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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015
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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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We had a lovely stay over New Year and apart from a mix up with our taxi being given away by the receptionist when we had booked it well in advance making us late for dinner, all was great. There are some great local restaurants nearby also so good location generally.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Was very satisfied with my brief stay @ Hippo Boutique Hotel. Booked in for 2 nights end of December 2014 and from check-in was very impressed with the professionalism and service provided by the staff (a very special shout out to Sasha who was extremely helpful - and seriously attractive, but that hasn't clouded my judgment!). Very trendy location in... More 

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

Dear Nate O, 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, accommodations, and restaurants. Thank you for choosing to stay at Hippo Boutique Hotel and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon... More 

Hoedspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Great location for central Cape Town just off Kloof St. Easy access from M3 Spacious attractive clean rooms with kitchenettes. Choice of nearby trendy cafes for breakfast - collect vouchers at reception. Knead has great view of Table Mountain but slow service. Secure parking on site. A bit noisy until nearby restaurants close. Nice view of Signal Hill from our... More 

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

Dear Margaret B, 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! Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We hope to see... More 

St Germain En Laye F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

best location close to center rooms very large and adapted to travellers team service oriented all restaurants recommended around the hotel have a good rating perfect breakfast at Knead perfect pizzas at Mano a Mano

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

Dear Grasset D, 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 

Atlanta, Georgia
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11 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Looking for a safe, well positioned, beautiful boutique hotel in CapeTown? Hippo exceeds all of these. Beautiful loft room, well appointed and absolutely quiet (I had a room not facing Park road)- which was surprising given the energetic restaurants located below the hotel. The coupons for breakfast support local businesses less than a blocks walk- and the bakery I went... More 

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

Dear lynease, 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 

Daejeon, South Korea
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I recently completed a one night stay at the Hippo Boutique Hotel. With its excellent location right off of lower Kloof Street and personalized service, the hotel is a very good choice for a visitor to Cape Town. ROOM I stayed in Room 119, a corner room over looking Park Road. My first impression of the room was by its... More 

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

Dear Keane N, 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... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Loved this placed. Great double height New York loft like suite, all very cool indeed but what really made it was the welcoming from the manager/owner and her great staff. Sometimes a welcome is uncomfortably over the top (especially for us Brits!) and horribly/transparently disingenuous but the manger's enthusiasm for her property and ability to listen to the routine questions... More 

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

Dear P1878IFandyl, The many 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 welcome from the start and that you can confidently recommend Hippo Boutique Hotel to your friends and family and that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back made... More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

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

Dear DavidJedd, 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! Kind Regards Sasha O'Hare General... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

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

Dear Arfvid 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 accommodating service offered, met your expectations. Please be assured that I will congratulate our team for doing a great job!... More 

Sedgefield, South Africa
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 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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Hippotique, General Manager at Hippo Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Clive B, Hippo Boutique Hotel, I would like to humbly apologise for your disappointing experience. We would like to assure you that we, at Hippo Boutique Hotel, pride ourselves in delivering the best guest service and strive to get the basics right consistently. Your experience does not reflect the high standard we are usually proud to offer. I confirm... 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
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#18 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#37 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#39 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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