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Hippo Boutique Hotel

5-9 Park Road, Gardens, | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is on a great location for bars & restaurants & given we arrived on a Saturday Evening the ample off-road parking was a bonus. Our room was newly refurbished, very quiet & the new bathroom was truly stunning. We enjoyed our one night stay & would definitely return. Thank you all.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The arrangement with the local restaurants for breakfast is fantastic! We loved the choices and the food was excellent. The location was great - so many choices as far as food and shopping, close to transportation. It was very easy to make arrangements for a driver. The rooms were very clean, nicely appointed and large. We were never disappointed -... More 

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Cape Town
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29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great little hotel situated just off Cape Towns Kloof street, which is packed with great restaurants and small speciality shops. If you want to feel the buzz of Cape Towns city bowl this is a perfect place to use as a launchpad. The rooms are spacious and clean and include a small kitchen area built into a... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback with regards to your stay with us at Hippo Hotel in Cape Town. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our exceptional staff, spacious rooms, superb restaurants for breakfast and brilliant location. We look forward to welcoming you back when next your travels take... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When arriving in Cape Town, we stayed the first few nights in this hotel. The room was really spacious with a nice patio over the bustling bars. This hotel has been great for exploring Cape Town city center, Kloof street, Table mountain, but also easy access to other parts. The neighborhood is really lively with good bars and restaurants, but... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback with regards to your stay with us at Hippo Hotel in Cape Town. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our exceptional staff, spacious rooms, superb restaurants for breakfast and brilliant location. We look forward to welcoming you back when next your travels take... More 

Vancouver, British Columbia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a good location in the Gardens within easy walking distance of sights in Cape Town. Nice large room. Many good restaurants within walking distance. Can recommend it. Concierge was helpful. They provide coupons for breakfast. Great bakery around the corner.

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Hippotique, Front Office Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us feedback with regards to your stay with us at Hippo Hotel in Cape Town. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our spacious rooms, variety of choices of restaurants for breakfast and excellent location. We are very happy to know... More 

New Delhi, India
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel on 4th of Jan, 2016 for 4 days. The hotel is in a good location, neat and clean but as per security and service it is really laid back. On the very first day my perfume was STOLEN from my room during the room cleaning time. I informed the reception and their reaction was so... More 

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

On behalf of Hippo Boutique I would like to humbly apologise for your disappointing experience with regards to your perfume that went missing. Further to our conversation at reception we investigated thoroughly with each and every staff member. We did try and get hold of you numerous times, however you were not in the room. We would like to assure... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here over the Christmas break. The hotel is in a great location amongst all the bars and restaurants on Kloof street with the added advantage of having secure off street parking. Unfortunately on each of the four nights we stayed there we weren't able to sleep due to the noise coming from the two bars on the ground floor.... More 

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Hippotique, Front Office Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of Hippo Boutique Hotel, I would like to humbly apologise for the experience with regards to the noise from the restaurants. We are looking at how to minimise the noise from the restaurants and appreciate your honest feedback. Our actions include putting up doors in the corridors and getting double glazing for the windows. We... More 

New York City, New York, Usa
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed with a delegation and rented 11 rooms for 8 nights.Specifically requested rear rooms due to noise in front of the hotel. Great rooms and great location. Cindy at front desk was terrific as well as night receptionist. Also enjoyed breakfast at Knead and 90 rand voucher. When a problem did arise Adiene, the GM, addressed the issue head on... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback with regards to your stay with us at Hippo Hotel in Cape Town. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our exceptional staff, spacious rooms, superb restaurants for breakfast and brilliant location. We look forward to welcoming you back when next your travels take... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a good stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel. Although would I go back? Maybe, but probably not. If you're into staying in the city, it's a good location, with many restaurants at your door step. I liked the breakfast idea of offering a few spots to visit in the area, we enjoyed Knead and Jerry's. The room and hotel... More 

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

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! Your interest and concern are therefore extremely valuable to us, we will follow up each one with an action plan to improve our overall... More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an excellent stay at this hotel. Easy check-in and checkout. Rooms were huge and with full amenities. Lots of noise from the bars below (Fat cactus and Jerry's(i think)) But we didn't care as we love this type of location. Good breakfast options(90RPP). About 15 mins away from table mountain, signall hill / Lion's head. No issues with... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback with regards to your stay with us at Hippo Hotel in Cape Town. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and experienced our excellent location so close to everything happening in Cape Town as well as our variety of top class restaurants for meals and having... More 

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