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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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Brussels, Belgium
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pleasant stay in this guesthouse. Nice room with balcony and bath-tub on the first floor. Warm welcome by Julian (sexy as hell), and a great service by Albert. Furthermore... the guesthouse is frequented by "celebrities"!

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LaPorte, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Third consecutive year. This visit 17 days including Christmas & New Years. As per usual special & precious. Simon hale hearty so helpful and understanding. Julian fabulously mad & on top of things. Our needs & desires fulfilled. Our friend Albert makes the House feel as if we are home. The chemistry was varied party volatile to domestic harmony. My... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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212 reviews 212 reviews
37 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We booked here on a friends recommendation and were not disappointed. It is a beautiful old Victorian home in a great location. We booked one of the upstairs front room with a balcony and a view of table mountain. We enjoyed experiencing the changing landscape. The room itself is large and well appointed. The bathroom spacious and comfortable. Julian and... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

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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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

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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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

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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104 reviews 104 reviews
61 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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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29 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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81 reviews 81 reviews
18 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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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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