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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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Ranked #78 of 149 Cape Town Central B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014
Victor1234 Toulouse, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Toulouse, France
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71 reviews 71 reviews
67 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

A nice guesthouse in a good neighborhood in Cape Town. The owner is a very nice person and she is always trying to get guests feel at home. The room was cozy and the bed was really comfortable. However, as there are wooden floors all over the place – a fact that is nice and makes the house have a... More

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Avatara_9, Owner at Avatara Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for taking the time to review us, we appreciate your feedback and so happy that our service met your expectations. You will be happy to know that we have had our floors redone bringing back the charm of the original Oregon pine look and fixing some of those cracks you mentioned. As for the sound barrier, being... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I travel mainly on business and managed to grab a few days in Cape Town at the end of a business trip and instead of staying in my normal cooperate hotel decided to pick a guest house and what a pleasurable experience it was. I was attracted to the Avatara on the internet by the pictures of the tranquil, well... More

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Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. It was wonderful to host you and we hope to see you again when you next visit our shores. More

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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30 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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
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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
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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
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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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Address: 25 Leinster Road | Corner York Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Avatara Guest House 4*
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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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