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Avatara Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   25 Leinster Road | Corner York Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014
George R Saskatoon, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saskatoon, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying at the Avatara in the first week of February 2014, while in Cape Town on a business trip. Avatara is run by Cher and her assistant Melanie who are organised, efficient, most welcoming and run an excellent guest house. Avatara is located a short distance above the Main Road in Green Point, which is... More

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Delray Beach, Florida
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91 reviews 91 reviews
19 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my 8 night stay. Cher immediately made me feel welcome and was extremely helpful, with ideas on things to do, as well as providing tips on the local culture. I stayed in Room 6, which was both large and very nicely decorated. The bed was comfortable and I slept well, every night. The room also came with... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I have just come back from 10 days in Cape Town. I needed a place to stay close to my daughter who was staying in Thornie Brae (a block of flats on York Road). The rooms (I had to move once due to the lateness of my booking!) were large and comfortable and smartly furnished with generous shower rooms on... More

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I stayed here 5 nights for a conference at the V&A Waterfront. It takes 5-10 mins to walk there, and the streets felt safe. No air-conditioning, but the room was comfortable room and the staff were very friendly. Would definitely recommend.

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Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013 via mobile

Great little guest house. Great location...Close to Main Street of Green Point where there are some good restaurants & not far to V&A waterfront. Staff very friendly & helpful. Would definitely stay again.

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Fair Oaks, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Great experience with a 5 night stay at this very pleasant guest house. My room was beautifully decorated and very pleasant. The breakfast was excellent, with good variety, and hot & cold options. Cher was a charming host, who not only was a great source of travel advice, but also shared fascinating cultural and social insights. I did not have... More

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Stavanger, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Highly recommended B&B, nice clean rooms, and a very nice host (Cher) Cher is assisting in arranging all types of excursions. We went cycling in Stellenbosh (incl winetasting), cage dived with white sharks + other excursions all arranged by Cher. When we will come back to this beautiful city we will stay at Avatara again. Rune

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

A very well appointed guesthouse and a good location for the V&A. Only a 10minute walk to the waterfront or just 20rand taxi. The addition of electric blankets was a god send with it being rather chilly in the evenings! Very friendly staff and an excellent breakfast. Would definitely stay here again

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Oviedo, Florida
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

It was very clean and the location was safe. The staff was very friendly and helpful. More luxury than you might expect from a bed & breakfast (guest house). Really charming. We slept very good. (I would ask for a room which is not next to the breakfast area.) Overall we would come back and I really can recommend this... More

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Funchal, Portugal
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

This delightful Victorian-era guest house is in a great location; convenient for access to the Waterfront and V&A and safe for walking, with plenty of shops and restaurants close by. The overall ambiance of Avatara is one of peace and calm and the rooms are furnished for comfort and with more luxury than you might expect from a guest house... More

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Also Known As:
Avatara Guest House Cape Town, South Africa
Address: 25 Leinster Road | Corner York Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #79 of 223 B&Bs / Inns in Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Avatara Guest House 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Looking for that ideal home away from home while you explore Cape Town… Avatara offers this and much more. Situated at the foot of Signal Hill, we are within walking distance to the popular V&A Waterfront, Green Point Stadium, De Waterkant’s Cape Quarter and a 5 minute drive to Table Mountain, CTICC, city centre and the world’s most spectacular beaches. Deli’s, restaurants and shops are all meters away from our doorstep.Tranquil romantic rooms echoing a sophisticated mood from the original Victorian home ensures comfort and convenience. Features include Oregon Pine floors, high old-fashioned ceilings and the rooms are equipped with exquisite crisp linen, flat screen tv’s, heated towel rails and WiFi. We want guests to feel rested and serene, shifting their energy in a positive way while they explore our beautiful city. ... more   less 
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