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House on the Hill

5 Norman Rd | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice place, whith nice staff and good conditions. On Cape Town center, Greeen Poin, is a very good option joining the quality and the price. The breakfast ist very nice, and the house staff gaves us the possibility to use the tables room at night to dinner.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Stayed for four nights at the beginning of Jan 2015. A really pleasant surprise. Lovely staff who stayed for a late check in (9pm). We ended up staying in room 2 (I think the one in the picture) and it was very nice. Comfortable bed, quiet. Good location for the V&A Waterfront, you can walk in 15 minutes. Free parking... More 

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Roermond, The Netherlands
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Nice place on a quiet street, walking distance to the V&A Waterfront. Rooms were clean, breakfast okay. Owner a quiet guy, but friendly. We had our Capetown trip planned beforehand, so don't know how they did on arranging trips etcetera.

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Bunbury, Western Australia, Australia
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Right in the heart of the Mother City Cape Town! Walking distance from V&A waterfront and all shops. Friendly service, clean with everything you basically need (no aircon), couldn't want more for accommodation when you are out all day sight seeing. Great 3 bedroom house each with onsuite shower & toilet. Had a lovely stay! Thanks guys.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

There's not much to say about the House on the Hill. It's comfortable, charming, and the staff are very friendly. On the other hand, we didn't have a nice view (of other people's laundry and backyard), and comparatively it's a bit expensive. For example, we paid much less for two nights at a luxurious place in Simon's Town--complete with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This place is an absolute bargain - located in Greenpoint in a safe area within walking distance to the city centre and the waterfront. There's free WIFI (altho access was a bit tricky at times) and self catering facilities. We had our own room for the 3 of us and it had an en suite bathroom. Definitely a lot more... More 

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Acton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

It is not only very nice place because of very good location,but also you will find there great hospitality! Rooms are nice and clean with a small fridge, so after long walk you can enjoy cold beer or drink a nice cup of Rooibos tea. Breakfast were amazing!!! still warm buns from bakery and fresh fruits salad! Always somebody at... More 

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Genk, Belgium
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

very nice place. Nice rooms, clean, we had a selfcatering room so there was a nice kitchen with own fridge. we had our own bathroom. Very friendly people, helped us a lot with making reservations. Very pleasant stay at a very nice location!

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Santo Andre, SP
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Really nice hostel. I've spent 3 days there. It´s closer to many facilities and seightseeing (Table Mountain, Waterfront. Truly recommended. O hostel é muito bom. Passei 3 dias lá. Fica perto de restaurantes, bares e pontos turísticos como a Table Mountain e o Waterfront. Recomendo.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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7 helpful votes 7 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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Claudia B, Owner at House on the Hill, responded to this review

Dear Marizette thank you so much for your review and we are happy to have a new regular! We are looking forward to have you back soon! all the best claudia p.s. if it is 10 out of 10 why is it only 4 out of 5? :-) never mind, I am glad you enjoyed your stay! More 

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