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17 on Loader Guest House

17 Loader Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Ranked #88 of 151 Cape Town Central B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I had a pleasant stay at 17 on Loader. The beds are comfy the rooms are relatively spacious and the environment is peaceful. I would definitely consider 17 on Loader again in the future and have already recommended it to some friends of mine. Thank you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013 via mobile

It's been a while since this trip but I just came across the photos and I wanted to give Dirk and his guest house the recognition it deserves . Let me start by saying its in an amazing location. Also it's a short walk from bars, restaurants, gyms, and the mighty waterfront ( where u take the ferry to Robbin... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

I had to cram 3 days & 2 nights of sightseeing, shopping and partying in cape town. 17 on loader was a great place to unwind after each day - Great location - walking distance from Long street, lovely view of table mountain and the city from the roof top... Would definitely go back...

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Clean rooms, great location to all the Die Waterkant restaurants and bars. They could do with a little more attention to service.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012 via mobile

I stayed in a previous guest house which was supposedly one star higher, but I found 17 on Loader to be very modern, clean and with very good facilities. It is also located in a great location with commanding views from the roof top terrace. I received a pre-arrival email from Ben the live in Manager which was very professional... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

I recently booked accomodation for my mom for 3 nights & we were all nervous since it was her 1st time in CT but the staff & managers at 17 on Loader were awesome & very helpful. I was very impressed with how they hosted her & she tells me the place looks stunning. So i will definetely stay there... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

I actually arrived sick at the guesthouse and we had booked room 17 C which doesn't have external windows and no air-conditioning. The room is very small and feels a little claustrophobic. The staff was very attentive and Benjamin tried his best to get us another room as we had booked for four nights. He actually managed to get us... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

We stayed at this guest house for 2 nights in July, 2011. The hotel was recommended to us by a friend from Pretoria. The hotel was perfect. It was very conveniently located in a fun and interesting central neighbourhood. Our room was pretty and beautifully decorated. In fact, the whole hotel was beautiful, clean, and quiet. Derek, the owner, was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

the room is so small that there is no place for your suitecase. The staff is very helpfull and nice. The location is very good. The breakfast was very poor. Every day different (1 croissant + 1 roll one day, 2 croissants the other day and that for 2 persons!!). Good secure parking behind the building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

very pleasent stay with friendly Owner Ben. Every time again...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Address: 17 Loader Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
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