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Tom's Guest House

Certificate of Excellence
44 Breda Street | Oranjezicht, Cape Town Central 8001 , South Africa
Tom's Guest House
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  • 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I went to Cape Town as part of a large family and friends group attending the happy occasion of my sister's wedding and stayed at Tom's as it had been highly recommended by friends. When I arrived I found the rooms to be comfortable, the breakfasts were delicious, healthy and substantial and the young interns and kitchen staff most polite... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This three star guesthouse has just been one of the worst experiences I have ever had and truly ruined my holiday. The positive reviews of this guesthouse are somewhat baffling based on the experience we have just had. We stayed here at the recommendation of family and had been really looking forward to it. Firstly, the location is convenient for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

A perfect guesthouse! We spend 10 days here and after a few minutes we felt like home. Breakfast was fantastic...you can decide if eating indoors or outdoors with a view at the pool...my favorites were the pancakes!!! Rooms are clean and decorated with african details. Martin and Günther will help you with everything you need (even reservations at restaurants or... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 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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