece of green jungle right there in Cape Town. We enjoyed their company and especially appreciated the evening when Barry played his guitar for us.

Thank Penny P
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Just had a wonderful 6 nights at Jambo. Barry and Mina are terrific hosts who couldn't do enough for us. Jambo is close to several restaurants within walking distance as is the V&A. Our room backed onto their lovely garden and was great to unwind at the end of the day or relax before breakfast. Breakfast was an extensive buffet...

Thank sirpercy49
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Stayed here on my first visit to Cape Town and South Africa. Mina and Barry - the owners made you feel at home and were extremely helpful. Barry gave us some useful information to avoid a traffic hold up on our journey to Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope. Also told us how to find Snookies Fish restaurant at...

Thank David B

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built at the turn of the century and nestling in a quiet cul-de-sac at the foot of Signal Hill in Green Point. This amazing Guest House is set in a sub-tropical walled garden in the heart of urban Cape Town. Jambo is centrally located and a safe 15 minute walk to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront; while Green Point’s excellent trendy restaurants are only 5 minutes away. The city centre is 4 minutes drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jambo Guest House

Address: 1 Grove Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $152 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Jambo Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“The room at the front of the B&B was lovely and quiet. There is a garden room which my sister stayed in but that was not as quiet.”
jokiwitraveller, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are over crammed.”
683annetted, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Garden room has a private entrance through the garden!”
  • Enjoying tea in the garden
D8196IPbriang, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Honeymoon suite is hugh!”
stephenw693, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We chose the Garden Suite, which has a separate entrance from the garden, and loved it. I think it is the largest room they have.”
discovertheworld_13, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
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