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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 St Georges Mall | cnr. Heerengracht & Hans Strydom, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Ranked #91 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Tiaan2015 Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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  • Location
    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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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars NEW via mobile

Old , tired smelly, small rooms old bathrooms. Dirty carpets , definitely not a 4 star hotel aircons just a fan blowing hot air, havent tried the food yet, staff pleasant , just feels unsafe to walk to the shop. Bath disgusting some persons bunch of hair in the plug hole yuk, yuk yuk. Not worth a star

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was hoping for better from this older hotel but it is in severe need of a good refurbishment. It's probably easier to list the short comings: 1) the lifts were playing up so you sometimes waited ages for one to arrive and sometime it didn't so we were often forced to use the stairs. 2) The air conditioner in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visted ct yesterday to meet up with a friend. I had a lovely time with friend. ....upon wanting to shower the tap came off in my hand. Then the water was running and as the shower is in the bath, my head got drenched. I thought I'd quickly wash my hair. No shampoo. Everything was worn out. Everything in... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A perfectly good average 3 star hotel with nothing that really sets it apart from the average generic hotel. The rooms are very small and the fittings and furnishings are old and plain. It is in a central location, but with terrible access roads. You always need to wait for quite some time before you can get in to park.... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel for 4 nights recently from 28th Jan to 1st Feb 2015. The location is in the Central Business District right opposite the Cape Town Railway station and My City bus stop. The room was small but comfortable. The bathroom was nice and clean. The air con was okay but didn't cool the room enough. For... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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109 hotel reviews
390 helpful votes 390 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in Sct. Georges Mall you are in the very centre of the city. Quiet in evenings. Fountains is an old hotel which has had some updating here and there.. In this windy city it can be quite drafty. Doors are wooden and does not offer much soundinsulation, keys oldfashioned. A room by the elevators might want you to bring... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I was in Cape Town for a vacation and stayed 3 nights at this Hotel. The location of this hotel is very good and is located in the city centre. V&A Waterfront, Camps Bay and Table Mountain - all are close by (within 15 mins drive). But the rooms are very small and does not have enough space. (atleast the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The hotel is good.The rooms of the hotel are nice,some rooms are small..Location is very nice as it is in the city centre.Staff was helpful.All the sightseeing points are quite close to the hotel.It is more recommended for business purpose.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is not a four star hotel it was before not now.Their meals are terrible in the bathroom old towels.They need to replace new towels. The bar fridge is not working as well as the aircon is very weak.

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Oslo, Norway
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This hotel was great! I was there in July 2011 for about a week. Location is great for sightseeing and shopping. There's a bus to the waterfront that's cheap and runs often - just two blocks away. The hotel felt very business-like, but that's fine. Staff was helpful. Breakfast was very good.

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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:3 star — Fountains Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 156
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