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5 Norman Rd | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Pretoria, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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

London, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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 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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Claudia B, Owner at House on the Hill, responded to this review

Hi Petra, thanks so much for taking the time to write a long and detailed review, we are glad that you liked your stay! regards claudi More

Guildford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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4 reviews 4 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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Address: 5 Norman Rd | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
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