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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   6 Stephen Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Ranked #10 of 149 Cape Town Central B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stop looking for someplace better because you won't find it! Beautiful sanctuary of comfort, cleanliness, and style! Attention to detail, hospitality, and a casual elegance that is Fiona! Thank you for a most memorable experience! Debbie & Bill, Newport Beach, CA

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Boston, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This stylish guest house sits just beneath table mountain tucked into a quiet street off trendy Kloof St. I really liked the location and actually walked everywhere - you can walk to the waterfront in about 30 minutes if you so choose (though cabs are cheap). The house itself is beautiful - lovely living rooms to plunk down in after... More

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New York City, New York
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Welgelegen is a lovely place to stay in cape Town. We wanted a charming, comfortable, relaxing place to stay and this was perfect. We stayed 5 days and loved it. The rooms are spacious and very comfortable with lovely aromatherapy touches and the hosts and all the staff are attentive and helpful. The breakfasts are huge and the candle... More

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

My son and I stayed in the Welgelegen for only 2 nights, but we enjoyed every minute of it! We felt welcome and at home from the beginning to the end. The staff, the decoration, the atmosphere, the breakfast, really I can keep on raving about this hotel. THANK YOU!

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Welgelegen whilst visiting Cape Town as part of his birthday celebrations. Fiona is a superb host, advising us about places to eat, best time to visit Table Mountain and Robben Island - accurately predicting the weather conditions and even explaining the best route to our next stop. Our room was beautiful, the breakfasts were... More

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Dexter, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We had the most wonderful time staying at Welgelegen! The accommodation is so welcoming and comfortable; I loved all of the decorative details of the sitting rooms and dining room and the wonderful music. The staff is very kind and helpful. Thank you to Simon and Rita for your attentiveness; you are always smiling :) Fiona helped us book an... More

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Welgelegen is a beautiful guest house. We stayed for 3 nights whilst travelling along the garden route. We were welcomed by Fiona who was very attentive, walm and welcoming. All the staff were so lovely and Simon who works reception during the night is a lovely charascter . The rooms are large, clean and beautifully furnished. We had a breathtaking... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Just like my grandma's home used to be. Professional and friendly staff. Convenient and close to all the sights & restaurants. Great wifi made our travel planning easier. Fiona made our stay very pleasant. Room was extremely comfortable with in room shower and tub. Nice reading room and library with pretty of travel books about Cape Town. Breakfast was ample... More

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Sydney, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Beautifully furnished with a breakfast so good I still dream of it, Welgelegen is just a few minutes' walk from Kloof Street where we ended up dining every night. The only faults were the promises when we arrived (the toiletries turned out to be far from organic and we later had trouble booking things through staff) and the broken shower... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

By accident I stumbled upon Welgelegen and it has been a love affair ever since. I travel to Cape Town on business regularly throughout the year and this place is a little piece of heaven for me - my home away form home. The staff are attentive but not invasive, the ambience is calm & relaxing and the rooms are... More

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Address: 6 Stephen 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 — Welgelegen 4*
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