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Cactus House

4 Molteno Rd., Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Cactus House
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Hong Kong
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I am the typical 5 start traveller. This was my first time experience in a guest house. I didn't know what to expect and oh boy how much I have enjoyed it. First of all the facility is conveniently located in Cape Town .. Next to an amazing park, with a wonderful view of Table Mountain. Simon (the owner) and... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very nice all male guest house in Cape Town. Friendly staff. Beautiful Victorian building. Nice atmosphere. Beds extremely comfortable and spacious. The room I stayed in was on the ground floor with access to the front garden. Made it nicer.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stayed for 6 night at the Cactus House as an ending of our 3 week holiday in South-Africa. It's a very nice Old Victorian style house with high ceilings and wooden floors. First we had the downstairs bedroom with direct access to the pool, because of poor privacy (bathroom in hallway and next to pool) we moved upstairs to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I stayed for one night only, but what a wonderful experience. Had an upstairs room with balcony and bathtub on the balcony. Nice views towards Table Mountain. Was checked in by Julian, a host par excellence. Albert, who made breakfast, was just as kind and efficient. The guesthouse is wonderful, good quality beds and linen, but what makes the stay... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

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
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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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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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Israel
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Denmark
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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