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Parker Cottage

4.0 of 5 3 Carstens Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I suspect most people read hotel reviews with a healthy degree of scepticism - suspend judgement and read on.... My wife and I had the pleasure of staying at Parker Cottage in October this year. It's obvious from your reviews that this is an exceptional boutique B&B and it's even more obvious on arrival. The house is a delight and... More 

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ParkerCottage, Owner at Parker Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for suspending that degree of scepticism you refer to! You're absolutely right that it is demanding running a place of this size but clearly, our efforts to maintain the illusion of it all being a leisurely stroll through the day worked beautifully. More 

Netherlands
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time my travels bring me to Cape Town (what a lovely city!), I stay at Parker Cottage. My daughter Fleur was the first to book, in 2009, and she recommended the place to me. Ever since I have felt very welcome and special to hosts Phil and Liz and their team. In fact, over the past five years I... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can say with no exaggeration that the service at Parker Cottage was the best I have ever come cross. All of the team were fantastic - especially Penny who dealt with alot annoying requests with good cheer and charm. As well as the service, the building, room and breakfast were also top notch. The kitchen is great as well... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Style - Noel Coward meets Munford & Sons. We have stayed at Parker Cottage before. Phil and his inimitable crew have managed to achieve consistent high quality. I have no hesitation recommending this excellent place. It is in an excellent location; quiet, safe and yet walking distance from the centre.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Parker Cottage for four nights in August 2013 (solo travel) and again for two nights in August 2014 (as a couple). Highly recommend this B&B if you're visiting Cape Town and want to stay someplace centrally located that is clean and safe. The premises are spotless, every one - the entire staff - is wonderful and attentive, and... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second time at Parker Cottage and it is still the best place we have stayed. Ever. Coming back to Parker Cottage was like coming home, and there is no bigger compliment than that. We’ve written some reasons why you should definitely consider Parker Cottage if you are staying in Cape Town. 1. The location. The guest house... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only is Parker Cottage perfectly situated for sightseeing around Cape Town, it's a lovely building with careful attention to decor. My room wasn't the largest room in the guest house but it was quite spacious and the bathroom was very well appointed. But the best part of the stay was the staff. They were warm, friendly, and created a... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If I could get away with a one word review I would. Brilliant. All that needs to be said. But you can't, from the moment we arrived we enjoyed the 4 night stay here. All the staff, new us by our first names, the beds were so comfortable, a really good nights sleep :) the honesty bar in the kitchen... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The property is historic and beautiful. I had not anticipated liking the decor of the place, as it's not my personal style, but I absolutely loved it! Our room and bathroom (Fitzroy) were very spacious and well looked after. We enjoyed breakfast on the terrace and there was a good range of options (including the special acquisition of wheat-free bread... More 

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ParkerCottage, Owner at Parker Cottage, responded to this review

Hi Wildflower - so pleased to hear that Liz's design won you over: we decided a while ago that we weren't going to make a place with universal appeal. So often, universal appeal ends up just looking really boring and actually tasteless. Rather, we were going to make the kind of place we like to stay in and if people... More 

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of four stayed at Parker Cottage in April 2014 and from the moment we viewed the website, through the booking process, which included lots of questions from us which were answered honestly and clearly, to our arrival where we greeted by Lexi with coffee and fruit juice in the garden we knew we were on to a good... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Parker Cottage 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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