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Olive Branch Guest House

9 Richmond Road | Three Anchor Bay/Greenpoint, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Ranked #154 of 164 Cape Town Central B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2011
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

I booked this B&B through expedia earlier this year, as it seemed very good value for money and looked like it was in a great location. I've been caught out booking through expedia previously, so contacted the B&B to make sure the booking had gone through... First, I emailed, but 2 weeks later had got no response. Then, I phoned,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

We made a reservation a few months prior to our South African vacation. We showed up at 9 Richmond and imagine our surprise when we found it vacant with a for sale sign! We went next door to unit 7, who said the building had recently been sold and no one was aware of a guesthouse.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2011

We spent very very nice in this Hotel. Glenda, the owner is a star, very nice person. She makes us feel like home!! Location is perfect!!! Service perfect!!! LOVELY!!!

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Forlì
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2011

The place is beautiful and our stay, although short, it was fantastic! The decor is sophisticated and elegant . The welcome is warm and Glenda is very kind. We forgot a jacket in the room and she did deliver it to the airport!

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Germantown, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2010

I stayed at the Olive Branch for 6 nights during the 2010 World Cup. The location of the Guest House is fantastic, within walking distance of Sea Point, the V&A Waterfront and Green Point Stadium. My room was very clean and comfortable. The owner could not have been more accommodating, always willing to help organizing day trips and providing lots... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2010

We booked one room for three nights. Upon arrival at this guest house we were informed another group had reserved the entire guest house for two weeks. The owner walked us over to another place where we booked. Even though it was also a four star, it was not very nice. Disapponted we did not have advance notice to try... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2009

We had a very comfortable stay at the Olive Branch guest house for 3 nights of our South Africa trip. The guest house is beautifully decorated and in a good central location in Green Point, about 15-20 mins walk from the V and A waterfront. Breakfast was lovely: cereals are put out and there is fresh fruit and cooked breakfast... More 

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