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5 Norman Rd | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Walking distance to waterfront, across the road from cape town stadium. Great location. Many restsurants down the street. 4km from lions head. My go-to from now on! safe off street parking. Cozy kitchen. Even small braai on stoep.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Stayed in February 2014 - very welcoming and nice people, Ideally situated close to Water Front and new stadium. Did not try the breakfast, but I bet it was fine. Comfortable, ideal for backpackers. Would go back

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Berlin, Germany
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

My friend and I were in South Africa in February. We stopped off - of course - in Cape Town. So if you look for a nice little quarters, you have to stay in the "House on the Hill". It's a small guest house with five rooms. The room (African decoration) and the bathroom are small, but clean. The room... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Claudia and Dion could not have made us more welcome. The place is very well equipped and has everything one needs. Rooms are very clean and bright. TV, fast Wifi, hair dryer, safe, tea making, plates etc. Well located, walking distance to water front. Good continental breakfast. Great VFM. Nothing more one could expect at this price. I would definitely... More

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Claudia B, Inhaber at House on the Hill, responded to this review

Hello E&F thank you so much for this lovely review. I hope you enyoed the rest of your trip and last days in Cape Town! It was great having you, hope to welcome you again some time regards More

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We stayed in the self-catering house for a week in November 2013. Although this is advertised as "backpacker" accommodation we found that it went beyond our expectations of a backpackers. With only four rooms (all en-suite) in the house it is quiet and we didn't have to wait long to use the kitchen. The rooms are spacious and we appreciated... More

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Claudia B, Inhaber at House on the Hill, responded to this review

Hi Ruth thanks a lot for your kind words and I am happy that we could "surprise" you in a positive way. It was a pleasure having you and we hope to see you again some time! all the best claudi More

Enschede, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

B&B and self catering guesthouse. We stayed in the self ctering part. Lovely decorated rooms in African design. Entry to a small courtyard with tables and a braai (barbeque). Shared kitchen (for a total of 4 rooms). Lovely experience with a good location near the Waterfront, yet in a quiet culde-sac. Could use a little more attention (shower door was... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

The hostel is at walking distance from the world cup stadium and the waterfront. Very safe and quiet! We had a private room, and it was perfect. The room is clean and nicely furnished, inside you have a tv, hair dryer and coffee/tea maker. The online drawback is the bathroom: the sliding door does not close completely and the privacy... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

If you want to combine quality, location, and price, this is the best place we have found. It isnt far from the Waterfront - walkable if ambitious but a 2 min drive. The stadium is right there, as are a bunch of shops and some places to eat. The road is close to main drives. We have not stayed in... More

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Santa Rosa, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

We stayed in room 1 for 6 nights in the bed and breakfast side. This room is downstairs with a common wall with the reception area. It was a very quiet and comfortable room with great free wifi reception. It can get stuffy so use the fan at night. If you leave the French doors open during the night you... More

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Greifensee
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

We stayed roughly a week in Cape Town. The B&B is very well-situated close to the Waterfront, Long Street and many other interesting locations. Security in that area is vey good, so if you want to walk a little, that is no problem at all. The staff is very friendly and helpful with booking some tours etc. plus with giving... More

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Also Known As:
House On The Hill Hotel Cape Town Central
House On The Hill Hotel
House On The Hill Cape Town, South Africa
Address: 5 Norman Rd | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 159 Specialty lodging in Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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