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3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   44 Breda Street | Oranjezicht, Cape Town Central 8001 , South Africa (City Bowl)
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Tom's Guest House
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't think of a single thing a traveler could legitimately complain about when it comes to Tom's Guest House. The decor is beautiful, beds comfortable, bathrooms appealing, and staff welcoming. Beyond the big things, innkeepers Gunter and Martin nail all the little details, too. From a welcome drink to an airport ride, they set us up for a happy,... More

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We stayed at Tom's twice during two weeks of hiking in the Cape region. Almost on the slopes of Table Mountain, Tom's was an oasis, with friendly staff, comfortable rooms, delicious breakfasts and a spacious patio area to relax. They also made dinner reservations for us and were always able to give helpful advice. Thanks Tom's!

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Finland
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10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Almost a week in Cape Town after travelling over two weeks in Southern Africa. Very nice and relaxing stop at Oranjezicht. Good location, half an hour walk to downtown, After about almost 4 months I don´t remember anything but good things agout Tom´s Guest House. The management, service, breakfast etc. were just perfect. Thank you very much,

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Pearland, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We arrived in Cape Town S.A after a very long and arduous travel. Geunter one of the owners of the guest house was waiting for us at the airport. We felt very special and welcomed. On arrival at the guest house we were given a welcome drink, our bags were promptly taken to our room. Breakfasts were delicious and the... More

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Gallarate, Italy
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I've been there with my girlfriend once arrived in CT, nice location, very nice rooms, good breakfast and they gave us so many good advises! they suggested how to arrange our road trip along the coast and we were so happy that on the way back, 5 days later we decided be their guests again. Rooms are nice and clean,... More

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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22 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Great location in Capetown, the city is around the corner, Table Mountain is a 15 minute drive, the waterfront also. You have a spectacular view of Table Mountain as you drive into the street. A supermarket is close by and also some good restaurants. The common room is spacious and luxurious. You can watch a DVD about Mandela (Goodbye Bafana),... More

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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

After a fully booked Cactusberry Lodge turned me away, they did me the favour of putting me in touch with the owners of Tom's Guest House. One of the partners picked me up at the airport and filled me in on all things Cape Town and the story behind Tom's Guest House. The property is beautiful, and I was tucked... More

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Quito, Ecuador
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101 reviews 101 reviews
28 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We stayed there for 2 nights. We got the independent rooms on the upper floor. A/C works well, important for winter. Location is good for tourist with car or without, since travellers can walk to the some places in the centre. They don't provide shampoo or body cream as in other guest houses form the same range. Breakfast was nothing... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

The place was an excellent accommodation in Cape Town. The owners of the guest house were extremely nice and helpful in making the stay as pleasant as possible. I would definitely return to Tom's Guest House if back in Cape Town.

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Singapore, Singapore
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176 reviews 176 reviews
136 hotel reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

I had a good 3 nights in Tom's guesthouse. Guenther provides very good tour advice. That I think is the part I value most. Also location is perfect. Walking distance to the hop on hop off bus. The guesthouse is homey and nice. Room is clean. Only problem is if you have an inconsiderate neighbor who turns the TV up.... More

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Address: 44 Breda Street | Oranjezicht, Cape Town Central 8001 , South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl , Oranjezicht
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Tom's Guest House 3*
Also Known As:
Tom's Guest House Cape Town, South Africa

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