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Le Gouverneur Guesthouse

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27 Geneva Drive, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stayed here for a night before we flew back home, but still, Thomas and Jo were really warm and took good care of us! I fell quite sick the night before I was supposed to fly, and Thomas provided me with medication which really helped with my nausea. Jo also specially prepared a juice blend of Apple and... More 

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LeGouverneur_CPT, General Manager at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Ai Leen, thanks for the great review:) Hope your flight back home went well-hopefully you can stay a bit longer next time:) Tom, Joh, Ivy, Vicky & Sam More 

Ottawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Le Gouverneur is a traveler's dream: incredibly beautiful (and incredibly convenient) location, wonderfully warm and accommodating hosts, the best breakfasts one could hope for, super comfortably bed and excellent wi-fi, and feeling like you're so very very welcome. I will be telling everyone I know about this excellent little slice of paradise, and will certainly be returning myself. It was... More 

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LeGouverneur_CPT, General Manager at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Jenna, We're glad you enjoyed your stay in our 12 Apostles room. Thanks for telling people about us and we're looking forward to seeing you back here:) Sunny regards, Tom, Joh, Ivy, Vicky & Sam More 

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my wife truly enjoyed our stay, Tom and Joh were lovely and accomodating. The guesthouse is located close to camps bay beach, which is a must see location, it also along the myciti route which are very convenient and cheap .

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LeGouverneur_CPT, General Manager at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Mgcin, We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and certainly hope to see you back here in beautiful Camps Bay in the near future:) Sunny regards, Tom, Joh, Ivy, Vicky & Sam More 

Driffield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Le Gouverneur for two nights at the end of April. Tom greeted us warmly upon our arrival and showed us to our spacious room, with a view of the Twelve Apostoles. In the morning, we meet Joh who, again welcomed us like old friends! Breakfast is fantastic, we loved the fruit shots in the morning (I want... More 

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LeGouverneur_CPT, General Manager at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Grant & Sarah, Thanks for the great review and compliments on the vibe at Le Gouverneur. Good luck with the juice kickstarters and we certainly hope to see you back here soon! Tom, Joh, Ivy, Vicky & Sam More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I spent three days in the lovely and spacious Lions Head Room with it's fab view of the imposing and beautiful peak of the same name. My balcony overlooked the pretty garden (including a lush avocado tree with ripening fruit!). But the real icing on the cake is the warm welcome you receive from helpful and charming hosts Joh and... More 

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LeGouverneur_CPT, General Manager at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Michelle, thanks for the great photos and fab review. We're really glad you enjoyed your last days in Cape Town and the sun downer drinks in the Lion's Head room. All the best from Camps Bay Tom, Joh, Ivy, Vicky & Sam More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Thomas and Jo really are on top of their game as we could not fault the service they provided. We opted for the penthouse for our 3 day stay at Camps Bay and the views were amazing. Breakfasts were a real treat and with the help provided in booking tours etc. this is definitely crème de la crème B&B.

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LeGouverneur_CPT, General Manager at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Tony, We're glad you enjoyed your stay in our penthouse suite:) Thanks for the compliments on Joh's delights, the views and your stay in general. All the best from a windy Camps Bay:) Tom, Joh, Ivy, Vicky & Sam More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We stayed at Le Gouverneur for 3 wonderful nights. Everything about this place is fantastic. The views from the balcony are spectacular, the homemade breakfasts are delicious and a real treat and Thomas and Johanne are exceptional hosts. They are friendly, knowledgeable and help you out with everything you need. We will definitely be coming back to South Africa and... More 

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LeGouverneur_CPT, General Manager at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Ali & Nigel, we're glad you enjoyed your stay in our Atlantic View apartment:) Thanks for the compliments on Joh's infamous breakfast and the stunning views from the penthouse balcony. Looking forward to seeing you both back here sometime soon! Tom, Joh, Ivy, Vicky & Sam More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My wife and I stayed in the penthouse room for four nights and loved it! The rooms (there were many - a living room, bedroom, full bath and half bath) were huge with a big wrap-around porch from where you can gaze down to Camps Bay beach. Thomas and Johanne were first-rate hosts helping with dinner reservations and even unusual... More 

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LeGouverneur_CPT, General Manager at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Ryan, thanks for the wonderful review. Enjoy your time in Tanzania and hopefully we'll see you back here one day:) Tom, Joh, Ivy, Vicky & Sam More 

Kinver
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We've just come back from a wonderful holiday in Camps Bay. Ours stay at "Le Gouverneur" was a real dream. Thomas andJoh certainly helped to make our visit a lot easier with their daily advice about what to visit in the area. They booked trips for us and could not do enough to make our life easier. The breakfast !!!... More 

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LeGouverneur_CPT, General Manager at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Florence & Trevor, thanks for the great review:)! It was a pleasure hosting you and we're glad you enjoyed your first time in SA. Thanks for the compliments on Joh's breakfast, our always smiling staff and incredible views:) Tom, Joh, Ivy, Vicky & Sam More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We had really enjoyed our stay at The Le Gouverneur Guesthouse in March. The penthouse suite is simply fabulous, amazing views over the ocean and breath-taking sunsets. Breakfast served on the terrace was really worth getting up for. Thomas and Joanne get out of their way to make sure their guest are comfortable and looked after. We can't wait to... More 

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LeGouverneur_CPT, General Manager at Le Gouverneur Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Anna & David, We're glad you enjoyed your stay in our Atlantic view penthouse:) See you soon! Tom, Joh, Ivy, Vicky & Sam More 

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