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Olaf's Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   24 Wisbeach Rd | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in " lions Head " the corner suite with private sungarden and pool. Really nice, friendly and relaxing guesthouse close to everthing. We will be back..................................................

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for a relaxing retreat. Centrally located, very accessible but off-street parking would be an added bonus for security of ones vehicle. Rooms are very neat, well serviced and has all one requires in it. Pool very welcome fresh swim after spending a day on the beach which is just a very short walk away.

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Olafs2009, Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Liana, Thank you for taking the time in writing an review for Olafs Guesthouse. I am glad to see that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for giving us a 5/5 rating. We look forward welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Dominic More

Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The neighborhood is wonderful. Their breakfasts are amazing. It is extremely easy to get around, especially to the waterfront and downtown, and just a few blocks from the beach promenade/park area. There are some good restaurants nearby, as well. We stayed for a week, and had nothing but positive interactions with staff. I would recommend Olaf's to anyone.

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Olafs2009, Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Jordan, Thank you for taking the time in writing an review. At Olaf's Guesthouse we aim to have a selection of Items for Breakfast from a Cold Buffet selection to a Hot Breakfast. Rolls are bought freshly in the morning to maintain good quality for our guest. Service is always important and can make a stay extra special, our... More

Mbabane, Swaziland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great! Breakfast is excellent, and all staff members were helpful and courteous. You can get to town, the waterfront, the beach promenade and other locations easily from Olaf's. The place is secure, and the rooms are quite nice. The amenities are good. The pool is small, so don't plan to actually swim.

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Olafs2009, Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Blythezilla, We thank you for taking the time in writing an review. I am glad to hear that you were happy with the service received by us as it makes a big difference on the stay of a Guest. We at Olaf's always give it our all and try too keep all our Guest happy. Security is always important... More

Orebro, Sweden
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

very good location in a calm area. All personal was very service minded and helpful. the breakfast was over average and the rooms was ok. you could sit in the small garden in and a glass of wine when you came home. a place to recomend

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Olafs2009, Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Hakan, Thank you for taking the time and writing a review for about Olaf's Guest House Thank you for rating us 5/5 for service and Location. It is also good to see you enjoyed our breakfast. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Dominic More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We have recently had the pleasure of staying at Olaf's in Cape Town. Our stay was unexpectedly short because of a mix up on my part, but the quality could not have been better. I had made a mistake with my dates when I booked and consequently we ended up coming a day late. When that happens the system tosses... More

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Olafs2009, Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Good Day, I would firstly like to thank you for taking the time in writing a Review. I am sorry that your stay was cut short. Thank you for the great review and giving us a 5/5. We hope to see you return to Olafs Guest House. With warm greetings from the Sunny Cape Town. Kind regards, Dominic More

Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I recently stayed here on our trip to Cape Town. We found Olaf's to be welcoming, comfortable, clean and very cute. The staff and owner are all so friendly and we felt right at home. The entire property is very lovely. Breakfast every morning was superb, and we especially loved how they offered to make us any... More

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Olafs2009, Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Shelby, Thank you for taking the time in writing a review. We at Olaf's are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and made you feel relaxed and at Home. I am also glad you enjoyed our breakfast. We thank you for the 5/5 rating much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

A convenient location, nice people, clean and comfortable, great breakfast, a great find. I had a nice little room at the back of the guesthouse which was private and quiet, I had a great nights sleep.

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Olafs2009, Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Good Day, I would like to firstly thank you for taking the time in giving us a review and staying at Olafs Guest House. I am also glad to see you enjoyed the room and had a good stay with us. Kind regards, Dominic More

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We booked Olaf's Guest House for one night in February at the last minute due to the guest house we booked prior to leaving the UK, cancelling on us and I have to say I was very pleasantly surprised. The room was very nice and the guest house is located very close to the bars and restaurants of Sea Point... More

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Olafs2009, Manager at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Rob, Thank you for taking the time in writing a review. We at Olaf's are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are also happy we could help save you time at the Airport by printing out the boarding passes. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Dominic More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

What a delightful place. Welcoming staff and owner. Wonderful breakfast which sets you up for the day, no lunch needed. Helpful in getting to grips with the public/tourist transport. Great value and very safe. Will be going back!!

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Olafs2009, Owner at Olaf's Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us on your visit to Cape town, very glad you enjoyed your stay so much, see you soon. Best regards Raymond More

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Additional Information about Olaf's Guest House

Also Known As:
Olaf's Guest House Cape Town, South Africa
Address: 24 Wisbeach Rd | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #58 of 223 B&Bs / Inns in Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Olaf's Guest House 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Olaf’s Guest House is easy to find. Our guest house is conveniently situated on Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard, right below Signal Hill, between Beach Rd. and Main Rd. in Sea Point. Olaf’s was built back in 1937, which helps to explain our design, spacious interiors, high ceilings and wooden/tiled floors. And has more recently been renovated and enhanced with touches of up-market African style and charm. We’re just a stone’s throw away from the city center of Cape Town. As well as the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town’s shopping Mecca. ... more   less 
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