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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1 Montrose Avenue | Oranjezicht, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Lori P New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Acorn house is in a great neighborhood with a store/cafe on the corner. It is walking distance to some restaurants and an inexpensive taxi ride everywhere else. They arranged taxis and dinning reservations for our group. The bedrooms, garden and other common spaces are wonderful. I have food allergies and they made sure that I always had numerous choices for... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First 5 nights on the African continent were at Acorn House. What a great welcome, zipping white wine on the terrace surrounded by the nice garden. Every morning was a great surprise, Steward proposing morning specials, e.g. Denise pancakes, to supplement the nice breakfast buffet. Whenever we needed advice on local matters, booking of tickets, etc. staff were very helpful.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked two nights here and ended up adding three more, it was that pleasant. It's in a quiet, safe-feeling residential neighbourhood with Table Mountain as a backdrop. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They offered to make dinner reservations each day if we were interested; when we took them up on that they made the reservations and arranged... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tastefully furnished house with caring staff that really makes you feel at home from the very first moment. They set the table in the garden for our picknick and gave us good advice for our footwalk on the mountain table. Breakfast was excellent. We were there as a family with two teenagers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stayed at Acorn House for 4 days and really enjoyed the stay! The place has a relaxing atmosphere, service minded staff and a lovely breakfast. All making us feel at home. The guesthouse is located in a quiet area with a really nice view over Cape Town. We would love to come back to Cape Town AND Acorn House!

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

A wonderful location nestling right under Table Mountain, this was a wonderful place to spend our first three nights in South Africa. We were welcomed with a pot of tea and a piece of cake and Denise was very keen to help us identify something for us to do on our first afternoon. She even offered to lend us 200... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We had a terrific stay here thanks, especially, to Stewart and the girls, who did so much for us. The guest house is simply but comfortably furnished and a great place to stay on a trip to Cape Town. We arrived from the heat of Namibia and it was great to be able to sit in front of a wood... More

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Randburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I spent two weeks at Acorn House, and I can genuinely say that this is the best Bed and Breakfast that I have stayed at bar none. Stewart, Denise and Lisa made my stay a pleasure, and I felt welcome from the moment I arrived to when I sadly had to leave. Note to the traveler, remember to spend time... More

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Irvine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We enjoyed a 3 night stay at Acorn House in March 2014. We arrived early having flown overnight from London and we were very pleased to be able to access our accomodation on arrival. You can imagine our delight when we opened the door and found that we had a suite with our own lounge area as well as our... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My stay at the Acorn House was amazing! I was hesitant because it was away from the waterfront where I had originally wanted to stay, but after reading the reviews I decided to stay here. Wow- it definitely made my whole stay in Cape Town. It ended up being only a 70 Rand 10 minute taxi ride to the water... More

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Address: 1 Montrose Avenue | Oranjezicht, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
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Hotel Class:4 star — Acorn House 4*
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Cape Town at its best! Set on the slopes of Table Mountain, Acorn House offers spectacular mountain, city and harbour views and provides convenient access to Cape Town's numerous places of interest. Stroll through the fragrant garden. Indulge in an opulent breakfast around the pool. Browse the well stocked wine cellar. Simply enjoy the charming house, 100 years old and still fresh. Close to popular restaurants. All tours and transfers arranged with pleasure. Free WiFi. ... more   less 
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