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Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel

3.5 of 5
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9 Ryk Tulbagh Square, Hans Strijdom Avenue, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (Formerly Tulbagh Hotel)
Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel
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Ranked #90 of 105 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed a night for a business trip. Was delighted with the clean spacious rooms and very friendly staff at reception. Being the winter season didn't have any issues with air con - never had to use it. The hotel or part of it seemed to be undergoing renovation and the elevator seemed to be constantly busy with some or other... More 

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Robertson Wine Valley, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, visiting this hotel often and I could see a marked improvement in terms of their service delivery... Visible Managers attending to the various departments and guests. New reception staff as well... Fantastic to see the positive changes.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a week during a business trip. Had a room in the annex which is around the corner from the main hotel which is a bit troublesome with your luggage as there is no one to help you. The breakfast was not great and I had to wait quite some time for an omelet and they had run... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has a weak breakfast,..a bit diverse with cakes,bread, some juices and others things but in my opinion quite weak in quality. The instalations are just average and old. Good Location. Terrible Internet!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The internet was spotty and the internet time continues when you begin even though it is suppose to be by gigs not timed, its timed. Breakfast was ok. You can get eggs made to order, a lot of meat, just not what americans are used to. Some didn't like it but it was good to me. The room was ok.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I absolutely loved my time here. The bar snacks are awesome. The very affordable Thursday BBQ is great and the new section of the hotel is very comfortable. Would definitely recommend staying here if you want to be as central as possible. Walking distance to all transport.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

There are one or two niggles I have, but I loved this hotel. I think it was just an unlucky day. I'd like to go back and give them another chance because it had all the elements of a great hotel. Great location, stunning rooms, comfy bed. The issues I had were tiny, and like I said, I'm certain I'd... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Room had cockroaches, tavern downstairs was noisy. Parking was not always available. Prices were too high for the General low standard of the hotel - price Was not matched to the value provided. Additionally, breakfast was mediocre.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I regularly stay at the Hollow on the Square because I find it to be in a convenient location, just a few minutes drive and walk to the V&A Waterfront and in a less busy part of town. The hotel is old and finishes are not the best but the rooms are generally clean so I'm happy to spend a... More 

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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We spent a weekend in Cape Town and found the Hollow on the Square to be within walking distance of almost all the things we wanted to do and with a MyCity bus station a few metres away, we could reach any place easily. But this we knew before the time. What surprised us most was the quality and luxury... More 

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