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“cape point”(11 reviews)
“stayed days”(3 reviews)
“excellent hosts”(3 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Pool
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4 Star Hotel
Makapa Lodge is nestled against the Roodeberg Mnt range in the Fish Hoek/Noordhoek valley and boasts spectacular views spanning the Noordhoek Amphitheatre and long wide sandy beach of Noordhoek, Chapman's Peak and the back of the Table Mountain range. Set in a large, landscaped...
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18 Java Close | Capri Village, Fish Hoek 7975, South Africa
27.5 km to Cape Town Intl Airport
11 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Jimmy and Vivienne were excellent hosts and made us feel really welcome and entertained us with some fascinating stories over the delicious home-cooked breakfast. The room was very comfortable and tastefully decorated and the bed and bedding was firm with crisp white linen, and made...More

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Response from Vivienne S, Owner at Makapa LodgeResponded 25 April 2018

Thanks for such a lovely review. It was very nice to meet you both and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. We certainly look forward to a return visit in the future.

Reviewed 24 March 2018

This was my 5th visit to this delightful Lodge..Jimmy and Vivienne are the new owners and they are doing a fantastic job.very helpful and easy going.Lovely breakfast on the deck with great view..outstanding..Will be returning next year.

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Response from Vivienne S, Owner at Makapa LodgeResponded 26 March 2018

It was lovely meeting you and thank you very much for such a nice review, it's always nice to know our guests are relaxed and happy. We look forward to welcoming you back to Makapa Lodge next year :) Regards, Jimmy and Viv

Reviewed 26 February 2018

Nice and quiet place, friendly hosts, heated pool. We stayed 9 days and felt like being at home. Thanks a lot! Shopping area and beaches within 10 minutes, good starting Point for the Cape, Chapman´s peak or Hout Bay.

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Response from Vivienne S, Owner at Makapa LodgeResponded 6 March 2018

It was lovely to meet you and have you stay and we are very happy that you enjoyed yourselves. We hope to see you soon again.

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Makapa Lodge for 2nights and what a lovely stay it was. Very friendly staff and the family really makes you feel at home. Stunning accommodation that is the perfect size and in a nice and quiet location where you can get away...More

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Response from Vivienne S, Owner at Makapa LodgeResponded 6 March 2018

Nothing makes us happier than having happy guests. Thanks for a lovely review and look forward to another visit.

Reviewed 11 January 2018

Phenomenon Beautiful place for 2 and astonishing view with great mountains. The cottage was nice and with comfortable small kitchen, with everything you need. Bathroom top and good service. We'll be back again and again.

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Response from Vivienne S, Owner at Makapa LodgeResponded 6 March 2018

It was lovely having you stay and so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Looking forward to another visit from your.

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Makapa Lodge is nestled against the Roodeberg Mnt range in the Fish Hoek/Noordhoek valley and boasts spectacular views spanning the Noordhoek Amphitheatre and long wide sandy beach of Noordhoek, Chapman's Peak ...More and the back of the Table Mountain range. Set in a large, landscaped indigenous garden that borders Table Mountain National Parks on 3 sides. With this wildlife corridor on our doorstep you experience a sense of untouched wilderness. A luxury Lodge offering B&B accommodation in our spacious suites (lounge, bedroom & bathroom) where you have the choice of twin, queen or king beds as well as poolside suites or garden facing. Each with an outdoor seating area. Enjoy a swim in the solar heated pool or relax on a sun lounger under a parasol. We offer secure on site parking and a mouth watering breakfast. A mere 35 min from Table Mountain and 20 min from Cape Point and Boulders Beach Penguin colony. Makapa beats with the pulse of Africa, warm hospitality and personal attention. Less
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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fitnfunkyshaz
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Hi Sharon, I think your question was actually directed at a previous Makapa guest but TripAdvisor keep sending me reminders until I respond myself. Generally it is quite safe to drive into Cape Town at night, many of our... More
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"We had the Ground Floor room with terrace and it was superb and very quiet."
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"Choose poolside or garden rooms - much nicer."
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"ask for poolside or garden"
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"The Garden Room has wonderful views of the garden"
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