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Fountains Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 St Georges Mall | cnr. Heerengracht & Hans Strydom, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Ranked #92 of 104 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a well located hotel near to Convention center good for business activities, V&A Waterfront and just on the long street (lower). A few minutes walk to all these places. Breakfast and food is good and free wifi. The downside remains the tiny double bed rooms and present on the busy roundabout that sometimes becomes noisy. A good place,... More

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18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time stay, but very unimpressed with the state of the hotel, because being hold does not have to be neglected. friendly staff, but very dirty, lack of attention to detail, including at the restaurant were the table was set for the next "client", but never cleaned of rests of food and milk marks from the cups etc. supervisors LOOKING,... More

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Porto, Portugal
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64 reviews 64 reviews
30 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel a few years ago, and thought it was actually OK at that time. Decided to return to this hotel, and must say that the price was not bad. Anyway, this is what I would say about this place: POSITIVE POINTS: The lobby area and bar are actually the parts of the hotel that is reasonably... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights Great location Great staff and the best part is Queen - the head chef of the hotel is the first reason to stay at this hotel ! She is earn her name Queen ! If you need anything - just ask for her - she will do anything to please you and... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This hotel ticks all the boxes for 4 star but is badly in need of a refurb! It's quite noisy, from inside and outside. Our room is rather 'tired' - furniture chipped and marked, toilet cracked, sliding door into bathroom doesn't work properly and shower door won't close! Hot water is never hot enough and the 'hot' tap must run... More

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stayed here for our anniversary, we had a nice room with a small balcony and a good view. The room felt perfectly equipped… it is in the middle of Cape Town so we just used it as a place to sleep… and breakfast was very good as well with a wide variety to choose from. We were welcomed with... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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26 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Very good location within Cape Town CBD close to the railway station and the main bus station at the Civic Center. There is work going on within the hotel at this time which can prove to be noisy during the day. Our initial room was very small and had no exterior view, to be avoided at all cost, but as... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

On arrival, I am greeted by the door man, who opens it. Gentleman or not. That was nice. The air con works. Food is marvellous. Love their lighting. And there is order. This time, waiters know where to be

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

great location, impressive from the outside but the rooms are extremely disappointing and some of the staff were very unhelpful. We had booked a superior room for three nights, on the way to our room we seen the inside of a room with the door open, the room looked very bright and spacious so we were greatly disappointed when we... More

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155 reviews 155 reviews
45 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights as the final stop on a group holiday to South Africa. Plus points: staff are friendly and helpful, breakfasts are great, the whole place is very clean; central location within easy walking distance of Long Street; comfortable beds Minus points: the location, right on a busy roundabout in the centre of Cape Town, means... More

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Address: 1 St Georges Mall | cnr. Heerengracht & Hans Strydom, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Fountains Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 156
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