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Jambo Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   1 Grove Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Ranked #49 of 148 Cape Town Central B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here upon arrival in Cape Town for a couple of nights. Barry and Mina were superbly helpful in letting us drop bags off early in the morning before normal check in time. We went for a wander and returned early and were allowed to check into our room already. That was really appreciated by us after a long... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Mina and Barry made us feel really welcome to South Africa. Their help in finding the right restaurants and tips on where to start the hike to Tablemountain was most valueable for us. The house was lovely with lot's of atmosphere and the beautiful garden was the perfect place to relax. The amazing house also has a great bar which... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

As first time travelers to Cape Town, my daughter and I could not have picked a better place to stay for our South African trip. Our hosts Barry & Mina went out of their way to make us feel comfortable, and their accommodating nature was felt each and every day. They helped us plan daily excursions, suggesting unique and memorable... More 

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Austin, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Jambo B&B was the perfect place for our 6 person group's visit to Cape Town. Our excellent most knowledgeable hosts Barry & Mina were prepared to go more than the extra mile to assist our group with cab rides, trip-planning, and excursions. Rooms were great - and daily breakfasts sumptuous. Location in GreenPoint is perfect as it is so close... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Our four nights at the Jambo Guest House was wonderful. Barry and Mina were amazing. They know everything about Cape Town and are helpful and eager to share including a guided tour to Clifton a suburb of Cape Town. Breakfast was delicious and the rooms, man-cave, gardens and art work great. We totally enjoyed our time at the perfectly located... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Jambo GuestHouse was a great place to stay. It is in an excellent location (10 minute walk to V & A Waterfront). The owners were very knowledgeable, friendly and hospitable. The Garden Room was very comfortable, the security was great and a wonderful breakfast was offered every morning in the beautiful kitchen.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

What an excellent gem of a place to discover - the Jambo guest house is ideally situated just a short walk from the V&A Waterfront. The hosts Barry and Mina are just the most helpful, knowledgeable people you could ever wish to meet. The accommodation is fantastic as is the breakfast and with a bar on site for a night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Thank you so much Barry and Mina for such a wonderful stay. Everything was perfect and the girls were enchanted by you and their visit. I hope we weren't too hectic. I will definitely recommend Jambo to anyone visiting Cape Town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Staying at Jambo is more like coming home than staying in a bed and breakfast on holiday. Barry and Mina were wonderful hosts, full of local knowledge and a real desire to ensure that their guests get the most out of their visit to Cape Town. The rooms are warm, cozy and immaculately kept; and there was always lively discussions... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

What a trip we had in Capetown, thanks in no small part to Barry and Mina, the owners of Jambo Guest House. We were treated like family in their beautiful Victorian Home. The home itself if immaculate, the fixtures are in pristine condition, and the decoration is tastefully eclectic. Barry took no less than 2 hours of his time to... More 

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Address: 1 Grove Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Jambo Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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