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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Cairo, Egypt
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a good hotel with good location as it in the middle of cape town not far away from the sea and also near long street for shopping , for overall point of view i am satisfied and i suggest it for couples or family.

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

Dear ahmadm6, 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! Your interest and concern are... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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22 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hippo Hotel is ideally located in a trendy part of Cape Town. Within walking distance there are tons of great coffee shops, restaurants, and bars. Also, getting to sights like Table Mountain, and the Waterfront are a short ride away. Rooms are spacious, modern, and clean in design. Our room had a great patio for enjoying an evening drink... More 

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

Dear TLITs, Thank you very much for taking the time to craft this wonderful review of Hippo Boutique Hotel on TripAdvisor. We were delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us! Thank you for choosing to stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind Regards Sasha O'Hare General Manager More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trendy design hotel has a perfect location in the centre of Cape Town, with a great variety of restaurants, bars and shops all just next door. I had a room at the back of the hotel, facing the parking lot - not a great view, but very quiet at night so I slept very well. I really liked the... More 

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

Dear AdriaanVK, Thank you for your very kind words, we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel! We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back soon! Sasha O'Hare General Manager More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The location of the hotel could not be more perfect, as there are so many great restaurants within walking distance. Hippo offers complimentary breakfast at various local bistros which was also great - we really loved being able to try different options each morning. Our room was also lovely and I really enjoyed the unique styling. Our room was facing... More 

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

Hello bp487, We were delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel and thank you for taking the time to post your comments! We are happy to hear that the loadshedding did not bother you during your stay, we understand that this can cause inconveniences to our guests and will endeavour to do... More 

Elgin, South Africa
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We stayed at Hippo for one night. We were impressed by the friendly staff , beautifull furnished suite (430) , attention to detail , true to the photos on the website. Safe parking and walking distance to a multitude of trendy restaurants in a beautifull part of Cape Town.

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

Dear Pieter R, 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 

Chester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This was our first night in Cape Town, first night in South Africa! Excellent hotel in great location near to great bars and restaurants. Helpful staff, but no lift to first floor reception. As seems to be the case with all the hotels we stayed in on our trip, wi-fi in the room was patchy!

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

Dear GED2804, Thank you for taking the time to review Hippo Boutique Hotel. Internet can be patchy at times in South Africa, and the Hippo Boutique Hotel has had it's fair share of internet challenges in the past. We are however working on something and hope to that this will provide stable internet in the future. Thank you for choosing... More 

dubai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Large rooms, with relatively no noise pollution at night. Our room faced the parking, so no great views there, but at least we didn't face some of the sleepless nights other guests complained of. The location next to Kloof Street makes this place even better. Relatively safe. Amazing restaurants within walking distance. I can understand why many locals (& tourists)... More 

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

Hello bolts, Thank you for the great feedback! We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back to Hippo Boutique Hotel when next your travels bring you to Cape Town! Sasha O'Hare General Manager More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We stayed for two stretches at the Hippo and loved it. The location is excellent - away from the tourist areas and near some fantastic hotels. The noise issue is overblown. The Mexican restaurant downstairs closes are 11 and was only sort of noisy on Friday/Saturday night. It should not keep you from staying here. There is free wifi and... More 

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

Dear Colin U, 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 welcoming service offered, met your expectations. Trust us, we never tire of our guests, the team is a passionate... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

My Australian boyfriend and I stayed here for 5 nights in early March and it was a superb experience!! It was my mans birthday on the first night and I let the manager know when we booked. She spoilt us with a bottle of lovely South African bubbles and ferro rocha chocolate which after 32 hours in transit was wonderful!... More 

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

Dear Sharon W, Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback after your recent stay with us at 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 should your travels bring... More 

Oslo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great location. It is right next to klooft street where there are loads of good restaurants. Go for the suite, the price difference is not very big, and the rooms are great! Very good value for money. Can defiantly recommend this hotel. Also great breakfast.

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

Dear Ingrid F, Thank you for taking the time to write down your additional positive feedback after your recent stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel. Your comments are much appreciated, and we hope to have the privilege of welcoming you to Hippo Boutique Hotel again soon. Kind regards, Sasha O'Hare General Manager More 

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