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Hippo Boutique Hotel

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5-9 Park Road, Gardens, | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked in advance for our first two nights and arrived tired after the overnight flight from London and a visit to the V & A waterfront. Very welcoming and great rooms. Good secure parking around the back with automatic security gates keeping things safe. You can get your breakfast in four different restaurants all a short walk away (or in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am sure there are numerous good hotels in Capetown so that to find a point of difference could be a challenge. The outstanding feature of the Hippo for us, was the service. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. After a long flight and our first visit to anywhere on Africa, it was so reassuring to get such... More 

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gemstone511, We were delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel! Guest feedback is imperative for us to ensure whether or not we are meeting and exceeding our guests' expectations. We need to know when we have done right, but more importantly, when we have done wrong! In this case, I am... More 

The Netherlands, Europe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

a good hotel with spacious, clean rooms. The rooms on the first floor at the front are very noisy because of the restaurants immediately beneath the rooms. After our first night we asked for a change of rooms and got a room at the back, which was perfect. The receptionists are very friendly and helpful. The Volvet Telo café for... More 

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear bert_stummel, Thank you for the positive review of our hotel. We are looking at how to minimise the noise from the restaurants and therefore appreciate your honest feedback. We are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we are looking forward to welcome you back when next your travels take you... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just loved the Hippo Boutique Hotel. The rooms are beautiful and have everything a traveler would want. The staff are wonderful and very helpful. The location is perfect. It is a hip area of Cape Town with lots of restaurants and night life. In other parts of Cape Town it is quiet at night. But here there is lots... More 

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kay C, We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel! And we totally agree, the location is just perfect and we are thrilled that you enjoyed the local neighborhood atmosphere around the hotel! We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back in the near future should your travels bring you... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

With some time off work I was made to feel very welcome by the staff at the hotel. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. If I ever have the chance on returning to Cape Town, I would use this hotel again. Highly recommended! Thanks

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 792luke1991, Thank you for taking the time write down a review about your recent stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel. I am delighted to hear that nothing was too much trouble. Please be assured that I will congratulate our team! Thank you for choosing to stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Hectorspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a pleasant experience... very central.. awesome restaurants all around, perfect location if you do not make use of your own transport. One suggestion.. a porter to assist with luggage, would be helpful. Had a good time !

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Leonie V, We were delighted to hear that you had a such a pleasant experience with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel and thank you for taking the time to post your comments. We unfortunately do not have a dedicated porter however all the staff are ready to assist at any moment. We look forward to welcoming you back to... More 

Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved my week long stay at this great little hotel. Excellent location, accommodating staff, really lovely rooms, comfy bed and good wifi access. The choice of a few places close by for breakfast made it interesting when you are staying more than one or two nights. And there are plenty of good restaurants to choose from within easy walking... More 

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AbbeyChic, We were delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel! We would happily welcome you back to Hippo Boutique on your next trip to Cape Town! Thank you for taking the time to post your review! Until next time! Sasha O'Hare General Manager More 

New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 3 girls who stayed here for 3 nights, returning for a 4th 3 days later. We were originally 2 until our friend decided to join us at the last minute. Not a problem, Hippo very conveniently accommodated us with a comfortable cot in our nice clean and spacious room. We had the room facing front with the long... More 

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JudileeNYC, I would like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback after your stay with us. We were delighted to receive your commendations about the impressive service offered. Please be assured that I will congratulate our team for doing a great job! Thank you for choosing to stay at the super cute, convenient and... More 

Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was excellent. My loft room was perfect and well equipped. If I could I would live for a longer period in Hippo Boutique Hotel. The location half on the way to Table Mountain is perfect and there is a lot of entertainment around.

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear wolfram538, Thank you for your feedback and taking time to post your comments pertaining to your recent stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time spent at Hippo Boutique Hotel and the excellent received! Please be assured that I will congratulate our team for doing a great job! We look forward to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a lovely time in this cute little boutique hotel. Food was fantastic especially the Mexican themed restaurant. Staff were all very friendly and hotel is in a good friendly neighborhood. It's very close to Victoria mall and close to the famous long street if you like the nightlife. Will definitely stay here again.

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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Adekunle A, Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback after your recent stay with us at the lovely cute hotel, Hippo Boutique Hotel! We are delighted to hear that you had a good experience. Thank you for choosing to stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon!... More 

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