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Sweet Olive Guesthouse

3.0 of 5 9 Oldfield Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved the decor of this hotel, super stylish and quirky. It was quiet, relaxing and comfortable, and the staff were friendly. Nice location also, within walking distance to the ocean and main road in Sea Point. However there are a few things that could be improved, considering the high price of the room. The breakfast was slightly expensive, the... More 

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Memmingen, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

A wonderful place affectionate furnished with a perfect breakfast and very friendly staff. I liked especially the big table, where all guests were having breakfast together, whicht is a good chance to get in contact with others. The only thing to I have admit is, that from my point of view it is not appropriate to charge an extra daily... More 

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SweetestGuesthouses, Owner at Sweet Olive Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear 809annettes, Our team thanks you for reviewing our Sweet Olive Guesthouse here on Tripadvisor.com as well as adding comments about your stay. The entire team appreciates your review and we wish you a merry Christmas and all the best for the New Year. Kind regards, Maggie & Stefan and staff of Sweetest Guesthouses More 

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Quaint guesthouse in tge heart of Sea Point. Location is close to restaurants main road and bus route. The friendly helpful staff were helpful and gave great insight as to which restaurants to go to. A great experience highly recommended

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SweetestGuesthouses, Public Relations Manager at Sweet Olive Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Woodentigger, Thank you for taking some time to write this great review about your stay with us. Our Staff is always pleased to share some insider tips with you. We don’t want you to feel like a “normal” tourist, we want you to feel like at home. We are happy to hear that guests like the great surroundings of... More 

Galway
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This guest house is located close to prom and within easy walking distance of good restaurants and close to bus stops for Waterfront and city Centre. Service was friendly and efficient and breakfast was totesamazeballs!!

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SweetestGuesthouses, Guest Relations Manager at Sweet Olive Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Clybaun, We thank you for your valuable time to write this great review about your stay with us at Sweet Olive Guesthouse. We are glad to hear that you really loved our breakfast and enjoyed your stay with us. It would be a pleasure to welcome you again in Cape Town. Sunny greeting to Galway, Ireland! Laura And the... More 

Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

When in Cape Town, you would do well to book one of the fantastic rooms at Sweetest Guesthouses. Each one is different, with a real character of their own. One thing in common is the service and cleanliness.

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SweetestGuesthouses, Guest Relations Manager at Sweet Olive Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear AdelaideS…, We are really pleased about your nice review and thank you for taking time to write it. It is great to hear that you liked our personally designed and individually furnished rooms. The compliment about our service and the cleanliness motivates our entire team in doing a good job. We hope to welcome you again soon and send... More 

kutztown, PA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

My wife & I stayed for several nights, a wnderful, out -of-the-way place to stay. The staff are quite sweet and very helpful. Its a close walk to a nice Main street w/plenty of restaurants and not too far from Cape Town City Centre.

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SweetestGuesthouses, Owner at Sweet Olive Guesthouse, responded to this review

We thank rockycomfort for the review and comments about our Sweet Olive Guesthouse and we are happy to hear that the couple enjoyed their stay. Kind regards, Maggie & Stefan and the team of Sweetest Guesthouses More 

Bussum, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights in Sweet olive in july. We had a wonderful time there. No Hotel chain feeling, but a personal approach. Every morning something sppecial with breakfast. All the guests at one big table, very cosy. Terrific beds, nice bathroom, Thanks, we felt really like guests, and not like clients. Important also: the neighbourhood is ok. We... More 

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SweetestGuesthouses, Owner at Sweet Olive Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Ronald K, Our team and the management thank you for spending your valuable time to place your review as well as mention our central location. In regards to our breakfast we always strive to give our outmost best to provide a delicious and outstanding selection of cold cuts, cheese, homemade jam & muesli, etc. Our guest’s should enjoy a... More 

Nitra, Slovakia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The hotel style, position close to ocean, good restaurants, shops and not far from the main places of interests, extremally nice and friendly staff, good breakfast are the advantages of this hotel, which I am happy to recomment to other travellers. The thin wolls, absence of heating in the Winter, payed WiFi and the absence of permanent reception can not... More 

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SweetestGuesthouses, Owner at Sweet Olive Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Alexander S, Your review and your personal comments is appreciated by our staff as well as the management. Comment’s about the friendliness and service of our staff motivates them even more, and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed our combined full continental & English breakfast. We are sorry to hear about the heating, all rooms at Sweet... More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We absolutely loved this place! The breakfast is awesome and the staff more than friendly! On top of that the rooms are so sweet and individual. You get the best value for money on whole Cape Town (we went to a backpackers after 4 nights, which was definitely a mistake to leave super-sweet olive!)

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SweetestGuesthouses, Front Office Manager at Sweet Olive Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear TeenageIcon Thank you very much for your lovely Feedback on TripAdvisor. It is great that you really enjoyed your time in Sweet Olive Guesthouse. We are already looking forward to welcoming you back at Sweetest Guesthouses. Kind regards Yvonne and the Sweetest Guesthouse Team More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Centrally located in Sea Point close to several good restaurants including La Boheme and Mykonos, with quite outstanding breakfasts provided. But the owner was a bit grumpy and he has has four "sweetest" restaurants to look after within a 1 mile radius. They are unmanned for most of the day so you have to have your key with you

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SweetestGuesthouses, Owner at Sweet Olive Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear bryan t, We appreciate you valuable time to review Sweet Olive Guesthouse. Your comment that our guesthouses are unmanned surprises us. At all our guesthouses we have at least 1 staff member present, our night shift starts at 17h00 and from than onwards 2 staff members are in charge for 4 properties. 1 senior person is in charge of... More 

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Additional Information about Sweet Olive Guesthouse

Address: 9 Oldfield Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sweet Olive Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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