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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   3 Carstens Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Add me to the list of hundreds who loudly proclaim Parker Cottage as the ONLY place to stay in Cape Town. I mean, with rooms this fabulous, breakfast this decadently delicious (and copious) and hosts THIS absolutely committed to excellence in every detail, you'd have to be certifiably foolish to stay anywhere else...let alone some chain hotel. Pretty sure the... More

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Plymouth, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the pleasure of staying at Parker Cottage during a recent trip to Cape Town. This early 1900's home, actually two older homes now connected, is tastefully appointed and very comfortable, with an incredibly friendly and helpful staff. From arranging airport pickup and return to organizing tours of the Cape and winelands for us through their associate, Chris Hannival,... More

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ParkerCottage, Owner at Parker Cottage, responded to this review

Many thanks Marty: Liz my partner is in charge of the decor and comfort side of things here and it shows (believe me, if it were me, you'd probably have turned around on your heels in about five seconds!!!) We guarantee at least 300 thread count on all our bed linen (even the pillow cases) and this standard extends across... More

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the welcome platter of munchies and wine waiting for us upon our late night arrival. Everyone was so warm and helpful; the breakfast was incredible; the location just right; and their walking tour of the city bowl made our short stay in Capetown feel rich.

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ParkerCottage, Owner at Parker Cottage, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed the late night munchies! We now have a facility to book these online before your arrival. Avoids you having that 'when does breakfast start' moment the following morning after eating airline food the night before. More

Lund, Sweden
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my absolute favorite place to stay in Capetown. The house is centrally located in a nice and quiet area and you can easily walk to downtown. The house is beautiful and has a small nice garden where you can have your breakfast (weather permitting). The rooms are very clean and spacious. The breakfasts are probably the best ones... More

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ParkerCottage, Owner at Parker Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for nominating us the best B&B in Cape Town! A compliment indeed as anyone who has ever been here will tell you: the place abounds with amazing places to stay. I will tell Liz, my partner, that you think I have a good sense of humour. She will not be impressed as this will only encourage me to... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parker Cottage was the best experience I have had at any hotel or B&B ever. The rooms are lovely, large, well decorated and appointed. The staff is what makes this establishment really stand out. I have never met more accommodating, warm, helpful people, eager to help in any way possible, from making reservations to Table Mountain Cable Car and Robben... More

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Mtubatuba, South Africa
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again a fantastic stay at Parker Cottage. Phil and staff are wonderful hosts and really go out of their way to make the stay amazing. Looking forward to our next trip in March especially that awesome breakfast !!

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ParkerCottage, Owner at Parker Cottage, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed! There is, Liz and I have decided, no greater compliment for a hotelier than a returning guest. And by the sounds of it, this will be your third visit in March? Wonderful and thank you so much too (and this from a Top Contributor too)! More

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parkers is very friendly and welcoming. Staff can't do enough for you up and above expectations. Breakfasts are five star and set you up for the whole day. Would always stay there if in cape town again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's clean. It's safe. It's charming. More food for breakfast than a person should be allowed to eat! The staff couldn't have been more helpful and personable. Stop searching and just book this B&B. You won't regret it!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at Parker Cottage numerous times during the last 10 years or so. It is a lovely, cozy place, with great breakfast and very friendly staff. Yes, depending on your room, you may hear other guests coming and going during the night. And admittedly: I am still somewhat upset that the owner enforced a no-refund-cancelation policy the last... More

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ParkerCottage, Owner at Parker Cottage, responded to this review

Hi James N - well first of all, thanks for staying with us so often! Although we must say we haven't been open for ten years, only five, so perhaps you're confusing us with somewhere else? We are a heritage building, built as a family home not a hotel in 1895. This does mean that we can't offer totally soundproofed... More

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent 4 nights at wonderful Parker Cottage in August and loved every aspect of my stay there. My email contact with Phil beforehand was very helpful and when I arrived I certainly was made to feel at home. I really appreciated the assistance with buying hop on hop off bus tickets as well asTable Mt cable car ticket. Taxis... More

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Address: 3 Carstens Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
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Hotel Class:4 star — Parker Cottage 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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