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Maartens Guesthouse

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   39 Avenue Normandie, Fresnaye 8005, South Africa
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Ranked #4 of 10 Fresnaye B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014
Simone G Schagen, The Netherlands
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Schagen, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

This guesthouse is situated in a nice and quiet area of Capetown close to the coastline and busstops. The minute you walk in you feel welcome and at home. Maarten is a brilliant host, once you've met him you feel like you've known him for years. His staff is very kind and helpfull. Service is here written in capitals, not... More

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Flitwick, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

If you are looking for somewhere relaxed and chilled out to stay in Cape Town, look no further! We were made to feel so at home right from the outset, firstly by Conchita, then by Maarten himself, who is a perfect host. We hope he won't mind if we describe him as very laid-back, it is a compliment and creates... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The owner was very friendly and helped a lot, even before arriving, with lots of helpful information. The breakfast was excellent. At the end he gave me lots of good advice where to go or what route to take (i was going from cape town to johannesburg). Thanks a lot for everything.

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Haarlem
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I could only stay for one night in the tiny room, but the experience was great. Maarten and his staff make you feel at home, the pool area is wonderful, some of the rooms have the most excellent views, area is safe and during breakfast it's easy to mingle with the other guests. If you want to. Perfect if you... More

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Hoedspruit, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Our stay was quite short but very enjoyable. The breakfast was also very nice. The only draw back was that the rooms were a little noisy. Even though we had the smallest room, it still had all the facilities that one would require. I will certainly recommend this place to anyone travelling to Cape Town!

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Hamburg, Germany
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9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Were staying for our first 4 nights at Maartens and were smitten with the views and the charm of the house. Only the 1st floor rooms might get a bit noisy depending on the sleeping and walking habits of the 2nd floor guests ;-) Maarten himself took perfect care of us and we couldn't have felt more like at home... More

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Where to begin, this is just the most wonderful guesthouse. Maarten and his staff are just so lovely! We stayed for 2 weeks and had the smaller room next to the pool. Maarten was concerned when we arrived if we would be happy with the smaller room but it was perfect for us. We loved being next to the pool.... More

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Laren, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We arrived late at night but Maarten was waiting for us and made us feel welcome. The second night we got an upgrade to a very nice room. First room was simple but ok. Breakfast was very tasteful. Guesthouse has a good location. Close to all the highlights.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We visited Capetown several times and allways stay at Maartens. Nice guesthouse and Maarten invented hosting a B&B. He can and will arrange anything you want and knows the Mothercity. Good restaurants? Car rental? Tickets? You name it and he will make the phonecalls. Taxi to the centre of town or the V&A Waterfront will cost you around R60. Next... More

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Lagos, Nigeria
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Nice and safe neighbouhood, Friendly owner and staff. Clean rooms with strong wifi strength. Located at the foot of the table mountain and a perfect view of the see on the other side. Maartens offers great help in places to visit and in what order, he also helped me book the table mountain cable online and drove me there personally.

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Address: 39 Avenue Normandie, Fresnaye 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Fresnaye
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Maartens Guesthouse 3*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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Maartens guesthouse is situated in Cape Town in the luxurious residential area of Fresnaye. Fresnaye is located between Camps Bay and the city bowl, on the slopes of Lions Head. ... more   less 
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