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Colona Castle

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Verwood Street, Off Old Boyes Drive, Lakeside 7945, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Lakeside
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

It was my first visit to South Africa. I travelled with my parents who are in their sixties. It was high season, so a few reasonably-priced five star hotels in Cape Town city were fully booked. It was my first time for my parents and me staying in a boutique hotel. Mike and Nicole, the owners of the hotel, are... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Colona Castle is a beautifully appointed boutique guest house, with personable proprietors, courteous and efficient staff, and very comfortable and charming rooms. The location is central to most of the activities you'd be pursuing in the Cape Town area, but very peacefully located on a hillside with beautiful views towards Constantia, Table Mountain, False Bay and the South Atlantic .... More

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We were lucky to be staying at Colona Castle for a weekend visit to Cape Town during an extended stay in South Africa, and have nothing but praise for this lovely boutique hotel. Our hosts, Nicole and Michael Brand, were charming and helpful, the Chinese suite in which we stayed was beautifully appointed and full of interesting and original touches,... More

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Dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We were greeted by Michael Brand one of the co-owners, the minute you step onto the property, you just have an 'ahhhh' moment. Our suite was meticulously clean, and the service was excellent on all fronts. We wanted to switch off and have breakfast on our terms not a set period. This is a place we will visit regularly. Well... More

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013 via mobile

One of the best boutique hotels I have stayed in. Amazing views, great service, neat, clean, spacious rooms. We were in an upgraded suite but I believe most other suites are as good or big. Nicole and Michael (owners) bring about a great touch and warmth to the place. They are quick to respond to any needs, they also make... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

A jewel among all the boutique hotels near Cape Town. The cuisine, accomodation, service and the location with beautiful sea views - everything of the highest luxury standard! I warmly recommend a stay at this magical place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We arrived into Cape Town late in the evening, our driver that Colona Castle arranged was waiting there to pick us up and took us starit to the hotel. When we arrived, the manager Nicole was wiating for us. Even though it was late she took the time to show us to the room and helped us get settled in.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

One night at Colona Castle definitely left a desire for more! The staff, location, character, food, suites and general decor/ambience are first class...and the food is even better! Thanks to Nicole and her team.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

It would surprise most to know that any guest be treated like royalty, even when they aren't a paying guest, yet this is was this amazing couple from "the castle" did. I had acquired a night "on the house" through a fundraiser so wasn't expecting much... but I was SO wrong :) These guys are amazing and extremely accommodation. The... More

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Almere, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We have stayed at the Colona Castle and have greatly enjoyed our stay. This is very a boutique hotel, with personal service, a world apart from a chain hotel. You are treated like an individual and not just another number. A great place to relax and enjoy Cape Town and the surroundings (really easy to get to Cape Point in... More

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Address: 1 Verwood Street, Off Old Boyes Drive, Lakeside 7945, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Lakeside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Colona Castle 5*
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Colona Castle Hotel Lakeside
Colona Castle Cape Town, South Africa - Lakeside

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Located in the epicentre of Greater Cape Town, Colona Castle, graded 5 Star, is truly a sophisticated, elegant and enchanting base from which to explore Cape Town, the Peninsula and Winelands. Gracing the mountainside above a tranquil Lake District on the warmer False Bay coastline, and furnished with a treasured antique collection, this splendid Mediterranean style retreat offers character, exclusivity and infinite charm. ... more   less 
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