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Dolphin Inn Guesthouse, Mouille Point

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75 Beach Road | Mouille Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Paternoster, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Our second visit and it has not lost its appeal. Both times we have reserved the upstairs room with balcony overlooking the sea . I still find the modern approach of open plan toilet disconcerting though. Thank goodness there is a blind which can be lowered ... Disappointed that in winter there was no electric under blanket to ward off... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I thought I had sent my review of Dolphin Guest House some time back but found it under 'draft', sorry. For any visitor to Cape Town who wished to stay in an inexpensive small hotel within easy distance of everything, overlooking the sea and very near the Waterfront Complex then Dolphin Inn is ideal. Parking in front is free and... More 

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Durban
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Very homely and welcoming. Hosts Paul & Tania are doing a good job in caring for just about every need. There's a stocked fridge in the room with snacks and drinks and an honesty bar in the lounge. Uninterrupted view of the Green Point promenade and close proximity to all attractions and the V&A Waterfront makes this the ideal holiday... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The place is very nice and peaceful but not too far away from the activities of any nice and pleasant beaches around. You have fast food joints pubs and long stretch of long and not so busy road on which to try your skateboard along. The place give you a feeling very place and it is perfect B&B .. .

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George, Western Cape, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Stayed here before, and nothing has changed. Still the same stunning location, awesome hosts and a view to die for. Once again the owners Paul and Tania went out of their way to make us feel at home. The guest house is a easy walk to the V+A Waterfront, Cape Town stadium and some good restaurants. The promenade is on... More 

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Nairobi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Perfect location right on the water. Friendly proprietors. Nicely appointed room (although not large). I was lucky to get a last-minute booking; generally requires booking ahead. Saw whales right from the front window. Overall delightful.

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Dorset
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We stayed in the front suite and the view from the room, lovely balcony and also the breakfast room is superb. The suite was large and the bathroom really luxurious - great shower and bath. Everything you needed was provided and kept really clean. The owners and the other staff are really nice, friendly and helpful, and breakfast was good.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We spent 10 days at the Dolphin Inn at the end of November into December 2014. We found the owners, Paul and Tania to be extremely helpful with tips and local knowledge and their rates are extrememly competitive. The guest house hits all the important highlights: Good beds, good showers, good coffee and GREAT location! Watching dolphins leaping in the... More 

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Warsaw
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Dolphin Inn is has ideal location (10 min by foot to Waterfront), no problem with parking just in the front. There is an ocean view from dining room which is simply amazing while eating breakfasts. Owners prepare fresh breakfast. It is lovely to chat with them or ask for advises. Just in the front is a long and safe promenade... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This guest house is in a great location on the beach road. We loved being so close to the coast, and also able to walk to the V&A. The breakfasts were great and we enjoyed the honesty bar. Thanks Paul and Tania for a great stay in Cape Town.

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