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Scalabrini Guest House

47, Commercial Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Scalabrini Guest House
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cork, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On arrival at Scalabrini Guest House our party of five was greeted very warmly by all of the staff. The rooms were very clean and spacious with good WiFi (compared to other accommodation in the city). We found the location very handy for getting to and from the centre, although on a Sunday night there were no restaurants open in... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We stayed at the guest house for four nights. Rooms were good and clean and the common kitchen area was quite big. The location during the day is very good because it is central at night it seemed a little bit off but we always felt safe. Parking in front of the building at night and weekends no problem during... More

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Bainbridge Island, Washington, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

My friends and I stayed here for the better part of a week (with a mid-week getaway to Stellenbosch). We found out about it from friends who have interned at Scalabrini, an NGO that offers a host of services to refugees in Capetown. The rooms in this vintage building are clean and comfortably furnished with the basics and the bathrooms... More

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Parksville, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Spend a week at Scalabrini Guest house. Very nice new rooms, laptop with wifi,very nice communal kitchen/dining room.Very reasonaly priced. They will send a taxi to get you from the airport and call one if you need to get back to the airport. Lots of info available about the area. Location is great. Close to trainstation and all coffee shops... More

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Olympia, Washington
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Stayed for 3 days in June 2012. The room was immaculately clean and spacious (very high ceiling). Staff were helpful. Kitchenette was just down the hall.It is in a downtown area, a bit away from other hotels/tourist destinations, but it is a short walk to the gardens. Very fast to get to the City Sightseeing bus line (those red double-decker... More

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Genoa, Italy
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Excellent stay in Scalabrini Guesth House during July 2012 ....clean, very good position in town and excellent staff. Very sociable communal kitchen!Not difficult to reach important sites in town from Guesth House, nice turistic packages suggestions to visit Cape Point, wines production areas and townships in case ...just be carefull at night! tiziana, 42 years old, i travelled solo

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25 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

We stayed here in November for 3 nights and recommend this place highly. It is a high standard, very new and exceptionally clean 3 star guesthouse. The location is very good, right next to the Parliament and close to the city centre and bars / restaurants. There is a homely shared kitchen which was also spotlessly clean.

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Mbabane, Swaziland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

If you are looking for affordable, clean and quiet accomodation with a with lovely understated style then Scalabrini is a great choice. We spent three days here with our 3 kids and found it to be a great location to explore the inner city also to get to the V & A. It is close to a City Sightseeing Bus... More

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Sacramento, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

The price is right, in the center of things. Excellent staff !!! Not a great neighborhood after nightfall, but what big city is? We would come back. Easy to talk to folks in the communal kitchen. Laundry was easy. Got some extra pillows. Bob Klass, Sacramento California, 60 years old.

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Naples, Italy
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

It is in a good location in town, close to the castle, parlament, company gardens and long street, the nightlife area. It is very clean and comfortable, I warmly suggest it. Very useful the laundry service and the well organized and tidy common kitchen.

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Also Known As:
Scalabrini Guest House Cape Town, South Africa
Address: 47, Commercial Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
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Ranked #17 of 159 Specialty lodging in Cape Town Central

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