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Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel

3.5 of 5 9 Ryk Tulbagh Square, Hans Strijdom Avenue, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (Formerly Tulbagh Hotel)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Stefania_Baur
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After having stayed at this "hotel" for about a week, I can say I will neither go back not recommend anyone to go. In a nutshell: Cockroaches in the room, The "hotel" never replied email about a carpark and when we arrive we actually had to pay R70 per day, Bookings were made via Agoda, but the receptionists never heard... More

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

At the time I stayed there, the kitchen burned and hotel dining was so crowded. There are two sides of the hotel and one end is so out that you have to walk outside to access the dining/ restaurant. However it is walking distance to the convention centre and the area seemed safe. A walk on the long street would... More

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ann arbor
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a week, I was attending a conference and my husband tagged along for vacation (we spent a week on safari prior). This was the least expensive hotel recommended by the conference as walking-distance from the convention center (CTICC). It exceeded our expectations -- the room was spacious, the breakfast was tasty (and plentiful), and it was just... More

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PaulBruce-Brand, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest It was heartening and encouraging to receive your kind comments! Thanks so much and we hope to see you back in the country again soon! Kind regards Paul More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is a few blocks away from the convention center and as a result, the price was substantially less than other hotels. When we checked in, there was a problem with our reservation (made by the convention center) but the hotel quickly worked to adjust the reservation to a room with a queen sized bed instead of 2 single... More

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PaulBruce-Brand, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest thank you so much for the kind words which I have relayed to the staff! We look forward to your return to our shores! Yours in hospitality Paul More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the pictures on the website are an eye wash. The standard rooms require lot to be desired. Lift doesn't open on all floors. Although the staff and service is good, while booking for holiday, please book in the New wing to avoid disappointment.

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CapeTownLovetotravel, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest thanks so much for your feedback. We are pleased that you were happy with the staff and service. Re the standard rooms we would love to have your feedback regarding suggestions to make them better as we are constantly striving to improve the look and feel. Apologies for the lift problems which have been resolved. Thanks again... More

Knysna, South Africa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this very comfortable ,well situated hotel during a business trip . Centrally located and the staff were friendly and attentive to my needs . I feel I received very good value for my money,and will recommend this to other travelers.

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CapeTownLovetotravel, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you so much for the kind words and for recommending the hotel to others. We look forward to seeing you back soon! Warm regards Paul More

Kent, England
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for a week at the end of June. We were a bit concerned because of the poor reviews just before we went but it turned out we needn't have been. We arrived early for check in and had to wait a while in the lobby enjoying a complementary glass of wine. Our room was... More

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CapeTownLovetotravel, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thanks so much for your positive feedback and advise on how to improve replenishment at breakfast which we have taken and are closely focussing on. It was wonderful to have you stay with us and we look forward to seeing you back soon! Kind regards Paul More

Bogota, Colombia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I went to Cape Town with 4 of my friends and stayed in the Hollow on the square. Being honest, I was checking some comments here in tripadvisor about the hotel, and was concern about some customers opinions, But We had a great time at the hotel, it has a convenient location in down town close to Cape town convention... More

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CapeTownLovetotravel, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest We really appreciate your positive review of the Hotel. I have commended the staff that you mentioned. We really hope to see you back again soon!!! Thanks again Kind regards Paul More

Firenze
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We spent 3 days at Hollow on the square in Cape Town. From the very beginning we could appreciate the great hospitality of the staff, their support and friendliness. The hotel is conveniently located in the centre, near restaurants, although the area is the financial district, thus almost desert at night. We recommend the green annex accomodation.

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CapeTownLovetotravel, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank You so much for the positive feedback. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and it means a lot that you took the time out to provide feedback. Thanks and kind regards Paul Paul Bruce-Brand More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Everyone needs that delightful little escape from tight schedules and deadlines … into days of luxury, relaxation and some Capetonian fun. And yes, it is definitely possible at Hollow on the Square. Positioned in the most convenient of locations, the trendy Hollow on the Square faces the historical Tulbagh Square. It’s situated right within Cape Town’s City Bowl, which is... More

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CapeTownLovetotravel, General Manager at Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for such an awesome review of the hotel. Cape Town really is, as you mentioned, a great city for artists. We are presently engaged with the World Design Capital Project Team to get some funky artwork along the walkway outside the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Thanks Paul (Bruce-Brand) More

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Address: 9 Ryk Tulbagh Square, Hans Strijdom Avenue, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (Formerly Tulbagh Hotel)
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hollow On The Square Cape Town City Hotel 3.5*
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