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Dongola Guest House

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30 Airlie Place, Constantia 7806 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Special Offer: Free parking and wifi
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We are situated in the tranquil Constantia Valley (Cape Town's vineyard) and bordering onto the Grootboschkloof River Walk, a small managed nature reserve with stunning views of Constantiaberg More mountain, part of Table Mountain National park. Surrounded by 9 vineyards including the 330 year old Groot Constantia, friendly pubs, superb restaurants, from easy eating to fine dining, golf courses and the magnificent Kirstenbosch botanical gardens. With the M3 Highway only three kilometres away you are minutes, by car, from the V & A Waterfront, Table Mountain, Robben Island, The International Convention Centre both Greenpoint and Newlands stadia or the spectacular beaches of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean seaboards with their quaint quirky villages and hip and happening restaurants; as well as the Central Business Districts of Cape Town, Tokai and Retreat. We are a very convenient base for the American Consulate. We can offer King size, Queen size or Twin, extra length beds with fine percale linen, en-suite bathrooms/shower rooms with bathrobes and eco friendly complimentary bath products, in eight comfortable rooms. Our scrumptious a la carte breakfast menu, can be taken in the tranquil landscaped gardens next to the 9m long solar heated pool or in the cosy dining room both with views of Table Mountain National Park .Graded 4 stars by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa, 2015 Readers Choice Award by Tripadvisor, 2015 Best 4 Star Guesthouse, Western Cape South African Tourism "Lilizela" Awards. The first guest house in Africa to be Classified "Gold" by Greenline Responsible Tourism Rating Programme a Member of Cape Town Tourism and the Constantia Valley Association. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
8
Price range
USD 79 - USD 132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Dongola Guest House Constantia, Cape Town, South Africa
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Constantia
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All reviews cape town guest house guinea fowl perfect hosts attention to detail each morning rooms are spacious views of the mountains great hospitality longer stay garden room south africa cape point a lovely stay garden route glass of wine breakfast was excellent
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you don't understand my Carlsberg reference, then go to You Tube and enter "if Carlsberg did" (well worth a watch anyway). Lovely rooms, clean and well equipped, very comfy beds, great location in Constantia near to several wine farms, beautiful views, great common areas,...More

Thank Paul G
Response from MikeO2529, Manager at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 2 days ago

Wow, when did we install a beer tap? Sally has been hiding that from me. Thank you so much for the awesome review which I am going to have to share on FB.. Warm regards, The Dongolans

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We stayed here for 6 nights during a car tour from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town in Oct/Nov 2017. My wife and I are from Seattle WA and were travelling with my sister from Johannesburg. We are all in our late 60s. We prefer mid-range...More

Thank TimSeattle1
Response from DongolaMike, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 11 November 2017

Dear Timothy, it is now time for you to take up your career as a travel blogger, never have we had such a detailed review at Dongola House. It tops any paid advertorial. We would also like to commend you on your support of our...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Older style property with great views. Lovely outside seating area around the sadly cold outside pool. Good location to the wineries. Manager very helpful providing us with free complementary vouchers for Groot wine tasting that was a pleasant 45 minutes walk. Dongola ownet wife very...More

Thank JohnJohnD1234
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sally and Mike are great hosts and source of information. From there we toured the whole area, dined well, sat in the sun and swam. Breakfasts ticked all the boxes and set us up for the day. Dining, loungers and terrace were excellent. The staff...More

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Thank Richard R
Response from MikeO2529, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 2 days ago

Dear Richard, thank you so much for the lovely review. So glad that your friends recommendation worked out for you and we did not disappoint. warm regards, the Dongolans.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This guest house is in the a stunning location. There is a marvellous veranda, swimming pool, and terrace, with panoramic views of the Constantiaberg. The house and rooms and immaculately clean, well-equipped and comfortable, and the garden very well kept. The staff are very warm,...More

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Response from MikeO2529, Owner at Dongola Guest HouseResponded 2 days ago

Dear Philip, thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review, I have passed on your comments to Emm and Shadow and they are now beeming with pride as only a Black Labrador can. Warm regards, The Dongolans.

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Carol K
18 February 2016|
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Response from DongolaMike | Property representative |
I only found this now thank heaven Ron pointed you in the right direction.
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limey6644
31 July 2015|
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Response from dongolahouse | Property representative |
Sorry, no there is no public transport. There is a Red Bus Tour that operates a couple of kilometers from us, to Town. We will happily drop you at the Bus Stop. Kind regards Sally
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Room Tips
"Room 6 may have the best views"
paulg262
4 days ago
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"All the rooms are great"
MonyaZim
28 Aug. 2018
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"Even the smaller unit is comfortable and well equipped."
F3271EGmaryl
25 Mar. 2018
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"Some rooms had private patios which got the late afternoon sun, which would be nice"
davidhalliday14
10 Mar. 2018
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