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Le Gouverneur Guesthouse

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   27 Geneva Drive, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
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Ranked #25 of 53 Camps Bay B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cullinan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We found the location and view very nice, the window view was beautiful. However, the service was lacking. Armand, the manager, was there to receive us when we first arrived, but to our surprise he and his staff were very hard to find during our stay. We did not have a phone in our room to call the front desk... More

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Le_Gouverneur_Guest, Manager at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Mr and Mrs Maschke, I am so sorry that your stay with us wasn't as good as we endeavour all our guests stays to be. Please allow me a few words as explanation. Myself and my staff were here every day. The staff were here from early morning till mid afternoon every day and I was here from early... More

London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Le Gouverneur was perfect for our needs. The location, price, security, decor, space - everything. We loved the time spent there - we only wish it could have been for longer. Should business take me to Cape Town, I definitely won't be staying in a hotel again. Thanks Rod and Armand - you were fabulous.

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Le_Gouverneur_Guest, Manager at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Tessa, You and your girls were wonderful guests. Always friendly and smiling and up for a chat. I am so glad we could help you with bookings and advice on where to go and where not to go. Thats what we are here for. As out motto says we are a four star guest house with five star service... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Family of 4 stayed in the Atlantic Penthouse. A wrap around view of the ocean, Lionshead, 12 Apostles & Table Mountain. Spacious, comfortable, bright, spotless. Breakfast served on your balcony, 5 star

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Le_Gouverneur_Guest, Manager at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

We are so happy that we could make your stay with us a good one. We barely knew that you and your family were here. You always had a smile and were always up for a chat. We always try to make our guests feel welcome and enjoy the views and breakfasts in the morning. When we get good positive... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We had a wonderful experience in Cape town. The staff were friendly and helpful with suggestions of places to go. They were also responsive to our needs and addressed feedback. Overall, recommend the place and a special thanks to the manager, Armand.

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Le_Gouverneur_Guest, Manager at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Varun, It was a real pleasure having you and your family stay with us at our guest house. We endeavour to make our guests feel welcome and spoilt and we help as best we can with recommendations for trips, restaurants and anything else that our guests might need. It was a privilige and honour to meet you and we... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stayed last week 5 nights at Le Gouverneur. Our travel agent did the recommendation based on the good reviews here on Tripadvisor. Unfortunate we felt not welcome at all. In fact it was a very strange and cold atmosphere. It was not about the staff, who were very friendly and helpful. The problem is the manager, who rather spent... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We stayed there April 22 to 24. We were greeted by a not so enthusiastic manager. He could not help us with the bags, instead he ran around the house for 10 minutes looking for staff to help us. The Guesthouse feels impersonal. The manager has a hard time to say good morning and smile. The new owners could not... More

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Le_Gouverneur_Guest, Manager at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Hans, As the manager of Le Gouverneur I was very devastated and shocked to see your review. I did greet and introduce myself to you on arrival. With regards to the luggage incident, you did arrive with a party of 6 people. I would have loved to be able to handle all the luggage by myself but obviously this... More

Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Excellent located, with phantastic views (Ocean, Lion Head, Table Mountain and 12 Apostels). Very good breakfast and service! We will definitive choose this guest house for our next stay in Camps Bay again. Ruth & Jens from Germany

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Le_Gouverneur_Guest, Manager at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Jens, Thank you for your fantastic review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed our Atlantic View Penthouse. It is special. We really enjoyed looking after you. You are an excellent guest always finding time to talk to me. We are going to be upgrading the penthouse with new flooring, painting, decor, etc. so that when you next stay... More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Fantastic accommodation, beautiful room looking out to sea from Camps Bay, with the 12 Apostles ,part of Table Top Mountain, behind us. Great location. Really easy to find, very accommodating, great honesty bar and relaxed atmosphere, breakfast lush - all you need to stay in Cape Town, highly recommend to others, really enjoyed our stay. Thank you

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Le_Gouverneur_Guest, Owner at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Roddy Thank you for your kind review, i am delighted that you enjoyed your stay at le Gouveneur, we strive to make all our guests feel at home and that we are more than simply a place to sleep in, we strive to offer a concierge service and believe that you as our guests are entitled to 5 star... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Lovely place to stay while in Camps Bay & not too far from the beach front. My husband & I enjoyed our time at Le Gouverneur. The staff where friendly & helpful & the breakfast was delightful. Hope to visit again in the future & would love to stay in the Seaview Room as it was beautiful.

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Le_Gouverneur_Guest, Owner at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure having you both stay with us and I thoroughly enjoyed that wonderful Scottish accent. We would love to look after you again and look forward to your next booking in the Seaview Apartment. Kind Regards Rod More

Bristol
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We stayed 4 nights in the garden room which was really lovely. We didn't have a sea view which would have been nice but we could see Table Mountain and the cable car. The pool and the garden were a great place to relax in with fabulous views of Table Mountain and the 12 apostles. Breakfast was really good and... More

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Le_Gouverneur_Guest, Manager at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind review. We strive to keep our guests happy and comfortable and its always good to know that we have succeeded in our task. We will be renovating and upgrading the guest house over our winter period. We will be bigger and better by end of October 2014 and we welcome you... More

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Address: 27 Geneva Drive, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Camps Bay
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Hotel Class:4 star — Le Gouverneur Guesthouse 4*
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A warm welcome to Le Gouverneur GuesthouseWe offer you personalised service, warm hospitality and the comfort of an exclusive guesthouse in the heart of Camps Bay. You'll experience views of some of the world's finest beaches and the sparkling blue ocean.Take a walk to the beach, the nearby shops, trendy restaurants and beach bars and enjoy a picnic on Camps Bay's pristine, white sands. And for the sports minded Cape Town offers excellent opportunities for golf, surfing, horseback riding, walking, hiking, cycling and paragliding - amongst many other activities.We offer you two stylish apartments and three suites with breathtaking views of Lion's Head, the Twelve Apostles and the Atlantic Ocean.Each room has been beautifully appointed with meticulous attention to detail and includes digital satellite television, wireless internet connection, telephone, mini bar, hair dryer and tea tray.The king-size pool and comfortable sun loungers invite you to relax and unwind, surrounded by a private, landscaped garden. ... more   less 
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