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5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   11 Vesperdene | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Ranked #33 of 149 Cape Town Central B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    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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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel cum home for 5 nights in early July. Apart from being a beautiful property, it offers a very friendly staff, personalised breakfast as far as they can try, helpful in every way for tourists, very serene view of the mountains just behind and a bit of the waterfront infront, car park and what not. The... More

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Gilroy, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a three day visit to Cape Diem Lodge and, despite it being in the dead of winter, the warmth of the proprietors, Alexandra and Daniel, a most memorable experience, each going out of their way to help us enjoy our Cape Town experience. The Lodge itself is charming and so very close to the Waterfront [we walked to the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Martinique and the team were absolutely wonderful. We showed up early from the airport, and we expected to just drop our bags off. Martinique made us feel very welcome and made us tea and coffee and even though we were early and interrupting their cleaning, she was attentive friendly and welcoming. Cape Diem has a clean, neat minimalist design and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at 9 oclock, earlier than the check in time but they still managed to have cleaned the rooms in order for us to check in early. The rooms were huge and very clean, with big comfortable beds. The breakfast buffet provided everything you could want for a breakfast, with a nice seating area on the patio. Would definetely... More

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Kingston, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Alexandra and Daniel, and their lovely staff, looked after us very well. We loved our enormous room, and delicious breakfast on the terrace. The garden is beautiful. We did not try the pool, as it was too cold in late April. Coming back at the end of the day it was nice to help ourselves to the huge pitchers of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

We came to Cape Diem lodge for a girls weekend, and we were absolutely speechless at the level of beauty and serenity of this lodge, and it is like disappearing into another little world! We could not have asked for a better atmosphere! The staff are amazing, food is outstanding and rooms are beautiful!!!! Would definitely recommend this place to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Perfect spot within easy (and safe) walking distance of the waterfront. Loved our room which had the sleeping area on a mezzanine and doors opening onto the pool. Staff were helpful and attentive, without being intrusive.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

If you are visiting Cape Town & you want a place in the City with easy access to all the City's main attractions including Table Mountain, Waterfront, Sea point, Campus Bay, Robin Island etc, this is the 5* place with its excellent facilities & efficient staff. Althogh we stayed for 1 night only we felt more than welcome & the... More

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DBalbach, Owner at Cape Diem Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely comments. We really hope that should you come back to Cape Town, that you are more than welcome at the Lodge and hopefully will have more time to spend here. All the best The Cape Diem Team and Management More

Melbourne, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

As a solo traveller this was the perfect choice for me. Wanted a more personal touch and a place to relax and cape Diem was perfect. My room was the first on the left and had doors that opened to the pool area. Everything was just perfect and the staff excellent. Location was great and taxi back from waterfront was... More

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Karben, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Within our 3 weeks round trip through the garden route we have seen some very good guest houses, but Cape Diem was the best. We stayed there for 4 nights and enjoyed our time beeing there very much. Especially we like to point out the designed rooms in the old farm house. Also the breakfast was excellent. Particularly we thank... More

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DBalbach, Owner at Cape Diem Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ute and Kurt, thanks for your wonderful TripAdvisor review . We are so happy that you had a great time in South Africa and at the Cape Diem Lodge- we are always happy to do anything for you and our guests. We truly love what we do and are happy that it reflects on our guests. Greetings from sunny... More

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Address: 11 Vesperdene | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
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Hotel Class:5 star — Cape Diem Lodge 5*
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Don’t expect the ordinary…”better sleeping, better relaxing, better eating – better Cape Diem LODGE!” In our brand new and stylish Cape Diem LODGE you’ll find victorian charm, mixed with an award winning european interior design and all of that in the heart of vibrant Cape Town. Let us free you from the normal hotel stress. Our fresh, host and easy team wants to treat you like friends and as such, you will be sure to come. The house represents one of the first Farm Houses in Greenpoint, dating back to early 1875, equipped with the latest of modern interior, set in a beautifully landscaped garden with a sparkling pool and a Teak wood sundeck, where you’ll enjoy your rich english breakfast in the morning. It is gently attached to the lower slopes of Signal Hill, overlooking the Bay, Blouwberg Strand, Robben Island and the VA Waterfront and only minutes away from the cities major attractions.Our idea to “relaunche” and converte this victorian jewel from early 1900, in one of Cape Towns most thought after positions, into a luxurious meeting point for friends from around the world, came with a blink of an eye. The complete restoration in 2007/2008 was taking us several month and carried out with the greatest care to details. Influences of old and new, local and global, come together in playful harmony. Our motto: contemporary design in historical surroundings!In the heart of the house, you’ll be able to relax in our cosy and elegant lounge. Enjoy a book and a glas of exquisit south african wine or lay back in front of our open fire place during the winter.Our perfectly appointed rooms are offered in Classic or Superior. The interior is inspired by the new generation of young south african designers. Light and characterised by innumerable details, as well as kingsized beds, innovative bathrooms, state of the art self controled cooling & heating system, LCD Flatscreen TV’s & DVD’s and a fully loaded minibar including south african wines and champagne. Our complimentary wireless Lan internet connection does not only cater our friends on business, but may be enjoyed by everyone. Furthermore, all of our guest rooms are equipped with a CD sound experience, an Nespresso Coffee station, self dial telephones, digital safe, hair dryer, bathrobes + slippers, luxury bath ameneties, shower & bath and so much more… Why not trying out our pillow menu? Challenge us – what more can we get you?We also would like to offer you a personal, secure and hassle free pick-up in a luxury SUV from or to the Airport to the Cape Diem LODGE at a total of only R 450,- for 2 guests/per way. We only ask you for an early reservation and your exact flight details – leave the rest to us!We wish you already today the best possible trip to Cape Town and a very pleasant stay at your Cape Diem Lodge.Warm regards from Cape Town,Your Cape Diem LODGE Team ... more   less 
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