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40 Burg Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Ranked #82 of 104 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Greeted by extremely nice staff who recommended multiple restaurants, shops, activities, etc. Rooms were very nice, tastefully decorated, beds were comfortable. We stayed on the second floor, at the time I had no idea that there was only a shower in the room. A glass enclosed shower, which was nice, but could be awkward if you are traveling with only... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The staff at the reception were very friendly and pleasant. The location was excellent. We stayed for only one night (Deluxe Room) so it didn't bother as much but there was no separate bathroom in our room...The toilet and shower was in the same room as where the bed was..which was a bit awkward. Luckily there was a shared bathroom... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I spent 5 Nights at “The Glam “and I must say the stay definitely will last long in my memory. The Theme and the décor are definitely impressive and made me feel real good. I have a decade experience in the hospitality industry and have never come across people like Nawaal and Rachel. Their positive attitude and swiftness are 2... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

The hotel itself is not badly located - tucked behind Greenmarket Square, the evenings and early mornings feel a little dodgy when walking outside. The rooms are well decorated and clean, but lacking in what one would expect from a 'boutique hotel'. No toiletries other than shower gel, no dressing table, no hair dryer (wife joining from the 2nd night... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Where do I start - 1) beautiful rooms; spacious, glamorous decor, spotless. 2) Very helpful staff; I was quite apprehensive before visiting South Africa for the first time but the staff made me feel at ease. They have a guest liaison who helped organise my trip to Cape Point, Stellenbosch, Simons Town, Table Mountain and to/from the airport. 3) Perfect... More

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Paraparaumu Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Interesting to read other reviews.....you get what you pay for and in this instance it was cheap as Che but just the bees knees excuse the slang. Smiles go,a long way, breakfasts were superb, room was clean, nothing was a problem. Easy access to all we wanted, would go again

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Rooms are very nice and clean. Shared bathroom with only one toilet to share between all the rooms for ladies is absolutely ridiculous.No extra toilet paper provided anywhere,have to ask and wait for it...Walls are very thin,can eavesdrop without even listening.Showers in the room a bit weird,but better than sharing.Much better places to have breakfast.Lift is a bit of a... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We cannot complain about the nice and clean rooms although it had a shared bathroom. WiFi was not working but we could use the internet cafe computers without surcharge. Very friendly staff. It was not a good idea to get the overpriced breakfast, supermarket muffins and watery orange juice are not worth it. Instead go for the fabuluous breakfast places... More

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Munich, Germany
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

While the "glam" theme is nicely executed and the location is great for Long Street and Bo Kaap, there were a number of things we did not appreciate: - Showers in the rooms are not the best idea; you can hear people taking showers in the adjacent rooms plus the water pipes are REALLY noisy. - Glass panes in the... More

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17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

The interior design of this place is excellent. It is a nice place with a homely touch and feeling. The manager is always there to assist at all times. To be fair, i rate this place high compared to places in its category. I had booked a deluxe room with showe, toile and basin in the same room. The place... More

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Address: 40 Burg Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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