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Signal Hill Lodge

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29 Military Lodge | Bo Kaap, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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 days ago NEW

Very Clean and i could see amazing cape town view from my room. Literaly amazing view. You dont need to take up to signal hill where known as night view or sunrise view point. Your room is the view point. Noise cancellation quite not good between room and room. Some night i could hear some noisy from other room. Otherwise,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here as a couple for a week. Initially thought it was out of town, but we found the walk to and from town pleasurable, not to mention getting a taxi into town was only R20. The rooms are satisfactory, but could do with some side tables on either sides of the bed. The shower mechanism looked challenging but once... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reasonable, comfortable and excellent service. Would recommend staying there to anyone. If i was to find any fault. Interesting hot water on demand system for shower and basin, which is either too hot or too cold. But such a minor problem, it never bothered me. Thanks for a lovely stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Beautiful views dominate the areas in the hotel looking over Capetown. The staff was friendly and helpful. Breakfasts made to order daily. The room was very comfortable. One night the staff were having a braai and were quite welcoming to invite us to join. Unfortunately we'd just returned from dinner or we would have joined. Will definitely stay here again... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The place is not so easy to find, though I'm from Cape Town, I did struggle a little with finding the place. The staff are nice and the place is great too, pity I always arrive there at night and have to leave early in the morning so I haven't really had a chance to explore and enjoy the entire... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I will in my life never understand why, if you make the trouble to have an en-suite, why,oh why do you not put a proper door on with some privacy? The staff are great, the view is great but the rooms that don't have a balcony are really small. Wifi reception was not great. Did get a bit too noisy... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

A beautiful hotel, and gorgeous views from the public spaces, and your room. A new hotel, but we never had decent water pressure in the shower for our 4 night stay, even though we notified management 3 times. It is a ways uphill, and even the walk down taxed the backs of our calves, and we always took a taxi... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Lovely room, okay breakfast buffet, gorgeous view over table mountain, staff was nice and helpful. One thing is that you have to have a car or get in a cab if you're going to or from the hotel after dark, since you have to pass a "not so nice" neighbourhood on the way.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We have appreciated the kindness and the availability of the staff. They helped us to find a place to dinner when we arrived, they booked tables at different restaurants for us... The location of the lodge is practical to visit the different areas in the city. Moreover, the view on the city from the lodge is spectacular. You will love... More 

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Lusaka, Zambia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

(1) Excellent location - beautiful view, close to city centre and central for a lot of activities around the cape , yet in a very nicely quiet place. (2) The rooms are not very big but are clean and practical. (3) the food is excellent, (4) staff are friendly and helpful. An area of improvement would be adding phones in... More 

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