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Hippo Boutique Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5-9 Park Road, Gardens, | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8018, South Africa
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Ranked #42 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good location. Close to the cable way to table mountain, the drive to lions head is short, shopping, restaurants near by. Perfect spot if oh rented a car as they have parking and let you leave the car all day. Staff was super helpful, funny and

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location, friendly and accommodating staff and really nice rooms makes this place extremely worthwile to stay at and very good value for money. It has a nice urban "designer-feel" to it and you have all of the great bars and restaurants on kloof street just around the corner.

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Sedgefield, South Africa
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After having stayed at the hippo about two years ago we returned for the great location, funky rooms and great service but I am sad to say that all that remains is the great location. We booked into one of the suites and my first impression was that the rooms are in serious need of a revamp or at least... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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106 reviews 106 reviews
32 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Friendly service, large, modern, clean room with great shower and free secure parking in an area where parking is scarce, makes this a great hotel to stay at when in Cape Town. It has a huge selection of restaurants on it's doorstep and within walking distance, so the location is awesome. It is close to main roads that will get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice boutique hotel with a friendly and helpful staff. We stayed in a suite, spacious and nicely decorated, and enjoyed our stay right from check-in. We got our room before normal check-in time and this was much appreciated. as well as the secure parking (free of charge). Slow and unfriendly service at Mano a Mano for breakfast the 1st... More 

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Uranus
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16 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently stayed at this lovely hotel. The room we had was spacious enough for two people, smart, clean and very functional. Unfortunately on checkin after a long day travelling, reception didn't have the twin room ready as ordered through Expedia. They stated that they didn't get the request from Expedia though it was clear on my booking confirmation. The gentleman... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Rooms are big, beds comfortable and the decor is a minimalistic funky one. Very convinient location, trendy vibrant neighbourhood. If you are driving, make sure you ask beforehand how to get into the parking becuase the street is near-impossible to park on...Reliable wifi is a plus.

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Windhoek, Namibia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I really had a great stay at this hotel and its very quiet at night which is good indeed. The service is quit amazing and the staffs are very friendly. It made my stay in cape Town the best ever. I really enjoyed my stay @ Hippo Boutique Hotel :-)

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

Dear 131esthersh Thank you for the positive review of our hotel. 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 to Cape Town! Sasha O’Hare General Manager More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

From the moment I called in to book a room, right up to check out, the staff were nothing short of amazing. The hotel is situated just off Kloof street in the heart of Cape Town and the views from the room of Table Mountain are spectacular. Sasha had given us the Red Bull Suite, and the decor and views... More 

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

Dear ZubsZA, 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 your enjoyed your stay. 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 again... More 

Linz, Austria
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19 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Very good location (close to long street & 30min to waterfront), friendly staff and informative reception. Breakfast is served at the next door restaurant Mano a Mano and is ok. Would go there again, mostly because of the location, clean rooms and good beds.

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

Dear Michael W, Thank you for the positive review of our hotel. 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 to Cape Town! Sasha O’Hare General Manager More 

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Address: 5-9 Park Road, Gardens, | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8018, 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 — Hippo Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Hippo Boutique Cape Town
Hippo Boutique Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#16 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#40 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#42 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central

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