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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   3 Carstens Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (City Bowl)
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 days ago NEW

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 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Evanston, Illinois
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful property in a great location for Cape Town activities. We were warmly welcomed. Co-owner Phil took the time to meet with us on the porch and discuss what we wanted to do and what there is to do in Cape Town. The room was comfortable and spacious, breakfast was excellent and abundant and the staff was... More

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful house decorated in great style. Old world charm with all the modern fittings. The staff treat you like long lost family and make you feel right at home. Amazing food and a calm peaceful aura in the middle of the city. We'll be back.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Parker Cottage - it just couldn't have been better! First the setting, the people and the service - a beautiful, lovingly restored terrace building in a garden setting (bathed in sunshine for breakfast outdoors), exceptional hosts, staff who anticipated every need, individually styled bedrooms all with their own unique colonial touches, and food and wines simply to die for. Then... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There isn't a lot I can say about this place that hasn't already been said - Parker Cottage is above and beyond the best B&B/Guesthouse experience I have ever had. Everything is wonderful - the property, the people, the location, the service, the rooms, the breakfast, the price...I could go on. Nothing is too much trouble for the team and... More

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ParkerCottage, Owner at Parker Cottage, responded to this review

Olivia thank you so very much for this warm and empassioned review! We are most grateful and so happy that we set the bar even higher than you expected. We'll see you soon! More

leeds
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 4 nights and it's by far the best place we have ever stayed at. The staff can't do enough for you booking tickets, taxis, car rental. The breakfast is an event in itself, amazing quality food and sets you up for your day. This b&b is in a great location, safe to walk around at night... More

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ParkerCottage, Owner at Parker Cottage, responded to this review

Best place you've ever stayed at by far? And this from a Senior Contributor too (or 'nog al' as we'd say here in the RSA)! Wow. We are most honoured. Thanks for making our day, truly. More

Siena, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a fabulous five night stay at Parker Cottage in Cape Town. Phil and Liz and their staff go all out to provide you the best possible accomodations at an affordable price. The guest house is in a safe secure neighborhood and is a charming house with an eclectic array of antiques and furnishings. Each morning you start... 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 > City Bowl , Tamboerskloof
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Parker Cottage 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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