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Lady Hamilton Hotel

3.0 of 5 10 Union St | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Murray Bridge, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Retuning from an over landing trip, the hostel accommodation offered, was not good, so we looked close by and found this quaint place. It may not be the Ritz, but the staff were friendly and cheerful, the food fresh and tasty. The rooms were basic but adequate. We found it easy to access the city and in a quiet safe... More 

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Pretoria
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Who knew that Cape Town & TripAdvisor could have such old, ugly,untidy, dilapidated accommodation listed as an option. Let alone the poor location, but the messy carpets, unprofessional staff who were not coherent and couldn't generate an invoice for payment for parking in the basement flooded and with lumps of concrete as the ground. They also couldn't advise on how... More 

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Wroclaw, Poland
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103 reviews 103 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a bit pricey if you travel alone but a good option if you are desperate for a night on your own room. it is a 3* hotel so don't expect too much. The rooms are ok but you can hear the other guests passing in the corridor. The wifi is only in the lodge. The staff comes in the kinds:... More 

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Antananarivo, Madagascar
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126 reviews 126 reviews
12 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have nothing to compare in Cape Town, so I might say it was ok for the money. Good location, some night life nearby. Ok breakfast, the selection of breads was marvelous! I can't name any other place where they have that many bread options, and extremely tasty. Nothing special about other breakfast items, but at least one good thing.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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149 reviews 149 reviews
58 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a cheap tourist hotel, and you get what you pay for. The rooms are very basic, but if you only need a clean bed, it is ok. Be prepared to share the breakfast room and lobby with bus loads of overseas tourists, which makes it rather noisy and crowded. I stayed here on a business trip, because everything... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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86 reviews 86 reviews
25 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I stayed there at the end of a G Adventure tour. Lady Hamilton is a relatively cheap hotel needing to be freshened-up. I had a single room on the 4th floor... without an elevator!! The room was relatively small and the bathroom is tiny. The shower cabinet was not perfectly clean. The room had some sort of view towards the... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
45 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I agree with the other reviewers. This is not a luxury hotel by any means and is in need of a makeover, however the location close to ATMs, supermarkets, restaurants and bars on Kloof Street, do in my, opinion make up for the lack of luxury. I stayed here for two nights prior to commencing a tour with G Adventures.... More 

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Knysna
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We've been visiting the hotel since 2006, usually on our own. Staff are friendly but sadly the hotel is now in need of updating and redecoration. This time we had a visitor with us, disabled, and the hotel did meet the request for a ground-floor room. However, it was tiny and we had to nudge the bed to allow reasonable... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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185 reviews 185 reviews
73 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The booking.com website said the hotel had an airport shuttle bus but my email inquiring went unanswered. An airport taxi took 20 mins and cost about £15. The hotel is close to ATMs, a supermarket, restaurants and bars on Kloof St, the Mt Nelson hotel Hop On/Off bus stop and Company Gardens. My room was reasonably sized and equipped including... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We stayed at the Lady Hamilton Hotel for 3 nights before leaving for Johannesburg. The rooms are basic and simple, with decent beds and pillows. But the bathroom was really tiny - and its door wouldn't even shut properly. Wifi was only confined to the lobby - which was a bit of a pain for me since I can't access... More 

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Address: 10 Union St | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Lady Hamilton Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 78
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