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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
32 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Hippo had everything we were looking for. * Perfectly located right off Kloof Street, with various restaurants and shops nearby, including a grocery. * Spacious, modern rooms with living area and kitchenette (even the standard rooms have this) * Large bed and good quality linens * Decent free wifi * Free off-street parking * Great price in comparison to... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bed was not made on arrival. Overhead light in room didn't want to switch off. Kitchen cupboard hinge was broken(door was hanging loose). Tea/Coffee station crockery was not paired. Nice themed room though!

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

Dear H_CapeTown, I would like to humbly apologise for delay in check in at 14h00 and your room not being ready and are truly sad to hear about your overall hotel experience. I would like to assure you that we pride ourselves in delivering the best guest service and strive to get the basics right consistently. Your experience does not... More

Grahamstown
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is not a bad thing I can say about the Hippo Boutique Hotel! Thank you for an absolutely awesome experience - knowledgeable, well trained and friendly staff, starting with Sasha! The rooms are wonderfully appointed, comfortable and spacious, and all needs catered for!

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

Dear Simon V, Thank you for taking the time write down a review about your recent stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel and your very kind words expressed. 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... More

Montelupo Fiorentino
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found a very good price for this hotel in Cape Town. The team is very professional and kind they can help you for every need. The only thing that is a little poor is breakfast because you have breakfast at the restaurant located below and food choise is limited and service very slow. The wi-fi connection is very good.

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

Dear Raika P, Thank you for taking the time to write down your positive feedback after your recent stay with us at Hippo Boutique Hotel! We appreciate all feedback from our guests as we assess each hotel experience in detail. I am pleased to confirm that we are currently looking into the hotels breakfast set up to ensure that this... More

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very impressed with the professional service and friendliness. The rooms are outstanding and impeccable. The only problem I had, needing a balcony room we had to put up with the noise from the Fat Cactus below until 1:05am in the morning. I put up with this as there were other rooms available but I specifically asked for a... More

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

Dear Rene, Thank you for taking the time to write a review after your stay with us. We rely on guest feedback to determine both the positive and negative aspects of our hotel and to improve wherever possible. Guest feedback is imperative for us to ensure whether or not we are meeting and exceeding our guests expectations. Your feedback has... More

Oslo, Norway
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is a great place to stay in Cape town. Nice room, in a great neighberhood with a variety of restaurants. You even get the breakfest out in a cafe in the morning. Nice and fresh! Hippo is heighly reccomended.

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

Dear Marte S, 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! It certainly was a pleasure to have you stay with us, thank you for choosing Hippo Boutique Hotel! Sasha O'Hare General Manager More

Pretoria, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Usually I stay in Camps Bay, I rent a nice Guest House and I'm quite happy with that. I need a more central location and I bounced into the Hippo Boutique Hotel. What a nice surprise. The rooms a spacious, clean and decorated with taste. Staff is very kind and efficient. Good spato to work but also a small kitchen... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Usually I stay in Camps Bay, I rent a nice Guest House and I'm quite happy with that. I need a more central location and I bounced into the Hippo Boutique Hotel. What a nice surprise. The rooms a spacious, clean and decorated with taste. Staff is very kind and efficient. Good spato to work but also a small kitchen... More

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

Dear Simone Z, Thank you very much for taking the time to craft this wonderful review of Hippo Boutique Hotel on TripAdvisor. We highly appreciate your feedback and kind words regarding our top notch service, beautiful aesthetics, and accommodations. I am pleased to report that we are currently in the process of upgrading our internet infrastructure which you should find... More

Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We had initially booked in the Westin but changed this to the Hippo Boutique Hotel when suggested by a friend. We were very pleantly surprised by this wonderful hotel situated around the corner of Kllof street and surrounded by wonderful shops and restaurants. The suite wqe stayed in was super!

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Dear Sander V, Thank you for taking them time to review your recent stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel! The team and I are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay, it was a pleasure for the entire team to have you as our guests. We hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Hippo Boutique Hotel... More

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I stay at Hippo Boutique often, as I am required to travel to CT for work, and always love my time at Hippo. The staff are amazing and always make me feel like I am arriving "home". The Hippo team are so warm and welcoming and the extended staff at Manos and surrounding restaurants also add to the overall experience.... More

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

Dear Cindy Lee W, The compliments you have given to our property just blew us away, and our entire team is overwhelmed and humbled by your praise! Knowing that you felt "home away from home" is exactly what we wish all our guests to experience. Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback and sharing it for others... More

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Additional Information about Hippo Boutique Hotel

Address: 5-9 Park Road, Gardens, | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8018, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hippo Boutique Hotel 4*
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