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4 Molteno Rd., Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (City Bowl)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've spent 8 days in that beautiful place. Everything was just great - The location, the house design and comfort, all very clean and breakfast is always awesome. Most of all - Jules and Albert - Jules was available for all questions and assistance. He organized for me the tours to Cape of good hope and to the Wine land... More 

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Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My second stay at the Cactus House was as good as the first one. The host Jules and his assistant Albert made sure that everything was perfect. Flawless room, always cleaned and nice. Various guests along with the staff ensured a great supplement to my already planned social activities. Only one word really covers my perception of this place: FABULOUS!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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23 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The vibe in the guesthouse is pleasant. Julian and Albert are nice hosts who do their best to comfort your stay. Very flexible in requests when it comes to early or late check out/in. Rooms are spacious, with good bathrooms. If you are a light sleeper ask for a room in the back of the house , since the ones... More 

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Paternoster, South Africa
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60 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

Thanks to Julian for following up and booking us in at short notice. We were located downstairs on the ground floor and our room doors opened on to an open terrace with water feature and lovely comfortable chairs.room was huge with a king size bed and lovely big sofa. Bathroom was a wet room so toilet paper had to be... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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27 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We spent 2 weeks at the Cactus House. It is pretty close to the centre of Cape Town, everything is in easily accessible by car, cab or even in walking distance. The rooms are spacious (especially for a guest house) and very clean. Very nice breakfast including fresh fruit, yoghurt, juice and always some cooked breakfast as well (eggs, omelets,... More 

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Bamako, Mali
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Looking for the perfect combination of class, hospitality, and friendliness for less than $100/night? Try the Cactus House, a small shady gay B&B located in a charming old Victorian in the Garden area of Cape town. I stayed here for 3 days in December after a conference and felt right at home. The guest house is full of cosy yet... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

I stayed at Cactus House for about 7 nights and had a wonderful experience. Julian did a great job as a host and made a great hot breakfast every morning. the B and B is clean, safe and very quiet. Staying here made my vacation much more pleasurable. Also not far from downtown or table mountain. I would recommend it... More 

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We planned to stay only 3 nights and extended our stay because Jules and his staff created the best atmosphere ever. We felt like home and enjoyed the loving service! We will definitely come back! Our host Jules gave us great tour tipps and organized wonderful dinner moments.

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Dublin
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Just stayed here with my partner and greatly enjoyed the accommodation, and particularly the welcome and hospitality. We had one of the first floor rooms with a view of Table Mountain and a balcony which I would recommend in the summer. But the key to the stay was the fact that Julian is a superb host, and an excellent builder... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I finally got to stay at this guesthouse after months of bad planning from my side. What a good experience! Julian was an excellent host - very accommodating and pays attention to your needs. The rooms were very spacious and I loved the recently refurbished bathroom. The fireplace added to the cosy atmosphere. Julian is extremely down to earth and... More 

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Address: 4 Molteno Rd., Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Cactus House Cape Town, South Africa

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