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Cape Nelson Guest House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   18 Mount Nelson Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8060, South Africa
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Ranked #114 of 148 Cape Town Central B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The new management took over at the beginning of September so I disregarded older reviews. And was very happy I did. One can scarcely imagine better value for money. Clean and comfortable room and bathroom,free wifi, excellent breakfast, friendly and professional staff, good location with the promenade two blocks away for a brisk morning or late afternoon walk along the... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have nothing but nice things to say about this guest house, wonderfully warm welcome from the lovely owner who attended to my every need considering my late arrival. Amazing artwork on the walls and the guest house is spotlessly clean, would very much like to return to this establishment next time I visit south Africa. Thanks again, Paul Ireland

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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94 reviews 94 reviews
40 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We stayed for two night during a business trip to Cape Town. The guesthouse is fairly central and we didn't pay a fortune so value for money isn't too bad, but for a place to have four stars it should at least offer more than this. There is staff around during the day but come evening there is nobody. Returning... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

I called this establishment to make a booking for 2 nights in the last week of April and was assured that this was in order but to confirm on email, which I did within 15 minutes of my call. The next thing I receive a reply to say that there had been an online booking and that the room was... More

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Osasco, São Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

The Cape Nelson Guest House is very comfortable! And Cape Town is amazing! Don't forget to make a visit to The Table Mountain, The Robben Island, The Lion's head, Cape Point, and off course, Waterfront. In Waterfront you can shopping, eat in amazing restaurants.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

This was our first visit to South Africa and our first experience of a South African Guest House. We were not disappointed. Good location for exploring the Cape. Very good comfortable accommodation and excellent breakfasts at a very reasonable price. The staff did everything they could to make our stay a happy one. The garden and pool were much smaller... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

This guest house is the lower end of the budget guest house accommodation in Cape Town. It is located in the back streets of Sea Point. And now the good news ... great accommodation, great location, walk to the sea front at sea Point, very easy. Great Breakfast, everything you need and everything great and therefore consider it the excellent... More

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

our first time to cape town and we picked a winner, sea point is such a beautiful suburb, 5 minutes from the beach and a nice 20 minute walk to the V and A watefront, you can catch a bus for 8 rand each way, sue and her staff made us feel very special and were always on hand to... More

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7 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2011

We had the family room, nice that the window view is of Lion's Head. The shower could do with a touch up, some rotting wood and mould. The room has a fridge and a little kitchenette which was handy. There is a safe in the wardrobe. The room was comfortable and spacious. Access to the room was directly from the... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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74 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2010

Cape Nelson is a nice guesthouse, in a quiet area, only 5-10 minutes by taxi from Waterfront and other interesting places in Cape Town. Rooms are modern, clean and comfortable. Almost everything was fine, except two things. Breakfast room is way too small comparing to the number of rooms. Our party of 14 had to split to be able to... More

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Address: 18 Mount Nelson Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8060, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Spa Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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Ranked #114 of 148 B&Bs / Inns in Cape Town Central
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Hotel Class:4 star — Cape Nelson Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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