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Jambo Guest House

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1 Grove Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

I was for 5 days in this beautiful B&B. The owner, Barry and his wife Mina, had attentions for everyone. I needed a driver, he took car of it. Someone else wanted to rent a car, he took care of it .. We all really felt at home, the breakfast was delicious with fresh fruits, différents sorts of bread, meat,... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

This was our 7th stay at Jambo (first in 1999). It is as good as ever. Unfortunately, Mina (hostess/owner) was away on a short break - but it was great to catch up with Barry, especially for evening drinks and chat in the characterful bar room. As usual Barry was so helpful, swiftly organising transport etc. for us and providing... More 

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Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

We stayed here on a recent visit to SA, our friends had used Jambo on several previous occasions. It is a very comfortable guest room with easy access to anything you want to see in Cape Town. It also has off road parking which is in short supply in this part of town. The house is jam packed with all... More 

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Tappan, New York
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

This is a gem you do not want to miss. Each of the 5 guest rooms is different than another and comfortably pleasant. Most importantly, Mina & Barry, your hosts, are the most gracious and wonderful people you ever want to be with. You are not a guest in a hotel but a guest in their home and treated as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We discovered this fantastic place following a recommendation of some friends. Trust us you will not be disappointed, Jambo guest house is one of those places that you just feel at ease in as soon as you are met by the owners Barry and Mina. Their hospitality and enthusiasm is infectious and Barry and Mina are a fantastic source of... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Barry and Mina made our stay at Jambo Guesthouse the best. Their comfortable manner and excellent suggestions kept us busy and feeling knowledgeable of Cape Town and surroundings. We definitely recommend staying with them.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Our stay was at the end of a hectic 4 weeks of travelling so we were looking for a quiet place to wind down. Have no complaints at all with the Jambo Guest House-was near everywhere we wanted to go and Barry and Mina were great hosts. Would certainly recommend it.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Jambo Guest House was a real find, mostly because of owners Barry and Mina. Interesting folks, both of them, they also know the area in depth and are beyond helpful. The rooms in this rambling old home they converted to an inn are, well, different. But comfortable and lacking for nothing. A friend stayed in the house while I stayed... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for a few days and found the place so comfortable and clean and interesting. The Breakfasts were remarkable and the hosts Barry and Mina were so friendly and helpful. The gardens are wonderful to relax in at the end of the day with a bottle of wine. Will definitely go back

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is not the place to say if you like antiseptic hotels, which you already know if you've seen the pictures. The rooms are characterful and quirky. We did move from one whose bed was too soft, but Barry couldn't have been more helpful about that or given better advice about travelling round Cape Point. Breakfast was particularly good -... More 

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