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The Inn at Castle Hill

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   37 Gatesville Road, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
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Ranked #3 of 4 Kalk Bay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
GeoffHWilliams Aix-en-Provence, France
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Aix-en-Provence, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great rooms, very friendly service, secure location with a beautiful view over False Bay. In walking distance of many good restaurants. Highly recommended. Wonderful stay (8 nights). We look forward to returning.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little guest house is one of my favorite places I have ever stayed during all of my travels. It is up on a hill in Kalk Bay, near the water and the train station. It has maybe 10 rooms all together, about 100 years old, and very unique. It feels as if I was a guest in someone's house.... More

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Herford, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service and very kind employees. Nice rooms with sea-view. Attractive location, just a short walk to the city-center with nice restaurants, very attractive price/quality ratio. Breakfast to be taken in another hotel, but this recommendation was fantastic.

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Baltimore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We had a terrific stay at the Inn. Our room was handsome and clean, management was very helpful and accommodating, and the hotel was a short walk from the waterfront. Including breakfast would be nice, but there's always the Olympia!

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The place has really great views of the harbor and the sea. I received very friendly service and helpful recommendations. The estate is beautiful and very conveniently located. Good value for money!!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Very nice Guesthouse, the rooms are spacious and clean, Our room had a doorway out onto the balcony (big stoep) with probably one of the best views of Kalkbay and its harbor. The staff were friendly and helpful. Great value for money, would definitely recommend and most definitely visit again.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The room was nice with a large comfortable bed and great view off the balcony. For our particular room the bathroom was not attached and we had a private one down the hall which was fine but you may want to double check when booking. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Cute shops but close early and wonderful places... More

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The Inn at Castle Hill is located in central Kalk Bay within easy walking distance to the main road, restaurants, shops, the beaches, railway station, etc. The general premises are traditionally furnished and are clean and very comfortable, with indoor and outdoor sitting areas. The beds are comfortable with good linens. Some rooms have en-suite baths or showers. The staff... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had a lovely stay at Castle Hill. However, we found the rooms to be very old-fashioned and it smelled damp. The bathroom was also very old with olive green bath and basin/toilet and the shower in bath! However, all criticism aside, we enjoyed our stay. With minor improvements to the rooms, this will be a great guesthouse.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Unfortunately, this guesthouse is not what they say they are. According to their website and signage, they are supposed to be a 4 star graded guesthouse. This grading expects the inclusion of 2 ply toilet paper, toiletries, a TV in your room and other amenities. The Inn at Castle hill has none of these. Also, after a cold shower two... More

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Address: 37 Gatesville Road, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Kalk Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Inn at Castle Hill 4*
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The Inn at Castle Hill is a charming, characterful Edwardian Villa overlooking the quaint fishing village of Kalk Bay. Decorated in a classic colonial style, the beautiful ceilings and wrap around lattice veranda gives this building the charm and warmth that would make you feel at home. Accommodation consists of 6 Double rooms, four En-suite and two with privately allocated bathrooms. ... more   less 
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