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Colona Castle

5.0 of 5 1 Verwood Street, Off Old Boyes Drive, Lakeside 7945, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Colona Castle. We had traveled a few days around the area so were ready to relax and stay put. The Castle is in a location that is a bit hard to get to / from unless you have a car or get a cab (they will call one for you), but the rooms are... More 

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

From the moment we arrived (in fact before we arrived) nothing was too much trouble for the Owners and Staff at Colona castle! From arranging car hire to organising safari trips right through to evening meal reservations at local restaurants! When we arrived at the castle we were swept away by the stunning room's and facilities! The photos don't do... More 

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Aspen, Colorado, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This place is a true gem!!I kept extending out stay! My family loved it! Very clean and upscale! The staff is more than attentive, and the venue and decor is well appointed. I have never had my sheets ironed before bed, what a treat! My daughter was always up ready for the delicious breakfast. I really liked the fact that... More 

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Paris, France
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Very Good Location with awesome views!! Staff very friendly and accommodating. No DSTV and very poor SABC channels unfortunately! Breakfast could be better for a five star hotel with more variety. Enjoyed the stay but would surely look around for better value next time. The rooms are presented with fresh fruits daily and chocolates and very tidy and neat! Thumbs... More 

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2CapeTown, Manager at Colona Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. What a shame you did not highlight your feelings at the time concerning the TV and your strict Vegan Vegetarian breakfast, you would have given us the opportunity to ensure the TV was working to your satisfaction and you got extra variety for breakfast than what you specifically requested on check-in – and hopefully this... More 

Spruce Grove
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were in love with the view from the breakfast room . You overlook a lake, see the ocean and also the mountain. In the summer you take breakfast on the terrace, with the same view as well as around the pool. The breakfast was amazing and cooked to your desire. Also it is included in your price. Service was... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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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*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Colona Castle Hotel Lakeside
Colona Castle Cape Town, South Africa - Lakeside

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