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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Fritz Hotel | 1 Faure Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (City Bowl)
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Ranked #69 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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145 reviews 145 reviews
14 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in a great location, an easy walk to Kloof St, and has available parking for your car. It is on a quiet street, and felt secure and cosy with a gate and courtyard. We were upgraded to a garden room, which was lovely. The building is old but nicely appointed. The owner, Arthur, was warm and welcoming,... More

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Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Fritz Hotel great location. Great staff but desperately needs a cleanup. Carpets need cleaning drapes and curtains need to be washed and hung properly. General upkeep of rooms can be improved. has great potential.

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Vancouver, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My fiance stayed here for a total of 6 nights. Overall this is a good base to explore Cape Town. Close to all the restaurants and shops on Long Street, bus stop is right outside (to V&A Waterfront and Airport bus, otherwise a 40 min walk). Table Mountain is just a 10 minute drive and the Hop on Hop Off... More

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TheFritzHotel, Owner at Fritz Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Two remarks: Whereas reception indeed closes at 8 pm there is the night-guard on duty after that and we offer 24 hour check-in service. Secondly, I reckon that our breakfast is top quality. The best available fruit go into the fruit salad, we offer the best meat available like Parma ham, air-dried beef, smoked Kudu, etc... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We lived in Fritz for 9 nights. It was a very pleasant expereience. The owner is a fantanstic person. Every evening when we came back to the hotel exhaustedly, Arthur (the owner) always kindly made tea/coffee for us. Then, we sat in the living room and chatted with other travelers. Thanks to the evening tea, we made lots of new... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

If you like a hotel with charming old-world character, you'll love this little place! High ceilings, wooden floors, elegant verandas, friendly staff and of course, comfort and cleanliness. Very centrally located and highly recommended!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We stayed our first night in Cape Town at this hotel. Its a very cozy hotel, the room was very small but its a great value for money (breakfast was good and included in the price). The hotel is centrally located. It is walking distance to the best dining options in Cape Town and only a couple mins walk to... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We discovered this hotel through FNB's rewards program and used that, along with TripAdvisor, as our proxy for judging the quality. This hotel just didnt live up to expectation. We could not sleep because of the noisy wooden flooring and the constant movement of guests. Bring ear plugs if you want to stay at this hotel.

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Davao City, Philippines
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

If you like a small, personally run hotel in a charming old Victorian building, and at a very reasonable price, I think you'll love Fritz Hotel. The location just off Kloof St. is great. It's close to several restaurants and shops, and you can even walk into the city centre, yet it's quiet, apparently safe, and has great views. If... More

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Paarl, South Africa
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87 reviews 87 reviews
10 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Second time to stay here; our preferred spot when in the city. Plus points: - Central, but quiet location; walk to Kloof str, Long str, The Labia movie theatre, the Mt Nelson, The Wellness Centre, Company Gardens, various museums etc. - Fully stocked fridge, fan, hairdryer in room. - Crisp, clean good quality bedlinen. - Clean towels. - Excellent quality... More

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Cape Town
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139 reviews 139 reviews
21 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Fritz is our preferred hotel in the Kloof street area and wonderfully central. However, the signs are all around that it needs some maintenance and TLC. Broken window latch and curtain rails in our room. Great breakfast served as late as you like.

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Address: The Fritz Hotel | 1 Faure Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
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Hotel Class:3 star — Fritz Hotel 3*
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